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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.

Friday, November 2 - Saturday, January 5 — Fridays & Saturdays 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Carolers in Antler Hill Village

Included with estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or overnight stay.

Enjoy traditional Christmas favorites sung by our roving bands of carolers. Performing 30-minute sets from various Antler Hill Village locations, these talented singers add to the festive holiday atmosphere of this charming part of the estate.

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.

Saturday, November 3 - Sunday, December 23 — 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Select Dates.

Santa at the Bandstand

Included with estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or overnight stay.

Bring the family to visit Santa at the bandstand in Antler Hill Village on select dates through December 23. Have your camera ready to capture a classic Christmas moment you and your children will never outgrow.

 

Available November 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 20-21, 23-25, and December 1-2, 8-9, 15-23.

Saturday, November 3 - Saturday, January 5 — 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Select Dates.

Bonfire & S’mores

$6.00 plus tax per S’mores Kit

Join us in Antler Hill Village for a good old fashioned bonfire! Purchase your S’mores Kit from The Creamery, then cozy up with your loved ones while making (and eating!) tasty, toasty s’mores. It’s a perfect way to wrap a fun-filled day on the estate, or your Candlelight Christmas Evening visit. 

 

Available November 3, 10, 11, 16, 17, 22-24, 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21-31, and January 4 & 5.

Saturday, November 3 - Sunday, January 6 — 5:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Antler Hill Village & Winery Holiday Illumination

Included with estate admission or overnight stay

The warm festive glow of Christmas at Biltmore extends to charming Antler Hill Village! Bask in the beauty of a glittering cascade of lights illuminating trees, buildings, and the pathways that connect our unique shops, remarkable restaurants, and the nation’s most visited Winery. Don’t miss this must-see experience, including the stunning ornament display that adorns the ceiling of the Winery’s Tasting Room, where complimentary tastings await.

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.

Indulge in the ultimate Thanksgiving Day dining experience with your loved ones at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate. Savor a delicious four-course dinner in our elegant, intimate setting—a memorable culinary experience complemented by impeccable Biltmore service. After dinner, gather around the crackling fire in the Library Lounge and enjoy live Christmas music. 

 

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

Saturday, December 1 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt Wine Club Christmas Party

$30 per person, plus tax and gratuity

This event is SOLD OUT.
Toast the season with fellow wine club members at our third annual Christmas party! Join us for Christmas gifts, live music, and a selection of light bites and fine wines at the Hemlock Room at Amherst, our elegant new space adjacent to Deerpark.

 

For Vanderbilt Wine Club members (plus one guest) exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required. Please call 800-411-3812 and press 3 to reserve.

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