The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne – Scotch
On Friday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. experience Glendronach 12yr, BenRiach 10yr, Bruichladdich Port Charlotte and Bruichladdich Islay Barley with light hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Enjoy cocktails while viewing local artists paint live outdoors on the beautiful grounds of The Ballantyne on Sunday, May 27, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participating artists Jonathan Grauel, Laura McRae Hitchcock, Diane Pike, Jean Cauthen and Emily Andress will paint in their respective styles to showcase their interpretation of a model as subject matter. Guests can walk around behind each artist to see the work from their perspective.
Afternoon Tea and Specialty Tea
Explore weekly Afternoon Tea, monthly Specialty Tea and The Art of Tea events here.
Fitness Classes April
Strength and Conditioning
Join us every Monday and Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. to test your limits with our high interval training. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.
Take in the beautiful Ballantyne morning view every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. with our Sunrise Yoga. All skill levels are welcome. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.
Start your Friday morning out right with our Water Aerobics class in the indoor pool at 7 a.m.
Sessions are $15 and available March 1 – 31 for hotel guests. Please contact The Spa at Ballantyne with questions at (704) 248-4141.
Coravin Wine Pours and Whiskey Flights at Gallery Bar
Enjoy a daily selection of exclusive Coravin Wine Pours and Whiskey Flights at Gallery Bar.
Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ballantyne Kentucky Derby Party
On Saturday, May 5, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., join The Ballantyne for a festive gathering to celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on the South Lawn. Wear your most spectacular hats and seersucker best and create your own Ballantyne-style derby moment. The family-friendly event will feature Woodford Reserve and Maker’s Mark specialty cocktails, mint juleps, Triple Crown-worthy fare, photo opportunities with horses, pony rides, the best hat competition and an exclusive cigar selection in anticipation of the greatest two minutes in sports. Food and beverage will be available at à la carte pricing. This event is open to the public.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Gallery Restaurant
Experience an elevated contemporary Southern take on brunch with exceptional cuisine at Gallery Restaurant on May 13, noon – 4 p.m. Executive Chef Garrett Merck will create a sumptuous display of culinary delights celebrating the freshest ingredients of the season with flavorful salads, regionally-inspired sides and entrée selections, complemented by mimosas and Bloody Marys. Enjoy an impressive dessert selection by Pastry Chef Noelle Gogg. Live music will accompany dining. Cost is $95 per person, $40 for ages 5-12, and complimentary for ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24% service charge). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100. 2018 Mothers Day Brunch Menu
Royal Wedding Festivities at The Ballantyne
Celebrate the union of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style at The Ballantyne on Saturday, May 19. Envision the spectacular setting at Windsor Castle, and enjoy a festive brunch at Gallery Restaurant with menu items inspired by the couple’s favorite ingredients, including The Markle Omelet, Fish Tacos (and Chips) and Roasted Chicken. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Tea at The Ballantyne is Charlotte’s signature way to commemorate this monumental occasion. Experience The Ballantyne’s take on classic teas offered in England’s tea houses with a Southern flair on Saturday, May 19, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy a variety of loose leaf tea blends paired with traditional tea sandwiches, fluffy scones and divine selection of sweets. The menu will be elevated to include savories such as The Markle Quiche and Smoked Salmon. Cost is $45 per adult, $25 per child ages 5 – 12 plus tax & service charge and $15 for children ages 4 & under.
Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.
The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne – Heaven Hill
On Friday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m., experience Larceny, Elijah Craig, Henry McKenna 10 Year and Pikesville Rye with light hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Memorial Day Weekend
Kick off the unofficial start of summer at The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool May 25 through 27 plus live music and a cookout each afternoon May 26 and 27.
Culture & Culinary Excellence Tour
Each Friday and Saturday at 4:30 p.m. hotel guests can experience a Journey of Culture & Culinary Excellence presented by The Concierge featuring a guided tour of exclusive artwork and The Ballantyne history followed by a tasting of flavorful culinary samples. Sign up at the Concierge Desk.
Fourth of July Weekend
Celebrate the holiday weekend at The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool June 29 – July 1 plus live music and a cookout each afternoon June 30 and July 1.
Mini Manis, Margaritas and Makeovers
Escape to The Spa at Ballantyne on Mondays, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in August. Enjoy mini manicures, made-to-order specialty margaritas and mini makeovers with The Spa’s makeup artists. Attendees can enjoy exclusive discounts on select retail items from Eminence, Sita, Circadia, Phytomer and more. Cost is $75 per person. Space is limited, and registration is required. For additional information or to register, please call (704) 248-4118.
Labor Day Weekend
Enjoy an end-of-summer escape to The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool August 31 – September 2 plus live music and a cookout in the afternoon September 1 and 2.