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.

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Wellness Weekend, January 23 & 24

The Ballantyne understands the importance of self-care and has curated a Wellness Weekend for our hotel and spa guests that are focused on DIY pampering! Join us at The Spa at Ballantyne for expert-led classes that will teach guests how to create a healthy lunch while also learning how to make a skinny cocktail or join us for a self-massage and stretching class. Finish your weekend with morning meditation before you check out. Guests can also book and indulge in the Spa’s Cranberry Orange Massage, body therapies, manicures or pedicures. Contact the Spa at (704) 248-4141 to register for the events and click here for information on our seasonal room offers.


Healthy Cooking & Cocktail Class


Carolina Room

By Chef Ivo Sandrea & Bartender Mark Anthony Miller

  • $ 45 per person includes lunch and a drink
  • Healthy Protein Bowl
  • Ancient Grains, Walnuts, Butternut Squash, Heirloom Tomatoes, Avocados, Seared Salmon and White Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Start your new year’s resolution off right with some tips on healthy eating
  • Includes a Skinny Cocktail/Mocktail demonstration

Massage and Stretching at Home Workshop

Our exceptional Massage Therapists will walk you through self-massage and stretching techniques you can use at home or office to reduce stress and fatigue.


Spa Café

  • Complimentary for registered hotel guests or spa guests with a confirmed spa treatment
  • Max 10 people, register in advance by Friday 7:00pm with the spa
    • Wear comfortable clothing as you will be stretching
    • This workshop will be best with a partner

(note therapists will not be massaging attendees but guiding attendees on how to introduce massage techniques on their own)


Morning Meditation

Join us for Sunday morning serenity at the spa. Our meditation specialist will lead you through a transformative journey to reduce anxiety and melt away stress.


Spa Café

  • Complimentary for registered hotel guests or spa guests with a confirmed spa treatment
  • Led by Lydia Artale
  • Max 10 people, register in advance by Saturday 7:00pm with the spa

Special menu offerings in Gallery & Spa:

Morning Juice-$5

Sweet Green Detox juice made with green apples, lemon juice, spinach, cucumber, ginger and parsley

Lunch Special -$20

Quinoa bowl featuring baby kale, avocado, garbanzo bean, beets, butternut squash and red cabbage, ver jus rouge vinaigrette

Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 12-14th

The Ballantyne invites guests to relish a long Valentine’s Day weekend escape with their sweethearts at the resort. With a romantic overnight package, memorable culinary experiences and restorative spa experiences, The Ballantyne Hotel is the ideal location to celebrate.

For those in search of a serene couple’s escape, The Spa at Ballantyne offers myriad tranquil treatments. Boasting expertly appointed relaxation rooms, steam rooms and saunas as well as ample individual and couple’s treatment rooms, The Spa at Ballantyne is a tranquil oasis welcoming both overnight guests as well as locals.

The Ballantyne’s Romance Package includes luxury accommodations; breakfast in bed for two daily; and flowers and Champagne delivered on arrival day. The package is valid throughout February and requires a four-day advance booking. Pricing from $479.  Book Now

To make this romantic getaway even more luxurious, guests are also able to order their Valentine’s Dinner in room, as well as purchase a Champagne and rose petal turndown.

Gift cards for future stays and experiences at The Ballantyne also make great Valentine’s Day gifts.  Purchase Gift Card Here

Valentine’s “His & Hers” Ballantyne Whiskey Club

“His”: 2017 Ballantyne Hotel Maker’s Mark Private Selection Bourbon, Statler & Waldorf Cocktail

“Hers”: 2019 Ballantyne Hotel Maker’s Mark Private Selection Bourbon, Andes Mint Old Fashioned Cocktail

All four accompanied by Chef Ivo’s paired small bites


The Ryal


$65 per person

Sweetheart Tea

Saturday & Sunday


$45 for adults or $60 including a glass of champagne

5-Course Prix Fixe Dinner

Featuring a decadent five-course prix-fixe dinner, as well as live music and long-stem roses for each table

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Gallery Restaurant


$125 per person

Make A Reservation

Culinary event reservations may be made by calling 704-248-4100

In accordance with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and The Luxury Collection’s Commitment to Clean, the use of face coverings is REQUIRED in all public spaces including our dining outlets. 

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, the official tea of the Royal Family.

Tea is served each Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-4:00pm. The cost is $45 for adults or $60 including a glass of champagne and $25 for children, ages 5-12 (plus tax and gratuity).

Join us for our special theme teas:

Mad Hatter Tea – January 23 & 24 and 30 & 31

Valentine’s Sweetheart Tea – February 13 & 14

Olaf’s Tea – February 20 & 21 and 27 & 28

Yellow Brick Road Tea – March 20 & 21 and 27 & 28

Reservations may be made by calling 704-248-4100.