Fall Activities

Fall Activities at French Lick Resort

With the autumnal season comes pumpkin carving, leaf-peeping, apple cider and cooler temperatures. The colors are at their peak mid-October to early November in Southern Indiana and with French Lick Resort tucked in the Hoosier National Forest, you will have fall views for miles during your visit. Although the wooded trails at the resort are gorgeous year-round, visitors can partake in fall-friendly activities like hiking, horseback riding, biking and much more.


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Fall into Autumn

Fall into Autumn

Sunday, October 1 - Sunday, October 29


Fall into Autumn at French Lick Resort and enjoy our seasonal happenings! Hayrides complete with s’mores at our stables, pumpkin arts and crafts and a special line-up of Halloween activities—you and your family are sure to delight in our line-up of events and activities complete with the beautiful fall foliage of Southern Indiana.


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Wine and Dessert Soirée

Friday, October 27 • 9pm • $38
Friday, November 24 • 9pm • $38
Friday, December 15 • 9pm • $38
Friday, January 26 • 9pm • $40
Friday, February 9 & 16 • 9pm • $40
Friday, March 23 • 9pm • $40


West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium

Space is limited. Reservations Required. (812) 936-5579


Enjoy the ultimate expression of West Baden Springs Hotel—the luxury of Europe with the warmth of home. Decadent desserts made in-house and served with expertly paired wine varietals from around the world; hosted by our very own wine expert.




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$38 (per person, not including tax and gratuity)
Reservations Required (812)936-5579

Food Truck Alley

Food Truck Alley

Saturday, October 28 • 11:30am - 7pm
​Event Center Plaza • French Lick Springs Hotel


Wrap up your October on a delicious note at our Food Truck Alley! Join us in the Event Center Plaza for a variety of some of the best regional food trucks. While the line-up is still being developed, you can expect a diverse sampling of foods and flavors. This event is open to the public and does not require tickets. Bring the family and enjoy the final weekend of our Fall into Autumn programming.

A Sunset Dinner

Sundays • 5:30pm and 8pm Seating
Pete Dye Mansion
$75 • Reservations Required (812)936-5579


Sunday evening is the perfect time to sit back, relax, catch up on the day, and enjoy life. And at what more beautiful place than the Pete Dye Mansion. Enjoy a Sunset Dinner all summer long, featuring an appetizer, salad, an entrée choice of Applewood bacon wrapped filet or pan seared salmon served with grilled asparagus, red roasted potatoes and fresh dinner rolls with a dessert that is the Chef’s choice.




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There are two seating times: 5:30pm and 8:00 pm. Seating is inside only and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance for 2 – 24 people. Contact the West Baden concierge for more. (812) 936-5579

Price does not include tax or gratuity 

Afternoon Tour & Tea

Wednesdays • 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room
$35 Adults • $28 Children ages 6 - 15
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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2018 Pricing: $38 Adults • $29 Children 12 and Under

Couples' Golf Outing

Couples' Golf Outing

Fridays, September 1 - October 27 • 5:30pm
​The Valley Links Course • $30 per couple (includes cart)


Enjoy date night on the course! French Lick Resort Couples’ Golf Outing is for golfers of all skill levels and offers varying formats each week. Weekly prizes, including gift cards and merchandise, will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.

For more information, visit The Valley Links Pro Shop or call 812-936-8042.

Afternoon Tea

Saturdays • 2pm - 4pm • $25

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
​Reservation Required 812-936-5579


Enjoy the soothing sounds of live classical harp music as you delight in a proper afternoon tea, complete with finger sandwiches, scones and petit fours in the atrium. Sip and savor from a variety of gourmet teas sure to refresh you.



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2018 Pricing: $28 Adults • $15 Children 12 and Under

Veteran's Day Weekend

American Veterans Traveling Tribute

Thursday, November 9 - Sunday, November 12
Opens at 3pm
Casino • Front Lawn

French Lick Resort will have the honor of hosting the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) and the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall November 9 – 12, a poignant reminder for Veteran’s Day. The AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall is touring across the United States to pay tribute to men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our country. The AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall is an 80% scale version of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Every name on the original wall is etched on the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall, which is 360 feet in length. Rubbings may be taken with the provided wall rubbing sheet. The journey began in 1998 as a way to allow people to honor and remember veterans and active military personnel without having to make the trip to D.C. 

Wine Pairings

​Friday, November 10 • 8pm • $54
​Friday, December 29 • 8pm • $54
Friday, January 12 • 8pm • $56
​Friday, February 23 • 8pm • $56
​Friday, March 9 • 8pm • $56

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 
Space is limited. 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 to purchase package and to participate in all activities.


Select days November 18 - December 23
Call for package availability (888) 936-9360
French Lick Scenic Railway


Head to French Lick, Indiana to catch the train for the North Pole this holiday season and book your hotel stay at French Lick Resort. The round trip train excursion, at the French Lick Scenic Railway, includes a meet and greet with Santa Claus, hot chocolate, Christmas caroling and a treat, plus a gift for each child. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas! 


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*Package is Non-refundable. All cancelations will be charged full amount of package, tickets plus room, regardless of cancelation date.


**Packages are limited and on a first come-first served basis. Reservations for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride package must be arranged with our Reservations Representatives by calling 888.936.9360 prior to your resort visit. Rates based on double occupancy/availability. Price does not include applicable taxes. Must book 48 hours in advance and cannot be included with other special offers or discounts. Credit card is required at time of booking.

Wine & Canvas

Saturday, January 20 • 3pm • $60
Saturday, February 24 • 4pm • $60
Saturday, March 17 • 4pm • $60

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
Reservations required. (812) 936-5579


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 a new found talent.


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Must be 21 years of age or older to participate in event. Management reserves the right to cancel or modify all promotions and events without notice.

10th Annual Chocolate Festival

10th Annual Chocolate Festival

Saturday, February 10 • 1pm - 4pm

​French Lick Springs Hotel • Hoosier Ballroom


Our 10th annual Chocolate Festival will be the cat’s meow as we celebrate in style – 1920’s style!

We are swinging into Valentine’s weekend with familiar traditions and fresh twists on one of French Lick Resort’s longest-standing annual events. Get dolled up in your swankiest 20’s-inspired attire, or come as you are. Either way, we’ll whisk you through a scrumptious spectrum of all things chocolate. Live demonstrations and entertainment are also in this year’s lineup, so have a roarin’ good time and taste to your heart’s content.


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Jazz Under the Dome Weekend

Jazz Under The Dome

Friday, March 9 - Sunday, March 11
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium


Swing and sway to the distinctive sounds of Jazz Under the Dome! Whether it’s classic, hot, cool, swing, bebop or hard bop, this roster of great jazz artists will entertain and impress. From check-in on Friday to check-out on Sunday, the best regional musicians will take to the stage for 20 hours of live jazz in the elegant grandeur of West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium. This weekend-long event is free and open to the public.

Mommy & Me Tea

Wednesday, ​March 14 • 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday, March 21 • 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday, March 28 • 2pm - 4pm
​West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$28 Adults • $15 Children (12 and under)
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 atrium! 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 Experience Weekend

Wine Experience Weekend

Saturday, March 17 and Sunday March 18
West Baden Springs Hotel

Wine down the winter at our magnificent Wine Experience Weekend that will feature a variety New World and Old World wines. The weekend begins on Saturday evening where you will enjoy an elegant five course wine dinner served in the timelessly sophisticated Sinclair’s Restaurant. On Sunday, discover what foods pair well with each wine and enjoy a dynamic cooking demo with our resort chef. 


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Cookies & Canvas

Saturday, March 24 • 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$40 per person (ages 5 & 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 new found talent. Limited seating. This activity is recommended for children 5 years and older accompanied by an adult.