2024 Calendar of Events

Chihuly at Biltmore headlines the estate’s 2024 calendar alongside seasonal favorites

ASHEVILLE, N.C.An exhibit of the work by globally-renowned artist Dale Chihuly leads Biltmore’s 2024 calendar of seasonal events that includes the estate’s beloved Biltmore Blooms in the spring, and the annual holiday tradition, Christmas at Biltmore. The full 2024 Biltmore Calendar of Events is as follows:

NEW! March 25, 2024 – Jan. 5, 2025: Chihuly at Biltmore

Amherst at Deerpark, the estate’s exhibit center, is the setting for Chihuly at Biltmore, an intimate look at works created by globally-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. Curated especially for Biltmore, the exhibit will feature pedestal works, Drawings, and large-scale installations of Chandeliers, Towers, Mille Fiori, and Neon, showcasing Chihuly’s artistic process and influences. A leader in the development of glass as a fine art, Chihuly is celebrated for architectural installations that have captivated viewers around the U.S. and throughout the world.

In addition to the gallery exhibition inside Amherst at Deerpark, a large-scale installation will be presented at the front of Biltmore House. Guests may also experience Chihuly’s Iris Gold and Garnet Chandelier in the estate’s permanent collection, now on view in Biltmore Winery.

March 25 – May 23, 2024:  Biltmore Blooms

A long-time spring tradition, Biltmore Blooms celebrates Biltmore’s historic gardens and grounds and the return of warm weather, featuring a progression of thousands of spring flowers growing across the property. Starting with daffodils, followed by the tulips, wisteria, azaleas, rhododendron, and roses, the estate offers something new on a near-daily basis. Biltmore Blooms honors the genius of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and his vision for George Vanderbilt’s western North Carolina home. Easter activities on the estate on March 30 and 31 will feature an Easter Scavenger Hunt.

Nov. 2, 2024 – Jan. 5, 2025: Christmas at Biltmore

Two enchanting experiences are available to enjoy Biltmore during the holiday season — the Christmas at Biltmore daytime house tour experience, and the Candlelight Christmas Evenings nighttime Biltmore House tour experience.

Nov. 2, 2024 – Jan. 5, 2025:  Christmas at Biltmore Daytime Celebration

A daytime visit to Biltmore is a feast for the senses, featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of ornaments. From Biltmore House to the Winery and Antler Hill Village, guests will want to linger on the estate to experience all that Christmas at Biltmore has to offer.

Nov. 2, 2024 – Jan. 4, 2025:  Candlelight Christmas Evenings

Biltmore House glows with candlelight and firelight during this nighttime tour, changing the daytime visit’s mood and experience. Candlelight Christmas Evenings in Biltmore House allows guests to step back in time with an experience reminiscent of the Vanderbilt’s first Christmas spent in Biltmore House in 1895. Musicians stationed throughout the house perform seasonal favorites. Setting the scene is a 55-foot Norway spruce encircled by illuminated evergreens and shrubs sparkling in the center of the front lawn.

Information and admission tickets to events may be found at Biltmore.com.

About Biltmore

Established in 1895 in Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. In addition to Biltmore House, the 250-room French château known as America’s Largest Home, this beloved National Historic Landmark includes 8,000 acres of gardens and grounds. Comprised of managed forests and farmland, a working vineyard, 20+ miles of nature trails, Antler Hill Village and its shops, restaurants, and award-winning Winery, the estate also features such splendid overnight accommodations as a four-star Inn, a charming hotel, and a distinctive collection of private cottages. All this, plus seasonal exhibitions, outdoor activities, and live entertainment make Biltmore a one-of-a-kind destination.

Privately owned and maintained by his descendants, Biltmore remains true to George Vanderbilt’s original vision: a self-sustaining Blue Ridge Mountain estate and a luxurious retreat amid year-round natural beauty. Whether as a day trip or multi-night getaway, to experience Biltmore is to experience a legacy of gracious hospitality, timeless elegance, and an inspired sense of wonder. To learn more, go to Biltmore.com or call 877-BILTMORE.