Ballantyne Beer Garden, A Public Event at The Ballantyne
On Sunday, July 3 from noon until 7 p.m., enjoy a pop-up Ballantyne Beer Garden on the South Lawn featuring live music by Pluto for Planet and Wicked Powers, local beer from Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, The Dreamchaser’s Brewery and Sugar Creek Brewing Co., (beer pricing from $5), a cookout, corn hole and a drawing for prizes. This event is open to the public and has no admission fee. Menu items will be available à la carte. *Family-friendly event, casual attire and pets not permitted.
July Fourth Weekend
Hotel guests can relax by the outdoor pool and enjoy a cookout, drink specials and games July 1 – 4. Enjoy live music on Saturday and a dive-in movie Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Join us for complimentary yoga Saturday at 8 a.m. and a fun run on Sunday at 8 a.m. and Ballantyne Beer Garden from noon until 7 p.m. featuring local beer, live music, a cookout and giveaways. Ask the concierge about fireworks viewing locations in the area and throughout the city. Reserve a spot for yoga and/or the fun run at (704) 248-4117 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy a delicious and informative tasting with complementing light bites at 6:30 p.m. at Gallery Bar.
- July 1 Red, White & Brut Wine Tasting $25 pp
- July 15 Carolina Produced/Inspired Cocktails $30 pp
- July 22 Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Tasting featuring Copper, Captain Jack, Southside Weiss, Fat Boy Baltic Porter and Hornet’s Nest $25 pp
The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne
Join us to explore Whiskey with complementing light hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. Each event is $50 plus tax and gratuity unless otherwise noted. Space is limited, reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
- July 29 Laphroaig Distillery featuring 10 year, Quarter Cask, Triple Wood and 18 year
- August 26 Glenmorangie
Summer Tea in the Carolinas
The Ballantyne will feature Summer Tea in the Carolinas Wednesday, July 20 through Saturday, July 23, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to wear straw hats and their summer best. The seasonal menu will also feature the option to add a Mint Julep for $10. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for junior patrons (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Charlotte Restaurant Week July 22 – 31 Three Courses for $30
Gallery Restaurant will participate in Charlotte Restaurant Week from Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 31. Guests can enjoy a three-course, prix fixe menu for $30 plus tax and gratuity, with upgrade options available). Reservations are recommended at (704) 248-4100
Journey of Culture & Culinary Excellence
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.
Enjoy a selection of tea sandwiches and pastries accompanied by your choice of loose leaf tea in the main lobby. Tea is served Wednesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for junior patrons (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required: (704) 248-4100.
Champagne Tea with Jane Austen
From Wednesday, September 14 through Saturday, September 17, 1 – 5 p.m., Champagne Tea with Jane Austen will be presented in Regency era elegance at The Ballantyne. Enjoy watching films of Jane Austen’s most beloved romantic fiction works while dining on authentic dishes. Period costumes are encouraged. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Experience the magic of “Alice in Wonderland” at The Ballantyne’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party from Wednesday, October 5, through Saturday, October 8, 1 – 5 p.m. The event will feature whimsical teapots and mismatched, colorful tablecloths with a family-style set-up. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Psychic Tea is Wednesday, November 9 through Saturday, November 12, 1 – 5 p.m. This Romani-themed specialty tea will feature a fortune teller and the option to add a “Your Fortune” Cocktail for $10. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Holiday Afternoon Tea
Enjoy the traditional tastes, smells and sounds of the holiday season at Holiday Afternoon Tea 1 – 5 p.m. from Sunday, November 30 through Saturday, December 31 (not available on Christmas Day). Celebrate with a variety of seasonal teas and treats and live entertainment with the option to add Champagne for $10. The cost is $38 for adults and $19 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.
Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.