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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.

Explore the estate’s East Side with an insider’s perspective on this relaxed-paced 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.

Saturday, October 14 - Sunday, December 31 — 1:30 p.m. Daily

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Holiday Tablescapes with Plants

Included in admission

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary demonstration, Holiday Tablescapes with Plants. Learn how to create a long-lasting, living tabletop conversation piece using plants, such natural elements as pinecones and twigs, other interesting objects of your choosing, and your very own imagination!

Friday, November 3 - Saturday, January 6 — Fridays & Saturdays, 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Bonfire & S’mores

$6.00 plus tax per S’mores Kit

Join us near Antler Hill Barn for a good old fashioned bonfire! Cozy up with your loved ones, relax, and unwind while making (and eating!) tasty toasty s’mores—it’s the perfect way to wrap a fun-filled day on the estate, or your Candlelight Christmas Evening visit. Purchase your s’mores kits at our Creamery or at The Kitchen Café (inside Village Hotel).

Friday, November 3 - Sunday, January 7 — 5:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Antler Hill Village & Winery Holiday Illumination

Included with estate admission or overnight stay

New this year, the warm festive glow of Christmas at Biltmore extends to charming Antler Hill Village! Bask in the beauty of a glittering cascade of lights illuminating trees, buildings, and the pathways that connect our unique shops, remarkable restaurants, and the nation’s most visited Winery. Don’t miss this must-see experience, including the stunning ornament display that adorns the ceiling of the Winery’s Tasting Room, where complimentary tastings await.

Experience the holidays wreathed with the wonder of Biltmore. Our celebration presents Christmas on a grand scale with more than 55 trees decorated by our talented staff, accented with miles of ribbon, garlands, and lights. Festive menus in our restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings. Advance reservations are required for evening visits.

Talented storytellers from Bright Star Theatre present magical holiday favorites for children of all ages in the warm, inviting Village Hotel lobby space. Join us for two separate 45-minute shows.

 

Complimentary; no reservations required.

Indulge in the ultimate Thanksgiving dining experience with your loved ones at The Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate. Experience a delicious four-course dinner on Thanksgiving Day in our elegant, intimate setting—perfect for a very special culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service. After dinner, gather around the crackling fire in the Library Lounge and enjoy live Christmas music. Recommended dress code is business casual; jacket suggested.

 

Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

Join us for a truly memorable Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet at The Inn. The Vanderbilt Room setting offers a welcoming, family-style atmosphere perfect for creating warm memories. Savor a stunning array of delicious holiday fare before continuing the festivities with live Christmas music and a crackling fire in the Library Lounge. Recommended dress code is business casual; resort wear is accepted.


Reservations required. Call 866-336-1245 to reserve your package today.

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