Estate Hours & Directions

Hours of Operation: November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015

Main Hours

Biltmore House

Daytime: Opens at 9:00 a.m., House closes at 4:30 p.m. for daytime visitation
Evening: First Candlelight visit begins at 5:30 p.m.; House closes 30 minutes following the last scheduled Candlelight entry time
Please note that Candlelight Christmas Evenings is by reservation only and is not included in daytime admission.

Winery in Antler Hill Village

Open Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Open Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reception & Ticketing Sales Center

Open daily 8:30 a.m. – last scheduled Candlelight tour

Gardens

Open daily 9:00 a.m. – Dusk

Conservatory

Open daily 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Biltmore Legacy in Antler Hill Village

Open Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Antler Hill Barn

Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Farmyard at the Antler Hill Farm

Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bike Barn in Antler Hill Village

Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Outdoor Adventure Center in Antler Hill Village

Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Deerpark Carriage & Trail Barns

Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Estate Dining Hours

Bistro

Lunch: Open daily 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Candlelight dinner: Open daily 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (by reservation only)
Thanksgiving Dinner: Open 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving (by reservation only)

Cedric’s Tavern

Lunch: Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Candlelight dinner: Open daily 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (by reservation only)

Deerpark Restaurant

Lunch: Open Thursday - Saturday lunch 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Brunch: Open Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Candlelight Dinner: Open Friday and Saturday 4:00 p.m. – last reservation (by reservation only)
4:00 p.m. – last reservation on the following dates:
    Sunday, November 23
    Friday, December 19 - Tuesday, December 23
    Friday, December 26 - Saturday, January 3

Thanksgiving Dinner: Open 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving (by reservation only)

Stable Café

Lunch: Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Candlelight Dinner: Open daily 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (by reservation only)

The Dining Room at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Breakfast: Open daily 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet: Open daily 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dinner: Open daily 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Reservations required. Call 828-225-1699.)
Candlelight Dinner (non-Inn guests): Open Sunday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Dinner: Open 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving (Inn guests only)

The Library at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Lunch/Snacks/Cocktails: Open daily 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dinner: Open daily 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tea: Open daily 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Reservations required. Call 828-225-1699.)

The Lounge Bar at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Open daily 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Snacks and Light Bites Hours

Bake Shop

Open Sunday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Parlor

Open daily 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Courtyard Market

Open daily 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m (weather dependent)

Conservatory Café

CLOSED

Creamery in Antler Hill Village

Open Sunday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Smokehouse in Antler Hill Village

Open Friday - Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Estate Shops Hours

Gate House Gift Shop

Open Sunday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Shops in Stable Area

Bookbinder’s, A Christmas Past, Confectionary, and Toymaker’s
Open Sunday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Carriage House

Open Sunday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Open Dec. 19 - 23, 26 - 28 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place

Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wine Shop in the Winery

Open Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Traditions in Antler Hill Village

Open Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Mercantile in Antler Hill Village

Open daily 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Outdoor Adventure Center Retail

Open Sunday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Marble Lion at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Open Sunday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Open Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cottage Door at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Open daily 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

All hours are subject to change.


Hours of Operation: Christmas Day, December 25, 2014

On Christmas Day, the gate opens at 9:00 a.m., Biltmore House opens at 9:30 a.m., and Antler Hill Village closes earlier. There is no Candlelight Christmas Evenings program this day.

Main Hours

Biltmore House

Open 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Winery in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Reception & Ticketing Sales Center

Open 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Gardens

Open 9:00 a.m. – Dusk

Conservatory

Open 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Biltmore Legacy in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Antler Hill Barn

Open 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Farmyard at the Antler Hill Farm

Open 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bike Barn in Antler Hill Village

CLOSED

Outdoor Adventure Center in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Deerpark Carriage & Trail Barns

Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Estate Dining Hours

Bistro

Christmas dinner: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (by reservation only)

Cedric’s Tavern

Lunch: Open 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dinner: Open 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Late Night: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Deerpark Restaurant

CLOSED

Stable Café

Open 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Dining Room at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Breakfast: Open 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet: Open 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Enchanted Christmas Package Dinner: Open 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Reservations required. Call 828-225-1699.)
Candlelight Dinner (non-Inn guests): Open Sunday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (by reservation only)

The Library at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Limited menu, Inn Guests/Passholders only: Open 11:30 a.m.

The Lounge Bar at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Limited menu, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Snacks and Light Bites Hours

Bake Shop

Open 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Parlor

CLOSED

Courtyard Market

CLOSED

Conservatory Café

CLOSED

Creamery in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Smokehouse in Antler Hill Village

CLOSED
Estate Shops Hours

Gate House Gift Shop

Open 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Shops in Stable Area

Bookbinder’s, A Christmas Past, Confectionary, and Toymaker’s
Open 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Carriage House

Open 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place
Open 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wine Shop in the Winery

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Traditions in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mercantile in Antler Hill Village

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Outdoor Adventure Center Retail

Open 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Marble Lion at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cottage Door at the Inn on Biltmore Estate

Open 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

All hours are subject to change.


Local Driving Directions

From Interstate 40 East
Take I-40 east to Asheville. Take exit 50 (U.S. Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.
From Interstate 40 West
Take I-40 west to Asheville and take exit 50B (U.S. Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.
From Interstate 26/U.S. Highway 19/23 East
Take I-26 east to Asheville. In Asheville, take I-240 east to I-40 west. Follow Interstate 40 west to exit 50B (U.S. Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.
From Interstate 26 West
Follow I-26 west toward Asheville to exit 31A (Hickory/Knoxville exit). Take I-40 east to exit 50 (U.S. Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.
From the Blue Ridge Parkway
Take the U.S. Highway 25 North exit; Biltmore is approximately 4 miles from the parkway.

Estate Transportation and Parking

A car is required for travel between locations on the estate. We offer a shuttle from Biltmore House parking lots to the front door of the house. Shuttles from the house to the Conservatory are available April through December. Transportation is not provided between Biltmore House and Antler Hill Village & Winery.

Parking is free and assistance is available for guests with state-issued parking permits. For assistance, contact the first available parking host. Biltmore House and Antler Hill Village & Winery have parking lots within walking distance. Parking located next to the Conservatory is limited and provides wheelchair access to the Walled Garden. Learn more about estate accessibility.

Biltmore guests are often surprised by the size of the estate, so it is important to plan before your arrival. View the estate map.


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