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.

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.

  • Downton Abbey™ Tea
    •  In honor of the upcoming movie release, we’ll be featuring a Downton Abbey Tea held at 1pm-4pm from Thursday, September 12-Sunday, September 15. Price is $58 including a glass of Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne, or $42 without.
  • Peals and Champagne, Jane Austin Inspired Tea September 19-21
  • Trick or Tea October 26; 27; 31
  • Harvest Tea November 15-18
  • Holiday Tea December 1-31

Wine Club of Ballantyne

  • September 13 Outrageous Oregon Pinot Noir samplings with charcuterie & cheese at 6:30 pm; $35 plus tax & gratuity

RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

Explore the nuances of American and World Whiskies served with small plates.

  • September 20 High West paired with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $65 plus tax & gratuity

RSVP (704) 248-4100

Scotch Club at Ballantyne

Enjoy a selection of Scotch and Chef small plate pairings beginning at 6:30 pm.

  • September 27 Ardbeg paired with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $70 plus tax & gratuity
  • October 25 Five Course  Paired Scotch Dinner with Dalmore at 6:30 pm; $95  plus tax & gratuity

RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

Beer Club of Ballantyne

  • September 29 Legion Brewing Poolside tap-takeover party including brews & brats
  • October 18 Wicked Weed Brewing Five-Course Beer Dinner at 6:30 pm; $75 plus tax & gratuity

RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

Senior Sundays at The Ballantyne

Senior citizens ages 62 and over enjoy savings of 15% on hotel rooms at The Ballantyne in addition to 15% off a round of golf for hotel senior guests on Sundays. Dine at Gallery Restaurant on Sundays for dinner and enjoy a specialty prix fixe menu featuring four courses for $40 plus tax and gratuity. Offers valid September 1 2019 – March 31, 2020.

Senior Prix Fixe Menu (Choice of One Each)

Soup Choice: Tomato Bisque or  Smoked Gouda Crostini

Salad Choice: Wedge Salad  or  Baby Kale Salad

Entrée Choice: Ballantyne Spiced Pork Chop  or Shrimp and Grits or Chicken Marsala all served with seasonal accompaniments

Chef Choice Dessert

Reserve your stay | Tee Times (Mention Senior Sundays) at 704 248 4383 | Dining Reservations

Gingerbread Competition and Gingerbread Lane

Gingerbread Competition
Enter The Ballantyne 2019 Gingerbread Competition for children, amateur and professionals for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Entries due November 22. An additional people’s choice award will also be presented at the end Gingerbread Lane.

2019 Gingerbread Competition Guidelines | 2019 Gingerbread Creation Entry Form

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.

Thanksgiving Dining

Thanksgiving Ballroom Event
Enjoy a festive selection of extraordinary cuisine at the Thanksgiving buffet in the Ballantyne Ballroom November 28 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. Reservations required at (704) 248-4100 and please note Ballroom lunch.

Thanksgiving Lunch in Gallery Restaurant
Gallery Restaurant is offering a chef-curated prix-fixe lunch for $69 plus tax. Reservations required at (704) 248-4100 and please note restaurant lunch.

Tree Lighting

Join us in the lobby at 4:30 pm on December 1 for the annual tree lighting featuring strolling carolers and hot cocoa.

Christmas Dining

Christmas Eve Dinner in Gallery Restaurant
Experience a chef-curated five course prix fixe Christmas Eve dinner at Gallery Restaurant December 24 from 5:30 pm – 10 pm. Cost is $95 plus tax per person.

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.

Christmas Dinner in Gallery Restaurant
Join us for dinner December 25 for an elegant five course prix fixe menu in Gallery Restaurant. Cost is $95 plus tax per person.

Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100. Please mention ballroom or restaurant when making reservations.

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. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.

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 until 2 am.

New Year’s Day Brunch at Gallery Restaurant
Enjoy an a la carte brunch menu from 7 am – 3:30 pm. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.

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

Fall Cinnamon & Spice Infused Treatments
Available September – November

Cinnamon & Spice Manicure $40/50 minutes
Cinnamon & Spice Pedicure $60/50 minutes
Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and unique spice blend of tumeric, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon soak followed by a creamy soft scrub to hydrate and smooth skin. Rich shea and cocoa butters are blended and massaged in for a warm and deeply nourishing wrap. Finish with your choice of long wearing polish.

Cinnamon & Spice Massage Therapy $180/80 minutes
This customized pressure massage begins with dry body brushing, followed by an infused aromatherapy oil blend of clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. This fall favorite is complete with a luxurious warming shea butter hand and foot treatment.

Hydrating Hot Chocolate Facial $150/50 minutes
This indulgent skin therapy combines a light exfoliation to remove cellular buildup and debris with stimulation to the skin to minimize the appearance of surface lines, smooth rough skin texture, aid in clearing acne and help with hyperpigmentation. The chocolate fragrant mask is extremely hydrating and perfect for all skin types. Antioxidant and hydrating serums are used throughout the treatment to boost collagen, condition and soothe skin.

Cinnamon & spice Body Therapy $150/50 minutes
Begin with a whipped creamy body scrub to hydrate and smooth your skin. A rich blend of shea butter, cocoa butter and warming cinnamon and spice oils are applied for a deeply nourishing body wrap. Delight in a warming cinnamon scalp massage for this wonderfully warming combination.

Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge.

Reserve Here September – November

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.

Golf Tournaments

September 11- USO – Traditions of Honor Golf Tournament

September 16 – Chip in for Children

September 25 – Charlotte Rescue Golf Tournament

September 26 – Samaritan’s Feet Barefoot Invitational

Ballantyne Golf Academy

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