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Biltmore Estate Hosts Annual Easter Festivities

Saturday, April 11th, 2009


ASHEVILLE, NC – From colorful Easter egg hunts with the Easter Rabbit, to storytelling and magic shows, your family will find fun at every turn this Easter.

On the Front Lawn

* Easter egg hunts:

11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends 15 minutes prior to each hunt.) Festivities are open to ages 2–9, and participants need to bring baskets for egg gathering.

* Visits and photos with the Easter Rabbit,:

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

* Children’s music and storytelling:

9:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., and 1:45 p.m.

* Magic shows:

10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

* Seed planting, coloring, and word finds:

9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Inside Biltmore House

* Choirs perform in the Winter Garden: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m, and 3:00 p.m.

At River Bend Barn and Farmyard

* Children’s games and crafts, butter churning demos, and baby animals: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m.