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.

Charlotte Restaurant Week

Gallery Restaurant to Participate in Charlotte Restaurant Week
From Friday, January 18 through Sunday, January 27, Gallery is featuring special prix fixe menus, including Queen’s Feast for $35 and King’s Feast for $45 (excluding tax & gratuity). Restaurant Week Menu or Reserve Here.

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 p.m. – 4 p.m. 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.

  • Winter Wonderland Tea January 17-20
  • Marry Poppins Inspired Afternoon Tea March 7-10
  • Easter Tea April 18-21
  • Mother’s Day Tea May 9-12

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), and space is limited. This event is open to the public. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100

  • Crown Royal Saturday January 19 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • George Dickel Whiskey Friday, February 22 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Irish Whiskey Saturday March 16 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Old Forester Bourbon Friday April 26 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Scotch Club of Ballantyne

Discover regional Scottish whiskies from the Highlands to the Lowlands that are paired with hors d’doevres. Time is The cost is $70 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.

  • Glenmorangie Friday, January 25 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Johnnie Walker Saturday, February 16 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Distillery Edition Single Malt Scotch Friday, March 29 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Glenlivet Saturday, April 20 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ballantyne Beer Club

Join us Sunday, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. to explore beer selections from Old Mecklenburg Brewery featuring 1768, Captain Jack, Copper and Fat Boy. Cost is $25. RSVP 704 248 4100

Valentine’s Dining at Gallery Restaurant

Enjoy a curated four course Valentine menu at Galley Restaurant featuring a selection of savory starters like oysters on the half shell, fresh salad and entree selections accompanied by festive desserts. Explore the Valentine’s Menu. Reserve at (704) 248-4100.

Dining in the Dark

Experience a delightful evening for the senses with dining in the dark February 14-16. This limited seating experience will feature a chef curated four course dinner enhanced with beverage pairings and music elements. Reserve at (704) 248-4100 and note dining in the dark for the reservation. Only one seating per evening will occur in private dining at 6:30 p.m.

The Ballantyne Immersion Experience

Each Friday and Saturday at 4 p.m., 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.

Coravin Wine Pours and Whiskey Flights at Gallery Bar

Enjoy a daily selection of exclusive Coravin Wine Pours and Whiskey Flights at Gallery Bar.

Easter Ballroom Brunch

Experience a contemporary brunch with exceptional cuisine at The Ballantyne in the lovely Ballantyne Ballroom on Easter, April 21 from noon – 4 p.m. Cost: $95 per person; $40 for children, ages 5-12; and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24 percent service charge). Reservations are required at 704-248-4100

Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch

Experience a contemporary brunch with exceptional cuisine at The Ballantyne on Mother’s Day, May 12, from noon – 4 p.m. Cost: $95 per person; $40 for children, ages 5-12; and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24 percent service charge). Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.

Spa Events and Exclusives


Winter Specials

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  and Cranberry Orange 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/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
Add this perfect holiday treat to any hair cut or blow out. This richly aromatic tincture is
blended with our deeply moisturizing conditioner to restore the loss of your natural luster
caused by weather damage and drying heat. $30

Couples Massage Workshop – Sold Out
Enjoy a memorable date night at The Spa at Ballantyne’s massage class that offers a fun and relaxing approach to the art of giving a massage. Workshops will be held Sunday, February 10 and February 17, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The Spa’s experienced massage therapists will offer instructional, safe and easy to follow therapeutic techniques to work on stress and migraine relief and improve overall well-being. Participants will get to practice techniques in a relaxed setting. The experience will include Champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, cheese and crackers. Each couple will receive a luxury spa gift at the end of the workshop. The cost is $250 per couple. As space is limited, reservations are required at 704-248-4118 or lartale@spaballantyne.com

Golf Events and Offers


Early Birdie Special
Receive $200 off any Three-Day School at Ballantyne Golf Academy if booked prior to January 31, 2019.

Winter Tune-ups
Ballantyne Golf Academy will feature a two-hour clinic every Saturday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., beginning November 3 through January 26. Learn effective ways to practice with purpose in both your long and short game while using fun games and drills at its premium indoor facilities. Cost is $70 per person. Register at (704) 542-7635.

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.