Historic Biltmore Village Comes to Life During Annual Dickens Fest
Live Entertainment for All Ages
Carriage Rides and Roasting Chestnuts
During Dickens Fest, Biltmore Village is transformed into a wonderland where the sound of laughing children, holiday bells, and the clip-clop of horse-drawn carriage rides fill the air. The merriment is amplified by the more than 250,000 white lights outlining the historic buildings. The smell of chestnuts roasting over an open fire mingles with the aromas of savory meals being prepared in Biltmore Village's award-winning restaurants, including The Corner Kitchen, Fig Bistro, Neo Cantina, Red Stag Grill, and Rezaz Restaurant and Enoteca. Experience the joy and share warm smiles and hot meals with your loved ones!
Holiday Shopping & Galley Browsing Opportunities
Shopkeepers at the Biltmore Village will be joining in on the Dickens Fest celebration by dressing in Victorian-era costume and keeping their shops open until 7 p.m. Enjoy the Fraser fir holiday door wreaths as you enter into one delightful shop after another. The Olde World Christmas Shoppe and Thomas Kinkade will prove especially appropriate, plus you'll find a little something for everyone at dozens of your favorite stores, including the Once Upon a Time toy store, Brooks Brothers, J. Crew, Coldwater Creek, Williams-Sonoma, and Lilly Pulitzer.
The Biltmore Estate's Seasonal Extravaganza
Wintertime Mountain Magic
Carolina Mornings, Asheville's premiere provider of luxury vacation rental cabins, invites you to visit the Blue Ridge Mountains this holiday season. With dozens of locations to choose from, Carolina Mornings is sure to have the ideal vacation home for your friends and family, such as the Biltmore Villa Hideway, located right next door to the Dickens Fest, or Forest Hill, pictured here. Cozy up by a roaring fire with a hot cup of apple cider and watch the snow drift by outside. Call a Carolina Mornings Vacation Planner today to book the mountain vacation of a lifetime!