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Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 1:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Orchids for Everyone

Included with estate admission.

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Orchids for Everyone. Caring for this most beautiful and diverse of all plant species is easier than you think! Discover what orchids need to thrive and re-bloom, season after season.

Monday, March 20 - Friday, May 26 — 2:00 p.m. daily.

A Gardener’s Place Seminars: Creating a Butterfly Garden

Included with estate admission.

Join Biltmore gardening experts in A Gardener’s Place Shop beneath the Conservatory for a complimentary gardening demonstration, Creating a Butterfly Garden. Enhance the beauty, life, and motion of your garden with butterfly-attracting plants. Learn about the key role butterflies play in our ecosystem, and which plants work for specific locations.

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, May 21 — 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Ask a Gardener

Included with estate admission.

When should you plant bulbs? How do you achieve an ever-changing display of color? What are the tricks to extending your garden’s blooming season? During Biltmore Blooms, our talented horticultural experts are on hand to answer these questions and more! Look for them under the Walled Garden pergola.

Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, December 31 — Thursdays - Sundays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Guided Hike: Trail Blazers

Included with a stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

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.

 

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.

Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, December 31 — Thursdays - Sundays, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Guided Hike: River Stroll

Included with a stay at The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage

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.

 

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.

Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, October 29 — Saturdays & Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Morning Yoga

Overnight guests ages 16 and up only.

Join us for a unique outdoor yoga experience in a quiet setting with a focus on wellness, balance, and rejuvenation.* 

  • Saturday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Meet your yoga instructor on The Grand Terrace of The Inn at 8:15 a.m.
  • Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Meet your yoga instructor on the Village Green in Antler Hill Village at 8:15 a.m.
  • No mat required, towels are provided. 
  • Wear comfortable clothing. Active wear is available at The Marble Lion retail shop at The Inn on Biltmore Estate.

 

Reservations are required and may be taken up to one hour prior to the event.  See the concierge at The Inn or the Village Hotel front desk to reserve or call 866-336-1245

 

*Weather permitting. See concierge at The Inn or Village Hotel front desk for weather back-up location.

Sunday, April 9 - Sunday, August 6 — Select Sundays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kids’ Night Out: Movie Night

$40 per child + tax

Parents, enjoy the estate while your kids have fun at their very own “kids only” event! Our Kids’ Night Out features two hours of adult-supervised kid-friendly activities that include dinner. With your kids safely occupied, you’ll have two entire hours to treat yourself to such relaxing adult-friendly activities as leisurely dinners, shopping, Winery tours, tastings, and more.

 

Available the following Sundays: April 9, 16, June 25, July 9, 16, and 23, and August 6. Kids’ Night Out is for children ages 6-12. Reservations required; call 866-336-1245.

Monday, April 10 - Monday, August 7 — Select Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kids’ Night Out: Luau Pool Party

$40 per child + tax

Parents, enjoy the estate while your kids have fun at their very own “kids only” event! Our Kids’ Night Out features two hours of adult-supervised kid-friendly activities that include dinner. With your kids safely occupied, you’ll have two entire hours to treat yourself to such relaxing adult-friendly activities as leisurely dinners, shopping, Winery tours, tastings, and more.

 

Available the following Mondays: April 10 , 17, June 26, July 10, 17, and 24, and August 7. Kids’ Night Out is for children ages 6-12. Reservations required; call 866-336-1245.

Tuesday, April 11 - Tuesday, August 8 — Select Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kids’ Night Out: Antler Hill Village Glow-in-the-Dark Scavenger Hunt

$40 per child + tax

Parents, enjoy the estate while your kids have fun at their very own “kids only” event! Our Kids’ Night Out features two hours of adult-supervised kid-friendly activities that include dinner. With your kids safely occupied, you’ll have two entire hours to treat yourself to such relaxing adult-friendly activities as leisurely dinners, shopping, Winery tours, tastings, and more.

 

Available the following Tuesdays: April 11, 18, June 27, July 11, 18 and 25, and August 8. Kids’ Night Out is for children ages 6-12. Reservations required; call 866-336-1245.

Saturday, April 15 — 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Designed for Drama Tea Series

$85 per person.

Join us in the Vanderbilt Room at The Inn to celebrate our Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics exhibition with an exclusive Designed for Drama Tea Series. Bringing together lovers of literature and fine tea, we invite you to enjoy this unique Biltmore experience offered monthly, highlighting a different book from George Vanderbilt’s expansive 22,000-volume collection. Watch as the magic unfolds around you with delightfully themed menus, lively entertainment, and imaginative décor that bring the literary classics to life. April's book is Far from the Madding Crowd.
We also offer Tea Series events on March 26 and May 13.


Reservations required; call 800-411-3812.

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