Upcoming Events

Special Events Designed to Delight

The Ballantyne offers monthly tastings, teas and culinary events. For special holiday seasons, bountiful brunches and specialty events are open to all. Many events require advance reservations to guarantee their availability.

Experience The Ballantyne’s Personal Selection Bourbon

The Ballantyne Features Woodford Reserve Personal Selection Bourbon & Complementing Menus
The hotel management partnered with Woodford Reserve to create its own Personal Selection bourbon. With a rich, rounded taste with flavors of citrus, cinnamon, toffee, caramel, chocolate and hints of baking spices, The Ballantyne Bourbon offers at first a smooth, creamy and then lingering almost spicy finish and is available for $14. In addition, the hotel offers a special pairings menu and a collection of handcrafted Woodford Reserve cocktails.


Specials at Gallery Restaurant

Enjoy a series of weekday specials. Offers not valid on December 31.

  • Tuesday – Half-priced Liquid Arts cocktails
  • Wednesday – Half-priced Wine Bottles (less than $100)
  • Poinsettias cocktail $6 daily December 1 – 30

Weekend Brunch

Enjoy a delicious brunch menu available in Gallery Restaurant Saturday and Sundays, 7am-2:30pm.


Afternoon Teas

Afternoon Tea is served Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm to 5pm year-round. The cost for each tea is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons ages 5-12  (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations are required: (704) 248-4100.


Hot Chocolate & Toddies

Get cozy in the Lobby Friday – Sundays in December from 2pm – 5pm Enjoy hot chocolate with the option to add liqueur along with a selection of garnishes. The cost is $6 and $9 with liqueur.


Gingerbread Lane

Visit The Ballantyne to view an enchanting display of gingerbread creations from Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 28. Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital, dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. Open for public viewing daily, at no fee December 11-28, 2014.


Christmas Brunch & Dinner

The hotel will offer Christmas Brunch on Thursday, December 25, noon – 4pm. The elaborate buffet will include a variety of salads, an assortment of cheese and seafood displays, breakfast items with omelet station, carving station and indigenous desserts. There will be live holiday music. Cost is $75 per person, $35 for children, ages 5-13, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (pricing does not include tax or 23% service charge). Private dining rooms are available. View Menu

Gallery Restaurant will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve. The restaurant will feature its regular menu as well as offer a prime rib dinner special on Christmas.

Reservations are required for dining on Christmas Eve and Christmas. To make a reservation, please call (704) 248-4100 or visit www.gallery-restaurant.com.


New Year’s Eve Dinner Package at Gallery Restaurant

Celebrate 2015 in style with an overnight stay at The Ballantyne. The New Year’s Eve Dinner Package includes a luxurious room, dinner for two in Gallery Restaurant, valet parking, internet access and a 4pm late check-out. The package features a special dinner menu and party access. Dressy attire is recommended. Pricing starts at $379 plus tax and gratuity, and the package requires a 72-hour cancellation policy. Ages 21 and over only.

To make a reservation or for information on additional room packages, BOOK NOW or call (800) 325-3589. Packages are subject to availability.


New Year’s Eve Party by Gallery Restaurant

For guests staying at the hotel or dining in Gallery Restaurant, The Ballantyne will offer a New Year’s Eve Party beginning at 9pm. The event will feature a DJ, drink specials and a champagne toast at midnight. Ages 21 and over only. Dressy attire is recommended.


New Year’s Day at Gallery Restaurant

In addition to its seasonal a la carte menu, Gallery Restaurant will feature pan roasted squab, braised collards and smoked hock braised black-eyed peas at brunch and dinner.


Tastings at Gallery Bar

Enjoy monthly tastings paired with complementing light bites. Each tasting is $25 per person and begins at 6pm in Gallery Bar. Please reserve in advance at (704) 248-4100.

  • January 2 – “Hair of the Dog” cocktail tasting
  • January 9 – Malbec tasting, South America versus Franch

Whiskey Club

Explore the flavors of Old World versus New World Whiskey at The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne on Friday, January 30, 6pm – 8pm. The cost is $40 per person, and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Charlotte Restaurant Week

We invite you to dine at Gallery Restaurant Friday, January 16 through Sunday January 25 during Charlotte Restaurant Week. Gallery is featuring two special prix fixe menus at $30 and $45 as well as beverage specials (excluding tax and gratuity). To make a reservation, please call (704) 248-4100.

Holiday Afternoon Tea

Enjoy Holiday Afternoon Tea in the Lobby throughout December. Holiday Afternoon Tea includes a variety of seasonal loose leaf tea blends and a selection of savory tea sandwiches, traditional confectionaries and holiday treats. Tea is served Wednesday – Sundays in December from 1pm – 5pm (not available on Christmas). A harpist will perform during this time. The cost is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons ages 5-12 (plus tax & gratuity). A champagne tea is available for $40 per person. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Hot Chocolate & Toddies

Get cozy in the Lobby Friday – Sundays in December from 2pm – 5pm Enjoy hot chocolate with the option to add liqueur along with a selection of garnishes. The cost is $6 and $9 with liqueur.


Gingerbread Lane

Visit The Ballantyne to view an enchanting display of gingerbread creations from Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 28. Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital, dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. Open for public viewing daily, at no fee December 11-28, 2014.


Christmas Brunch & Dinner

The hotel will offer Christmas Brunch on Thursday, December 25, noon – 4pm. The elaborate buffet will include a variety of salads, an assortment of cheese and seafood displays, breakfast items with omelet station, carving station and indigenous desserts. There will be live holiday music. Cost is $75 per person, $35 for children, ages 5-13, and complimentary for children ages 4 and under (pricing does not include tax or 23% service charge). Private dining rooms are available. View Menu

Gallery Restaurant will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve. The restaurant will feature its regular menu as well as offer a prime rib dinner special on Christmas.

Reservations are required for dining on Christmas Eve and Christmas. To make a reservation, please call (704) 248-4100 or visit www.gallery-restaurant.com.


New Year’s Eve Dinner Package at Gallery Restaurant

Celebrate 2015 in style with an overnight stay at The Ballantyne. The New Year’s Eve Dinner Package includes a luxurious room, dinner for two in Gallery Restaurant, valet parking, internet access and a 4pm late check-out. The package features a special dinner menu and party access. Dressy attire is recommended. Pricing starts at $379 plus tax and gratuity, and the package requires a 72-hour cancellation policy. Ages 21 and over only.

To make a reservation or for information on additional room packages, BOOK NOW or call (800) 325-3589. Packages are subject to availability.


New Year’s Eve Party by Gallery Restaurant

For guests staying at the hotel or dining in Gallery Restaurant, The Ballantyne will offer a New Year’s Eve Party beginning at 9pm. The event will feature a DJ, drink specials and a champagne toast at midnight. Ages 21 and over only. Dressy attire is recommended.