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Wednesday, November 2 - Thursday, November 3

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.

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.

Saturday, November 5 - Sunday, January 8 — Saturdays & Sundays starting at 3:00 p.m.

Carolers in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission.

Enjoy festive Christmas caroling in Antler Hill Village on Saturdays and Sundays and the day after Thanksgiving. Five 30-minute sets starting at 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 5 - Friday, December 23 — 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Visit Santa in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission.

Bring the family to visit Santa at the bandstand in Antler Hill Village on Saturdays and Sundays from November 5 – December 18, plus November 22, 23, 25 and December 19 - 23, 2016. It’s the classic Christmas moment you never outgrow, and one your children will talk about forever and ever.

Saturday, November 12 — 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Ventageo Dessert Wine Release

$25 per person, $20 per Wine Club Member or Passholder, plus tax.*

Join us to celebrate the release of our new port-style dessert wine. Biltmore's Winemakers will be pouring to enjoy with savory desserts.


Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.


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

This Thanksgiving, dine with us at one of our six estate restaurants and enjoy Vanderbilt hospitality at its finest! Each restaurant features a special holiday menu full of delectable dishes for every palate. View menus by restaurant and make your holiday reservation today.

Join us for a truly memorable Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet at The Inn as part of your Thanksgiving Package stay. The Vanderbilt Room setting offers a welcoming, family-style atmosphere perfect for creating warm memories. Savor a stunning array of delicious holiday fare before continuing the festivities with live Christmas music and a crackling fire in the Library Lounge. Recommended dress code is business casual; resort wear is accepted.

Call 866-336-1245 to learn more about this package and reserve.

Indulge in the ultimate Thanksgiving dining experience with your loved ones at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate as part of your Thanksgiving Package stay. Experience a delicious four-course dinner on Thanksgiving Day in our elegant, intimate setting--perfect for a very special culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service. After dinner, gather around the crackling fire in the Library Lounge and enjoy live Christmas music. Recommended dress code is business casual; jacket suggested. Reservations required.


Call 866-336-1245 to learn more about this package and reserve.

Saturday, December 10 — 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt Wine Club Christmas Party

$10 per person, plus tax. Wine Club Members only.

Celebrate at our first annual Vanderbilt Wine Club exclusive Christmas party! Join us at the Jones House (Biltmore Sporting Clays Clubhouse) to mingle and enjoy Biltmore Wines poured by our Winemakers, cookies, and Biltmore gifts.


Reservations required; call 800-411-3812. Guests will use the Brevard Road entrance.


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