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.

Valentine’s at Gallery Restaurant

Join us February 14-16 at Gallery Restaurant for a delightful Valentine prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Ivo Sandrea. Cost is $105 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reserve here. View Valentines Menu


Valentine’s Cocktail

Join us in February at The Ryal or Gallery Bar for The Ballantyne Valentine cocktail featuring Belvedere Vodka, Pama Liqueur, Malibu Rum, Pomegranate Juice, Chambord Liqueur and Blackberries. Cost is $14 plus tax and gratuity.


Margarita Week

Join us at The Ballantyne Hotel and Gallery Bar as we turn National Margarita Day into a week-long celebration! Visit us from Monday February 17th through Saturday February 22nd (National Margarita Day) and enjoy all three of our $10 specialty margaritas, crafted from our bartenders’ personal recipes.

Vote for your favorite at the bar and be entered to win a $50 Gallery Restaurant gift card. Bartenders Valerie, Eric and Robbie are eager to showcase their drinks for you all week, so come see them and rock the vote!


Wine Week

National Wine Day is also cause for a week-long celebration!

Monday, February 17th through Sunday, February 23rd, we’re pleased to feature the wines of Orin Swift Cellars and renowned winemaker Dave Phinney. While dining in Gallery, each of our OSC selections will be offered at special by-the-glass pricing, including Blank Stare, Mannequin, Slander, Abstract, Eight Years in the Desert, Machete, and yes – even the iconic Mercury Head Cabernet!

Reserve your seat by calling the restaurant at 704-248-4100.


Whiskey Club at Ballantyne

Join us for select whiskey paired with chef small plates from 6:30 – 8 pm. Cost is $70 plus tax and gratuity.

  • February 28 Benriach, Glendronach, Macallan and Bruichladdich with guest presenter Larken Egleston
  • March 27 Laphroaig 10 year and Triple Wood and Bowmore 12 and 15 year paired with oysters with guest presenter Kevin Creasy
  • April 24 Western Whiskey with guest presenter Larken Egleston
  • May 29 Ardbeg and Glenmorangie with guest presenter Luke Vahjen
  • June 26
  • July 31
  • August 28 Japanese Whiskey
  • September 25 Knob Creek
  • October 30
  • November 27

Reservations required at 704 248 4100.


Beer Dinners

Join us February 22 from 6:30 pm until 9pm for a four-course beer dinner pairing at Gallery Restaurant featuring Legion Brewery. Cost is $75 plus tax and gratuity. Legion Beer Dinner Menu

Join us March 21 from 6:30 pm until 9 pm for a four-course beer dinner at Gallery Restaurant featuring The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Cost is $75 plus tax and gratuity.

Reservations are required at 704 248 4100.


Afternoon Tea

Experience The Ballantyne’s take on classic teas offered in England’s finest tea houses with a Southern flair. Enjoy a variety of tea blends from Rare Tea Company® of London. Savor traditional tea sandwiches made from the freshest, local ingredients. Indulge your sweet tooth with The Ballantyne’s selection of sweets, including French macarons and delicately constructed tarts and gourmet cakes. The Ballantyne’s fluffy scones topped with seasonal curd and jam are the perfect way to enjoy an authentic tea experience. Cost is $42, $25 ages 5-12, $10 ages 4 and under (excluding tax & gratuity).

Royal Afternoon Tea Enhancement
Enhance your tea experience by upgrading to the Royal Afternoon Tea. This offering includes all of the traditional Afternoon Tea offerings with the added bonus of a glass of Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne. Cost is $58 for adults, $25 ages 5-12, $15 ages 4 and under (excluding tax & gratuity).

Afternoon Tea is available Thursday – Sunday, 1 pm – 4 pm. Reservations required at 704 248 4100.

Specialty Teas

Experience a specialty tea from 1 – 4 pm at The Ballantyne. Enhanced experiences include a glass of champagne, selections from Rare Tea Company, themed  sweets and savories. Cost is $58 for adults, $25 ages 5-12, $15 ages 4 & under (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations required at 704 248 4100.

  • La Vie en Rose Saturday and Sundays in February La Vie en Rose Menu
  • Be My Fair Lady March 21-22 and 28-29
  • Easter Tea April 9-11 Includes an Easter Bunny Visit
  • Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Tea April 18-19
  • Mother’s Day Tea May 7-10 (Outdoor seating options, weather permitting)
  • Summertime Tea in the Carolinas Saturday and Sundays in June (Outdoor seating options, weather permitting)
  • Gone with the Wind July 18-19 and 25-26 (Outdoor seating options, weather permitting)
  • Mad Hatter August 22-23 and 29-30 (Outdoor seating options, weather permitting)
  • Downton Abbey September 12-13 and 19-20
  • Trick or Tea October 24-25 and 30-31 (Outdoor seating options, weather permitting)
  • Jane Austen Tea November 7-8 and 14-15
  • Harvest Tea November 21-22 and 28-29
  • Holiday Tea Tuesday through Sundays in December (Excluding Christmas Day) Live Harpist Daily

The Ballantyne Immersion Experience

Each Friday and Saturday at 4 pm, join the Concierge for an enriching gathering in the lobby. The experience will commence with a tour celebrating the property’s recent redesign and concluding with a putting competition for a chance to win a handcrafted cocktail at The Ryal. Sign up at the Concierge Desk.


Weekend Brunch

Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7 am – 2:30 pm.

Spa Events and Exclusives

24K Golden Glow Therapy

This gilded beauty therapy offers a dazzling and rejuvenating experience. The unprecedented regenerating power of 24K Gold is combined with two anti-aging flowers to enhance the face and body, resulting in a fully radiant glow, firmer skin and intense relaxation. $200/80 minutes

Cranberry Orange Manicure & Pedicure

Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and cranberry orange soak followed by a creamy soft scrub to hydrate and smooth your skin. Rich shea and cocoa butters are blended with fresh cranberry and orange oils and massaged in for a warm and deeply nourishing wrap. Finish with your choice of long-wearing polish. Manicure $40/50 minutes and Pedicure $60/50 minutes

Cranberry Orange Massage Therapy

This customized pressure massage begins with dry body brushing, followed by an infused nourishing blend of cranberry and orange oils. This warming winter experience is completed with a luxurious cranberry orange shea butter hand and foot treatment. $180/80 minutes

Cranberry Orange Deep Conditioning Treatment

This customized pressure massage begins with dry body brushing, followed by an infused nourishing blend of cranberry and orange oils. This warming winter experience is completed with a luxurious cranberry orange shea butter hand and foot treatment. $30

Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge. Reserve here.


Golf Events and Offers

Ballantyne Golf Academy

Disc Golf Tournament – Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:00 am Shotgun Start

  • Registration Closed

Introduction to TPI for Adults

Join us for an introductory class on the benefits of TPI on your golf swing. It includes two 90 minute sessions with TPI certified golf teaching professionals and TPI certified fitness instructor. They will review “The Big 12”, the most common swing characteristics, a TPI physical screen, exercises to improve areas from your physical screen, and drills to improve movement patterns in your golf swing.

Tuition: $100 (Must reserve in advance. Cost includes both days.

    • Saturday, February 8   |   10:00 am – 11:30 am & Saturday, February 15   | 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Inquire at (704) 542-7635

Winter Tune-Ups – Two hour clinics every Saturday Now – February 29.

Ballantyne Junior Open February 22 – 23, 2020

Early Bird Special – $200 off tuition for any Three Day Golf School booked in 2020. Valid through February 29, 2020.

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