Things to Do This Winter
January 7–March 31, 2019
Our most peaceful season, when prices are at their lowest on admission and overnight stays, is a wonderful time for a relaxing retreat to George Vanderbilt’s magnificent estate.
Beginning February 8, experience Biltmore in an entirely new way: by imagining yourself a guest at a turn-of-the-century celebration known as a “house party.” A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age represents the first time reproductions of clothing from the Vanderbilts’ own wardrobes will be displayed in the settings in which they were originally worn: the elegant rooms of Biltmore House. An essential part of this immersive audio-visual exhibition, our Premium Audio Guided Tour (a $12.99 value) is free when you purchase Biltmore admission online or book a packaged overnight stay on the estate.
Save up to $10 on each adult admission ticket when you book 7+ days in advance!
More to Do
A Vanderbilt House Party: The Gilded Age
Premiering February 8, scenes previously seen only in century-old black-and-white Vanderbilt photographs come to vivid, colorful life in this audio-visual exhibition experience. Paired with displays of meticulously recreated Vanderbilt-era clothing, our new Premium Audio Guided Tour features innovative 360° sound techniques and stories told by characters based on people who lived and worked at Biltmore in the early 1900s. This integral part of the exhibition fully immerses you in the leisurely days and glamorous nights of A Vanderbilt House Party.
Antler Hill Village & Winery
Charming Antler Hill Village is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Sample award-winning wines and delectable cheeses, chocolates, and charcuterie at the Winery’s beautifully appointed wine bar. Visit the Farmyard’s friendly animals, browse our unique collection of shops, then cap off your time on the estate by enjoying fresh, seasonally-inspired fare at one of our restaurants.
Tours and Outdoor Activities
Engaging tour opportunities include behind-the-scenes tours of Biltmore House and the estate, and special tours and tastings at our Winery. For those interested in exploring more of Biltmore’s 8,000 acres, our Outdoor Adventure Center provides an abundance of outdoor pursuits, from biking, horseback riding, and carriage rides, to sporting clays, Land Rover® off-road driving, Outrider USA Adventure tours, Falconry, and more!
Dining on the Estate
Dine with us this winter to delight in fresh seasonal offerings from Biltmore’s gardens and local farms! Farm-fresh ingredients range from tender lettuces and asparagus to estate-raised lamb and beef and artisan cheeses from area producers. Inspired by this seasonal bounty, talented estate chefs devise menus thoughtfully designed to please a variety of palates while pairing perfectly with Biltmore’s handcrafted wines, signature cocktails, and craft beers.