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This is the special time of year when we thank our passholders with 2 free admission tickets to share with family and friends, as well as discounts on estate shopping, dining, guided tours, outdoor activities, and stays at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. You’ll also get admission to Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film Exhibition beginning February 12, 2016.

Discover our great indoors at America's largest home, and enjoy the lowest admission prices of the year! Plus, enjoy a free audio guide to Biltmore House from January 11 - February 11, 2016. Also explore our exciting new exhibition, Fashionable Romance, from February 12 - July 4, 2016.

Monday, January 25 - Friday, March 18 — 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 this winter. Capacity is limited to 15 guests daily. 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.

Join us at the Inn for a special five-course Valentine’s Day dinner, offered every evening during this time.


Call 828-225-1699 to reserve or to learn more about this package.

Friday, February 12 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine Tasting at the Inn

Inn guests only.

In this month of romance, celebrate with us at the Inn with a tasting of a deliciously bubbly Biltmore sparkling wine.

US Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

Join Winemaker Bernard Delille on February 12 for a Sparkling Wine in the Southeast: Panel Discussion. Information on the enitre conference can be found at the link.

From grand gowns to delicate dresses, explore centuries of wedding fashion with this new exhibition of movie costumes and family heirlooms. Showcased in Biltmore House, award-winning costumes from iconic movies including Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Out of Africa are paired with exquisite floral designs complementing each film’s era. The exhibition continues in Antler Hill Village with stories of Vanderbilt and Cecil weddings, along with the first-ever display of the wedding veil worn by Jacqueline Kennedy and other family members.


Photo credit: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY ©1995 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Saturday, February 13 — 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Flowers to Wear: A Boutonniere & Corsage Bar

Inn guests only.

Join us at the Inn to watch or participate as a resident Biltmore floral design expert shows you how to create wearable flower creations. You are invited to take your creation as a souvenir.

Bring your special someone to celebrate Valentine's Day with a dinner and dance at charming Deerpark. We'll begin with a reception, followed by a delicious chef-inspired four-course dinner, including a bottle of wine for each couple and decadent dessert. A live band will play favorite love songs until about 11:00 p.m. Come dance the night away with your valentine at Biltmore!


Reservations required. Call 800 411-3812 to reserve.

Saturday, February 13 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A Chocolate Social at the Inn

Inn guests only.

Celebrate Valentine's Day and join us for a delicious chocolate social featuring hot chocolate, chocolate candies, and more.