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.

Serendipity Summer

Each week a selection of guests will receive upgrades and delightful surprises throughout summer from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend. Guests can also partake in inspired moments such as the Old North State Toast, weekly Immersion Experience and Fountain Wishes ritual. Enjoy monthly specialty teas, Whiskey, wine and beer tastings for a fee, outdoor pool experiences, lawn games and children’s programs. Explore summer getaways here.

Charlotte Restaurant Week July 19-28

Enjoy exceptional dining at Gallery Restaurant during Charlotte Restaurant Week. Executive Chef Ivo Sandrea has created a delightful three courses menu for $35 plus tax as well as popular upgrades for an additional fee. Reserve for dinner July 19-28 here.

Queen’s Feast ($35 plus tax & gratuity per person)

First Course (Select One)

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Cucumber Salad

Burrata & Tomato Salad
Heirloom Summer Tomatoes, Basil Puree, Brioche Croutons, Vincotto, Local Herb Vinaigrette

Backyard Salad
North Corner Haven Mixed Greens, Local Watermelon, Pickled Beets, Pistachio, Feta Cheese, Basil Honey Vinaigrette

New Zealand Lamb Pops
Mint Puree, Cucumber & Cherry Tomato Salad

Grilled Octopus
White Bean Puree, Olive Tapenade, Local Peaches, Citrus Gremolata

Entrée (Select One)

Faroe Island Salmon
Celeriac Puree, Buttered Quinoa, Ballantyne Herb Salad

Grilled Pork Chop
Smoked Corn Puree, Local Summer Bean Succotash

Mushroom Cassoulet
Smoked Exotic Mushrooms, Navy Beans, Kale, Nasturtium Pesto

Bistro Tenderloin
Ballantyne Spiced Crispy Potato Rounds, Braised Romaine Lettuce, Cognac Peppercorn Sauce

Dessert (Select One)

Oatmeal Crème Pie
Oatmeal Cookie, Vanilla Bean Fluff, Blueberry Foam, Dulcey Flexi-Ganache, Maple Sea Salt Feuilletine, Blueberry Compote, Oat Ice Cream

Chocolate Raspberry Linzer
Linzer Biscuit, Raspberry Mousse, Milk Chocolate Creameux, Hazelnut Sponge, Candied Hazelnuts, Berry Sorbet

King’s Feast (Enhanced Entree Selections for $45 plus tax & gratuity per person)

Stuffed Trout
Shrimp Mousse, Candied Carrots, Compressed Cucumber, Balsamic Infused Tomatoes, Sweet Potato Puree

Duck Breast
Sweet Tea Brined, Wasabi Nori Spiced Crispy Brussels, Grilled Bok Choy, Carrot Gel

Filet Mignon
Puree De Pommes De Terre, Wilted Spinach, Black Garlic Sauce


Outdoor Pool Events

Enjoy lounging poolside with a favorite beverage, lawn games and cabana rental options daily. Outdoor pool events are only available to overnight hotel guests.

Events Featuring drink specials and vendor gifts while supplies last from 1pm – 3pm daily.

  • July 19-21 Hornitos Tequila
  • July 26-28 Effen Vodka
  • August 2-4 Cruzan Rum
  • August 30-September 1 Maker’s Mark Bourbon

Whiskey Club of Ballantyne

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

  • July 26 Jefferson  Featuring Reserve, Ocean Aged at Sea, Twin Oak Custom Barrel & Pritchard Hill at 6:30 pm $65 plus tax & gratuity
  • August 24 “More than Just Jim” Featuring Basil Hayden, Knob Creek and Baker’s with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $65 plus tax & gratuity
  • September 20 High West paired with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $65 plus tax & gratuity
  • November 15 Bulleit with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $55 plus tax & gratuity

RSVP (704) 248-4100

Beer Club of Ballantyne

  • July 28 Sierra Nevada at 3 pm; $25 plus tax & gratuity
  • August 25 Appalachian Mountain Brewery at 3 pm; $25 plus tax & gratuity
  • 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.

Scotch Club at Ballantyne

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

  • July 19 Oban Scotch Club Feat. Little Bay 14 and Distiller Edition  & 18 year; paired with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $70 plus tax & gratuity
  • August 30 Macallan paired with Chef prepared perfect bites at 6:30 pm; $70 plus tax & gratuity
  • 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.

Wine Club of Ballantyne

  • August 2 Wine & Cuisine Pairing with Rodney Strong Vineyards wines paired with small plates at 6:30 pm; $55 plus tax & gratuity
  • September 13 Outrageous Oregon Pinot Noir samplings with charcuterie & cheese at 6:30 pm; $35 plus tax & gratuity

RSVP to (704) 248-4100.

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.

  • Summer Tea in the Carolinas July 18-21
  • Mad Hatter Tea August 22-25
  • Peals and Champagne, Jane Austin Inspired Tea September 19-21

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


Summer Spa Promotions
Available June – August

Our Southern Sweet Tea collection features organic, crushed tea leaves with green tea extract for detoxifying and rejuvenating skin nutrition. Shea butter and luxurious oils filled with high oleic fatty acids and vitamins provide hydration and will leave you with silky smooth skin.


Southern Sweet Tea Massage Therapy $180/80 minutes


Mineral Exfoliating Blueberry Bliss Facial $125/50 minutes
This summer fresh blueberry treatment combines both a mineral and blueberry enzyme to remove buildup and debris, minimize appearance of fine lines, enhance smoother skin, assist in clearing acne and promote overall hydration and brightening.


Southern Sweet Tea Manicure $40/50 minutes
Southern Sweet Tea Pedicure $60/50 minutes
Southern Sweet Tea Deep Conditioning Treatment $30/add-on to any hair service
Summer Smooth Blowout $150/90 minutes *plus 20% service charge
This Keratin express blowout treatment will give you silky smooth hair that stands up to summer humidity for up to six weeks.

Prices listed above do not include 20% service charge.

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.

  • August 30-September 2 Patriot Golf Days in support of Folds of Honor
  • November 10-14 Veteran’s Days; Active and retired military play half off the daily rate. Please present military ID.