Important Update

Important Update: At this time, our three hotels, dining venues and resort events are open to overnight guests only. French Lick Casino and all three resort golf courses are open to the public. Guests are required to wear masks in all indoor resort venues.

Events

 

Event Calendar     Holidays     Culinary Events

Events are for overnight resort guests only and subject to COVID-19 restrictions and regulatory approval. Booking ahead is recommended, as capacity for events may be limited to ensure safety. Events may be canceled if minimum participation is not met. Please call (888) 936-9360 for event updates.

 

Preservation Month

Join us as we celebrate National Preservation Month in May. To celebrate our resort's rich history, we invite you to explore our hotels and enjoy vintage displays, take part in a historic trolley tour with our Resort Historian, and sip on our 1917 Bloody Mary drink special. We look forward to sharing our legacy of preservation with you!

 

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Historical Trolley Tours

Mondays in May • 11am
West Baden Springs Hotel • Concierge Desk
$25 adults • $17 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.

Horse Sense

Horse at the stables

Monday - Thursday through October • 1pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $85
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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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.

West Baden Gardening Guidance

West Baden Gardening Guidance

Wednesdays through May 26 • 10am 
The West Baden Mercantile Company • $20
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.

 

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Maximum class size is 20 people.

Picture with Pepsi

Mini Horse

Fridays in May • 3pm - 5pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort
Complimentary

 

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 at The Stables Pavilion. 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!

Tomato Juice with a Twist

Saturdays, May 8 & 22 • 2:30pm

French Lick Springs Hotel • 1875: The Steakhouse

$30 • Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

 

Watch a live preparation of one of our most popular cocktails, then learn about the local history behind the juice that makes it famous. Our bartender will demonstrate what goes into making two of our signature Bloody Marys. One includes a blend of Jeptha Creed Hot Pepper and Original Vodkas, and the other features Jeptha Creed Bloody Butcher Bourbon. Snack on a charcuterie board during the history lesson with our resort historian, and enjoy the drink of your choice to top off the experience.

 

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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.

Wine & Canvas

Wine Glass in front of a colorful band of paint

Select Saturdays 

$75 per person

 

West Baden Springs Hotel • 4pm

May 8 (EB Rhodes Room)

June 5 (Caddy Sinclair Room)

July 3 & 24 (EB Rhodes Room)

August 14 (EB Rhodes Room)

September 4 (EB Rhodes Room)

September 18 (Caddy Sinclair Room)
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579

 

French Lick Springs Hotel • Grand Colonnade Restaurant

May 15 & 22 • 1:30pm

June 19 • 1:30pm

July 31 • 1pm

August 7 & 28 • 1pm

Reservations required: (888) 936-9360


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 newfound talent. 

 

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

Wine and Dessert Soirée

Select Fridays • 8pm

May 14

June 4

August 20

September 24 
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium • $54
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.
Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Wine Pairings

Three glasses of various wines

Select Fridays • 8pm

May 28

August 13

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.

Cheers To Pallet Painting

paintbrush with brush strokes on pallet boards

Select Saturdays • 4pm

May 29

September 11
West Baden Springs Hotel • Caddy Sinclair Room • $75 
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.

Bourbon & Bites

Plate of food with bourbon pairing

Friday, June 18 • 8pm
West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium • $70
Reservations required: (812) 936-5579
 

Bourbon & Bites is an experience that goes down smooth. Sample select bourbons, paired with a five-course 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.
Must be at least 21 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Twilight Tours

Select Saturdays • 7pm 

West Baden Springs Hotel • Landmarks Emporium

June 19

July 24 
August 21   
September 11 

$25 adults • $10 children age 6-14

 

Explore what it would have been like to be a guest at West Baden Springs Hotel in its early heyday during this 75-minute tour. Costumed characters enhance the excitement and experience of reveling in the hotel’s history. Advance reservations are required and may be made by calling (812) 936-5870 Wednesday through Saturday or by emailing swoodward@indianalandmarks.org.

 

Mixology Class

Selection of Cocktails

Saturday, July 3 • 2pm

Valley Tower • Valley Bar

$45 • Reservations required: (812) 936-9300

 

Sunday, September 12 • 5pm

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium 

$45 • Reservations required: (812) 936-5579


Shake things up and get a spirited education about classic and signature cocktails as our mixologists provide demos and drink samples. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

 

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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.

West Baden Craft Beer Tasting

Craft beer bottles sitting on a table

Select Fridays • 8pm

July 23

September 10
West Baden Springs Hotel • $60

Reservations required: (812) 936-5579 

 

Raise a glass with friends, or plan a unique date night while sampling a medley of craft beers under the iconic West Baden Springs Hotel dome. A five-course tasting menu will accompany the 3-ounce pours.

 

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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.

Murder Mystery Weekend

Murder Mystery Package

Friday, August 6 - Sunday, August 8
West Baden Springs Hotel
Reservations required: (888) 936-9360

This is a weekend to die for! Put on your detective hat for a chilling opportunity to sort through all the red herrings and diabolical clues of a juicy mystery. Settle in for an interactive murder mystery event spread over three days. But don't get too comfortable in your posh surroundings at West Baden Springs Hotel — time is ticking to crack this case and discover whodunit.

 

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Must be at least 18 or older with a valid ID to participate.

Jazz Under the Dome Weekend

Jazz Under The Dome

Friday, August 13 - Sunday, August 15
West Baden Springs Hotel
 

Swing and sway to the distinctive sounds of Jazz Under the Dome! From check-in on Friday to check-out on Sunday, the best regional musicians will treat you to 15 hours of live jazz all throughout West Baden Springs Hotel. This weekend-long event is free for resort guests.

 

Afternoon Tea & Tour

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
$53 adults • $27 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.

Food Truck Alley

Saturday, September 11

11am - 3pm

Event Center Plaza

 

We're wrapping up the summer season by bringing in food trucks featuring vendors to be determined. The Event Center Plaza is located between the parking garage and Exhibition Hall.

French Lick Resort Bourbon Tour

Bourbon Tour

How’s this for a spirited way to spend your stay? Follow our Bourbon Tour map, which includes an interesting historical tidbit about select dining venues across the resort, along with a bourbon-based cocktail or food item available for purchase there. Have your map stamped at each stop you visit, and collect four stamps to receive a complimentary gift. To further satisfy your bourbon appetite during your stay, pick up a bottle of our Woodford Reserve Personal Select or Maker's Mark 46 Private Select — two signature spirits only available here at French Lick Resort.

 

Tour Map  Select Bourbons Info

 

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

Stables Tours

Stables

Daily • 10am - 3pm
The Stables at French Lick Resort • $5
Reservations required: (812) 936-9300, ext. 7246
 

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!

Outdoor Hiking Adventure

Tuesdays - Saturdays • 9:30am

Meet at Event Center Concierge 

Complimentary

 

Need some fresh air or a little exercise to get the day started? Join us for a guided nature hike through the rolling hills of the French Lick Resort campus. (Starting in June, hikes will be offered on Saturdays only.)

 

S'mores at the Springs

Marshmallows roasting over a fire

Fridays & Saturdays  

(Beginning August 13)

7pm - 10pm • Complimentary
French Lick Springs Hotel • Spring House Patio

 

Warm your hands by the fire and enjoy complimentary s’mores on the Spring House Patio, located in the formal garden and accessible via the lower level of the hotel. Sticks and s'mores can be picked up at the front desk. Event is weather permitting.

Afternoon Tea

Woman pouring tea

Saturdays • 2pm - 4pm

West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium
$38 adults • $19 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.