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Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Indoor Water Playground
  • Winter Microbrew Festival
  • Indoor Golf

Spring Activities

  • Sunday Brunch in Aerie Restaurant
  • Traverse City Hunting & Fishing Expo
  • Spring Sip 'n Savor Wine Event
  • Bayshore Marathon
  • Old Mission Blossom Days Wine Event
  • Traverse City Shopping Spree
  • Self-Guided Foodie Tour
  • Dennos Museum Center
  • Indoor Tennis
  • Gaming at Turtle Creek Casino

Summer Activities

  • Swimming at the Beach Club
  • Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes
  • Elk Rapids Harbor Days
  • Watersport Rentals at the Beach Club
  • 54-Holes of Championship Golf
  • Ice cream at Dylan's Candy Bar
  • Summer Microbrew Festival
  • Fishing
  • National Cherry Festival
  • Traverse City Film Festival

Fall Activities

  • Scenic Fall Golf
  • Detroit Red Wings Training Camp
  • Fall Tennis
  • Bike the TART Trail
  • Take a Spa-cation
  • Microbrew Tour
  • Group Wine Tour
  • Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race
  • Fall Color Tour
  • Sunset Dining in Aerie

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S'Mores Fest 2015

Join us June 19-21 for a celebration of America's favorite summer dessert: the S'more!

S'Mores Fest

Friday, June 19

4:30-7:00pm - S'mores-themed crafts and activities in our Grand Lobby.

5:00pm - S'mores cooking demonstration: "S'mores Fudge Squares." Peformed by Pastry Chef, Stephanie Elwell in our Grand Lobby.

5:00-11:00pm - S'more dessert and drink features at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge.

6:00-10:00pm - S'more station and bonfire at our Private Beach Club, featuring complimentary s'mores ingredients.

8:00-9:00pm - Family movie night: The Lego Movie

8:00-10:00pm - Live beach music at our Private Beach Club located on East Grand Traverse Bay.


S'Mores Fest

Saturday, June 20

7:00am-12:00pm - S'mores-themed menu available at Sweetwater American Bistro.

11:00am-4:00pm - S'mores-themed games and activities at Governors' Pool, including a marshmallow catapult!

5:00-12:00am - S'more dessert and drink features at Aerie Restaurant and Lounge.

6:00-10:00pm - S'more station and bonfire at our Private Beach Club, featuring complimentary s'mores ingredients.

6:00-7:00pm - "The S'mores Awards," featuring judging by Chef Stephanie Elwell and prizes awarded for the following categories:

  • Best Flavor S'more
  • Most Unique S'more
  • Best Looking S'more

8:00-9:00pm - Family movie night: The Sand Lot

8:00-10:00pm - Live beach music at our Private Beach Club located on East Grand Traverse Bay.


S'Mores Fest

Sunday, June 21

7:00am-12:00pm - S'mores-themed menu available at Sweetwater American Bistro.

10:00am-2:00pm - S'mores-themed Sunday Brunch at Aerie Restaurant located on the 16th Floor of the Tower.

11:00am-4:00pm - S'mores-themed games and activities at our Private Beach Club, including a marshmallow catapult!

5:00pm-10:00pm - S'mores dessert and drink features at Aerie Restaurant and Lounge.

MEET OUR "S'MORES MASTER,"
PASTRY CHEF STEPHANIE ELWELL

One thing our illustrious Pastry Chef, Stephanie Elwell, knows is how to make delicious sweet treats! Chef Stephanie has built up a strong reputation for delicous, unique and even artful desserts at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. She is gladly serving as the official host chef--and judge of "The S'mores Awards"--during our S'mores Fest celebration. During the weekend, Chef Stephanie will share a variety of unique S'mores-themed recipes and cooking tips, many including ingredients that you wouldn't normally think of when building your own S'mores.


S'mores desserts

Pastry Chef Stephanie Elwell takes S'mores beyond the fire pit with her next level take on this campfire classic. Download her original recipes:

S'mores Popcorn

S'mores in a Jar

S'mores Fest

June 19-21

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S'mores How-To PDF

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