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Special Events Designed to Delight

The Ballantyne offers monthly tastings, teas, The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne and seasonal ballroom brunches among many others. Most events are open to the public and require advance reservations.

Portugal vs. The States Wine Tasting

Enjoy a delicious and informative tasting led by Certified Specialist of Wine Ryan Gilbert of Country Vintner and Sommelier Juan Fernandez in Gallery Restaurant’s Private Dining Room, Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. This tasting will be a side-by-side blind comparison of four different styles of wines from each country. Attendees will try and guess the correct country of origin for each wine while enjoying a series of Chef de Cuisine Matt Tilman’s tapas style small plates. The cost is $55 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and reservations required at (704) 248-4100.


Celebrate North Carolina Beer Month in April

Enjoy an “NC Tap Takeover” with an array of North Carolina craft beer on tap at Gallery Bar and the Veranda throughout April for a special price of $4.50 each (normally $6).


The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne is a monthly tasting event, open to the public, designed to bring whiskey lovers together for socialization and education. Highlights include exclusive distillery portfolios, rare single malts, small batch bourbons, and acclaimed flagship whiskeys from regions around the world.

Join us to explore The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne at 6:30 p.m. Each event is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity unless otherwise noted. Reservations required at (704) 248-4100. Tag your event photos @ballantynehotel #WhiskeyClubBallantyne

April 28 Become a Master Bourbon Blender with Woodford Reserve!
Friday April 28 at 6:30 p.m., enjoy a sampling of the outstanding Woodford Reserve Distillery led by Brown-Forman Whiskey Ambassador Cameron Brobst. In this Whiskey Club event we will taste the Woodford Reserve Rye, our Ballantyne Personal Selection Bourbon, and create our own custom “whiskey club bourbon” blend by demonstrating the Personal Selection process with single barrels chosen by Master Distiller, Chris Morris. Enjoy Chef Tilman’s creative light hors d’oeuvres.

June 3 Ardbeg Day Featuring Islay Region of Scotland
Perched on the southern coast of Islay, Ardbeg Distillery has forever held a deep connection to the sea. The depths around Ardbeg are full of legends of mysterious creatures that inhabit the skerries (small rocky islands) and kelp seaweed forests off the shore. Enjoy an in-depth whisky tastings and the chance to encounter mysterious 2017 Limited Edition Ardbeg Day bottling, Ardbeg Kelpie as it is released to the world. During this exclusive Whiskey Club event we will taste Ardbeg’s brand new unreleased Kelpie, in addition to their 10-year, Correyvreckan, & Uigeadail. Slàinte!


Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a variety of blends with traditional tea sandwiches and savories in the lobby weekly Wednesday – Saturday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Cost is $40 per adult, $20 per child ages 5 – 12 plus tax & service charge and free for children ages 4 & under. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Weekend Brunch

Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


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.

 


Gallery Bar 143rd Kentucky Derby Watch Party

On Saturday afternoon May 6, enjoy $8 Woodford Reserve Mint Juleps while watching the Kentucky Derby live from Churchill Downs. Gallery Bar will be featuring traditional Mint Juleps, Grilled Watermelon & Basil Julep and a Maple Julep. Festive attire is encouraged.


Mother’s Day Tea

Treat mom to Mother’s Day Tea from Wednesday, May 10, through Saturday, May 13, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ballantyne. Enjoy a special menu of tea sandwiches and sweets with the option to add a Champagne Rosebud for $8 or Pink Lady Cocktail for $10. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.
2017 Mothers Day Brunch


Wine Dinner Featuring The Wines of La Rioja Alta, S.A.

On Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m., join us for an amazing evening of wine and food including a five-course wine dinner led by Maria Saenz de Santa Maria of La Rioja Alta and Certified Wine Specialist Ryan Gilbert of Country Vintner. Please RSVP for this special event (704) 248-4100. Cost is $115 per person, plus tax and gratuity. La Rioja Alta Wine Dinner Menu


Mother’s Day Brunch in The Ballantyne Ballroom

Celebrate mom’s special day with an elegant brunch in the Ballantyne Ballroom on May 14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy a savory selection of seasonal entrées, seafood, salads, accompaniments and desserts, as well as live entertainment. Moms will receive a complimentary glass of Champagne or mimosa. Cost is $85 per person, $35 for children, ages 5 – 12, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (pricing does not include tax and 24% service charge). Advance reservations are required. *Please request the Ballantyne Ballroom brunch at (704) 248-4100. View Menu


Mother’s Day Brunch at Gallery Restaurant

Enjoy a special brunch menu Sunday May 14 at Gallery Restaurant. View Menu
*Advance reservations are required, please mention Gallery Restaurant Brunch at (704) 248-4100.


Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday Tea

Join us in celebration of the Queen Elizabeth June 14 – 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The culinary team has consulted with Buckingham Palace chefs to present Her Majesty’s favorites with the option to add a Champagne Royale for $8 or Pimm’s Cocktail for $10. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Summertime Tea in the Carolinas

Join us for a southern Summertime Tea July 12 – 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 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 or Peach Tea Champagne Cocktail for $10. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Champagne Tea with Jane Austen

Join us September 13 – 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Champagne Tea with Jane Austen presented in Regency Era elegance. Enjoy watching films of Jane Austen’s most beloved romantic fiction works while dining on authentic dishes. Period costumes are encouraged. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Wizard Tea Inspired by the J. K. Rowling Fantasy Book Series

Experience the magic of Wizard Tea October 25 – 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Inspired by the J.K. Rowling fantasy book series, the event will feature Harry Potter-themed sweets and savories including pumpkin pasties, butter beer and more. Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite fictional character. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Psychic Tea

Join us November 15 – 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Psychic Tea. This Romani-themed specialty tea will feature a fortune teller and the option to add a “Your Fortune” Cocktail for $10. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Holiday Tea

Celebrate with a variety of seasonal tea sweets and savories during the popular Holiday Tea December 1 – 31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Not available on Christmas Day). The cost is $49 for adults and $29 for children ages 5-12 (excluding tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.

Spring Spa Exclusives

Get ready for spring in style with the power of natural rose.

  • Unwind with an 80-minute Sweet Red Rose Massage Therapy featuring rose infused oils and a blended rose scrub and rich body butter wrap for hands and feet for $180.
  • Revitalize with a 50-minute Sweet Red Rose Facial that uses organic rose petal infused therapy to minimize fine lines and smooth and hydrate the skin for $125.
  • At the Salon, enjoy a Sweet Red Rose Manicure ($40) or Pedicure ($60). Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and rose petal soak followed by a creamy soft scrub and rich wrap, complete with long-wearing polish.

Offers valid through May 31, 2017. Please mention these offers at the time of your reservation at (704) 248-4141.


Golf Offers and Tournaments

April 26 British International School Global Golf Tournament

May 3 VFW

May 22 MiraVia

Mother’s Day at The Golf Club
Visit The Golf Club at Ballantyne on May 14 for a Mother’s Day Special. Moms play free with a full paid adult round. Please mention this special offer when reserving tee time at (704) 248-4383.

Armed Forces Week
During Armed Forces Week, Saturday, May 20 through Saturday, May 27, The Golf Club at Ballantyne is offering half off the regular golf rate. Golfers must present military identification on arrival. Please mention this special offer when reserving tee time at (704) 248-4383.

Father’s Day at The Golf Club
On Sunday, June 18, dad plays half price with one paid round of golf at the daily rate. Please mention this special offer when reserving tee time at (704) 248-4383.

National Family Golf Month
Junior players receive half off the daily golf rate throughout July.

Bring a Friend Golf Special
Enjoy a half price round with one paid round of golf at the daily rate throughout August.

Community Service Providers Special at The Golf Club
Police, firefighters and teachers play 18 holes free with one paid round August 14-25, 2017. Please mention this special offer when reserving tee time at (704) 248-4383 and present your employment ID on arrival.