Events & Activities
Enjoy beautiful North Carolina to the fullest at Biltmore. Browse dozens of unique Biltmore events and activities in Asheville, NC, based on your interests.
Included with a stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage
Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced, one-hour guided stroll on partially paved trails. Meet your River Stroll leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.
For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to hike; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.
Your ultimate winter getaway awaits at America’s Largest Home® with an alluring combination of value and glamour. Our most peaceful season offers the lowest rates of the year on admission prices and overnight stays at our two splendid hotels. Included with admission are free audio guides (January 8–February 8), free tastings at our Winery, and beginning February 9, the first major exhibition of costumes from the movie Titanic.
Included with Biltmore Annual Pass
During this special time of year, we thank our Passholders with exclusive, deeply discounted offers on estate shopping, dining, and overnight stays, as well as the opportunity to share their Passholder status with friends and family. Join us for 10 weeks of incredible savings!
Monday, January 22 - Friday, March 16 — 11:00 a.m. Weekdays.
Orchid Talks in the Conservatory
Included with estate admission.
Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute talk about our beautiful orchid collection at peak bloom, with vibrant colors and delicate blossoms creating a new winter wonderland. Capacity is limited; reservations can be made during the day of your visit at any Guest Services location. Tour meets inside the center front doors of the Conservatory.
Friday, January 26 - Friday, March 23 — Select Dates, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Gourmet Wine Evening
$80 per person plus tax
January 26, February 23, & March 23
This special evening features Biltmore’s finest wines, including our award-winning Chateau Reserve Sparkling and Antler Hill Series, each individually paired with specially selected hors d’oeuvres. Delight in the discovery of how specific combinations of fine wine and flavorful fare stimulate the senses to create a truly satisfying experience!
Limited to 20 attendees, reservations recommended; call 800-211-9803 to reserve, or visit guest services on day of visit. All guests must have a ticket. Biltmore Annual Passholders and Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy an exclusive 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.
Friday, February 2 - Friday, February 23 — Fridays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Tasting at The Inn
Included with stay at The Inn
What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.
For overnight guests at The Inn exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.
Included in admission
The stylish fashions and luxurious travels of the Vanderbilts launch at Biltmore, host of the first large-scale exhibition of costumes from this iconic film. Winner of 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Costume Design, Titanic showcased the extensive wardrobes favored by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early 1900s. Learn more about the Vanderbilts’ travels as you marvel at the opulence of their attire.
©1997 Courtesy of 20th Century Fox
Savor an exquisite three-course meal served in The Inn’s most exclusive and elegantly appointed dining space. Designed to deliver a memorable, romantic culinary experience, each course on this special menu is accompanied by a carefully selected Biltmore wine.
Reservations required, call 866-336-1245.
Wednesday, February 14 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chocolate Social at The Inn
Included with stay at The Inn
Indulge in the time-honored tradition of sharing sweets with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day—join us for a sumptuous selection of fine chocolates, heart-warming hot cocoa, and Biltmore red wines.
Exclusively for overnight guests at The Inn.
$70 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Celebrate your sweetheart with a romantic evening in a casual setting that embodies the charm of old Europe. A truly fantastic four-course feast features your choice of Grilled Lobster, Honey Glazed Duck Breast, Roasted Scallops a La Plancha, Wagyu Steak Frites, or Braised Beef Short Rib. Delectable desserts include such taste-tempting guest favorites as our Petit Chocolate Trio and Strawberry Mascarpone Cheesecake.
Estate admission or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Please call 828-225-6230 to reserve.