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.

The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne – Scotch

On Friday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. experience Glendronach 12yr, BenRiach 10yr, Bruichladdich Port Charlotte and Bruichladdich Islay Barley with light hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Art Live

Enjoy cocktails while viewing local artists paint live outdoors on the beautiful grounds of The Ballantyne on Sunday, May 27, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participating artists Jonathan Grauel, Laura McRae Hitchcock, Diane Pike, Jean Cauthen and Emily Andress will paint in their respective styles to showcase their interpretation of a model as subject matter. Guests can walk around behind each artist to see the work from their perspective.


Afternoon Tea and Specialty Tea

Explore weekly Afternoon Tea, monthly Specialty Tea and The Art of Tea events here.


Fitness Classes April

Strength and Conditioning
Join us every Monday and Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. to test your limits with our high interval training. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.

Sunrise Yoga
Take in the beautiful Ballantyne morning view every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. with our Sunrise Yoga. All skill levels are welcome. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.

Water Aerobics
Start your Friday morning out right with our Water Aerobics class in the indoor pool at 7 a.m.

Sessions are $15 and available March 1 – 31 for hotel guests. Please contact The Spa at Ballantyne with questions at (704) 248-4141.


Coravin Wine Pours and Whiskey Flights at Gallery Bar

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


Weekend Brunch

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


Ballantyne Kentucky Derby Party

On Saturday, May 5, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., join The Ballantyne for a festive gathering to celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on the South Lawn. Wear your most spectacular hats and seersucker best and create your own Ballantyne-style derby moment. The family-friendly event will feature Woodford Reserve and Maker’s Mark specialty cocktails, mint juleps, Triple Crown-worthy fare, photo opportunities with horses, pony rides, the best hat competition and an exclusive cigar selection in anticipation of the greatest two minutes in sports. Food and beverage will be available at à la carte pricing. This event is open to the public.


Mother’s Day Brunch at Gallery Restaurant

Experience an elevated contemporary Southern take on brunch with exceptional cuisine at Gallery Restaurant on May 13, noon – 4 p.m. Executive Chef Garrett Merck will create a sumptuous display of culinary delights celebrating the freshest ingredients of the season with flavorful salads, regionally-inspired sides and entrée selections, complemented by mimosas and Bloody Marys. Enjoy an impressive dessert selection by Pastry Chef Noelle Gogg. Live music will accompany dining. Cost is $95 per person, $40 for ages 5-12, and complimentary for ages 4 and under (plus tax and 24% service charge). Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100. 2018 Mothers Day Brunch Menu


Royal Wedding Festivities at The Ballantyne

Celebrate the union of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style at The Ballantyne on Saturday, May 19. Envision the spectacular setting at Windsor Castle, and enjoy a festive brunch at Gallery Restaurant with menu items inspired by the couple’s favorite ingredients, including The Markle Omelet, Fish Tacos (and Chips) and Roasted Chicken. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea at The Ballantyne is Charlotte’s signature way to commemorate this monumental occasion. Experience The Ballantyne’s take on classic teas offered in England’s tea houses with a Southern flair on Saturday, May 19, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy a variety of loose leaf tea blends paired with traditional tea sandwiches, fluffy scones and divine selection of sweets. The menu will be elevated to include savories such as The Markle Quiche and Smoked Salmon. Cost is $45 per adult, $25 per child ages 5 – 12 plus tax & service charge and $15 for children ages 4 & under.

Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.


The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne – Heaven Hill

On Friday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m., experience Larceny, Elijah Craig, Henry McKenna 10 Year and Pikesville Rye with light hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at (704) 248-4100.


Memorial Day Weekend

Kick off the unofficial start of summer at The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool May 25 through 27 plus live music and a cookout each afternoon May 26 and 27.


Culture & Culinary Excellence Tour

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.

 


Fourth of July Weekend

Celebrate the holiday weekend at The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool June 29 – July 1 plus live music and a cookout each afternoon June 30 and July 1.


Mini Manis, Margaritas and Makeovers

Escape to The Spa at Ballantyne on Mondays, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in August. Enjoy mini manicures, made-to-order specialty margaritas and mini makeovers with The Spa’s makeup artists. Attendees can enjoy exclusive discounts on select retail items from Eminence, Sita, Circadia, Phytomer and more. Cost is $75 per person. Space is limited, and registration is required. For additional information or to register, please call (704) 248-4118.


Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy an end-of-summer escape to The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy daily lawn games and drink specials at the outdoor pool August 31 – September 2 plus live music and a cookout in the afternoon September 1 and 2.

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 natural rose infused oils and a blended rose scrub and rich body butter wrap 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. Add a treat to any hair cut or blow out to restore natural luster with the Rose Deep Conditioning Treatment for $30. Pricing does not include 20% service charge. Please mention any of these special offers when making your reservation at (704) 248-4100. Offers valid March 1 – May 31, 2018.

Rebalance Your Soles Together at Our Couple’s Reflexology Workshop
Sundays, April 29 and May 6 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The Spa’s experienced massage therapists will offer instructional, safe and easy to follow techniques to work with various pressure points and areas on the feet that correspond to specific regions, providing a relaxing balance throughout the entire body. Participants will get to practice techniques while enjoying sparkling wine, mini desserts, cheese and fruit. Cost per couple is $250. Reservations are required at 704-248-4141.


Golf Events and Offers

FRIDAY NIGHT UNDER THE LIGHTS

Swing into the weekend at the new indoor putting area at Ballantyne Golf Academy!
April 27; May 11 and May 25 | 4:30 – 8 p.m.

Join us for a Match Play Putting Event at 5:30 p.m. Come putt, hit range balls or simply watch!

Event details include:

  • Match Play Putting Event entrants can win up to four rounds of golf
  • Ranges balls for only $5 per bucket
  • Complimentary club rentals available
  • Draft beer and wine for $5
  • Appetizers available for purchase

Limited space is available. Reserve your spot at 704-542-7635 by the Thursday before.
Parking is available at Ballantyne Golf Academy or The Golf Club at Ballantyne.

Demo Day
Join The Golf Club at Ballantyne on Saturday, May 12, 9 am. – 1 p.m. to try out the latest clubs from top brands such as Ping, Titleist, Cobra and Mizuno. Save 10% on equipment orders placed during the event. Attendees can also enjoy a putting contest for a chance to win a Titleist Yeti Cooler and a complimentary putter check with Edel Certified Club Fitter Stan Roach.

Summer Golf Offers
Remember to mention the offer when reserving your tee times at (704) 248-4383.

  •  Father’s Day: On June 17, dads play for half price with one paid round of golf at the daily rate.
  • National Family Golf Month: Junior players receive half off the regular golf rate throughout July.
  • Community Service Providers Special: Teachers, police and firefighters play 18 holes free with one paid round from Monday, Aug. 13 through Friday, Aug. 24. Golfers must present valid employment identification on arrival.

Golf Tournaments

April 26 – 4th Annual Rise Up Give Back Tournament

April 29 – Hero’s Classic

May 14 Links FORE! Life


Fitness Classes April

Strength and Conditioning
Join us every Monday and Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. to test your limits with our high interval training. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.

Sunrise Yoga
Take in the beautiful Ballantyne morning view every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. with our Sunrise Yoga. All skill levels are welcome. Located on the South Lawn, weather permitting.

Water Aerobics
Start your Friday morning out right with our Water Aerobics class in the indoor pool at 7 a.m.

Sessions are $15 and available March 1 – 31 for hotel guests. Please contact The Spa at Ballantyne with questions at (704) 248-4141.


Mini Manis, Margaritas and Makeovers

Escape to The Spa at Ballantyne on Mondays, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in August. Enjoy mini manicures, made-to-order specialty margaritas and mini makeovers with The Spa’s makeup artists. Attendees can enjoy exclusive discounts on select retail items from Eminence, Sita, Circadia, Phytomer and more. Cost is $75 per person. Space is limited, and registration is required. For additional information or to register, please call (704) 248-4118.