Important Update

Important Update: At this time, our three hotels and dining venues are open to overnight guests only. French Lick Casino and The Valley Links Course are open to the public. 

Events

 

Event Calendar     Holidays     Culinary Events

Events are for overnight resort guests only and subject to COVID-19 restrictions and regulatory approval. Booking ahead is recommended, as capacity for events may be limited to ensure safety. Events may be canceled if minimum participation is not met. Please call (888) 936-9360 for event updates.

 

Cake Decorating

Ladies icing cakes

Tuesdays through April • 2pm

(No event March 23 & 30)
West Baden Springs Hotel • Sinclair's Restaurant
$30 adults • $15 children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
 

Join our pastry chef for a personal lesson with tricks, tips and techniques on decorating your next cake with pizzazz. We’ll provide a 6-inch cake for you to follow along with the chef, as well as all the tools and sweet extras you need to add your own decorative flair. The cake is yours to take home, show off and eat!

Bourbon & Bites

Plate of food with bourbon pairing

Friday, February 26 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium • $70
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
 

Bourbon & Bites is an experience that goes down smooth. Sample select bourbons, paired with a five-course tasting menu of hors d’oeuvres, in the elegant backdrop of West Baden Springs Hotel.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Taste of French Lick

Fridays & Saturdays in February & March

6pm & 8pm Seatings • $75

Event Center • Windsor Ballroom Foyer

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

Savor all the best the resort has to offer. Signature dishes from different restaurants join forces in a dynamic new 5-course dining experience. Enjoy live music with dinner, and a view overlooking the French Lick gardens.

 

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Valentine's Railway Getaway

Saturdays in February
12:30pm Boarding • 1pm Departure 
French Lick Scenic Railway
$250 private train car

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

Reserve your own private train car and enjoy an exclusive 90-minute ride on the rails. Whether it’s just you and your valentine, or a bigger group of up to 20 family and friends, you can warm up with hot cocoa and treats, choose a game of trivia or bingo for the ride, and follow along a special scavenger hunt during your countryside excursion. Space is limited, as just three cars are offered every Saturday. An additional $10 per person will be charged for a chocolate cupcake, chocolate granola mix and hot cocoa.

Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Select Saturdays 

$75 per person

 

West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room • 4pm

February 27

March 13 & 20 

April 3 & 17

May 8

June 5
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

French Lick Springs Hotel • Grand Colonnade Restaurant • 1:30pm

March 6 & 27

April 10 & 24

May 15 & 22

June 19

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

Enjoy step-by-step instruction while you relax, sip and paint along with an experienced and enthusiastic artist. You will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and newfound talent. 

 

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Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate. 

Fantastic Creatures Animal Tales Show

Saturdays, March 6 - April 3 • 1pm & 3pm

Event Center • Hoosier Ballroom B 

March 27 show in the Clifton Ballroom B

Complimentary

 

Catch an Animal Tales show featuring exotic animals from all over the world. Six surprise guest animals will provide guests an up-close-and-personal experience through volunteer interactions and crowd participation.

Mixology Class

Selection of Cocktails

Select Weekends

$45 per person

 

French Lick Springs Hotel & Valley Tower

1pm

Saturday, March 13 • 1875: The Steakhouse

Friday, March 19 • Valley Bar  

Saturday, April 3 & 17 • 1875: The Steakhouse

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 

5pm

Sunday, March 7 & 21 

Sunday, April 11 & 25
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Shake things up and get a spirited education about classic and signature cocktails as our mixologists provide demos and drink samples. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Wine Experience Weekend

Wine Experience Weekend

Friday, March 12 - Saturday, March 13
West Baden Springs Hotel 
Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

Sip and swirl your way through our magnificent Wine Experience Weekend. The experience begins Friday evening with an elegant five-course dinner paired with five different types of wine, served in West Baden Springs Hotel. On Saturday, sample more food and wine pairings in a wine education presentation, and enjoy a dynamic cooking demo with our resort chef.

 

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Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Jazz Under the Dome Weekend

Jazz Under The Dome

Friday, March 12 - Sunday, March 14
West Baden Springs Hotel
 

Swing and sway to the distinctive sounds of Jazz Under the Dome! From check-in on Friday to check-out on Sunday, the best regional musicians will treat you to 15 hours of live jazz all throughout West Baden Springs Hotel. This weekend-long event is free for resort guests.

 

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Irish Whiskey Tasting

Irish Whiskey

Friday, March 19 • 8pm 
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium • $70
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

For St. Paddy’s season, it’s time to live it up with a true Irish twist. Savor signature Irish-inspired dishes and enjoy each paired with Tullamore D.E.W., Jameson Original, Jameson Caskmates and Bushmills Black Bush.

 

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Price is per person and does not include tax and gratuity.

Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Cupcake Decorating

little girl applying green icing as the leaves on a flowered cupcake

Tuesday, March 23 & 30 • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$30 for adults • $15 for children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Bring your junior chef and join our pastry chef as she provides pointers on how to dress up your cupcakes. After covering basic techniques on frosting, you’ll learn about how to craft flowers from icing as well. A perfect spring break activity for you and your little one to put the icing on the cake of a special stay at the resort.

 

Cookies & Canvas

Painting of cookies

Thursday, March 25 & April 1 • 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room
$45 per person (age 5 and up)
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Enjoy cookies and milk while you paint along step-by-step with instruction from an experienced and enthusiastic artist. You will leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent. This activity is recommended for children 5 years and older accompanied by an adult.

 

Mommy & Me Tea

Family clinking teacups together for a cheers in the atrium

Saturday, March 27 & April 3 • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$38 adults • $19 children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Bring your little princess or prince to be treated like royalty and introduce them to a proper tea under the dome! Savor finger sandwiches, scones and petit fours alongside gourmet teas while children practice their manners and enjoy spending time with mom doing something new.

 

Wine Pairings

Three glasses of various wines

Friday, April 16

Friday, May 28

8pm • $65
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Experience wine tasting at West Baden Springs Hotel paired with five courses of a variety of hors d'oeuvres. The event includes American and European wine presentations by our house wine expert highlighting a different imported or domestic varietal with each pairing. Our atrium is the ultimate wine tasting room!

 

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Cost is per person and does not include tax and gratuity.

Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

S'mores at the Springs

Marshmallows roasting over a fire

Fridays & Saturdays beginning in April

7pm - 10pm • Complimentary
French Lick Springs Hotel • Spring House Patio

 

Warm your hands by the fire and enjoy complimentary s’mores on the Spring House Patio, located in the formal garden and accessible via the lower level of the hotel. Sticks and s'mores can be picked up at the front desk. Event is weather permitting.

Historical Trolley Tours

Mondays in April & May • 11am
West Baden Springs Hotel • Concierge Desk
$25 adults • $17 children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Take a ride on our trolley and join our resort historian for an hour to learn about the historic towns of French Lick and West Baden. Tickets can be purchased at the West Baden Mercantile.

West Baden Gardening Guidance

West Baden Gardening Guidance

Wednesdays • April 21 - May 26 • 10am 
The West Baden Mercantile Company • $20
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Plant the seed of knowledge with this 30-minute class designed to help you understand how your garden grows. Start with a tour of our greenhouse and garden as our grounds maintenance staff guides you through greenhouse basics and other garden-variety discussions such as soil mix and when to plant, along with a Q&A session.

 

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Maximum class size is 20 people.

Picture with Pepsi

Mini Horse

Fridays in May • 3pm - 5pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort
Complimentary

 

Come and get a close-up with our mane man! “Pepsi” is a full-grown miniature horse who is our mascot at The Stables, and you can meet Pepsi and snap a photo with him at The Stables Pavilion. Bring your own camera and take your own pictures with Pepsi free of charge. Pepsi is known for his friendliness and loves attention, so stop by and say hello!

Wine and Dessert Soirée

Friday, May 14 • 8pm 
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium • $54
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
 

Enjoy the ultimate expression of West Baden Springs Hotel — the luxury of Europe with the warmth of home. Savor three decadent desserts made in-house, each served with expertly paired wine varietals from around the world.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Cheers To Pallet Painting

paintbrush with brush strokes on pallet boards

Saturday, May 29 • 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room
$75 per person • Reservations required: (812) 936-5579


Unwind with a few glasses of wine and unlock your artistic side as an experienced artist works with you to craft a unique creation. Hand-crafted pallets are the perfect rustic accent to any home décor, and you’ll have your own pallet to take home and display — decorated just as you like it.

 

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Cost is per person and does not include tax and gratuity

Must be at least 21 or older to purchase package and to participate in all activities.

Horse Sense

Horse at the stables

Mondays - Thursdays • April - October • 1pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $85
Reservations required: (812) 936-9300, ext. 7246

 

Saddle up for an equine education! Meet at The Stables to join a guide for a 30-minute class about horses, including a meet-and-greet with a horse and background about grooming and daily care for the animals. Once you know what it takes, put it to the test with a 45-minute trail ride on your horse.

 

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Children must be 8 years of age to ride horses on trail rides.
The Horse Sense class is hands-on experience; to maximize guest interaction, we will limit each class to six people.

Stables Tours

Stables

Daily • 10am - 3pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $5
Reservations required: (812) 936-9300, ext. 7246
 

For a firsthand glimpse of what life is like in our Stables, we’ll show you the ropes. Stop by The Stables and meet some of our 27 horses, learn about the operations and have any of your questions answered by our Stables staff. Saddle up for a look behind the scenes!

Historian Tours

Painting in the Angel Room

Mondays & Tuesdays

11am • West Baden Springs Hotel • West Baden Mercantile

3pm • French Lick Springs Hotel • Front Desk
Tickets per tour: $15 adults • $6 children 12 and younger

 

Reservations recommended:

West Baden Springs Hotel: (812) 936-9300, ext. 4025

French Lick Springs Hotel: (812) 936-9300, ext. 7000

 

Join our resort historian for an hour and step back in time to discover the captivating history of West Baden and French Lick Springs Hotels. Hear the stories behind how these remarkable hotels originated in the mid-1800s, their heyday of the early 1900s, and the restoration that returned the hotels to their original glory.

 

Outdoor Hiking Adventure

Tuesdays - Fridays • 9:30am

Meet at the Event Center concierge 

Complimentary

 

Need some fresh air or a little exercise to get the day started? Join us for a guided nature hike through the rolling hills of the French Lick Resort campus. Hikes will be offered on a daily basis beginning in April.

 

Afternoon Tea & Tour

three panel image of historical tours and a mother daughter tea

Wednesdays • 12:30pm tour/2pm tea & 1:30pm tour/3pm tea

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$53 adults • $27 children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
 

Embark on a 70-minute historical tour of West Baden Springs Hotel. You’ll be fascinated with the rich and entertaining legends and stories that are a part of the history of this elegant turn-of-the-century hotel. Then refresh yourself with a proper afternoon tea in the atrium featuring finger sandwiches, petit fours and scones served with a tasteful selection of gourmet teas.

Afternoon Tea

Pouring tea

Saturdays • 2pm - 4pm
(Excludes March 27 and April 3)
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$38 adults • $19 children 12 and younger
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

Savor an elegant experience by sitting down to a proper afternoon tea. Enjoy finger sandwiches, scones and petit fours, and choose from a selection of gourmet teas. With the soothing sounds of live harp, cello or flute music accompanying tea, this is the ideal way to relish the ambiance of West Baden Springs Hotel.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.