Events & Activities
Enjoy beautiful North Carolina to the fullest at Biltmore. Browse dozens of unique Biltmore events and activities in Asheville, NC, based on your interests.
Included with estate admission.
Come to Antler Hill Village to enjoy our playground, featuring activities that connect the estate’s past with your children’s imagination with fun, healthy play.
Explore the estate’s off-road trails and scenic West Side roads aboard a new Outrider USA electric trike! Able to reach 20 mph on a variety of terrain, these three-wheeled electric recumbent tricycles offer a fun new way to experience Biltmore’s 8,000-acre backyard.
$15 per person (includes tax)
During this 90-minute experience, capture the feeling of being guided through Biltmore’s grand rooms by our curators and hosts. You’ll learn about learn about the Vanderbilts, their guests, and their servants, in addition to the surrounding architecture, design, and artwork.
After training, this tour follows gravel and dirt roads to the estate’s west side where you will enjoy beautiful views of pastures and vineyards while learning about Biltmore’s agricultural facilities.
Inspired by the Vanderbilt tradition of sharing afternoon tea with guests, The Dining Room’s unique take on this experience offers a welcome moment of leisure. Join us for a delightful sampling of fine cheeses, artfully prepared sweet and savory canapés, and a selection of Newby Teas, renowned as one of the world’s finest tea purveyors.
$125 per person plus tax
Discover the ancient art of falconry on Biltmore’s historic grounds. Learn how to handle a trained hawk or falcon, then experience the inimitable thrill of a raptor flying to and landing upon your gloved hand. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with one of these majestic birds of prey.
Stroll acres of formal and informal gardens designed by America’s foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. From the beauty of the Italian Garden to the breathtaking trees in America’s first managed forest, Biltmore’s lush landscape is a living tribute to the genius of Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in New York City.