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Classical and contemporary favorites provide a soothing respite from a day of exploration and adventure on the estate.

Featuring some of the area’s finest musicians, our live jazz evenings offer the perfect opportunity to cozy up with a cocktail and recount the highlights of your day at Biltmore.

Come to Village Social at Village Hotel for live music select evenings with a variety of talented, versatile musicians. Relax while enjoying a diverse mix of musical styles ranging from jazz to R&B, from blues to funky pop rock.

Monday, April 1 - Thursday, May 23 — 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 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.

Monday, April 1 - Thursday, May 23 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Ask a Gardener

Included in admission

When should you plant bulbs? How do you achieve an ever-changing display of color? What are the tricks to extending your garden’s blooming season? During Biltmore Blooms, our talented horticultural experts are on hand to answer these questions and more! Look for them under the Walled Garden pergola.

Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, September 29 — Saturdays & Sundays 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Grape Stomp at Antler Hill Village

Included in admission

Grown-ups and kids alike are invited to take part in this ancient maceration (softening of the grape skin) practice, long an important part of winemaking. All “grape stompers” will receive a special souvenir to commemorate this unique experience.

 


No reservation required.

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.

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

Flowers to Wear: Mother’s Day

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

Join us at The Inn on Biltmore Estate on Mother's Day 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.

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.

Friday, May 24 - Saturday, October 26 — Friday & Saturday evenings 4:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Live After Five

Included in admission

As darkness falls across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore turns up the volume with Live After Five. Featuring energetic jazz and pop bands and casual dining options offering inspired takes on cookout favorites, it’s the perfect way to unwind after a fun-filled day on the estate.