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Biltmore House Christmas Tree Arrives - Asheville NC


November 5, 2018

This huge Christmas Tree was erected at Biltmore House last week. (Courtesy photo)

A towering 35-foot Fraser fir tree arrived at America's Largest Home last week, the final touch after several weeks of decorating Biltmore House for the holidays. Christmas at Biltmore, the estate's annual holiday celebration, formally begins Saturday, Nov. 3, and runs through Jan. 6, 2019.

The 35-foot tree is Christmas at Biltmore's star attraction each year. Santa Claus rode aboard a horse-drawn carriage to usher the tree to the front door of Biltmore House. It took more than 40 staff members to hoist the tree onto their shoulders and carry it into the Banquet Hall, where a system of rop...

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