Christmas at the Biltmore Estate is full of the extravagance of the Gilded Age. Experience the wonder and magic yourself this year! Stroll through the sumptuously decorated rooms by candlelight and the blazing firelight of 65 fireplaces. Listen to carolers and period musicians play. It is truly magical! This year’s theme will be “Hearth and Home” as they recall stories of Vanderbilt Christmases in front of the many grand fireplaces of America’s largest home.
At A Bed of Roses, you can customize your Christmas at the Biltmore Experience with our array of Candlelight Evening Packages! Add your choice of packages to a two-night stay in any of our unique Victorian guest rooms and live the fantasy. All Candlelight tours must be scheduled in advance by phone.
The Luxe Biltmore Christmastime Fantasy Package- $209.00
This deluxe package includes 2 daytime tickets to the entire Biltmore Estate, including the Gardens, Antler Village & Winery, plus a reserved Candlelight Christmas Evening at the Biltmore House. In addition you receive a gorgeous hard-bound Souvenir Book, “Christmas at Biltmore” featuring beautiful photography of holidays past and stories from guests and staff recounting the Vanderbilt holiday traditions. Take home a Biltmore Porcelain Filigree House Ornament as well, depicting a full color image of the Biltmore House at Christmastime in the snow. This ornament is a new design this year and is hung by a red satin ribbon.
The Complete Candlelight Biltmore Package– $199.00
This special package includes 2 daytime tickets to the Biltmore Estate, Gardens and Antler Village & Winery plus a reserved Candlelight Christmas Evening at the Biltmore House. In addition take home the elegant new Biltmore Porcelain Filigree House Ornament hung by a red satin ribbon to remember your visit every Christmas to come.
The Candlelight Evening Stand-Alone Package– prices vary by date.
With any stay at A Bed of Roses, receive a special discount code that will save you $15-$20 on Candlelight Evening tickets when you book them directly with The Biltmore Estate. These tickets give you a timed evening entry to the Biltmore Estate and access to the grounds only during the day.
Upgrade Your Romantic Retreat Package to a Romantic Candlelight Retreat – $295.00
Make this an extra special occasion and experience all the romance of our charming historic inn. Relax by the fireplace or soak in the Jacuzzi with a glass of bubbly. Indulge yourself with a chocolate truffle. Visit the grand Biltmore Estate lavishly adorned for Christmas. Dine at one of our excellent local independent restaurants, then return to the Biltmore Estate for a special evening entry, Soak up the magic by candle and firelight as carolers sing and holiday music wafts through the halls. This package includes 2 tickets to the Biltmore Estate and Winery good for 2 consecutive days; a timed Candlelight Evening Entry to the house; a gift certificate for dinner at your choice of local restaurants; a fresh bouquet of flowers along with chocolate truffles and a sparkling beverage presented in your room.
Candlelight Christmas Evenings are available from November 4th 2016 – January 8th, 2017. Entry times vary by the date chosen. All Candlelight tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.