2019 Biltmore Events Guide

Christmas at Biltmore

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Winter At Biltmore

January 7 - March 31

Winter at Biltmore

Photo provided by The Biltmore Company

The least busy, and least expensive season of the year.  Biltmore offers the lowest rates on both admission and overnight accommodations.   If you're lucky, you might just be able to see Biltmore surrounded by a blanket of snow.

Vanderbilt House Party Exhibit

February 8 - May 27

A Vanderbilt House Party

Experience life as guest of Biltmore, in the new clothing exhibit, A Vanderbilt House Party.  Biltmore House becomes the scene of a festive celebration hosted by George and Edith Vanderbilt in a new exhibition, A Vanderbilt House Party: The Gilded Age.  

This experience will put today's visitors into the action of the time when the Vanderbilts entertained family and friends for extended visits to Biltmore House. This new clothing exhibit will be feature a new audio-guided tour (free with all online ticket purchases) that uses innovative 360-degree sound techniques, to draw listeners into the preparations for a celebration in Biltmore House. 

Biltmore Blooms

April 1 - May 23

Biltmore Gardens

See Biltmore's award winning gardens, come to life with floral displays, featuring thousands upon thousands of tulips in the tulip garden and around the estate.   Biltmore Blooms is one of the most beautiful displays you'll ever see.

Easter Egg Hunt

April 21

Participate in one of the grand Easter Egg Hunts on Biltmore's Front Lawn on Easter Sunday.  Children 9 and younger may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult.   

Biltmore Garden's Railway

May 24 - September 29

The Biltmore Conservatory and Antler Hill Village will be the sites for the Biltmore Gardens Railway,  "a botanical model train display featuring replicas of the estate's structures. These will include miniature constructions of Biltmore House, the Lodge Gate, and even a small version of the Conservatory itself." 

With hundreds of feet of track, the trains will traverse rail lines at different eye levels for all to see.  A wonderful exhibit for all ages!

23rd Annual Biltmore Summer Concert Series

Select Dates per Concert - Coming Spring 2019

Biltmore Summer Concert Series

Photo Credit: The Biltmore Company

Biltmore House and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for musical delight during Biltmore's annual concert series.

Concerts take place on the South Terrace of Biltmore House. The full concert line-up will be announced in the spring of 2019.

Christmas at Biltmore - The 45th Season

November 8 - January 5

Christmas at Biltmore

Photo Credit: The Biltmore Company.

The festive holidays arrive at Biltmore, and in style.  On December 24th, 1895, George Vanderbilt chose the holiday season as the time to open his new home to family and friends.  

The 2019 holiday season, Christmas at Biltmore, promises yet another extravagant celebration, complete with dozens of Christmas trees, miles of ribbon, garland and lights. Festive holiday menus in estate restaurants and special holiday wine tastings make for an incredibly memorable visit.

Christmas at Biltmore is something you won't want to miss!

Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore

November 8 - January 4

Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore

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As if Christmas at Biltmore wasn't special enough, the magical candlelight, firelight and live music featured at the Candlelight Evenings at Biltmore, bring history and holiday warmth to Biltmore House.  

Candlelight Christmas Evenings include a self-guided candlelight tour of Biltmore House, next-day visit to the gardens, Antler Hill Village and Biltmore Winery. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advanced reservations are required for evening visits, including pass holders.

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