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Thursday, January 3 - Sunday, December 29 — Thursdays - Sundays, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Guided Hike: River Stroll

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

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced, one-hour guided stroll on partially paved trails. Meet your River Stroll leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to hike; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

Thursday, April 4 - Sunday, December 29 — Thursdays - Sundays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Guided Hike: Trail Blazers

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

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this moderate- to fast-paced guided hike through wooded areas on dirt-packed trails. Meet your Trail Blazers hike leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village. Hike lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to event; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, October 27 — Saturdays & Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Complimentary Yoga Classes

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

Join us for a unique outdoor yoga experience in a quiet setting with a focus on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation. No mat required, towels provided. Wear comfortable clothing. Active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop at The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

On Saturday mornings, meet your instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn at 8:15 a.m.

 

On Sunday mornings, meet your instructor on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village at 8:15 a.m.

 

For overnight guests 16 and up only. Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to activity. Contact concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting. Contact concierge at The Inn or the front desk at Village Hotel for weather back-up location.

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.

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.

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.

For a limited time, in our Conservatory and at Antler Hill Village & Winery, enjoy beautifully executed botanical model train displays! These displays features 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.

Sunday, June 16 — 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Father’s Day Brunch at Deerpark Restaurant

$42 per adult, $24 per youth (10-16), $15 children (6-9) + tax

Treat Dad to a hearty brunch at Deerpark Restaurant, where a farmhouse table teeming with an abundance of sumptuous southern entrees and savory sides awaits! There’s no better way to celebrate Dad’s special day than with an amazing meal followed by a fun-filled day on the estate.

 

Reservations recommended, call 828-225-6260. Estate admission or Annual Pass required. Passholders with advance reservation for Sunday brunch at Deerpark may bring guests with them in their vehicle without estate admission tickets. Passholder discount not valid on holidays.

Wednesday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 31 — Wednesdays, 8:00 p.m.

Summer 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.

Thursday, July 4 — 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

July 4th Celebration Dinner at Antler Hill Barn

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

This event is now SOLD OUT.

Join us for a delicious dinner buffet that offers old-fashioned fun and games for all ages at Antler Hill Barn. Enjoy live music, Biltmore wine, select beers, and non-alcoholic beverages. Your evening ends with a dramatic fireworks display on estate grounds.

 

Limited availability. Menu subject to change. Available to guests of The Inn and Village Hotel, Passholders, and daytime guests. Passholder dining discounts not valid for this event. Reservations required, please call 866-336-1245 to reserve.

Treat yourself to a complete “dinner and a show” experience! Savor perfectly prepared southern regional cuisine in a setting that offers rustic charm and sweeping views of estate pastures. After dinner, enjoy the convenience of shuttle transportation to and from the show.

 

Advance reservations required, please call 800-411-3812. Concert tickets required. Biltmore Annual Passholder 10% dining discount valid for Pre-Concert Dinner Buffet at Deerpark. Occurs July 25, 26 and August 3, 6, 9, 10, 2019.

Treat yourself to a complete “dinner and a show” experience with a delicious three-course dinner in a truly one-of-a-kind setting! After dinner, stroll to your concert on the South Terrace and enjoy breathtaking summer evening views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

 

Advance reservations required, please call 800-411-3812. Concert tickets required. Biltmore Annual Passholder 10% dining discount valid for Pre-Concert Dinner at Stable Café. Occurs July 25, 26 and August 3, 6, 9, 10, 2019.

Thursday, July 25 — Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Estate entry at 4:30 p.m.

The Beach Boys

Premium Reserved: SOLD OUT
Reserved: SOLD OUT
General Admission: SOLD OUT

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning pop music legends that brought you such hits as “Surfin’,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “California Girls,” and “Good Vibrations.” 

The Inn on Biltmore Estate Package is SOLD OUT.
Village Hotel Package is SOLD OUT.

 Advance ticket purchase required. Please note: concerts are not recommended for children 9 and under.

Friday, July 26 — Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Estate entry at 4:30 p.m.

The B-52s

Premium Reserved: SOLD OUT
Reserved: $75
General Admission: $65

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning pop music legends that brought you such hits as “Dance This Mess Around,” “Love Shack,” “Roam,” and “Rock Lobster.”  With their high-energy live performances and worldwide sales of more than 20 million albums, the Grammy®-nominated band is as bright, bold, and boundless as ever, igniting a legacy of innovation that will continue to inspire their long-time fans and future generations.

Premium Reserved seats are included with 

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning southern rock/country music legends that brought you such hits as “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” “In America,” and “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” and “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” and “Can’t You See.” 

Premium Reserved seats are still available with 

Saturday, August 3 — 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Chef Derek Powell’s Antler Hill Village Cookout

á la carte

Join Cedric’s Tavern Executive Chef Derek Powell for an Antler Hill Village Cookout. Bring friends and family to enjoy beautiful summer weather and a delectable array of Southern sides, sweets, and main dishes that showcase perfectly prepared estate-raised pork, beef, and BBQ ribs. It’s a mouth-watering, more-the-merrier event you won’t want to miss!

 

Estate daytime admission, overnight stay, or Biltmore Annual Pass required. All prices á la carte.

Tuesday, August 6 — Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Estate entry at 4:30 p.m.

Chicago

Premium Reserved: SOLD OUT
Reserved Seating: SOLD OUT
General Admission: SOLD OUT

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning rock and roll legends that brought you such hits as “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Saturday in the Park,” and “Does Anyone Really Know What Time It is.” The legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.

Premium Reserved seats are included with The Inn on Biltmore Estate Package - SOLD OUT
Reserved seats are included with Village Hotel Package - SOLD OUT

 Advance ticket purchase required. Please note: concerts are not recommended for children 9 and under.

Friday, August 9 — Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Estate entry at 4:30 p.m.

The O’Jays and Kool & The Gang

Premium Reserved: SOLD OUT
Reserved Seating: $90
General Admission: $85

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning R&B music legends that brought you such hits as “Backstabbers,” “Love Train,” and “Use Ta Be My Girl,” and “Celebration,” “Cherish,” and “Ladies Night.” 

Premium Reserved seats are included with 

Join us on the South Terrace for a memorable show under the stars featuring the enduring multi-award-winning Contemporary Christian legends that brought you such hits as “Baby, Baby,” and “Love Take Me Over,” “Cinderella,” and “Dive.” 

Premium Reserved seats are included with

Saturday, August 31 — 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Chef Derek Powell’s Antler Hill Village Cookout

á la carte

Join Cedric’s Tavern Executive Chef Derek Powell for an Antler Hill Village Cookout. Bring friends and family to enjoy beautiful summer weather and a delectable array of Southern sides, sweets, and main dishes that showcase perfectly prepared estate-raised pork, beef, and BBQ ribs. It’s a mouth-watering, more-the-merrier event you won’t want to miss!

 

Estate daytime admission, overnight stay, or Biltmore Annual Pass required. All prices á la carte.

Sunday, September 1 — 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. 

 

Estate admission, overnight stay, or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Menu subject to change. Availability is limited. Please call 866-336-1245 to reserve. Passholder dining discount does not apply for this event.