Hot Happenings in Ballantyne for New Years Eve

Make Your NYE Plans in Ballantyne!happyhr-300x292

Don’t let those post-Christmas blues set in, start planning your New Year’s Eve with some of these fun events in Ballantyne:

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
Ring in the New Year starting at 9pm, with a live spinning DJ in the Great Room with large dance floor, bar appetizer and drink specials, TV coverage of ball dropping, party favors and Champagne toast at midnight. No persons under 21 admitted after 9pm. Event is open to hotel and dining guests only. Attire recommendation is dressy casual. Clickherefor details or visit

And keep in mind that the Ballantyne Hotel offers a variety of overnight packages, including a Luxury Romance package you might want to plan for Valentines Day, which believe it or not far away.Click here for more info.

Ballantyne Restaurants, Bistros &Lounges

Looking for something a little more low-key? Check out some of my favorite Ballantyne Restaurants!
  • Villa Antonio ItalianRestaurant, ItalianBallantyne Village Way -Refined setting for old-school Italian dining, with a rotunda, outdoor patio & a water fountain.Opens at 11:00 am
  • Gallery RestaurantCharlotte,Ballantyne Commons Parkway -Farm-to-table New American fare in a refined venue with a full bar, cigars & outdoor terraces.
  • Terrace Cafe,American14815 Ballantyne Village Way Suite 150 -Creative, modern takes on Southern fare from breakfast to dinner in a bright, contemporary setting.
  • The Blue Taj, IndianBallantyne Village Way -Updated Indian fare in a chic, modern venue with several themed dining areas, a wine cellar & a bar. Opens at 11:30 am
  • Jade Asian Fusion,Sushi Bar SushiBallantyne Village Way -A broad Asian menu spanning noodles, curries & specialty sushi served in a sleek shopping center. Opens at 11:30 am
  • Global Restaurant Bar& Lounge, OrganicToringdon Way -Eclectic fine dining with French roots, plus a list of after-dinner drinks, in a polished setting. Opens at 3:00 pm
  • BlackthorneRestaurant & Bar, AmericanNorth Community House Road -Cozy bistro & bar featuring a menu of small plates, flatbreads, meats & seafood from local sources.
  • Vine AmericanKitchen, AmericanConlan Circle -High-end fare featuring organic & local products in a sophisticated space with an outdoor fire pit. Opens at 11:30 am
  • Firebirds Wood FiredGrill, AmericanRea Road -Local branch of a regional chain serving steaks & seafood in an upscale-casual lodgelike setting. Opens at 11:00 am
  • Mellow Mushroom,Pizza14835 Ballantyne Village Way -Funky, art-filled chain pizzeria featuring craft beer, calzones & creative stone-baked pizzas. Opens at 11:00 am
  • Cantina FifteenEleven, $$MexicanRea Road -Colorful choice for inventive Mexican fare, tableside guacamole & margaritas from a buzzing bar. Opens at 11:00 am