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Join us for a fun event to benefit Hope for Horses. Hope for Horses has been serving Western North Carolina since 1999 by assisting in rescues and providing valuable rehabilitation and adoption services.


Registration is required.

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

This Education-Vacation has it all….new and old Friends, great horses, brilliant trail rides each day, Parelli playground, Liberty, Group Liberty, Finesse, Jumps galore, Patterns, group riding drills, FUN, and food! 


Registration is required.

Saturday, October 21 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$35 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Picture a crisp autumn afternoon in our vineyard. Surrounded by picturesque estate views, a live band plays as you raise a glass of full-bodied Biltmore wine to toast the conclusion of another successful harvest and our vineyard’s flavorful bounty. This special celebration includes tastes of our handcrafted wine accompanied by a delightful selection of light bites, plus lawn games, a grape stomp, and an abundance of fantastic photo opportunities.


Reservations are required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a special $10 discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

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.

Talented storytellers from Bright Star Theatre present magical holiday favorites for children of all ages in the warm, inviting Village Hotel lobby space. Join us for two separate 45-minute shows.


Complimentary; no reservations required.

Indulge in the ultimate Thanksgiving dining experience with your loved ones at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate. 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 reserve your package today.

Join us for a truly memorable Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet at The Inn. 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.

Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

Join us for the time-honored tradition of creating a gingerbread house! The Inn's pastry chef will be on hand to assist you as you decorate your house with a selection of colorful candies. Also available, assorted tea sandwiches and desserts from our Holiday Tea menu, and for an additional charge, seasonal cocktails.

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