Historical Trolley Tours

Mondays in October • 10am
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.

Fall into Gardening

Flowers Blooming over text

Wednesdays in October • 10am
West Baden Springs Hotel • $20
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
Purchase tickets and meet at the West Baden Mercantile


Learn how we transform the West Baden Springs Hotel formal gardens from the vibrant hues of summer to the warm colors of fall. This 30-minute class starts with a tour of the formal gardens and progresses into our greenhouse as our resort's head groundskeeper also answers your questions about home gardening.

Hayride, S’mores and Pumpkin Patch

A girl holding a giant pumpkin with a big smile in a pumpkin patch

Thursdays & Saturdays in October

The Stables at French Lick Resort • 5:30pm

$30 Adults • $20 Children ages 5 – 12

Reservations required: (812) 936-5546

 

Get ready for all the best parts of autumn, all wrapped up into one unforgettable tour. Join us for a hayride and s’mores, and then head to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin. A classic fall adventure for kids, as well as the kids at heart.

 

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One pumpkin per person, please.

Behind the Scenes Tours

West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium

Select Thursdays • 2pm – 4pm
October 6 & 20
November 10 & 17
December 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.

Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Select Saturdays • $80

October 8 • 1:30pm

November 26 • 1:30pm

French Lick Springs Hotel • The Grand Colonnade Restaurant

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

October 15 & 22 • 4pm • Caddy Sinclair Room

November 5 • 4pm • Caddy Sinclair Room

West Baden Springs Hotel  

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.

Halloween

Jack o Lanterns

Monday, October 24 - Monday, October 31

 

We’ve got some treats and tricks planned to get you in the Halloween spirit. Trick-or-treat or paint a pumpkin at the Activities Center, and stroll through the spooky hallway in the Event Center. Some of our Halloween activities are so good that we're hosting them all month!

 

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Winter Break Bounce Bash

Bounce Bash

December 19 – 30 
11am – 5pm • $10

Event Center • Windsor Ballroom

Drop-off Option: $50 from Noon-4pm

 

We have everything you need for a fun holiday week with bounce houses, games and more. Children of all ages are welcome.

 

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Must be supervised by an adult unless the drop-off option is utilized.

Even S'more Fun

An animated plate of s'mores on a yellow background

Saturdays 

5pm - 6:30pm • $1
French Lick Springs Hotel • Front Lawn

(Fridays & Saturdays beginning in October)

 

Head to the front lawn of the hotel for "even s’more" fun after a day in the sun. Purchase s'mores kits at the nearby Activities Center, then head to the fire pits to roast marshmallows and dig into your sweet treat. 

Stables Tours

Stables

Daily • 10am - 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!

Afternoon Tea & Tour

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

Wednesdays • 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.

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

SOLD OUT October 8

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.

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