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Valentine’s Day packages at The Ballantyne

The Ballantyne
The Ballantyne
Bissell Companies

Four-Course Menu at Gallery Restaurant: From Thursday, February 13 through Monday, February 17, enjoy an intimate dinner at Gallery Restaurant. The four-course prix fixe menu features celery root cream soup, an appetizer choice of white truffle wedge salad or spice seared tuna loin, and an entrée choice of beef tenderloin or lobster pappardelle. For dessert, select molten chocolate cake or a chocolate lover’s platter with truffles, chocolate covered strawberries, macarons and petit four cakes. The menu is available for $85 per person (plus tax and gratuity). The dessert specials are also available a la carte for $10 each. For reservations, please call 704-248-4100.

Princess Tea: The Ballantyne will host a magical version of its traditional afternoon tea from Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16, 1pm – 5pm. The ideal event for dads to take their daughters to or friends and family to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Princess Tea will feature a kid-friendly menu and décor fit for royalty. The culinary team will prepare a selection of savories and confectionaries made from the freshest, local ingredients available. The menu will be accompanied by a variety of loose leaf tea from Harney & Sons Teas and hot chocolate. The talented pastry team will provide princess-themed sugar cookies as the perfect keepsake from this enchanting event. Attendees are encouraged to dress up in their favorite princess gown, jewelry and tiara. The cost is $32 for adults and $16 for junior patrons (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations are required at 704-248-4100.

Sparkling Wine Tasting: Savor different sparkling wines in the spirit of Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 7at 6pm. The cost is $25 per person. Space is limited and reservations are recommended at 704-248-4100.

Cupids Cupcake Pedicure: The Spa at Ballantyne presents a sweet indulgence for the feet throughout February. The Cupids Cupcake Pedicure features a relaxing soak comprised of coconut and sweet almond oils and vitamin E complemented by a decadent scent of fresh baked whoopee pie desserts. Skin will be softened and smoothed with an invigorating sweet cream sea salt and rice bran oil exfoliation. The pedicure ends with a whipped whoopee shea butter massage. The cost of the 50-minute pedicure is $70. Pricing does not include tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, please call 704-248-4141.

Celebrations Ballantyne: Stay in a luxurious guest room, enjoy champagne and strawberries on arrival day, daily in-room breakfast for two, a 4pm late check-out and complimentary valet parking. Pricing starts at $299 plus tax. For reservations, please call 800-325-3589 (valid Thursday – Sunday).

Luxury Romance: This two-night package for two includes elegant accommodations, champagne and floral arrangement on arrival day, daily in-room breakfast for two, taxes and complimentary valet parking. Pricing starts at $339 per night. For reservations, please call 800-325-3589.

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