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We welcome an exciting new exhibition exploring fashions of the early 1900s featured in the popular PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey®. Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times includes more than 45 costumes from the series showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House. The groupings are inspired by the fictional show and by real life at Biltmore, with stories from the estate during the time period woven throughout the exhibition.
Exhibition produced by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London. Downton™ and Downton Abbey®. ©2015 Carnival Film & Television Limited. All Rights Reserved.

While you enjoy the Dressing Downton Exhibition, come experience a special English Brunch at Cedric's Tavern in Antler Hill Village.
The normal lunch menu is also available.
For reservations, please call 828-225-1320.

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. Biltmore House joins the festivities as well, with a bountiful display of orchids in the indoor Winter Garden and stunning arrangements throughout.

Friday, March 20th - Sunday, April 12th

Orchid Display in Biltmore House

Included with estate admission

During Biltmore Blooms, our gardens come to life with gorgeous blossoms. Inside Biltmore House, we complement the grounds in the Winter Garden. This glass-domed room was a place to relax and entertain surrounded by lush plants and flowers. During this time only, you can step down into the room just as George and Edith Vanderbilt’s guests might have. Sit and enjoy music and the fabulous collection of fragrant, exotic orchids.

Friday, March 27th - Saturday, March 28th

Biltmore Warehouse Sale—Open to the Public

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2000 Riverside Drive, Asheville NC

Garden & Home Décor
Get your spring off to a great start and take advantage of tremendous savings at our seasonal warehouse sale. Save up to 50% on garden and home décor, jewelry, apparel, and more!

Thursday, April 2nd - Thursday, April 2nd

Cooking Demo at the Bistro - Making Fresh Cheese at Home

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

Join us at the Bistro, where Chef Paul Klaassen will demonstrate techniques and share basic recipes for the home kitchen!

The cooking demo is free; however, advance registration is required, as there is limited seating. You are invited to stay after the demo for a three-course lunch featuring highlights from the class ($29 per person). Please tell the reservationist if you plan to stay for lunch.


Call 828-225-6230 to reserve.

Join us for a delicious Easter brunch in the Vanderbilt Room of the Inn. Adults $65.00; ages 10-16 $39.00; children 3-9 $20.00*

Please call 828-225-1699 to reserve.


*Taxes and gratuities not included.

Join us for a delicious Easter brunch.  Adults $47; ages 10-16 $22;  ages 6-9 $15; children 5 and under dine free.

Join us on Easter for fun for the whole family! We'll have egg hunts, music, stories, magic shows, pictures with the Easter Rabbit, and more!