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Discover the ancient art of falconry on Biltmore’s historic grounds. Learn how to handle a trained hawk or falcon, then experience the inimitable thrill of a raptor flying to and landing upon your gloved hand. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with one of these majestic birds of prey.

Favorite performers take to the stage on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, presenting extraordinary evenings of great music and unsurpassed views in an incomparable setting. A variety of dining options adds to the evening. 

*Evening events by reservation only.

Sunday, September 2 — 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Labor Day Celebration Dinner at Antler Hill Barn

$125 per adult/youth, $60 per child (ages 0–9), plus tax (gratuity included)

Join us at Antler Hill Barn for a fun and delicious dinner buffet event to celebrate summer’s finale with a blue ribbon celebration inspired by Biltmore’s annual fall fair. Enjoy live music, games for all ages, Biltmore wine, select beers, and non-alcoholic beverages. Your evening ends with a dramatic fireworks display on estate grounds. 

 

Overnight stay or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Availability is limited. Please call 866-336-1245 to reserve. Passholder dining discount does not apply for this event.

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.

Saturday, September 8 — 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

September Wine Club Pick-Up Party

$15 per person plus tax for Wine Club members; each Wine Club member may bring one guest for an additional $15 plus tax

Why just pick up your fall wine shipment when you can also enjoy an exclusive members-only opportunity to share fine wine, light bites, live music, and good company? Not yet a Wine Club member? Discover the many benefits of membership and join today!

 

Exclusively for members of Vanderbilt Wine Club and their guests. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required, call 800-411-3812. No discounts apply for this event. 

Friday, September 28 — 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Effect of Glass on Grape: Riedel Tasting

$95 per person, includes set of Riedel glassware for each ticketed attendee

Picture a crisp autumn evening on lovely Lioncrest Veranda at Deerpark. Imagine a specialty wine experience where you sip Biltmore’s award-winning wines from expertly-crafted Riedel stemware. On this fascinating evening, you’ll discover the impact wine glass shape and size has on your favorite vintages, and why Riedel is known worldwide as “the winemaker’s choice.” Join us for this one-time-only event where a sip of wine becomes a celebration!

 

Limited number of tickets available; reservations required; call 800-411-3812 option 3 to reserve.
Cost does not include tax or gratuity. Attendees have the option to purchase additional sets of glassware. Biltmore Annual Passholders plus one guest enjoy a 10% discount. Vanderbilt Wine Club members plus one guest enjoy a 20% discount. Discounts cannot be combined. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

Saturday, October 20 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$45 per person, plus tax

Picture a crisp autumn afternoon in our vineyard. Surrounded by picturesque estate views, a live band plays as you raise a glass of award-winning Biltmore wine to toast the conclusion of another successful harvest. This special celebration includes tastings of our handcrafted wine accompanied by a delightful selection of light bites, plus lawn games, a grape stomp, and an abundance of fantastic photo opportunities.

 

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

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 55 trees decorated by our talented staff, accented with miles of ribbon, garlands, and lights. Festive menus in our restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.

Join us for a lavish Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet at The Inn. The Vanderbilt Room offers a welcoming, family-style atmosphere perfect for creating warm memories. Enjoy a stunning array of delicious holiday fare before continuing the festivities with live Christmas music and a crackling fire in the Library Lounge. 

 

For The Inn’s Thanksgiving Package guests only. Reservations required, please call 866-336-1245. Recommended dress code is business casual; resort wear is accepted.

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