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.

Serendipity Summer

Each week a selection of guests will receive upgrades and delightful surprises throughout summer from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend. Guests can also partake in inspired moments such as the Old North State Toast, weekly Immersion Experience and Fountain Wishes ritual. Enjoy monthly specialty teas, Whiskey, wine and beer tastings for a fee, outdoor pool experiences, lawn games and children’s programs. Explore summer getaways here.

Outdoor Pool Events

Enjoy lounging poolside with a favorite beverage, lawn games and cabana rental options daily. Outdoor pool events are only available to overnight hotel guests.

Events Featuring drink specials and vendor gifts while supplies last from 1pm – 3pm daily.

  • May 25-26, Campari & Aperol
  • June 14-16 Admiral Nelson Rum
  • June 21-23 Absolut Vodka
  • June 28-30 Lunazul Tequila
  • July 5-7 Ketel One Botanicals

Glenfiddich Scotch Dinner

Join us Friday, May 17 at 6:30 pm to explore Glenfiddich Scotch paired with four chef curated courses at Gallery Restaurant. Features will include Glenfiddich 12 year, 15 year, Fire & Cane, 21 Year Reserve Rum and a delightful Money Shoulder welcome cocktail with an amuse-bouche. Glenfiddich Dinner Menu Reserve at (704) 248-4100.

The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

Explore the nuances of American and World Whiskies served with small plates. Cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity) unless otherwise noted, and space is limited. This event is open to the public. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100

  • Smooth Ambler Friday, May 31 at 6:30 pm ($55 per person)
  • Four Roses Friday, June 28 at 6:30 pm ($55 per person)
  • Jefferson Friday, July 26 at 6:30 pm

Father’s Day at The Golf Club at Ballantyne

On Sunday, June 16, dad will enjoy an enhanced golf experience featuring a cigar and beverage stations on the course featuring one complimentary beverage at each station. Reserve tee times here.

Wine Club of Ballantyne

Napa Valley Estate Wine & Cuisine Pairing with Ryan Hill, owner of Hill Family Estate
Join us Friday, June 7 and experience a wine tasting with our Sommeliers and the owner of Hill Family Estate, Ryan Hill.  Our Chefs have worked alongside these Sommeliers to curate culinary pairings for each wine to help highlight their unique notes.  Reservations are required for this event that will bring Napa Valley directly to you. Cost is $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Advance reservations required at (704) 248-4100.

Scotch Club at Ballantyne

Enjoy a selection of Scotch and Chef small plate pairings. Cost is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Advance reservations required at (704) 248-4100.

  • Oban Scotch Club, Saturday July 20 beginning at 6:30 pm

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.

  • Summer Tea in the Carolinas June 20-23; July 18-21
  • Mad Hatter Tea August 22-25
  • Peals and Champagne, Jane Austin Inspired Tea September 19-21

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.

Spa Events and Exclusives

Spring Spa Promotions
March – May 

Garden Rose Massage Therapy
Natural rose infused oils will leave your skin brightened and hydrated. This luxurious full body massage incorporates a concentration on the scalp, neck and shoulders to promote deep relaxation. End this luxurious treatment with a blended rose scrub and rich body butter wrap for your hands and feet. $180/80 minutes

Garden Rose Facial
Repair and treat your skin with organic rose petal infused therapy. This facial will minimize fine lines, smooth and hydrate your skin while leaving you rejuvenated and refreshed. Natural rose promotes a glow from within so you can put your best face forward this spring. $125/50 minutes

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

Rose Deep Conditioning
Add this treat to any hair cut or blow out. This richly aromatic tincture is blended with our deeply moisturizing conditioner to restore the loss natural luster caused by weather damage and drying heat.

*Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge.

Summer Spa Promotions
Available June – August

Our Southern Sweet Tea collection features organic, crushed tea leaves with green tea extract for detoxifying and rejuvenating skin nutrition. Shea butter and luxurious oils filled with high oleic fatty acids and vitamins provide hydration and will leave you with silky smooth skin.


Southern Sweet Tea Massage Therapy $180/80 minutes


Mineral Exfoliating Blueberry Bliss Facial $125/50 minutes
This summer fresh blueberry treatment combines both a mineral and blueberry enzyme to remove buildup and debris, minimize appearance of fine lines, enhance smoother skin, assist in clearing acne and promote overall hydration and brightening.


Southern Sweet Tea Manicure $40/50 minutes
Southern Sweet Tea Pedicure $60/50 minutes
Southern Sweet Tea Deep Conditioning Treatment $30/add-on to any hair service
Summer Smooth Blowout $150/90 minutes *plus 20% service charge
This Keratin express blowout treatment will give you silky smooth hair that stands up to summer humidity for up to six weeks.

Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge.

Father’s Day at The Golf Club at Ballantyne

On Sunday, June 16, dad will enjoy an enhanced golf experience featuring a cigar and beverage stations on the course featuring one complimentary beverage at each station. Reserve tee times here.

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.

  • Mother’s Day: On May 12, moms play free with one paid round of golf at the daily rate.
  • Armed Forces Week: The club offers half off the regular golf rate May 18-25. Golfers must present military identification on arrival.
  • Ballantyne Golf Academy Summer Camps:
    • Now is the time to sign up junior golfers for summer camps, featuring targeted programming for all skill levels ranging from pee wee to high school camps. Info: Steve Bogdanoff, 704-542-7635 or sbogdanoff@golfballantyne.com.
  • Golf Outings