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Relax and unwind to the rhythm and charm of Antler Hill Village as our accomplished jazz, pop, swing, and rock duos, trios, and bands deliver fantastic 45-minute sets! Grab a sandwich, a cool drink, or an ice cream cone to enjoy against a backdrop of excellent musicianship, dynamic vocals, and the beauty of Biltmore Estate.

Biltmore turns up the volume on the weekends with live music in Antler Hill Village. Featuring energetic jazz and pop bands and casual dining options that offer inspired takes on cookout favorites, it’s the perfect way to unwind in between activities on the estate.

For a limited time, in our Conservatory and at Antler Hill Village & Winery, enjoy beautifully executed botanical model train displays! These displays feature a variety of Biltmore area structures, each handcrafted in meticulous detail from such all-natural elements as leaves, bark, and twigs. With 800 feet of rails and trains traversing six separate lines at different eye levels, this is a one-of-a-kind, fun-for-all-ages garden experience.

Friday, May 24 - Monday, October 7 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Bee-Friendly Flowering Herbs

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Bee-Friendly Flowering Herbs. Learn how to create a lovely haven for bees in your garden—add beauty to your environment while attracting and supporting these creatures that play such a vital role in our everyday life.

Monday, September 30 - Thursday, October 31

Fall at Biltmore

Included in admission

Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of color as George Vanderbilt’s magnificent estate and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains are beautifully transformed by autumn’s touch. The arrival of cool weather, an abundance of outdoor activities, plus special harvest-themed dining and Winery offerings make for a truly unique and exceptional fall getaway.

Wednesday, October 2 - Wednesday, October 30 — Weekly, 8:00 p.m.

Fall Movie Night Under the Stars

Included in estate admission, with stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage, or with Biltmore Annual Pass

Join us at Antler Hill Barn for a memorable movie night under the stars! Come early to find a good seat, play lawn games, and enjoy delicious Carolina barbecue and snacks available for purchase from The Smokehouse.

 

No reservations required. Reserved seating available to guests at The Inn and Village Hotel. Reserved seating will be held until 7:45 p.m.; all other seating is first come, first served. Dates subject to change. Outside food and beverage not permitted at the event. Outside alcohol not permitted on Biltmore property. For additional information, call 800-411-3812.

Tuesday, October 8 - Tuesday, December 31 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Illuminated Holiday Tablescapes

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Illuminated Holiday Tablescapes. Learn how to create a stunning holiday tabletop centerpiece by combining such natural elements as plants, pinecones, and twigs with festive holiday ornaments and lights.  

Saturday, October 19 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$50 per person, plus tax

This event is SOLD OUT.

Picture a crisp autumn afternoon in our vineyard on the estate’s west side, an area rarely seen by guests. Surrounded by picturesque views, a live band plays as you raise a glass of award-winning Biltmore wine to toast the conclusion of yet another successful harvest. As you savor tastings of our handcrafted wines with a selection of light bites, you enjoy lawn games and a grape stomp. New to the celebration this year, Land Rover excursions offer further exploration of the west side as well as an abundance of fun photo opportunities.


Reservations are required; call 800-411-3812 option #3 to reserve. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a 10% discount for themselves and one guest. Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a 20% discount for themselves and one guest. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

Join Bistro Executive Chef Daniel Polk for a collaborative four-course dinner in our Winery’s charming candlelit Champagne Cellar. Savor such delights as House-Made Bison Sausage, Blackberry Glazed Pork Belly, and Estate-Raised Beef Tenderloin, each perfectly paired with Woodford Reserve’s carefully crafted small batch Kentucky bourbons.

 

Reservations and advance payment required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Gather fellow beer connoisseurs to experience a collaborative dining event at Cedric’s Tavern. Your evening features a delicious four-course feast prepared by Executive Chef Derek Powell. Each course is perfectly paired with seasonal craft beers selected by Homeplace Beer Company Craft Brewer John Silver. Don’t miss this special experience!

 

Reservations and advance payment required; call 800-411-3812 to reserve. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.