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Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced, one-hour guided stroll on partially paved trails. Meet your River Stroll leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to hike; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

Join us for a unique outdoor yoga experience in a quiet setting with a focus on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation. No mat required, towels provided. Wear comfortable clothing. Active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop at The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village.

 

On Saturday mornings, meet your instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn at 8:15 a.m.
On Sunday mornings, meet your instructor on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village at 8:15 a.m.

 

Contact concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve and for weather back-up location.

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this moderate- to fast-paced guided hike through wooded areas on dirt-packed trails. Meet your Trail Blazers hike leader at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes; active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop within The Inn and at Antler Hill Outfitters in Antler Hill Village. Hike lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours.

 

For overnight guests 10 and up only. Reservations required and may be taken one hour prior to event; call 866-336-1245 or see concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve. Weather permitting: contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at 828-225-1425 prior to event.

As darkness falls across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore turns up the volume with Live After Five. Featuring energetic jazz and pop bands and casual dining options offering inspired takes on cookout favorites, it’s the perfect way to relax after a fun-filled day on the estate.

May 27, July 22, November 11, 2018
Bring your Land Rover and a guest to explore Biltmore’s 8,000-acre backyard! During this 6-hour, half-day event, you’ll become better acquainted with all the unique off-road capabilities your rugged vehicle has to offer. An expert Land Rover driving instructor will be on hand to show you how to navigate purpose-built courses featuring ascents, descents, side tilts, and challenging rocky terrain. A fun and exciting outing for both the novice and advanced driver, this special outing includes breakfast and lunch for you and your guest.

 

Space is limited, advance registration required. Please call 828-225-1541 to reserve. Drivers and guests meet at front gate at 8:30 a.m. No estate admission required. Continental breakfast and hot buffet lunch is included.

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.

Saturday, September 1 - Wednesday, October 31 — Daily. Tasting lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Complimentary Reserve Wine Tastings

Included in admission

For a limited time, enjoy complimentary tastings of a treasured part of our extensive, award-winning portfolio: the special blends that comprise our exclusive Biltmore Reserve Collection. Savor this opportunity to sample and discover new favorites at our beautifully appointed tasting room.

 

All guests must be 21 or older and present a valid driver’s license as well as a Reserve Wine Tasting coupon to attend. Reserve Wine Tasting coupons will be distributed at the admissions gate at the estate’s entrance.One coupon per guest.

Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of color as George Vanderbilt’s magnificent estate and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains are beautifully transformed by autumn’s touch. The arrival of cool weather, an abundance of outdoor activities, plus special harvest-themed dining and Winery offerings make for a truly unique and exceptional fall getaway.

Tuesday, October 9 - Monday, December 31 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Nature-Inspired Holiday Tablescapes. Share the joy of the season while learning how to create a stunning tabletop piece from such natural elements as plants, pinecones, and twigs, festive holiday ornaments, and your very own imagination! 

Saturday, October 20 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vineyard Harvest Celebration

$45 per person, plus tax

Picture a crisp autumn afternoon in our vineyard. Surrounded by picturesque estate views, a live band plays as you raise a glass of award-winning Biltmore wine to toast the conclusion of another successful harvest. This special celebration includes tastings of our handcrafted wine accompanied by a delightful selection of light bites, plus lawn games, a grape stomp, and an abundance of fantastic photo opportunities.

 

Reservations are required; call 800-411-3812 option #3 to reserve. Biltmore Annual Passholders enjoy a 10% discount. Vanderbilt Wine Club members enjoy a 20% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

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