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Friday, September 1 - Tuesday, October 31 — Daily; times vary

Harvest Prix Fixe Lunch

$29 per person with advance purchase, plus tax and gratuity—guests save at least 20% with advance purchase

Available at Bistro, Cedric’s Tavern, Village Social, and Stable Café, this delicious mid-day meal celebrates the very best of fall’s bounty. Inspired menus showcase our chefs’ creativity with artful expressions of the unique flavors, colors, and textures of harvest season.

 

Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount on regular price Harvest Prix Fixe Lunch; Passholder and Wine Club discounts cannot be combined with advance purchase discount.

Friday, September 1 - Tuesday, October 31 — Daily; times vary

Harvest Prix Fixe Dinner

$45–$49 per person with advance purchase, plus tax and gratuity—guests save at least 20% with advance purchase

Dinner becomes a grand occasion as our talented chefs celebrate autumn with creative menus highlighting the signature flavors, colors, and textures of the season. Join us at Bistro, Cedric’s Tavern, or Village Social to celebrate the bounty of our gardens with this supremely satisfying multiple-course meal.

 

Walk-ins welcome, or call 800-211-9803 to make reservations. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount on regular price Harvest Prix Fixe Dinner; Passholder and Wine Club discounts cannot be combined with advance purchase discount. Dinner prices vary per restaurant.

Friday, September 1 - Saturday, October 28 — Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Barrel Tastings

$25 per person, plus tax

The magic of aging wines comes alive in this behind-the-scenes experience. Enhance your knowledge of the winemaking process with a guided tour of the Winery’s production facility, then put your tasting skills to the test by sampling wines still in the barrel, along with a selection of artisan cheeses. A most delicious way to discover how different barrels affect the final product!

 

Space is limited, reservations recommended, call 800-211-9803. All guests must have a ticket, and be 21 or older to attend. Guests meet in the Winery Gift Shop near the Stained Glass Windows at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled program time. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a 10% discount.

The bounty of Biltmore’s fields, gardens, and vineyards is celebrated throughout the estate, from the magnificence of America’s largest home embraced by autumn hues across the Blue Ridge Mountains to glorious gardens, harvest menus, and winery activities by the barrelful.

Lunch becomes a memorable occasion when you join friends and other guests at the communal Chef’s Table! Bistro Chef Noriko Oda prepares a special feast showcasing the harvest from the estate’s gardens and local farms. Your special mid-day meal features a variety of small plates paired with wines from Biltmore’s award-winning portfolio.

 

Space is limited; call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Relax and unwind to the rhythm and charm of Antler Hill Village as our accomplished jazz, pop, swing, and rock duos, trios, and bands deliver fantastic 45-minute sets! Grab a sandwich, a cool drink, or an ice cream cone to enjoy against a backdrop of excellent musicianship, dynamic vocals, and the beauty of Biltmore Estate.

Saturday, October 14 - Sunday, December 31 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Holiday Tablescapes with Plants

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Holiday Tablescapes with Plants. Learn how to create a long-lasting, living tabletop conversation piece using plants, such natural elements as pinecones and twigs, other interesting objects of your choosing, and your very own imagination!

Wednesday, November 1 - Thursday, November 2

Passholder Savings Days

Included with Biltmore Annual Pass

Passholders, come take advantage of this opportunity to double your exclusive Passholder savings! Join us on November 1 as we kick off the Christmas season with our annual Tree Raising event, and the day after, November 2, to enjoy 20% off on estate shopping, dining, and overnight stays at our Village Hotel and four-star Inn*. You’re welcome to bring un-ticketed guests to shop and dine with you after 5:00 p.m.

 

*Some restrictions apply.

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 55 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.

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.

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