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Friday, March 20th - Monday, May 25th

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.

 

Spring Seminars:
1:00 p.m.—Exquisite orchids for beginners
2:00 p.m.—Nurturing treasured houseplants

Admire the progression of blossoms throughout all the gardens this spring, ranging from daffodils and stunning tulips to beautiful azaleas and fragrant roses. 

Thursday, May 21st - Thursday, June 4th

Cooking Demos at the Stable Café

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Included with estate admission.

Join us at the Stable Café on select dates, where Chef Shannon Southerland will demonstrate techniques and share basic recipes for the home kitchen!

  • May 21: Composed Salads for Summer Cookouts
  • May 28: Creating Elegant, Quick Canapés
  • June 4:  Molded Chocolates and Truffles

​​Call 828-225-6370 to reserve. Please tell the reservationist if you plan to stay for lunch ($24 per person).

Join us at Antler Hill Village for live music, food*, and fun for everyone!  The whole family can relax and enjoy summer evenings on the Village Green as you watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains. Friday and Saturday evenings May 22 - October 31.

*Food, beverages, and tours available for an additional cost.

Tuesday, May 26th - Monday, September 7th

A Gardener’s Place Seminars - Summer

Included with estate admission

Please join us in A Gardener’s Place Gift Shop, located beneath the Conservatory, for daily free demonstrations featuring gardening and floral topics.

Summer Seminars:
Arrangements Inspired by the Garden

  • Using colorful seasonal flowers
  • Top garden flowers for arrangements
  • Unexpected foliage to create unusual designs
  • How to condition your blossoms
  • Flower food to extend the life of your cuttings

Plant a Beautiful Terrarium

  • The many types of terrariums
  • Gardening in glass
  • Materials needed for your miniature world
  • Top plants that thrive in these conditions

Friday, June 12th - Wednesday, June 24th

Cooking Demos at Cedric’s Tavern

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Included with estate admission.

Join us at Cedric's Tavern on select dates, where Chef Mark DeMarco will demonstrate techniques and share basic recipes for the home kitchen!

  • June 12: Pickling Summer’s Bounty
  • June 19: Making Fresh Sausages at Home
  • June 24: Seasonal Jams and Preserves

​​​Call 828-225-1320 to reserve. Please tell the reservationist if you plan to stay for lunch ($24 per person).

Join us for a fun evening of live music, dinner, and beer.


Chef Ryba of the Inn will be sharing BBQ sauce and dry rub recipes and have some to taste, and each brewer will be sharing two different beers. Then, we'll have a delicious barbecue dinner with live music! Brewers attending include Highland, Sierra Nevada, Hi-Wire, and Noble Cider. You’ll also be able to taste Biltmore’s own Cedric’s Ale.


Book early as space is limited. To make your reservation, please call 800-411-3812.

Thursday, July 16th - Thursday, July 23rd

Cooking Demos at Lioncrest

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Included with estate admission.

Join us at Lioncrest on select dates, where Chef Kirk Fiore will demonstrate techniques and share basic recipes for the home kitchen!

  • July 16: Fresh Salsas with Summer Fruits and Vegetables
  • July 23: Hand-made Vinegars with Fresh Garden Herbs

Call 828-225-6260 to reserve.

Thursday, August 6th - Thursday, August 13th

Cooking Demos at The Dining Room

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Included with estate admission.

Join us at The Dining Room at the Inn on Biltmore Estate on select dates, where Chef David Ryba will demonstrate techniques and share basic recipes for the home kitchen!

  • August 6:   The Edible Garden
  • August 13: The Edible Garden

Call 828-225-1699 to reserve. Please tell the reservationist if you plan to stay for lunch ($30 per person).

Friday, August 7th - Friday, August 28th

Biltmore Concert Series*

Select summer evenings. Prices vary by concert.

Favorite performers take to the stage on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, presenting extraordinary evenings of great music and unsurpassed views in an incomparable setting. A variety of dining options adds to the evening, including gourmet picnics and wine. 

*Evening events by reservation only.