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Amherst at Deerpark

Delight your guests at Biltmore’s newest, most elegant event setting. Thoughtfully placed, Amherst is designed to complement Deerpark’s rustic charm and architectural aesthetic. Located adjacent to Deerpark, Amherst offers a combination of flexible indoor and outdoor spaces. This stunning collection of venues can accommodate weddings and special events of all sizes, from the grandest of galas to the most intimate gathering.

Amherst Ballroom

Imagine an elegant ballroom that boasts dramatic 17-foot ceilings and a fresh, open design. Vast windows bring the outdoors in, offering an abundance of natural light and glorious views of Deerpark’s lush forests and fields. This majestic flexible space combines the intimate charm and romance of Deerpark with modern conveniences to make your special day a truly memorable experience. Utilize the existing beauty of the ballroom’s neutral palette, or transform it completely to suit your unique vision. A rare venue suited to a variety of occasions for up to 550 guests, Amherst Ballroom represents a splendid mix of Biltmore’s past and future.

Amherst Terrace

Step out into this inviting partially-covered outdoor space where you and your guests can enjoy fresh mountain air and peaceful pastoral views. With direct access to our elegant Ballroom, Gallery, and private entrance, Amherst Terrace is a prime location.

Amherst Gallery

If you’ve ever dreamed of making a spectacular entrance, or welcoming guests in grand style, Amherst Gallery is where your dream becomes reality. Featuring large windows, grand doorways, elegant chandeliers, and a private drive with porte-cochère, the Gallery will charm your guests immediately upon arrival, and set the stage for the momentous occasion ahead.


Designed to accommodate a variety of celebrations, from intimate ceremonies and receptions to rehearsal dinners, birthdays, and brunches, Hemlock is a bright, welcoming space that offers flattering natural light and lovely views.

View Amherst Floor Plan

*Available for events that begin after 6 p.m. Outdoor ceremony and reception venues have weather backup locations.

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