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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.

Saturday, May 13 — 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Designed for Drama Tea Series

$85 per person.

Join us in the Vanderbilt Room at The Inn to celebrate our Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics exhibition with an exclusive Designed for Drama Tea Series. Bringing together lovers of literature and fine tea, we invite you to enjoy this unique Biltmore experience offered monthly, highlighting a different book from George Vanderbilt’s expansive 22,000-volume collection. Watch as the magic unfolds around you with delightfully themed menus, lively entertainment, and imaginative décor that bring the literary classics to life. May's book is The Works of William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.
We also offer Tea Series events on March 26 and April 15.

Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.

Sunday, May 14 —10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Deerpark Restaurant

$56 per adult, $24 per youth (10-16), $15 children (6-9) + tax

Honor Mom this Mother’s Day with a buffet-style brunch featuring farm-to-table breakfast favorites, hand-carved meats, and chilled seafood.


Reservations recommended, call 828-225-6260. Estate admission required. Passholders with an advanced reservation for Sunday brunch at Deerpark may bring guests without an estate admission ticket with them in their vehicle.

Cherish Mom on her special day at The Inn’s annual brunch prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Bring your camera and capture this memorable day in front of our floral photo display beautifully embellished with roses and peonies in various shades of pink.


Reservations required, call 800-411-3812.

Sunday, May 14 — 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Mimosa for Moms on Mother’s Day

Complimentary for moms

Bring Mom to the Winery to toast her special day with a complimentary Mimosa, made with Biltmore’s best bubbly.


Complimentary Mimosas are for mothers only, on Mother’s Day only; Mimosas are available for purchase by all other guests 21 years of age and older.

Friday, May 26 - Monday, September 4 — Daily.

Vanderbilt Travels Railway

Included with admission

Learn about George Vanderbilt’s international railway travels with this one-of-a-kind 250-foot model train display located in Antler Hill Village! Featuring architectural elements handcrafted from such all-natural materials as leaves, bark, and twigs, the display highlights landmarks visited by Vanderbilt, who, during his lifetime, crossed the Atlantic 60 times.

Sunday, May 28 — 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Celebration Dinner at Antler Hill Barn

$99 per Adult/Youth, $60.00 per child (Age 0-9) plus tax. Gratuities included. Overnight guests and Passholders only.

Join us for a delicious dinner buffet that pays tribute to our veterans with a unique USO South Pacific theme evening and fun activities for all ages.  Enjoy live music featuring the Liberty Belles Trio, a group who bring to life the songs of the great musical era of the 1940s, Biltmore wine, select beers, and non-alcoholic beverages.  End the evening with a dramatic fireworks display on estate grounds.


Reservations required.  Call 866-336-1245 to reserve.

Saturday, June 3 — 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wine Bar Grand Opening

$50 + applicable tax per person, $40 + applicable tax per person for Vanderbilt Wine Club Members & Biltmore Annual Passholders

Join us for to celebrate the grand opening of our new Wine Bar on Scholar’s Walk, which features outdoor seating and a view of the iconic clock tower! This festive evening includes a selection of light bites, wine tastings, a sparkling toast, live music, and a commemorative bottle of wine for each guest as a memento of this special milestone in Winery history.


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

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