Trolley Tours

Trolley Tours

Mondays & Tuesdays through December 18 • 11am
$20 • Reservations required: 812-936-5579
Meet beside West Baden Springs Hotel concierge desk and depart from the valet area

 

All aboard for some historical enlightenment! Trolley tours are back, and this route will cover more than two dozen historical points of interest in the surrounding areas of French Lick and West Baden Springs. Take a drive through Larry Bird Boulevard, learn about some of French Lick Resort’s historic spots, and see some of the buildings that once housed underground casinos and small hotels back in the day. Receive a gift bag compliments of French Lick Resort that includes coupons for local merchants and restaurants, a $2 discount museum voucher, vintage postcards and a few other surprises!

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Select days November 16 - December 23
Call for package availability (888) 936-9360
French Lick Scenic Railway

 

Head to French Lick this holiday season and grab your seat on the train to the North Pole! Book the Polar Express Package for a round-trip train excursion at the French Lick Scenic Railway plus an overnight stay at either resort hotel. The Polar Express includes a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus, hot chocolate and cookies, Christmas songs and a gift for each child. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas to fully get in the spirit

 

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Afternoon Tour & Tea

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
$38 Adults • $29 Children ages 5 - 12
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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Excludes October 31, 2018 and April 3, 2019

Afternoon Tea

Pouring tea

Holiday Schedule: Sundays in December • 1pm – 3pm 
2019 Schedule: Saturdays • 2pm - 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$28 per person • $15 for 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

Mixology Class - A History of Cocktails

Selection of Cocktails

Sunday, December 16 • 5pm
Sunday, January 6 & 20 • 5pm
Sunday, February 17 & 24 • 5pm
Sunday, March 3 & 17 • 5pm
Sunday, April 14 & 28 • 5pm

West Baden Springs Hotel
$45 per person • Reservations required. (812) 936-5579

 

Shake things up and get a spirited education about the history of the cocktail while our West Baden mixologist provides demos and samples of signature drinks. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

 

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Must be 21 with a valid ID to participate.

Wine and Dessert Soirée

Friday, December 14 • 8pm
Friday, January 25 • 8pm
Friday, February 15 • 8pm
Friday, March 22 • 8pm
Friday, April 19 • 8pm
Friday, May 3 • 8pm
Friday, June 21 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$44 • 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.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity
Reservations Required (812)936-5579
*Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate

Wine Pairings

Three glasses of various wines

Friday, December 28 • 8pm 
Friday, January 11 • 8pm
Friday, February 22 • 8pm
Friday, March 8 • 8pm
Friday, April 5 • 8pm
Friday, May 24 • 8pm
Friday, June 7 • 8pm

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 
$58 • 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

West Baden Historian Tour

Painting in the Angel Room

January - March 2019 •
Mondays & Tuesdays • 11am
West Baden Springs Hotel

$20 for adults • $10 for children 12 and under

 

Join our historian for an hour and step back in time to discover the captivating history of West Baden Springs Hotel. Find out why West Baden was renowned for Sprudel Water and the interesting effect it had on guests. Learn more about the mysterious Angel Room and the iconic dome high above the atrium.

Pour a Glass, Paint a Glass

Glass Painting

Saturday, January 12 • 4pm
Friday, March 15 • 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$60 per person • Reservations required. (812) 936-5579
 

Have a glass or two with us, then have your own customized glass to take with you. A seasoned artist will guide you through basic tips and tricks for painting wine glasses. After adding your own touch of class to your glass, you’ll have it as a keepsake to cheers with for years to come.

 

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

French Lick Kitchen Live

Kitchen Live

Saturday, January 12 • 1:30pm 
Saturday, January 26 • 1:30pm 
Saturday, February 2 • 1:30pm 
Saturday, February 16 • 1:30pm
Saturday, March 2 • 1:30pm 

French Lick Springs Hotel • The Grand Colonnade Restaurant • $15

 

Meet the faces behind the tasty plates served up at French Lick Resort! Our chefs will engage you in a live cooking demo with a different dish featured each week. We’ve got every course covered, from appetizers to entrees to desserts. You can sample each creation as well, so pull up a seat and enjoy the show!

 

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Cake Decorating

putting frosting on a cake

Tuesdays, January 8 – April 30 • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$20 for adults • $10 for children 12 and younger
Reservations required:  (812) 936-5579

 

Get a taste of some sweet ideas and join our pastry team as they teach you tricks, tips and techniques on cake decorating. Learn about basic flat icing and borders for cakes, the different piping tips that create unique designs and borders, and find out how to make the perfect lettering for your next cake.

 

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Excludes March 26 and April 2 when cupcake decorating will take place.

Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Saturday, January 19 • 4pm
Saturday, February 16 • 4pm
Saturday, March 16 • 4pm
Saturday, April 13 • 4pm
Saturday, May 18 • 4pm


West Baden Springs Hotel
$60 • 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 newfound talent.

 

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

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

11th Annual Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Saturday, February 9 • 1pm - 4pm

​French Lick Springs Hotel • Hoosier Ballroom

 

We’re commemorating our 11th annual Chocolate Festival with 1950s-themed flair, so cruise on in for a fab celebration of all things chocolate. Sample from a tempting spectrum of chocolate creations, all made in house. Our pastry team comes up with new chocolate concoctions every year, so you’re sure to experience new flavors along with traditional favorites. Three cooking shows and one mixology class are also on tap for this year’s event, with live entertainment throughout. 

 

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Bourbon & Bites

Plate of food with bourbon pairing

Saturday, February 9 • 8pm
Friday, June 14 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$58 • ​Reservations required. (812) 936-5579

 

Bourbon & Bites is an experience that goes down smooth. Sample select bourbons served alongside four to five hors d’oeuvres in the elegant backdrop of West Baden Springs Hotel. Bourbon tastings are served in a souvenir shot glass that is yours to keep from this satisfying evening.

 

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Price is per person, not including tax and gratuity
Reservations Required. (812)936-5579
*Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate

Wine Experience Weekend

Wine Experience Weekend

Friday, March 15 - Saturday, March 16
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 three 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 15 – Sunday, March 17
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's atrium. This weekend-long event is free and open to the public.

Spring Into The Wild

Spring into the Wild

Friday, March 8 - Saturday, April 7
 
Young adventurers can “Spring into the Wild” as they prepare for a French Lick Resort safari. Kids will learn about various animals with safari-themed crafts, activities, and games that give them a chance to prove their official Safari Game mastery. All activities are supervised by our trained attendants and have been developed to ensure that kids have a fun-filled “Spring into the Wild” experience.

 

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Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Package

Friday, March 1 - Sunday, March 3
West Baden Springs Hotel

This is a weekend to die for! Murder Mystery Weekend provides a chilling opportunity to test your detective skills and sort through all the red herrings and diabolical clues of a juicy mystery. See if you can crack the case in one of the most unusual, exhilarating and spine-tingling experiences ever. 

 

“The masterminds of the genre, by far the most professional.”
Los Angeles Times

“A lethally comical experience.”
The Dallas Morning News

 

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Cupcake Decorating

adding icing to cupcakes

Tuesday, April 2 • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$20 for adults • $10 for children 12 and younger
 

Bring your junior chef and join our pastry chef as they provide 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.

 

Mommy & Me Tea

animation of momma bird pouring tea with baby bird holding a lemon slice

Wednesday, March 27 • 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday, April 3 • 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.

 

 

 

 

Cookies & Canvas

Painting of cookies

Saturday, March 30 • 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 newfound talent. Limited seating. This activity is recommended for children 5 years and older accompanied by an adult.

 

Craft Beer Experience

Craft beer bottles sitting on a table

Saturday, April 27 • 7pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • $54
Space is limited. Reservations required. (812) 936-5579

 

Unique tastes are best enjoyed in a one-of-a-kind setting, and you can experience both at the West Baden Craft Beer Tasting. Relax on the patio and sample a medley of six craft beers. Gastropub-themed hors d’oeuvres will be served alongside the 5-ounce tasting portions. Take home a memento of the experience as well, with a souvenir beer glass.

 

Take home a memento of the experience as well, with a souvenir beer glass. Space is limited, and this event was a hit last fall, so plan to book your spot soon.

 


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$54 (per person, not including tax and gratuity)
Reservations Required (812)936-5579
Beer selection may vary from what is pictured
*Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate

West Baden Gardening Guidance

West Baden Gardening Guidance

Wednesdays, April 24 through May 22 • 10am • $20
West Baden Springs Hotel
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. After the class, test out your green thumb with your own seeds and a pot to take home.

 

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Maximum class size is 20 people.

Preservation Month

Join us as we celebrate our history! May is National Historic and Preservation Month. To celebrate this momentous occasion, French Lick Resort invites you to visit our hotels to enjoy a variety of vintage displays, specialty drinks, historic activities and special offers. We look forward to sharing our history with you.

Picture with Pepsi

Mini Horse

Fridays in May • 3pm - 5pm
​French Lick Springs Hotel • Front Lawn

 

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 on the front lawn of French Lick Springs Hotel. 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!

Photography Weekend

Photography Weekend

Friday, May 10 - Saturday, May 11
West Baden Springs Hotel

 

Give us a weekend, and we’ll help you capture those perfect moments. You know Ian McSpadden’s work from the images used to promote French Lick Resort, and he’s emerging from behind the lens to help you craft your own classic photos. Whether you’re a rookie with the camera or more of a master with your Nikon, the Friday-Saturday workshop is tailored to photographers of all levels with talks on technique and photo shoots all across French Lick Resort’s picturesque grounds. Capture a portrait with a personal model, shoot the sunrise from the spectacular views of the Pete Dye Course and test your skills from a special rooftop perspective. ​

 

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French Lick Family Classic Fun Run 5K & Kids 1 Mile Mini Run/Walk

5K Family Classic

Saturday, May 18, 2019 
​Event Center Plaza

 

Run a race, help raise money for a great cause, and kapow! — you can be a superhero by participating in the annual French Lick Family Classic. Come ready to conquer our 5K Walk/Run and Kids 1 Mile Mini course, which winds through the resort grounds. Wear your best 5K-friendly superhero costume and have a shot to win one of the prizes awarded for best costume. Proceeds from the race will benefit Clothe-A-Child. Register online at familyclassic@frenchlick.com.

 

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Information including date and time subject to change at any time.

Cheers To Pallet Painting

paintbrush with brush strokes on pallet boards

Saturday, June 29 • 6pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$70 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.

Alice Dye Invitational

Sunday, August 4 - Tuesday, August 6, 2019

 

Make it an August to remember when you join your friends at French Lick Resort for a celebration of women's golf. For the past seven years, The Alice Dye Invitational has been one of our most popular and fun golf events.

 

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Senior LPGA Championship

Wednesday, October 9 - Wednesday, October 16
The Pete Dye Course at French Lick

 

Join us for the Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank held October 9-16, 2019 on the iconic Pete Dye Course. The LPGA Tour has signed a multi-year agreement for the tournament to be held at French Lick Resort and to have it televised live on Golf Channel. Riley Children’s Foundation, the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health will be the benefactor.

 

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