Wine Dinner at The Ballantyne Charlotte

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.

Memorial Day Weekend Events May 26-29

Kick off the unofficial start of summer at The Ballantyne. Hotel guests can enjoy the following:

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS
Enjoy Activities  MAY 26 – 29

POOL PARTY WITH PIG ROAST AND DJ
Friday, 6 – 8:30 p.m. | Outdoor Pool
Mingle poolside and kick off the weekend in style with drink specials.
A la carte pricing for food and beverages

MORNING YOGA
Saturday, 8 a.m. | North Lawn
Join us for a complimentary yoga session for all levels.
Towels and water are provided, and reservations are not required.

LIVE MUSIC AND COOKOUT
Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Outdoor Pool
Listen to acoustic guitar and enjoy grilled fare and drink specials while unwinding by the pool.
A la carte pricing for food and beverages

DIVE-IN MOVIES
Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 p.m. | Outdoor Pool
Enjoy complimentary family-friendly films at the pool.
Saturday: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Sunday: Zootopia

COMPLIMENTARY DAILY OFFERINGS
Bikes, Lawn Games, Tennis, Game Room, Croquet at Golf Pavilion

Share your Memorial Day Weekend experiences with The Ballantyne on social media using hashtags #myballantynemdw and #BallantyneHotel @BallantyneHotel.

Save 15% on hotel rooms with the Holiday Special or explore more offers here.


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.

 


The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne – Celebrate Ardbeg Day!

On Saturday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m., celebrate Ardbeg Day at The Ballantyne. 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 tasting 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 its 10-year, Correyvreckan and Uigeadail. We will also explore the Ardbeg “Untamed Islay Experience” in Virtual Reality! Slàinte! The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at 704-248-4100 or stoth@theballantynehotel.com.

The Whiskey Club of Ballantyne – A Taste of Clermont, KY with Knob Creek!

On Friday, July 28th at 6:30 p.m., join us to explore the outstanding Bourbon and Whiskey’s of Knob Creek’s portfolio. Beam Brand Ambassador Kevin Creasy, of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits will lead this tasting of Knob Creek’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Straight Rye Whiskey, Single Barrel Reserve Bourbon, and the Limited Edition 15-year old Knob Creek 2001! Our culinary team will pair light hor dourves with each spirit sampled. The cost is $65 per person (plus tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Reservations are required at 704-248-4100

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

 


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.


July Fourth Weekend Celebration June 30-July 5

Celebrate the holiday with a pool party at the outdoor pool with a pig roast and DJ on Friday, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. From Saturday through Tuesday, the hotel will feature live music and a cookout at the outdoor pool, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Guests can enjoy dive-in movies on Sunday and Monday. Guests will also enjoy daily lawn games by the outdoor pool, drink specials, croquet at the golf pavilion and a game room.

The Ballantyne will also feature a Red, White & Blue July Fourth Lawn Party at the golf pavilion with live music, food trucks, local NC beer, games and fireworks on Saturday, July 1 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Picnic blankets or patio folding chairs are recommended. This event is open to the public and has no admission fee.

Save 15% on hotel rooms with the Holiday Special or explore more offers here.


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.


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.


Labor Day Weekend Events September 1-3

Enjoy an end-of-summer escape with a pool party at the outdoor pool with a pig roast and DJ on Friday, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, the hotel will feature live music and a cookout at the outdoor pool, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., and dive-in movies. Guests will also enjoy daily lawn games by the outdoor pool, drink specials, croquet at the golf pavilion and a game room. Save 15% on hotel rooms with the Holiday Special or explore more offers here.


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.

Complimentary Yoga

Hotel guests can enjoy complimentary yoga sessions weekly beginning May 27 for every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. through September 3.  Towels and water provided. Please bring your own mat or a limited supply is available. Yoga sessions will be held on the North Lawn adjacent to the pool pending weather. Reservations are not required. Open to all skill levels.


Spa Exclusives

May Spa Exclusives 

  • 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 plus 20% service charge.
  • 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 plus 20% service charge.
  • At the Salon, enjoy a Sweet Red Rose Manicure ($40) or Pedicure ($60) *plus 20% service charge. Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and rose petal soak followed by a creamy soft scrub and rich wrap, complete with long-wearing polish.

Summer Spa Exclusives June – August
All Summer exclusives include a specialty citrus sangria or grapefruit mineral water.

LOTUS OXYGENATING FACE AND BACK THERAPY
Revive your skin with this luxurious combination of an advanced oxygenating facial and invigorating back
treatment. This pampering therapy will lift your spirits and leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and fresh. With
aromas of citrus, stone crop and microgreens this treatment will be sure to leave you walking on cloud nine.
80 mins | $180 *plus 20% service charge

HELLO SUNSHINE MASSAGE THERAPY
This relaxing massage incorporates citrus massage oil, a citrus foot scrub and a nourishing foot mask to give you a summer frame of mind and to help you feel your best. 80 mins | $180 *plus 20% service charge

CITRUS SANGRIA MANICURE AND PEDICURE
Immerse in a Dead Sea salt and citrus sangria soak followed by a creamy soft scrub to hydrate and smooth your skin. Rich shea and cocoa butters are blended with citrus oils and massaged in for a warm and deeply nourishing wrap. Finish with your choice of long wearing polish. Manicure 50min | $40 Pedicure 50min | $60
*plus 20% service charge

SUMMER SMOOTH BLOWOUT
This Keratin express blowout treatment will give you silky smooth locks for up to six weeks. In only 90 minutes, you will leave with smooth shining hair that stands up to summer humidity. 90 mins | $150 *plus 20% service charge

Please mention these offers at the time of your reservation at (704) 248-4141.


Golf Offers and Tournaments

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.