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.

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. $42

Royal Afternoon Tea
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. $58

Afternoon Tea is available Thursday – Sunday, 1 pm – 4 pm Reserve at (704) 248-4100.

Specialty Teas

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

  • Holiday Tea December 1-31 Reserve at (704) 248-4004.

Gingerbread House Decorating Class

Nothing warms your heart and home like the sweet smell of freshly baked Gingerbread!  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 gingerbread house, construction materials (icing and candy) and teach you how to assemble and decorate your gingerbread masterpiece. *$60 per gingerbread house; Please limit your group to 4 people per house. Location is planned for the Carolina Room at The Ballantyne.

Reservations are required at (704) 248-4004. Reserve here (Select appropriate date)

  • Saturday 12/7; 10:30am – 12pm
  • Sunday, 12/8; 10:30am – 12pm
  • Saturday, 12/14; 10:30am – 12pm
  • Sunday, 12/15; 10:30am – 12pm

Gingerbread Competition and Gingerbread Lane

Gingerbread Competition
Due to the overwhelming entry response we have reached the entry limit and are unable to accept additional competition entry forms.

Gingerbread Lane
Enjoy a stroll through Gingerbread Lane December 4-26. Cast your vote and donation for your favorite creation. Donations benefit Levine Children’s Hospital. Hot cocoa is available for purchase.

Thanksgiving Dining

Thanksgiving Ballroom Event
Enjoy a festive selection of extraordinary cuisine at the Thanksgiving buffet in the Ballantyne Ballroom November 28 from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm.  Cost is $85 plus tax and service charge; $40 plus tax and service charges ages 12 and under and complimentary ages 4 and under. Reserve Here or inquire at (704) 248-4004 and please note Ballroom lunch. Thanksgiving Ballroom Brunch Menu

Thanksgiving Lunch in Gallery Restaurant
Gallery Restaurant is offering a chef-curated prix-fixe lunch for $69 plus tax. Reserve here or inquire at (704) 248-4004 and please note restaurant lunch. Thanksgiving Brunch Gallery Restaurant Menu

Thanksgiving Dinner in Gallery Restaurant
Enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu for $95 plus tax. Thanksgiving Dinner Menu 

Reserve here or inquire at (704) 248-4004 and please note Thanksgiving restaurant dinner.

Tree Lighting

Join us in the lobby at 4:30 pm on December 1 for the annual tree lighting featuring strolling carolers, hot cocoa and cookies. Requested entry donation of a new, un-wrapped toy for ages 0-12 for the CMPD Explorer Christmas Project.

Champagne & Mimosa Holiday Specials

December 2 – 31 enjoy Poinsettia Champagne cocktail and mimosa specials in Gallery Restaurant for brunch and lunch daily at 11am.

Christmas Dining

Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner in Gallery Restaurant
Experience a chef-curated five course prix fixe Christmas Eve dinner at Gallery Restaurant December 24 & 25 from 5:30 pm – 10 pm. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Cost is $95 plus tax and gratuity per person. Reserve here. 

Christmas Ballroom Brunch
Enjoy a festive selection of holiday cuisine at the Christmas Ballroom Brunch on December 25 from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. Cost is $85 plus tax and service charge; $40 plus tax and service charges ages 12 and under and complimentary ages 4 and under. Reserve here or at (704) 248-4004. Please mention ballroom brunch when making reservations. Christmas Ballroom Brunch Menu

Christmas Brunch in Gallery Restaurant
Reserve here or at (704) 248-4004. Christmas Brunch Gallery Restaurant Menu

New Year’s

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Gallery Restaurant
Experience a chef-curated five course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner at Gallery Restaurant December 31 from 5:00 pm – 11 pm. Cost is $95 plus tax per person. Reserve here or inquire at (704) 248-4004.

New Year’s Eve Party
Hotel and dinner guests will enjoy an evening of celebration at the New Year’s Eve party in the Carolina and Great Room featuring a DJ and party favors 9 pm until 12:30 am.

New Year’s Day Brunch at Gallery Restaurant
Enjoy an a la carte brunch menu from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. Reserve here or inquire at (704) 248-4004.

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 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Charlotte Restaurant Week

Explore a delicious three course prix fixe dinner menu January 17 – 26 for $35 plus tax and gratuity or popular enhancements for $45 plus tax and gratuity.

Scotch Club at Ballantyne

  • January 31 at 6:30 pm $70 plus tax and gratuity paired with chef small plates
  • February 28 at 6:30 pm $70 plus tax and gratuity paired with chef small plates
  • March 27 at 6:30 pm $70 plus tax and gratuity paired with chef small plates

RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

Join us for Whiskey samples and chef light bites. Cost is $65 plus tax and gratuity. RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

  • January 24
  • February 21
  • March 20


Spa Events and Exclusives

Fall Cinnamon & Spice Infused Treatments
Available September – November

Cinnamon & Spice Manicure $40/50 minutes
Cinnamon & Spice Pedicure $60/50 minutes
Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and unique spice blend of tumeric, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon soak followed by a creamy soft scrub to hydrate and smooth skin. Rich shea and cocoa butters are blended and massaged in for a warm and deeply nourishing wrap. Finish with your choice of long wearing polish.

Cinnamon & Spice Massage Therapy $180/80 minutes
This customized pressure massage begins with dry body brushing, followed by an infused aromatherapy oil blend of clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. This fall favorite is complete with a luxurious warming shea butter hand and foot treatment.

Hydrating Hot Chocolate Facial $150/50 minutes
This indulgent skin therapy combines a light exfoliation to remove cellular buildup and debris with stimulation to the skin to minimize the appearance of surface lines, smooth rough skin texture, aid in clearing acne and help with hyperpigmentation. The chocolate fragrant mask is extremely hydrating and perfect for all skin types. Antioxidant and hydrating serums are used throughout the treatment to boost collagen, condition and soothe skin.

Cinnamon & spice Body Therapy $150/50 minutes
Begin with a whipped creamy body scrub to hydrate and smooth your skin. A rich blend of shea butter, cocoa butter and warming cinnamon and spice oils are applied for a deeply nourishing body wrap. Delight in a warming cinnamon scalp massage for this wonderfully warming combination.

Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge.

Reserve Here September – November

Golf Events and Offers

The Golf Club at Ballantyne
To participate in special offers listed below, golfers must mention them when reserving a tee time at 704-248-4383.

  • November 10-14 Veteran’s Days; Active and retired military play half off the daily rate. Please present military ID.

Ballantyne Golf Academy

Winter Tune-Ups – Two hour clinics every Saturday November 30 – 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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