Special Events Designed to Delight

The Ballantyne offers monthly tastings, teas, The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne and seasonal restaurant brunches among many other festive events. Most events are open to the public and may require advance reservations.

Half Price Bottles of Wine Mondays

Every Monday enjoy a bottle from our Wine Spectator Award-winning list for half-price, including our curated collection of French, Italian, and California gems!

Reservations may be secured by calling us directly at 704-248-4100 or booking on OpenTable


Savor the Date Night

Join us at Gallery Restaurant for our “Savor the Date Night” every Tuesday as we enhance the perfect meal for two with a special offering!

With the purchase of two dinner entrees, we will include your choice of a complimentary appetizer as well as a complimentary dessert to share—beginning and ending your date night in a romantic style.

Call us directly at 704-248-4100 to secure your reservation or book on OpenTable.


Express Lunch

Join us at Gallery Restaurant for the return of our famous Gallery Express Lunch every Monday – Friday.

Enjoy a daily chef’s selection of soup or salad, half sandwich or flatbread, and petite dessert—all on one plate and all for only $15.

Lunch reservations may be secured by calling us directly at 704-248-4101 or by booking on OpenTable

Gingerbread Lane

Visit The Ballantyne to view an enchanting display of gingerbread creations from Friday, December 4 through Sunday, December 27. Gingerbread Lane is free to visit and open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. This year Gingerbread Lane will be held in the Carolina Room.  Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families.

If you would like to make your donation on line, Donate Here

*Gingerbread Lane will adhere to the state of North Carolina’s Reopening Phase 3 which limits mass gatherings. Masks will be required for all participants and social distancing will be practiced.


Gingerbread Hut

Take a stroll down Gingerbread Lane and stop by after for a cup of hot chocolate with the option to add liqueur.

Open 11AM-7PM Daily

Friday, December 4th to Sunday December 27th

 


Gingerbread Decorating Classes

Let The Ballantyne help you get into the holiday spirit with our all-ages holiday decorating experience.

We’ll provide you with the blank canvas of a gingerbread house and construction materials (icing & candy) and our new Pastry Chef, Morgan Larsson will teach you how to assemble and decorate your gingerbread masterpiece.

Dates:

Saturday and Sunday

December 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20

2:00-4:00pm

The location is planned for the Union Room.

The cost is $50 per gingerbread house, please limit groups to a maximum of 4 people per house.

Reservations are required, please call (704) 248-4330

 


Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Gallery Restaurant will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, the restaurant will feature an à la carte menu for brunch, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. as well as a 5-course prix fixe menu for dinner, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. On Christmas Day, the restaurant will feature an à la carte menu for brunch, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5-course prix fixe menu for dinner, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Cost is $95 per person. Children 12 and under may dine a la carte off the Children’s Menu.

Gallery Christmas Dinner Menu 2020

The hotel will also offer Christmas Brunch on December 25, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Ballantyne Ballroom. The elaborate buffet will include a variety of salads, an assortment of cheese and seafood displays, breakfast items, an omelet station, carving station and holiday desserts. There will be live holiday music. Cost is $79 per person, $40 for children, ages 5-12, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (pricing does not include tax or service charge).

Ballroom Brunch Christmas Menu

Enjoy Holiday Afternoon Tea in the lobby on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Afternoon Tea includes a variety of seasonal loose leaf tea blends and a selection of savory tea sandwiches, traditional confectioneries and holiday treats as well as live entertainment.  Tea will be served 1-4 p.m. The cost is $60 for adults including a glass of Champagne and $25 for children, ages 5-12, (plus tax & gratuity).

Reservations are required for Afternoon Tea, Christmas Brunch (Ballroom) and restaurant dining. To make a reservation, please call 704-248-4100.

*All events will adhere to the state of North Carolina’s Reopening Phase 3 which limits capacities. All necessary precautions will be taken at buffets and food stations including plexiglass barriers and staff to serve. There will be no self-service stations. Masks will be required for all participants and social distancing will be practiced.


Holiday Afternoon Tea

Enjoy Holiday Afternoon Tea in the lobby throughout December. Holiday Afternoon Tea includes a variety of seasonal loose leaf tea blends and a selection of savory tea sandwiches, traditional confectioneries and holiday treats as well as live entertainment. Tea is served Thursday through Sunday, December 3 –  January 3, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. including Christmas Eve. The cost is $60 for adults including a glass of Champagne and $25 for children, ages 5-12 (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.


New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Gallery Restaurant will be serving an a la carte Brunch from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Enjoy Festive Afternoon Tea in the lobby on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Afternoon Tea includes a variety of seasonal loose leaf tea blends and a selection of savory tea sandwiches, traditional confectioneries and holiday treats as well as live entertainment.  The cost is $60 for adults including a glass of Champagne and $25 for children, ages 5-12, (plus tax & gratuity).
Ring in the New Year in Gallery Restaurant and experience a chef-curated prix fixe dinner on December 31st.

 

Early Seating: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner – $55

New Year’s Eve Early Seating Menu

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Late Seatings: 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Five-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner – $95

New Year’s Eve Late Seating Menu

Prices exclude tax and gratuity

Reservations are required. Please call (704) 248-4100