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.


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Hawaiian Summer Luau

Hibiscus flowers and fruit

Friday, May 31 - Sunday, August 18


We’re channeling the island vibes with our own little slice of paradise all summer long at KidsFest. Pool parties make every Saturday and Sunday afternoon a beach day, and be sure to catch special poolside Hawaiian luaus on select Saturday evenings with food, music and games for all ages. With games, crafts and scavenger hunts, there’s plenty more to see and do in our Hawaiian escape.


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Wine Pairings

Three glasses of various wines

Friday, May 24 • 8pm
Friday, June 7 • 8pm
Friday, July 12 • 8pm
Friday, August 9 • 8pm
Friday, September 13 • 8pm
Friday, October 4 • 8pm
Friday, December 6 • 8pm
Friday, January 10 • 8pm

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 
$65 • 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

Twilight Tours

Saturday, May 25 • 7pm, 7:10pm & 7:20pm
Saturday, June 22 • 7pm, 7:10pm & 7:20pm
Saturday, July 20 • 7pm, 7:10pm & 7:20pm
Saturday, August 17 • 7pm, 7:10pm & 7:20pm
Saturday, September 14 • 7pm, 7:10pm & 7:20pm

Indiana Landmarks Emporium • West Baden Springs Hotel • $20


Explore what it would have been like to be a guest at West Baden Springs Hotel during its first heyday during this 75-minute tour. Costumed characters enhance the excitement and experience of reveling in the hotel’s history.


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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!

Bourbon & Bites

Plate of food with bourbon pairing

Friday, June 14 • 8pm
Friday, November 22 • 8pm
Friday, February 21 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$70 • ​Reservations required. (812) 936-5579


Bourbon & Bites is an experience that goes down smooth. Sample five select bourbons, paired with a 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
Reservations Required. (812)936-5579
*Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium

Sunday, June 16 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, June 30 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, July 14 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, July 28 • 2pm & 4pm 
Sunday, August 11 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, August 25 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, September 8 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, September 22 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, October 6 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, October 20 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, November 24 • 2pm & 4pm
Sunday, December 8 • 2pm & 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • $30


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 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.



Wine and Dessert Soirée

Friday, June 21 • 8pm
Friday, August 16 • 8pm
Friday, October 18 • 8pm
Friday, January 17 • 8pm
Friday, February 14 • 8pm
Friday, March 6 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$48 • 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
Reservations Required (812)936-5579
*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, June 29 • 4pm
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.

Stables Tours


Daily • 9am - 4pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $5


For a firsthand glimpse of what life is like in our Stables, we’ll show you the ropes. Stop by The Stables any time during business hours to 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!

Horse Sense Class

Horse at the stables

Mondays - Thursdays (May - October) • 1pm • $65
The Stables at French Lick
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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Reservations Required – (812) 936-9300 (Ext 7246)

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.

Trolley Tours

Trolley Tours

Mondays in May & October • 11am
$20 adults, $10 Children 12 and under
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!

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 November 6.

Chicks with Sticks

Every Wednesday, May 8 - September 11 • 6pm-8pm​​​​​
(Excludes July 3)
Valley Links Golf Course • $20 per week
Reservations Required (812) 936-8042


​Ladies, it’s your time to shine on the golf course. Our teaching pros will help you break down the basics of the game, covering everything from basic fundamentals to drills to swing mechanics. Each week will have a different focus, and don’t miss special Wine Tasting and Play sessions ($25) on June 12 and August 7 with samples from French Lick Winery.



Afternoon Tea

Pouring tea

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
Excludes October 26, November 2 & 9, December 13 and March 28.
The August 17 Afternoon Tea will take place in Cafe Sinclair's.

A Sunset Dinner

Sundays • 5:30pm & 8pm
The Mansion at Pete Dye
$75 • Reservations required. (812) 936-5579


Sunday evening is the perfect time to sit back, relax and enjoy life. The Mansion at Pete Dye provides the ideal setting, combining a sumptuous meal with a spectacular view. Enjoy a Sunset Dinner all summer long, featuring appetizers (shrimp cocktail or BLT deviled eggs), a main course choice of applewood bacon-wrapped filet mignon or sea bass with lemon caper crème sauce, roasted red skin potatoes, asparagus and a chef’s choice dessert.




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Seating is inside only and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance for 2-24 people. Contact the West Baden concierge at (812) 936-5579 for reservations.

Price does not include tax or gratuity.

Donald Ross Classic

Donald Ross Classic

Tuesday, July 9 - Saturday, July 13
The Donald Ross Course at French Lick


The Donald Ross Classic returns for its third year as the Road to the LPGA passes through French Lick this July. Join us at the historic Donald Ross Course as 150 aspiring LPGA Tour players compete for a prize purse of $200,000 and to secure their place in the 2019 LPGA Tour. A youth clinic, pro-am and pairings party are set for July 9 and 10, with championship play to follow July 11-13. This Symetra Tour tournament is also a true charity golf event, as proceeds benefit Orange County Habitat for Humanity.


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Craft Beer Experience

Craft beer bottles sitting on a table

Friday, July 26 • 8pm
Friday, September 27 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • $58
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 Experience. Raise a glass with friends or plan a fun date night while sampling a medley of five craft beers under the dome at West Baden Springs Hotel. Gastropub-themed hors d’oeuvres will be served alongside the 3-ounce tasting portions.

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$58 (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

Alice Dye Invitational

Sunday, August 4 - Tuesday, August 6


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 ten years, The Alice Dye Invitational has been one of our most popular and fun golf events.


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West Baden Paint Out

Friday, August 16 - Saturday, August 17
West Baden Springs Hotel • Garden and Veranda


During the Hoosier Masters Artists Paint Out and Reception, more than two dozen Indiana Heritage artists will be spread out across the garden and veranda immortalizing their own versions of our historic grounds. These paintings will be for sale Saturday afternoon, allowing you to purchase the ultimate West Baden Springs Hotel souvenir.


A reception is planned for Saturday, August 17. For more information, call the Brown County Art Gallery at (812) 988-4609.

Jazz Under the Dome Weekend

Jazz Under The Dome

Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 18
Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 15
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.



Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Saturday, August 17 • 4pm
Saturday, January 25 • 4pm
Saturday, February 15 • 4pm
Saturday, March 14 • 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. 

Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Package

Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25
Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
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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*Must be at least 18 or older with a valid ID to participate

Vintage Cars on Display

Vintage Cars

Thursday, September 12 - Monday, September 16
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium


We’ve got a few slick sets of wheels to show off as part of West Baden’s Vintage Weekend. Stop by the atrium and see a 1929 Model A, 1926 Model T and 1929 Rolls Royce, which were all popular back in the hotel’s early heyday.

Classic Movie Night

movie reel illustration

Friday, September 13 – Saturday, September 14
Doors open at 7:30pm; Movie at 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • EB Rhodes Room
$5 for adults • $2.50 for children 12 and younger


Join us in the old-school setting of the EB Rhodes Room, which used to be a garage in the early days of the hotel, and enjoy a classic movie. Bring a blanket and go back in time. Popcorn and movie concessions will be available for purchase, as will beer and wine for guests 21 and over.

Vintage Base Ball

Vintage Baseball

Saturday, September 14 - Sunday, September 15
West Baden Springs Hotel Lawn
Free Admission

Experience a rewind through sports history at Vintage Base Ball, which portrays America’s pastime as it was played in the earliest days of the sport. Vintage teams will take the lawn of West Baden Springs Hotel for a weekend exhibition from the period when “base ball” was two words and the game was played with rudimentary rules of the mid-1800s. Pitching was underhanded, fielders didn’t use gloves and base ball was played in open fields without fences. You might see a “muckle” (power hitter) crush a “four baser” (home run) as players will also recreate the look and lingo from the era, complete with vintage reproduction uniforms.  Spectators can also enjoy some modern baseball concessions as food trucks will be on hand serving everything from hot dogs to popcorn to sno-cones.

Mixology Class - A History of Cocktails

Selection of Cocktails

Sunday, September 15 • 5pm
Sunday, January 12 • 5pm
Sunday, January 26 • 5pm
Sunday, February 9 • 5pm
Sunday, February 23 • 5pm
Sunday, March 8 • 5pm
Sunday, March 22 • 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.

Fall into Gardening

Flowers Blooming over text

Wednesdays & Thursdays in October • 10am
West Baden Springs Hotel •
Meet at the West Baden Mercantile
Reservations required: 
(812) 936-5579 • $20 per person

Learn how we transform the West Baden formal gardens from the vibrant hues of summer to the warm colors of fall. This 30-minute class starts with a tour of our greenhouse and progresses into our formal gardens as our resort’s groundskeepers guides you through. After the class, test out your green thumb with your own seeds and a pot to take home. 

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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Photography Experience

Photography Weekend

Monday, October 28 - Tuesday, October 29
West Baden Springs Hotel


Give us a few days, 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 Monday-Tuesday 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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Winter Break Bounce Bash

Bounce Bash

Monday, December 23 – Monday, December 30
11am - 8pm • Exhibition Hall


We have everything you need for a fun holiday week, with bounce houses, video games, music, yard games and crafts. Children of all ages are welcome. Must be supervised by an adult. 

Cake Decorating

Ladies icing cakes

Tuesdays in January - March • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$20 for adults • $10 for 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 take a fork to it!


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Excludes: March 3 and March 24

Pour a Glass, Paint a Glass

Glass Painting

Saturday, January 11 • 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

12th Annual Chocolate Festival


Saturday, February 8 • 1pm - 4pm

​French Lick Springs Hotel • Hoosier Ballroom


Save the date in February 2020 for our sweetest annual event. At our 12th Chocolate Festival, taste and sample your way through 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. This year we’ll be celebrating with a French-inspired theme channeling the elegance of Paris nightlife, and in the spirit of that, Bon Appétit!

Wine Experience Weekend

Wine Experience Weekend

Friday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14
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

Cupcake Decorating

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

Tuesday, March 24 • 2pm
Tuesday, March 31 • 2pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$30 for adults • $15 for children 12 and younger


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.


Mommy & Me Tea

Family clinking teacups together for a cheers in the atrium

Wednesday, March 25 • 2pm - 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$46 Adults • $27 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

Thursday, March 26 • 4pm
West Baden Springs Hotel
$45 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.