Historian Tours

Mondays & Tuesdays through February • 11am

West Baden Springs Hotel • Concierge Desk
$15 adults • $8 children 12 and under
Reservations recommended: (812) 936-5579

 

Join our resort historian for an hour and step back in time to learn about the enchanting history of West Baden Springs Hotel. This domed beauty has more than 150 years of history, from the earliest days of the hotel in the mid-1800s to the remarkable renovation of the early 2000s. Tickets can be purchased at the West Baden Mercantile.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.

Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited. This event may be canceled if minimum participation is not met.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Select Saturdays • 4pm
February 18
March 25
April 29
May 13 & 27
June 10 & 24

West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room  

$80 • Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Saturday, March 11 • 4pm

French Lick Springs Hotel • The Grand Colonnade

$75 • Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

Enjoy step-by-step instruction for painting your canvas 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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  • Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.
  • Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate. 
  • Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited. This event may be canceled if minimum participation is not met.
  • Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Murder Mystery Weekends

Murder Mystery Package

Select Weekends

Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26

Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21

Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27

West Baden Springs Hotel

This is a weekend to die for! Put on your detective hat for a chilling opportunity to sort through all the red herrings and diabolical clues of a juicy mystery. Settle in for an interactive murder mystery event spread over three days. But don't get too comfortable in your posh surroundings at West Baden Springs Hotel — time is ticking to crack this case and discover whodunit.

 

Additional Details  Reserve Package

 

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Must be at least 18 or older with a valid ID to participate.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Golf Talk Under the Dome

Golf Talk

Fridays & Saturdays • 2pm-4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
Complimentary

 

Stop by to meet our golf professional and learn what is available at the Resort's three golf courses.

 

 

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Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events. 

Historical Trolley Tours

Mondays in March and May • 11am
Excluding May 29 (Memorial Day)
West Baden Springs Hotel • Concierge Desk
$25 adults • $15 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.

 

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Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited. This event may be canceled if minimum participation is not met.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Mommy & Me Tea

Family clinking teacups together for a cheers in the atrium

Saturday, March 11

Wednesday, March 15

2pm & 3pm seatings
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$50 adults • $25 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.

 

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Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Jazz Under the Dome Weekend

Jazz Under The Dome

Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19
West Baden Springs Hotel

Complimentary
 

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 hours of live jazz all throughout West Baden Springs Hotel. The weekend-long event is open to all guests.

 

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Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Afternoon Tea & Tour

Picture of a statue in the atrium with the words Afternoon Tea and Tour in script

Wednesdays, March 22 & 29

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

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$65 adults • $32 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.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.

Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited. This event may be canceled if minimum participation is not met.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Behind the Scenes Tours

West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium

Select Thursdays • 2pm-4pm
March 23
April 20
May 18
June 8 & 22

West Baden Springs Hotel • Indiana Landmarks Emporium 
$50 per adult

 

Get a peek behind the curtain of West Baden Springs Hotel in a two-hour tour that will let you see spaces not normally open to the public. Discover the history of areas that served the hotel’s first guests — including the kitchen, garage, ice cream plant, laundry and printing office — and see how these spaces have been repurposed for the hotel’s operations today. See more of the hotel’s modern luxuries, including Table One (a private dining room), the Presidential Suite, hotel rooms furnished in vintage décor, and a stunning atrium view from a top-floor balcony room. Advance reservations required.

 

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Available to adults only (age 15+). Because this is a behind-the-scenes tour, not all spaces are accessible for those using wheelchairs, walkers or motorized scooters. Please contact our staff for more information on accessible areas. Areas included in the tour are subject to availability; Indiana Landmarks reserves the right to substitute areas featured.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Cookies & Canvas

Painting of cookies

Thursday, March 16
Saturday, April 8
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.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.

Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited. This event may be canceled if minimum participation is not met.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Horse Sense

Horse at the stables

Monday - Thursday

April 3 through August 17 • 1pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $85
Reservations required. Please call: (812) 936-5546

 

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.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Picture with Pepsi

Mini Horse

Fridays in May • 10am - 4pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort Pavilion
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 him and snap a photo. Bring your own camera and take your own pictures with Pepsi free of charge. He is known for his friendliness and loves attention, so stop by and say hello!

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Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice. 

Twilight Tours

Select Saturdays • 7pm 
May 20
June 17
July 22

West Baden Springs Hotel • Landmarks Emporium

$25 adults (age 16 and over) • $10 children (age 6-15)

 

See what it would have been like to be a West Baden Springs Hotel guest during its original glory days. Costumed interpreters will portray famous guests such as golfer Walter Hagen, author Edna Ferber and the "unsinkable" Molly Brown during this 75-minute tour. Their stories paint a picture of the experience during the hotel's heyday of the 1910s and '20s. Advance reservations required.

 

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Management reserves the right to modify or cancel all events and promotions without notice. 

West Baden Gardening Guidance

West Baden Gardening Guidance

Wednesdays • 10am 
April 26 through May 24
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 5 people.

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice. 

Donut for Dad

Glazed donuts

Sunday, June 18 • 6:30am - 11am 
West Baden Springs Hotel • Xanadu Coffee & Creamery

 

Dad deserves a freebie to begin his special day. Take him out for a Sunday morning donut at Xanadu for a sweet start to his Father’s Day. Overnight hotel guests only; please present room key. Limit one free donut for dad.

 

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  • Limit one free donut for dad.
  • Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice. 

Stables Tours

Stables

Daily • 11am - 3pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $5
Reservations required: (812) 936-5546

 

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!

 

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Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

Afternoon Tea

A lady pouring tea in the West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium

Saturdays • 2pm - 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium

$50 adults • $25 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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No event February 4, February 25 or March 11.

 

Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity.

 

Booking ahead is recommended for this event as capacity may be limited.

 

Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.