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Experience a turn-of-the-century celebration through vivid audio storytelling and displays of clothing recreated from Vanderbilt photos and portraits. A custom Exhibition Audio Guided Tour* immerses you in an era of leisurely days and glamorous nights—realistic 360° sound techniques and stories told by characters based on people who lived and worked at Biltmore in the early 1900s allow you to imagine you are there as guests and staff prepare for A Vanderbilt House Party.

 

*Audio Guided Tour is FREE with ONLINE ticket purchase, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay package that includes Biltmore House admission. One Audio Guide per guest, per Passholder, and per youth accompanying Passholder.

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.

Summer at Biltmore offers an abundance of opportunities to explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create the kind of memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy a picnic by the lagoon, a relaxing stroll through magnificent gardens bursting with summertime color, and free tastings at our outdoor wine bar. Savings include $10 off per adult admission with seven-day advance purchase, and free admission for kids 16 and under all summer long!

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.

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.

Friday, November 1 - Sunday, January 5

Christmas at Biltmore Daytime Celebration

Included with estate admission.

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.

 

Tickets on sale May 30.

Friday, November 1 - Saturday, January 4

Candlelight Christmas Evenings

By reservation only. Pricing varies by date.

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.

 

Tickets on sale May 30.

Monday, January 6 - Thursday, March 19

Winter at Biltmore

Included with estate admission

The ultimate winter getaway awaits at America’s Largest Home® with an enticing combination of value and elegance. Our most peaceful season offers the lowest rates of the year on admission prices and overnight stays at our two splendid hotels.