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Candlelight Christmas Evenings

November 6, 2020 - January 9, 2021

A majestic Norway spruce and pathway luminaries welcome you to America’s Largest Home®. Inside, thousands of ornaments reflect the soft glow of candles, fireplaces, and twinkle lights. The magic continues in Antler Hill Village, which is festooned with a glittering cascade of lights, ornaments, and displays.


Starting at $114

  • Evening self-guided visit to Biltmore House
  • Daytime access to gardens, grounds, and Antler Hill Village & Winery either the DAY OF or the DAY AFTER your evening visit
  • Complimentary parking
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Starting at $334

  • Custom 90-minute guided evening tour of Biltmore House
    • Expert guide shares insider’s Vanderbilt stories
    • Opportunity to visit areas off the main tour
    • Question & Answer session with your guide
    • Commemorative Christmas gift for each guest
  • Daytime access to gardens, grounds, and Antler Hill Village & Winery either the DAY OF or the DAY AFTER your evening visit
  • Complimentary parking
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Preview Christmas at Biltmore

As day turns to dusk, the lights come on inside Biltmore House and on the Front Lawn.

The Front Lawn’s stately Christmas Tree glitters behind you as you enter Biltmore House.

As evening falls, a warm glow surrounds the festive lions at the entrance to Biltmore House.

Aglow with a twinkling tree, garlands, and a fire, the Library is at its most magnificent.

A stunning Christmas tree with wrapped gifts, ready for Christmas morning, welcomes guests into the lobby at The Inn on Biltmore Estate, the estate’s four-star hotel. Credit: The Biltmore Company

Yuletide décor greets guests in the lobby at cozy, comfy Village Hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Antler Hill Village. Credit: The Biltmore Company

Holiday dining on the estate always includes a wide variety of delicious and beautifully decorated dessert options.

One of the most awe-inspiring walkways—and a lovely photo opportunity—is the illuminated tunnel that leads to the Winery from Antler Hill Village.

The trees, paths, and buildings of Antler Hill Village are gently illuminated for the season.

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Your Christmas Getaway

For the ultimate Christmas at Biltmore experience, book your holiday stay at one of our two splendid estate hotels. Enjoy Biltmore as it was originally intended—as an overnight guest!


Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate


The Inn on Biltmore Estate

Compare Christmas Daytime and Candlelight Christmas Evenings Tickets

Ticket IncludesChristmas DaytimeCandlelight Evenings
Daytime experience of Biltmore House, beautifully adorned for the holidaysCheck
Evening experience of Biltmore House, awash with warm candlelight, the glow of lit fireplaces, and twinkling holiday lightsCheck
Daytime admission to Antler Hill Village & Winery, gardens, shops, and restaurants*CheckCheck
Glittering evening illumination displays in Antler Hill VillageCheckCheck
Wine tastings at the WineryCheckCheck

*For Candlelight Christmas Evenings, you may use your daytime admission either the same day of your evenings visit OR the day after.

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