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.

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

Gingerbread Lane

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.

Hot Chocolate & Toddies

Get cozy near the charming gingerbread hut in the Great Room. Open daily December 4 – 26, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sip specialty hot chocolate dressed with fun garnishes and the option to add liqueur.

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 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 Day Brunch in Gallery Restaurant
Enjoy a festive three course prix fixe menu for $69 plus tax on Christmas Day. Reserve here or at (704) 248-4004.

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 Years Eve Gallery Menu

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.

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 1-30 (Excluding Mondays) Reserve 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

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

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.

Explore events and programs at Ballantyne Golf Academy