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Sunday, March 20 - Saturday, December 31 — Offered Thurs. - Sun. at 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. Activity lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

Guided Hikes

Overnight guests (complimentary) & Passholders ($10 per person) only.

Explore the East Side of the estate with an insider’s perspective on this complimentary guided hike. Hikes cover both paved and unpaved terrain and are suitable for beginner to intermediate hikers. Meet your hike leader at the entrance of the Outdoor Adventure Center.

  • 8:00 a.m. Trail Blazer is a fast-paced hike on dirt terrain in wooded areas, avoiding the heat.
  • 10:00 a.m. River Stroll is a relaxed-pace hike on partially paved roads to the Lagoon.


Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to the event.  See the concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve.  Passholders please contact the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center to reserve.

Monday, March 21 - Sunday, October 30 — Saturdays & Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Complimentary Yoga Classes

Overnight guests (complimentary) & Passholders ($20 per person) only.

Start your day at Biltmore in perfect balance with our complimentary outdoor yoga class.* 

  • Saturday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Meet your yoga instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn.
  • Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village.
  • No mat required, towels are provided. 


Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to the event.  See the concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve.  Passholders please contact the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center to reserve.


*Weather permitting. See the concierge at The Inn or the front desk at Village Hotel for weather back-up location.

Biltmore turns up the volume as darkness falls across the Blue Ridge Mountains with musical evenings. Fridays and Saturdays feature Live After Five with energetic bands, the Grape Stomp, and casual food featuring chef-inspired cookout favorites. Dance with lively jazz and pop, then complete your evening with relaxed dining on the estate.*


*Food and beverage at additional cost.

The bounty of Biltmore’s fields, gardens, and vineyards is celebrated this fall throughout the estate, from the magnificence of America’s largest home embraced by autumn hues across the Blue Ridge Mountains to glorious gardens, harvest menus, and Winery activities by the barrel full.

Saturday, October 1 - Monday, October 31 — Daily, 2:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Live Music in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission.

Whether your fall afternoon is meant for kicking back or kicking into high gear, Antler Hill Village & Winery offers choices for all ages. Enjoy daily music on the Village Green while you dine, shop, or relax and take in the sights and sounds of Biltmore.

Saturday, October 1 - Monday, October 31 — Thursday - Saturday, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Winery After Dark

Available to Overnight Guests, Passholders, or Guests with estate Daytime Admission.

Let us entertain you at the Winery after dark! After spending the day enjoying the estate, unwind at The Wine Bar with Biltmore wines by the glass or bottle along with light bites and live music. It’s the perfect way to end your day!

This clinic in Parelli Natural Horsemanship is Level 3/4 Excelling in 4 Savvys and Trail Riding Savvy.  Learn Pareilli method and achieve success without force, partnership without dominance, teamwork without fear, willingness without intimidation, and harmony without coercion.


Registration is required. Call 828-777-9198 for more information.

Thursday, October 20 - Saturday, December 31 — 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars - Winter

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.


1:00 p.m. -  Wonderful Winter Wreaths
A beginner? No problem. Basic design tips will give you confidence. Whether you’re a traditionalist or more contemporary be inspired with new ideas and techniques. Personalize your wreath using natural elements, such as twigs, cones, and moss.


2:00 p.m. -  Terrific Tabletop Topiaries
How about something different instead of the usual centerpiece? Learn different styles and techniques and use faux berries, greenery, natural materials and your imagination!


Please note, these are demonstrations and are not participatory.

Saturday, October 22 — 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$35 per person, $30 per Passholder, $25 per Wine Club Member* plus tax.

Join us in celebrating the end of harvest in Biltmore's vineyard. Enjoy award-winning Biltmore Wines, light bites, lawn games, a grape stomp, photos, and a live band. Vanderbilt Wine Club members will get an exclusive first taste of our soon to be released Port-style dessert wine with our winemakers. Space is limited; reserve your spot today!


Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.


*Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Celebrate the Vineyard Fall Harvest at Biltmore. Join us on the Grand Terrace outside with sweeping fall views of the estate; sure to be an inspiring way to start your evening. Mingle with other guests to learn about Biltmore’s vineyards, meet wine experts, and enjoy complimentary wine tastings paired with fine cheese.


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