America’s Largest Home Gets Ready for the Holidays
The First Christmas at Biltmore House
Christmas at Biltmore Today
Two Christmas Experiences at Biltmore
The Magic of Candlelight Christmas Evenings
The Conservatory: Hundreds of holiday poinsettias in different colors and patterns warm up the inside of the Conservatory in the Winter Garden along with a large and unusual array of tropical plants.
Christmas Pop-Up Shop at A Gardener’s Place: Adding to the estate’s many shopping options, a Christmas pop-up shop will be stocked with everything needed to celebrate the season.
Wine Tasting & Dining: Reservations for complimentary tastings of Biltmore Winery’s handcrafted wines must be made on the day of a visit. Estate restaurants offer seasonal dishes and craft cocktails.Holiday Stays at Biltmore: A stay at Biltmore for the holidays is a tradition for many families that releases the stress of hosting as Biltmore coordinates the details for the ultimate holiday experience without a single dish to wash or tree to trim. Holiday packages are offered at the luxurious Four-star Inn on Biltmore Estate, the Village Hotel and the Line House Cottages. Depending on the package, offerings include admission to Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius, Wine Welcome Socials, a Gingerbread House Display and more. To learn more, visit biltmore.com.
Christmas at Biltmore Facts
There are ten full-time floral designers and five part-time floral staff members.
5,000 lights will hang in the waterfall light display in Antler Hill Village.
1,960 traditional poinsettias are in the Christmas displays.
500 ornaments decorate the Banquet Hall Tree, and 13,870 ornaments are used inside Biltmore House.
45,000 lights and 250 candles are inside Biltmore House.
The Conservatory is decorated with “trees” made of potted plants and other natural materials.