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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.

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

Welcome spring at its colorful finest! Acres of ever-changing blossoms weave a tapestry of colors across historic gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Tuesday, March 20 - Thursday, May 24 — 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Effortless Orchids

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop located beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Effortless Orchids. Caring for this most beautiful and diverse of all plant species is so much easier than you think! Discover what orchids need to thrive and re-bloom, season after season.

Friday, March 23 - Friday, May 25 — Select Dates, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Gourmet Wine Evening

$80 per person plus tax

March 23, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25
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.

Saturday, March 24 - Sunday, May 20 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Ask a Gardener

Included in admission

When should you plant bulbs? How do you achieve an ever-changing display of color? What are the tricks to extending your garden’s blooming season? During Biltmore Blooms, our talented horticultural experts are on hand to answer these questions and more! Look for them under the Walled Garden pergola.

Friday, March 30 — 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Spring Wine Release at The Winery

$20 per person plus tax. $15 per person plus tax for Vanderbilt Wine Club members & one guest and for Passholders & one guest.

This event is now SOLD OUT.
Join us for the release and tasting of our 2018 Spring Wine–a Rosé that captures the flavor of the season with fruit-forward notes of strawberry, kumquat, and lime. Meet this year’s label artist, Danielle Withrow, and savor a selection of light bites carefully crafted to complement this very special wine.


Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812.

Join us for a unique outdoor yoga experience in a quiet setting with a focus on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation. No mat required, towels provided. Wear comfortable clothing. Active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop at The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.


On Saturday mornings, meet your instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn at 8:15 a.m.
On Sunday mornings, meet your instructor on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village at 8:15 a.m.


Contact concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve and for weather back-up location.

Sunday, April 1 — 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Flowers to Wear: Easter

Included with stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

Join us at The Inn on Biltmore Estate on Easter Sunday to create a special souvenir for you and your loved one at our Boutonniere & Corsage Bar, led by a resident Floral Design Expert. Guests may watch or participate and are invited to take their creation as a souvenir.


For overnight guests exclusively.

Our Easter Egg Hunt is one of the Southeast’s largest, with hundreds of children ages 2–9 canvassing the Front Lawn of Biltmore House for sweet treats, with magic shows and photos with the Easter Rabbit*. After the hunt, head to charming Antler Hill Village to enjoy a variety of additional activities including Giant Bubbles at the Village Green, Sheep Herding at the Farmyard, and more—for complete details, download the map and schedule below. 


*Photos with Easter Rabbit end at 2:00 p.m.

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