Special Events Designed to Delight

Experience monthly tastings, teas, The Whiskey Club at Ballantyne and specialty brunches among many other seasonal events. Most events are open to the public and may require advance reservations.

Whiskey Club

Experience this popular monthly tasting designed to bring whiskey lovers together for socialization and education. Our team of experts will guide you through the tasting experience and expertly pair each of the four whiskeys with small bites from our award-winning chefs in the Gallery. Join us the first Friday of each month at 6:30 pm. Price varies monthly based on featured spirit.

Reservations are recommended at 704-248-4330.


Afternoon Tea

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 1:00-4:00 pm. Cost is $49 for adults or $64 including a glass of sparkling wine and $29 for children ages 12 and under, plus tax and service fee.


Holiday Tea
Enjoy a festive holiday tea with delightful seasonal sweets and savories accompanied by live music in the Ballantyne lobby. Join us Thursday – Sundays in December (through December 30) from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Cost is $70 per adult including a glass of sparkling wine and $35 for children ages 12 and under, plus tax and service fee.

Reservations are recommended at 704-248-4330.


Gingerbread Lane

Visit The Ballantyne to view an enchanting display of gingerbread creations from novice to professional bakers.  Gingerbread Lane is free to visit and open daily from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm from December 1st to December 26th.  Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. Festive hot cocoa and libations will be offered from our life size gingerbread hut.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 704.248.4000


Gingerbread Hut & Toy Drive

Join us as we unveil the life size hot cocoa hut made out of gingerbread! Take a stroll down Gingerbread Lane and stop by after for a cup of festive hot cocoa or holiday specialty drink.

Open 11:00 am-7:00 pm Daily, December 1st-26th, 2022

While getting in the holiday spirit, we would love for you to participate in our annual Toy Drive.  We have partnered with the Mecklenburg Police Department to provide Christmas to those families that might be less fortunate.  Toy collection will start November 30th and will end December 15th.

Toy Donation Guidelines

  • Toys for children between the age of 0 to 14 year old
  • No-violent toys
  • New unwrapped toys (You can always provide gift wrapping paper with your donated toys)

Christmas

Christmas Day Ballantyne Ballroom Buffet
Enjoy an elegant array of curated cuisine and delightful desserts accompanied by live music in the Ballantyne Ballroom. Join us December 25 from 10:30 am-4:00 pm. Cost is $95 per person plus tax and service fee and $45 per child ages 12 and under, plus tax and service fee.

Reserve Here or by calling 704-248-4330.