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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 5th - Sunday, January 8th — 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 5th - Friday, December 23rd — 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.

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.

Thursday, December 15th - Sunday, December 18th — 1:00 p.m. Daily

Gingerbread House Tea at The Inn on Biltmore Estate

$85 per person, includes tax & gratuity. Available to Overnight Guests, Passholders, or Guests with estate Daytime Admission.

Join us in the Vanderbilt Room at The Inn to embrace the holiday spirit with this charming annual tradition of creating your own gingerbread house! The Inn's Pastry Chef will be on hand to assist you and decorations include a wide assortment of colorful candies. In adition to Santa making special visits to mingle with everyone, you can enjoy our delightful Holiday Tea menu and all the ambiance of our Christmas décor while you decorate your gingerbread creations.

 

This popular event sells out quickly, so reserve your spot today! Call 800-411-3812 to reserve.

Friday, December 23rd - Saturday, December 24th — 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m daily.

Cookie Decorating at Village Hotel

Village Hotel guests only; class includes chef’s hat and all supplies.

Join us in Village Hotel's conference room to capture the whimsy of holiday decorating during this family-friendly event! Your own personal chef hat adds to the excitement of decorating assorted sugar cookies with icing and edible decorations. The hotel’s pastry team joins you to offer expert tips and take-home techniques, guaranteeing your creations will be a hit at your next work, neighborhood, or holiday cookie exchange.

 

Complimentary; no reservations required.

Friday, December 23rd — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ornament Decorating at The Inn

$39 per person. Includes supplies. Overnight Guests only.

Join us in the Commodore Room at The Inn to create a unique keepsake holiday ornament in this special workshop led by local Asheville artist Andrea Kulish. Participants learn to decorate eggs in the traditional Ukrainian Pysanky style to make beautiful pieces of art. Andrea’s handcrafted ornaments will be displayed during instruction and all supplies will be provided.

 

Reservations required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve your space.

Join us in The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate for holiday-inspired dinner menus on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as part of your Enchanted Christmas Package stay. Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner in an elegant, intimate setting, perfect for a very special culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service. After each dinner, the celebration continues with live Christmas music and a crackling fire in the Library Lounge. Recommended dress code is business casual; jacket suggested.
 

Call 866-336-1245 to learn more about this package and reserve. Guests may choose between this dinner and the Vanderbilt Room buffet each day.

Celebrate the season with The Inn’s Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner buffets in The Vanderbilt Room as part of your Enchanted Christmas Package stay.The welcoming, family-style atmosphere is perfect for lively conversation and holiday memories. Savor a stunning array of delicious holiday fare, then continue the festivities with live Christmas music and the 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. Guests may choose between this dinner and The Dining Room dinner each day.

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