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Come to Village Social at Village Hotel for live music select evenings with a variety of talented, versatile musicians. Relax while enjoying a diverse mix of musical styles ranging from jazz to R&B, from blues to funky pop rock.

Thursday, January 3 - Sunday, December 29 — 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, 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.

Friday, February 1 - Friday, February 22 — Fridays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Tasting at The Inn

Included with stay at The Inn

What better way to toast romance than with a bit of Biltmore’s best bubbly! Tickle your palate with a variety of award-winning sparkling wines, along with a mouth-watering selection of handcrafted chocolate candies.

 

For overnight guests at The Inn exclusively. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 17 — 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Valentine’s Day Dinner in The Dining Room

Savor an exquisite three-course meal served in The Inn’s most exclusive and elegantly appointed dining space. Designed to deliver a memorable, romantic culinary experience, each course on this special menu is accompanied by a carefully selected Biltmore wine.

 

Reservations required, call 828-225-1699.

Saturday, February 9 — 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sparkling Soirée: Gilded Age Masquerade

$150 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Kick off our new exhibition, A Vanderbilt House Party – the Gilded Age, with a masquerade celebration so grand it can only be held in Biltmore’s most stunning new venue: Amherst Ballroom. Behold live aerial performances that take full advantage of the Ballroom’s soaring 17-foot ceiling. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment, music, dancing, a photobooth, and a costume contest. Delight your palate with savory canapés, sweet petit fours, a selection of Biltmore wines, and the exclusive introduction of our new red dessert wine, Mariporta. Don a mask, choose your most elegant attire, and join us for this truly one-of-a-kind Biltmore event.

 

Vanderbilt Wine Club members plus one guest enjoy a 20% discount. Biltmore Annual Passholders plus one guest enjoy a 10% discount. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Black tie optional. Masks encouraged, but will also be provided. Reservations required. Please call 800-411-3812 and press 3 to reserve.

Thursday, February 14 — 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Chocolate Social at The Inn

Included with stay at The Inn

Indulge in the time-honored tradition of sharing sweets with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day—join us for a sumptuous selection of fine chocolates, heart-warming hot cocoa, and Biltmore red wines.

 

Exclusively for overnight guests at The Inn.

Celebrate your romantic evening in a casual setting that embodies the charm of old Europe. A truly fantastic four-course feast features your choice of Butter Poached Lobster, Pan Seared Halibut, or Chateaubriand for Two. Deliciously decadent desserts include guest favorites Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Dome and White Chocolate Panna Cotta.

 

Estate admission or Biltmore Annual Pass with advance reservations required. Please call 828-225-6230 to reserve.

Inspired by A Vanderbilt House Party, this lavish feast is the kind of dining experience enjoyed by Biltmore houseguests in the early 1900s. Your evening begins with butler-passed canapés, features seven courses and a selection of award-winning Biltmore wines, and takes place in the Winery’s Champagne Cellar. Distinguished by European ambience, refined décor, and the play of candlelight upon rough-hewn stone walls, this distinctive location sets the stage for a truly remarkable evening.

 

Limited number of tickets available, reservations required.
Call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Inspired by A Vanderbilt House Party, this lavish feast is the kind of dining experience enjoyed by Biltmore houseguests in the early 1900s. Your evening begins with butler-passed canapés, features seven courses and a selection of award-winning Biltmore wines, and takes place in the Winery’s Champagne Cellar. Distinguished by European ambience, refined décor, and the play of candlelight upon rough-hewn stone walls, this distinctive location sets the stage for a truly remarkable evening.

 

Limited number of tickets available, reservations required.
Call 800-211-9803 to reserve. Estate admission, Biltmore Annual Pass, or an overnight stay on the estate is required. Guests must be 21 or older to be served alcohol.

Thursday, April 4 - Sunday, December 29 — Thursdays - Sundays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 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. 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.