Easter at the Biltmore
Easter Weekend coincides with Biltmoreís 26th annual Festival of Flowers PLUS the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn of Biltmore House, Americaís Largest Home. Lush green landscapes, aromatic floral displays and thousands of blooms adorn the estate for the season.
On Easter Sunday, children and their families are invited to wear their finest Easter outfits to take part in any of three Easter egg hunts held throughout the day.
Hunt times are 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and will close 15 minutes before each hunt. The day includes visits with the Easter Rabbit, Magic Shows, games and a craft activity.
Antler Hill Village will also be the site of Easter Sunday fun throughout the afternoon. Live bluegrass music, jazz music and a Grape Stomp at the Winery are planned.
Activities taking place throughout the day Easter Sunday
On the Front Lawn
Visits with the Easter Rabbit: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Magic Shows: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Craft activity, coloring pages and word find games
Easter Egg Hunts: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Designed for children ages 2 to 9 years old; children need to bring their own baskets.
Inside Biltmore House
Live classical music with the Braidstream Quartet (flute, cello, guitar, harp): 11a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Antler Hill Village
Winery ń Childrenís Grape Stomp: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Antler Hill Farm ń Live bluegrass music at Antler Hill Barn: 2 to 6:30 p.m.
Village Green Bandstand ń Live jazz music: 3 to 7:30 p.m.
Inn on Biltmore Estate
Spend the entire Easter Weekend at Biltmore with the Inn on Biltmore Estateís special offer of two nights for the price of three. The four-star inn features the same gracious hospitality enjoyed by George and Edith Vanderbilt’s guests at the turn of the century. More details about rates and reservations are available at www.biltmore.com.
For daytime visitors, children 9 years old and younger are admitted free with an accompanying adult.
For more information on ticket prices and all events please visit www.biltmore.com or call 877.BILTMORE.