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Biltmore Estate Christmas Celebrations

Experience the grand tradition of the holidays at Biltmore Estate. Located just east of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the estate is aglow with Christmas cheer, decorations and special holiday events. Biltmore Estate Christmas celebrations are elegant affairs full of charm.

The Christmas at Biltmore Celebration is scheduled for November 6, 2015 through January 2, 2016. America’s largest home is decorated with dozens of Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths, bows and poinsettias, as well as miles of evergreen garland and thousands of ornaments. Plus, a massive 35-foot Fraser Fir tree will be adorned beautiful ornaments and presents.

Christmas at Biltmore is included with the purchase of Biltmore tickets and includes access to Biltmore House, the Gardens and Antler Hill Village and Winery, where visitors may take a complimentary guided tour featuring a wine tasting. The Antler Hill Village Barn hosts Santa and Mrs. Claus each weekend during the Christmas event. Visit with him from 1pm-5pm and be sure to bring your wish list.

Nighttime activities at the Biltmore House include a Candlelight Christmas Evening. The event features interior holiday decorations as well as a landscape of holiday lights. During holiday evenings when candles and fireplaces fill the grand home with a warm glow, you’re enveloped in the merriment of holidays of yore.

With the purchase of a Candlelight Christmas Evenings ticket, guests can enjoy a reserved evening visit of Biltmore House, daytime access to Biltmore Gardens and Antler Hill Village and Winery. Your daytime visit to Biltmore House includes a self-guided tour featuring displays of vintage clothing, storytelling and period pieces showcasing what it was like to live in America’s largest home. Original art from masters like Renoir, 16th century tapestries, Napoleon’s chess set, a library with 10,000 volumes, a banquet hall with a 70-foot ceiling , 65 fireplaces, an indoor pool, bowling alley and treasured antiques are included in the tour.


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