JUNE 2020: Many events have been affected due to COVID-19 concerns. We have noted the cancellations below.
Downton Abbey: The Exhibition
January 1-April 7, 2020
See sets, 50+ costumes and more. See our Downton Abbey: The Exhibition Guide.
Winter at Biltmore
January 6-March 31, 2020
During the early months of the year, Biltmore offers a peaceful retreat following the hectic holidays. Winter specials include the lowest admission and hotel rates of the year. See our Biltmore Winter Outings Guide
April 1–May 21, 2020
Watch the progression of hundreds of thousands of spring blooms including tulips with stunning floral displays across the estate that celebrate the majesty of Frederick Law Olmsted’s legacy. Biltmore’s restaurants will include special menu items, with the Winery offering specialty tours. See our Biltmore Blooms Guide.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt (CANCELED)
April 12, 2020
The Easter Rabbit makes his annual appearance on Biltmore’s Front Lawn on Easter Sunday, along with special children’s entertainment and grand Easter Egg Hunts. Children 9 and younger may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult.
Biltmore Gardens Railway
May 22-September 27, 2020
Biltmore’s Conservatory by the Walled Garden will be the site of Biltmore Gardens Railway, a botanical model train display featuring small-scale replicas of the estate’s structures. These will include miniature constructions of Biltmore House, the Lodge Gate and Conservatory, created from natural elements such as leaves, bark and twigs from estate grounds. With 800 feet of rails and trains traversing six separate lines at different eye levels, this will be fun for all ages.
Biltmore Outdoor Summer Concert Series (CANCELED)
Summer Multiple Dates
On several evenings, Biltmore House and the Blue Ridge Mountains serve as backdrop for amazing musical experiences on the South Terrace. The concert line-up will be announced in spring. See our Biltmore Concert Series Guide.
Fall at Biltmore
September & October
See fall colors and enjoy many special events. See our Fall at Biltmore Guide.
Christmas at Biltmore Estate
November 6, 2020-January 10, 2021
See our Christmas at Biltmore Guide
Extravagant celebration, complete with more than 50 Christmas trees, miles of ribbon, garland and lights, live music and inspirational holiday demonstrations. Biltmore House Christmas Photos.
Looking Back: Past Biltmore Exhibitions
Chihuly at Biltmore: This Summer 2018 exhibition of monumental glass sculptures by multi-media artist Dale Chihuly took over the gardens! Read more.
Titanic Movie Costumes 2018: The first large-scale exhibition of fashions from Oscar-winning “Titanic” movie was a show-stopper! Titled “Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie”, 53 costumes were inside the house and other locations on the estate.
Movie Wedding Gowns 2016: Biltmore presents another spectacular exhibition “Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film,” featuring 41 wedding gowns and groom's attire from major motion pictures. As impressive as the costumes are, the elaborate floral displays throughout the house (with thousands of roses) steal the show.