Press Releases

French Lick Resort Unveils $20 Million Meeting & Event Center Expansion

January 15, 2015 – For over 125 years, French Lick Springs Hotel (and West Baden SpringsHotel) has hosted countless meetings, annual conferences and executive retreats. The first published reference notes that the Mitchell District of the Indiana Medical Society convened here in 1888. It was during the 1931 Governor’s Conference, held in French Lick Springs Hotel, that Franklin D. Roosevelt rounded up his party's support for the presidential nomination.

 

French Lick Resort is continuing to build on that reputation with the addition of a 58,000 sq. ft. expansion, totaling $20 million. The expanded Meeting and Event read more...

Love is in the Air at French Lick Resort

January 14, 2015 – For over 150 years, French Lick has attracted couples in search of the perfect romantic getaway. Whatever is on your romantic “to-do” list, French Lick Resort has it. Couples can reconnect over a cozy dinner at one of the resort’s many dining venues, relax with a couples massage in the spa, enjoy a fun, competitive game of bowling or tennis, cuddle up together during a horse-drawn carriage ride or enjoy the company of each other under the extraordinary domed atrium of West Baden Springs Hotel as a pianist or harpist plays in the background. For those looking for a special getaway, room packages are available at French Lick Springs and West Baden Springs Hotels.read more...

French Lick Resort Spring Break
Offers Fun and Relaxation for the Whole Family

January 7, 2015 – For families looking for a fun and easy getaway to chase the winter blues, there’s a stress-free option in French Lick Resort. While it seems like the typical spring break choices can be crowded, hectic and complicated, French Lick Resort is just the place where families can turn down the noise, turn up the fun and enjoy a much-needed departure from the everyday routine.

 

As the host site of the 2015 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, French Lick Resort’s theme is “Spring Break of Champions.” For those family members looking for a little friendly competition and ultimate rights, this year’s programming provides the opportunity to reign supreme. Whether it’s read more...

French Lick Resort Revs Up for 2015 Concours d’Elegance

December 26, 2014 – On the heels of last year’s successful event with over $100 million dollars’ worth of collector vehicles, including an impressive showing of cars from Shelby American, planning is well underway for the 2015 Concours d’Elegance at French Lick Resort.

 

Formerly known as the Louisville Concours d’Elegance, the world-class event will bring together top exhibitors, seasoned judges and enthusiastic sponsors to celebrate the “competition of elegance” — and to raise money for Kosair Children’s Hospital. Chief Judge John Carlson and his esteemed group of judges will return to pick the best of the best. As the name implies, read more...

Historic Trolley Service Returns to French Lick Resort

December 4, 2014 – It’s been five years in the making, but French Lick Resort is now primed to bring trolley service back to the resort towns of French Lick and West Baden.

 

Like a lot of the French Lick Resort treasures, the trolley’s history spans many decades, starting in 1903. A new chapter will begin December 18 when trolley service returns almost 100 years after it was first launched in French Lick and West Baden.

 

In 1903, the roads were dirt and horse-drawn carriages were the norm. Imagine the delight when electric trolley service began. Guests could catch the streetcar at the read more...