Grand Traverse Resort & Spa


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  • Summer
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Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Dog Sled Rides
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Winter Wow!Fest
  • 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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Taste of Traverse City

August 29 -31 | TasteofTraverseCity.com

The Taste of Traverse Festival (August 29-31) is an annual destination that draws the local enthusiast as well as traveling foodie’s from across the country who seek a fun filled interactive, educational and unique foodie experience. Couple that with the breathtaking beauty of Traverse City and you have the makings of a weekend long public showcase for the eyes, palette and soul. This year's event will be held at various sites around the Traverse City region, including Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE  - Purchase tickets online or by calling the event office: 231-714-4646.


For general questions:
Call: 231-714-4646
Email: info@lakeshoreeventgroup.com

Downtown Grub Crawl

Date: Friday, August 29
Time: 6:00 - 9:00PM
Location: Starts at Century 21 Northland

Sample food and beverages from participating downtown eateries and businesses during this trick or treat style grub crawl.


The Taste of Traverse City

Date: Saturday, August 30
Time: 12:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

This event features food tastings from local restaurants, beer and wine tastings cooking demonstrations, seminars, shopping and so much more.


Dining in the dark

Date: Saturday, August 30
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Aerie Restaurant and Lounge at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Dining in the Dark is a rare and unique sensory awareness experience that will take guests on an epicurean journey .... all in the dark.  Dining in the Dark is a one-of-a kind concept that has been enjoyed by many people across Europe in cities such as Paris, Berlin, and Vienna. When you eat and drink in darkness (with the use of blindfolds) without the sense of sight, your other senses of taste, touch, smell and sound are intensified.


White House Dinner

Date: Saturday, August 30
Time: 6:30 - 7:00 PM Pre-Reception
           7:00-9:00 PM Dinner
Location: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

This event features the former White House Executive Chef and Iron Chef Walter Scheib. You will be served four delectable courses inspired by the favorite dishes of past presidents.


The Best of Brunch

Date: Sunday, August 31
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00PM
Location: Hagerty Center

Teams of master chefs prepare decadent culinary brunch creations and serve it to one lucky crowd. Attendees will get the opportunity to vote for their favorite in the Best of Brunch Challenge.


The Taste of
Traverse City
August 29-31, 2014




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