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Friday, October 17th - Sunday, January 11th

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.

11:00 a.m. Winter Wreaths
1:00 p.m. Front Door Swags
2:00 p.m. Winter Wreaths
3:00 p.m. Front Door Swags

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 40 trees decorated by our talented staff, accented with miles of ribbon, garlands, and lights. Festive menus in our restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

Saturday, November 8th - Sunday, December 21st

Visit Santa in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bring the family to visit Santa at the Antler Hill Barn on Saturdays and Sundays. Santa will also make an appearance the Friday after Thanksgiving. It’s the classic Christmas moment you never outgrow, and one your children will talk about forever and ever.

Thursday, December 4th - Saturday, December 6th

Biltmore Warehouse Sale—Open to the Public

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2000 Riverside Drive, Asheville NC

Christmas Décor & More
Take advantage of tremendous savings at our seasonal warehouse sale. Save up to 70% on Christmas and home décor, jewelry, apparel, and more!

Saturday, December 13th - Saturday, December 13th

Christmas Wine Label Bottle Signing

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Our Christmas Wine is here! Welcome the holidays with our delectable semi-sweet white wine. The label’s artist, Terry Owensby, will be at the Winery to sign bottles.

Thursday, December 18th - Saturday, December 20th

Gingerbread House Tea at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

December 18, 19, and 20, 2014. 1:00 p.m. $65 per person plus applicable tax.

Build your own gingerbread house with the hands-on assistance of a Biltmore Pastry Chef. The price includes instruction, supplies, and a special tea service including an assortment of tea sandwiches. This popular event sells out quickly, so reserve your spot today!

Call 800-411-3812 to reserve.

Saturday, December 20th - Saturday, December 20th

Christmas Wine Label Bottle Signing

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Our Christmas Wine is here! Welcome the holidays with our delectable semi-sweet white wine. The label’s artist, Terry Owensby, will be at the Winery to sign bottles.

Monday, January 12th - Thursday, March 19th

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home. Be immersed in the intricate details and artistic touches found in Biltmore House and get a glimpse of tropical beauty in our Conservatory filled with palms, ferns, and orchids. At Antler Hill Village & Winery, enjoy free guided winery tours and exhibits of the Vanderbilts' personal treasures.

We welcome an exciting new exhibition exploring fashions of the early 1900s featured in the hit PBS series Downton Abbey. Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times includes more than 40 costumes from the series showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House. The groupings are inspired by the fictional show and by real life at Biltmore, with stories from the estate during the time period woven throughout the exhibition.
Exhibition designed by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London.