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Discover our great indoors at America's largest home, and enjoy the lowest admission prices of the year! 

Monday, March 20 - Thursday, May 25

Biltmore Blooms

Included with estate admission.

You haven’t seen Biltmore until you’ve seen it in the spring. Our gardens – designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted – come to life with wave after wave of gorgeous blooms.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Daily

Live Classical Music at The Conservatory

Included with admission

Soloists including harpists, violinists, cellists, and guitarists perform 30-minute instrumental sets at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Depending on the weather, you may find our musicians in our grand glass conservatory, or outside amid the beauty of our spectacular gardens.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 1:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Orchids for Everyone

Included with estate admission.

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

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 2:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Creating a Butterfly Garden

Included with estate admission.

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Creating a Butterfly Garden. Enhance the beauty, life, and motion of your garden with butterfly-attracting plants. Learn about the key role butterflies play in our ecosystem, and which plants work for specific locations.

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, May 21 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Ask a Gardener

Included with estate 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.

Sunday, April 16

Easter Egg Hunt

Included with estate admission.

Our boisterous 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, activities, and photos with the Easter Rabbit. Download the map and schedule below.

Come explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, exploring our gardens and grounds, or even bring a picnic and relax in a quiet spot. Add to your visit with additional outdoor activities like fishing, horseback riding, bike rentals, and more, available at our Outdoor Adventure Center. Kids 16 and under are free all summer!

The bounty of Biltmore’s fields, gardens, and vineyards is celebrated this fall throughout the estate, from the magnificence of America’s largest home embraced by autumn hues across the Blue Ridge Mountains to glorious gardens, harvest menus, and Winery activities by the barrel full.

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