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Easter In Asheville

Feb 23, 2016 | Last Updated Mar 11, 2021
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Easter is right around the corner and March is blooming with a lot of fun activities in Asheville for families and couples alike! We've got a great list of some of our favorites to give you an idea of what to expect:

Biltmore Estate

Festival of Flowers

March 19-May 26, 2016

Celebrate Spring with a spectacular display of colorful blooms across Biltmore Estate. Starting on the first day of spring, Biltmore celebrates the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted and his final project – George Vanderbilt’s magnificent Biltmore gardens. The bright colors in the gardens are brought inside with an opulent display of tropical plants and lavish flowers inside Biltmore House. During this festival of flowers, see spring evolve with a steady progression of blooms. Tulips abound at Biltmore’s main entrance and the big display in the Walled Garden.

Easter Day

Don't forget! The Residences at Biltmore is just a short walk from the Estate and discounts for Estate Admissions are available for all guests!

Pysanky Egg Art Display Friday, March 18 - Monday, March 28, 2016

Biltmore Blooms Saturday, March 19 - Thursday, May 26

Easter Brunch at Deerpark Restaurant Sunday, March 27 —10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

$49 adults, $24 youth (10-16), $15 children (6-9) plus estate admission and applicable tax.

Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, March 27

The Easter Rabbit makes his annual appearance on Biltmore’s front lawn on Easter Sunday, along with special children’s entertainment including magic shows, music, storytelling, crafts and photos with the Easter Rabbit. Highlighting the day are the grand Easter Egg Hunts at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM. Children ages 9 years old and younger may attend the hunt for free when accompanied by an estate pass holder or a ticketed adult. Day-of registration will be required.

Related Events

Easter on the Green, presented by Ingles - Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for free family fun in Pack Square Park, Downtown Asheville, at our 8th annual Easter on the Green, presented by Ingles. The event will feature age-specific Easter egg hunts, bouncy houses, photos with the Easter Bunny and more.

Chimney Rock Easter Sunrise - Sunday, March 27, 2016

It’s tough to inspire people to get out of bed in the dark of night, but those who have witnessed the sun rising over Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure know that Chimney Rock’s Easter Sunrise Service is the place to be on Easter Sunday.

For 60 years, the Park has opened its gates to the community for inter-denominational worship filled with scripture, song, and fellowship. The service takes place beneath 535-million-year-old Chimney Rock, the monolith for which the Park is named. Gates will be open from 5-6 AM for the 7 AM service. There is no admission charge and guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the Park for the day.

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