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Monday, April 1 - Thursday, May 23 — 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Effortless Orchids

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Effortless Orchids. Caring for this most beautiful and diverse of all plant species is easier than you think! Discover what orchids need to thrive and re-bloom, season after season.

Welcome spring at its colorful finest! Acres of ever-changing blossoms weave a tapestry of colors across historic gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Thursday, April 4 - Sunday, December 29 — Thursdays - Sundays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Guided Hike: Trail Blazers

Included with a stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this moderate- to fast-paced guided hike through wooded areas on dirt-packed trails. Meet your Trail Blazers hike leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village. Hike lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to event; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

Friday, April 5 — 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Spring Wine Release at The Winery

$30 per person* plus tax.

Join us in the Delille Tasting Room at the Winery for the first release and tasting of our 2019 Spring Wine—an American White Wine that captures the flavor of the season. Meet this year’s label artist, Bryan Koontz from Weaverville, NC, and savor a selection of light bites carefully crafted to complement this very special wine.

 

*Wine Club members and one guest enjoy a 20% discount and Passholders and one guest enjoy a 10% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.
Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812.

Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, October 27 — Saturdays & Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Complimentary Yoga Classes

Included with stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

Join us for a unique outdoor yoga experience in a quiet setting with a focus on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation. No mat required, towels provided. Wear comfortable clothing. Active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop at The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

On Saturday mornings, meet your instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn at 8:15 a.m.

 

On Sunday mornings, meet your instructor on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village at 8:15 a.m.

 

For overnight guests 16 and up only. Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to activity. Contact concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting. Contact concierge at The Inn or the front desk at Village Hotel for weather back-up location.

Imagine enjoying a glass of fine wine while admiring the magnificent mountain views seen only from the rooftop of Biltmore House. This behind-the-scenes tour allows you the opportunity to do just that. Your experience begins with an exploration of such un-restored areas of the house as the attic, continues with stunning vantage points offered from Biltmore House’s balconies and rooftops, and ends on our rooftop deck. There you will savor a selection of passed canapés, special Biltmore vintages, and breathtaking vistas.

Meet at the Hunt fountain next to the Biltmore House Front Door at 5:15 to begin your Guided Rooftop Tour.

 

Reservations are recommended; call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol. In the event of inclement weather, reception will be held in the Stable Arcade Area.

Sunday, April 21 —10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Easter Brunch at Deerpark Restaurant

$56 per adult, $24 per youth (10-16), $15 children (6-9) + tax

Join us for a festive brunch featuring farm-to-table breakfast favorites, hand-carved meats, and chilled seafood served buffet-style at our charming Deerpark Restaurant.

 

Reservations recommended, call 828-225-6260. Estate admission required. Passholders with an advance reservation for Sunday brunch at Deerpark may bring guests without an estate admission ticket with them in their vehicle.

Our Easter Egg Hunt is one of the Southeast’s largest, with hundreds of children ages 2–9 canvassing the Front Lawn of Biltmore House for sweet treats, enjoying magic shows, and having photos taken with the Easter Rabbit*. After the hunt, head to charming Antler Hill Village to enjoy a variety of additional activities including Giant Bubbles at the Village Green, Sheep Herding at the Farmyard, and more.

 

*Photos with Easter Rabbit end at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 — 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Easter Brunch at The Inn

$85 per adult, $60 per youth (age 10 – 16), and $25 per child (age 9 and under), + tax, gratuities included

Celebrate Easter and welcome spring with exquisite dining, inspired floral décor, and the elegance and world-class service for which The Inn is renowned. Linger after your meal and enjoy live piano music in the lobby or enjoy the lush mountain view from the Veranda. 

 

Reservations required, call 800-411-3812.

Sunday, April 21 — 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Flowers to Wear: Easter

Included with stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

Join us at The Inn on Biltmore Estate on Easter Sunday to create a special souvenir for you and your loved one at our Boutonniere & Corsage Bar, led by a resident Floral Design Expert. Guests may watch or participate and are invited to take their creation as a souvenir.

 

For overnight guests exclusively.