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Join us as we celebrate the fall harvest with a delicious evening at Deerpark showcasing Biltmore’s talented chefs, winemakers, and farmers. Meet and mingle among multiple stations and choose from a variety of harvest favorites prepared by our chefs, along with Biltmore wine and craft beers. Live music with special guest Love Canon in Deerpark’s beautiful courtyard adds to the atmosphere and makes this an evening to remember.


Reservations are required. Call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Biltmore Passholders enjoy a special 10% discount.


For the ultimate getaway, book a Taste of Biltmore package weekend stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate.


*All guests must be 21 and older to be served alcohol.

Saturday, October 1st - Monday, October 31st — Daily, 2:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Live Music in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission.

Whether your fall afternoon is meant for kicking back or kicking into high gear, Antler Hill Village & Winery offers choices for all ages. Enjoy daily music on the Village Green while you dine, shop, or relax and take in the sights and sounds of Biltmore.

This clinic in Parelli Natural Horsemanship is Level 3/4 Excelling in 4 Savvys and Trail Riding Savvy.  Learn Pareilli method and achieve success without force, partnership without dominance, teamwork without fear, willingness without intimidation, and harmony without coercion.


Registration is required. Call 828-777-9198 for more information.

Thursday, October 20th - Saturday, December 31st — 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars - Winter

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.


1:00 p.m. -  Wonderful Winter Wreaths
A beginner? No problem. Basic design tips will give you confidence. Whether you’re a traditionalist or more contemporary be inspired with new ideas and techniques. Personalize your wreath using natural elements, such as twigs, cones, and moss.


2:00 p.m. -  Terrific Tabletop Topiaries
How about something different instead of the usual centerpiece? Learn different styles and techniques and use faux berries, greenery, natural materials and your imagination!


Please note, these are demonstrations and are not participatory.

Saturday, October 22nd — 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$35 per person, $30 per Passholder, $25 per Wine Club Member* plus tax.

Join us in celebrating the end of harvest in Biltmore's vineyard. Enjoy award-winning Biltmore Wines, light bites, lawn games, a grape stomp, photos, and a live band. Vanderbilt Wine Club members will get an exclusive first taste of our soon to be released Port-style dessert wine with our winemakers. Space is limited; reserve your spot today!


Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.


*Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Celebrate the Vineyard Fall Harvest at Biltmore. Join us on the Grand Terrace outside with sweeping fall views of the estate; sure to be an inspiring way to start your evening. Mingle with other guests to learn about Biltmore’s vineyards, meet wine experts, and enjoy complimentary wine tastings paired with fine cheese.

Friday, October 28th — 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Antler Hill Barn Dinner with Special Guests Balsam Range

$99 per adult/youth, $60 per child. Available to Overnight Guests, Passholders, or Guests with estate Daytime Admission.

Join us for a farmer-inspired dinner at Antler Hill Barn with special musical guests Balsam Range, outstanding acoustic musicians and singers from Haywood County. Enjoy Biltmore Wine, select beers, and non-alcoholic beverages as well as live music, lawn games for all ages, and a bonfire.


Call 800-411-3812 for details and to reserve.


For the ultimate getaway, book a Taste of Biltmore package weekend stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate.

Join us on the Grand Terrace for our annual pumpkin carving and lighting ceremony. It's a favorite event and a fun way to celebrate a most memorable season on the estate.


Enjoy music and refreshments. One pumpkin per guest room (small pumpkins will be available for children to paint).


Vote for your favorite carved creation in the ballot box at the front desk from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Guest with the winning pumpkin will be given a two night return stay for next year’s Halloween festivities. We'll light the pumpkins at 8:00 p.m.


For the ultimate getaway, book a Taste of Biltmore package weekend stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate.

Wednesday, November 2nd - Thursday, November 3rd

Passholder Savings Days

Biltmore Annual Passholders only.

Kick off the holiday season and save up to 20% on shopping, dining, and overnight stays during this special event, now two days long! The festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. on November 2 as a horse-drawn wagon carrying the huge Fraser Fir tree for the Banquet Hall arrives at Biltmore House, accompanied by Santa.
Also new this year, Passholders may bring unticketed guests to shop and dine at Biltmore after 5:00 p.m.


*Select shops remain open until 8:00 p.m. Dining discount does not apply to dinner at The Dining Room or Afternoon Tea in Library Lounge at The Inn. 

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.


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