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Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

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  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Choose Your Season

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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Event Calendar

There’s a reason to come Up North every season—not to mention the seasons themselves.

For a complete calendar of events happening on-property and throughout the region, see the below event calendar.

NOVEMBER 2014

Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Aerie

Thanksgiving Day Buffet in Aerie

November 27, 2014


If you're looking for someone else to prepare Thanksgiving dinner and entertain the family this year, join us in Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for our popular Thanksgiving buffet.

TIME: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

PRICING:

Adults 12+ - $29.95
Ages 5-11 - $14.95
Ages 4 and under - FREE

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FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL 231-534-6800

IF YOU'RE PREPARING THANKSGIVING DINNER AT HOME, TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING THANKSGIVING TURKEY RECIPES AND TIPS PREPARED BY OUR CULINARY TEAM.

Retain Your Calm at Spa Grand Traverse

Retain Your Calm at Spa Grand Traverse

November 28-30, 2014

Skip the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping this weekend. Enjoy 25% off spa treatments and spa retail from November 28th-30th at Spa Grand Traverse.

Call 231-534-6750 for reservations. No other discounts apply.

Traverse City Turkey Trot

Traverse City Turkey Trot

November 27

Come join this 5K run/walk & 5M Flier which takes place annually in Traverse City at 9am on THANKSGIVING DAY!

It is a timed race with a great goodie bag and T-shirt. The race proceeds benefit local charities and canned foods stock local pantries. Many volunteers come together to make the event happen along with local vendor participation for fun prizes and giveaways.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

November 28-29, 2014

There is fun for the entire family all Thanksgiving weekend long at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.



Friday Kids' Activities (11/28):

10a.m.-12p.m.- Pizza making with Chef Bill $12 per pizza.  Return to Health Club with your hot pizzas and have lunch with Bogey the Bear.  Space is limited so please RSVP by 9:00 a.m.
12p.m.-2p.m. - Coloring pages and board games - Free
7p.m.-9p.m. - Indoor movie night featuring Kung Fu Panda.  Free with complimentary popcorn.


Saturday Kids' Activities (11/29):  

9:45a.m.-10:30a.m. - Child and Parent Tennis Play ages 3 and under - $7 includes snack and drink.  Space is limited so please RSVP by Friday at 10:00p.m.
10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. - Children’s Tennis Clinic ages 4-7 - $15 includes pizza and drink after.   Space is limited so please RSVP by Friday at 10:00p.m.
10:30a.m.-12:00p.m. - Children’s Tennis Clinic ages 8-10 - $17 includes pizza.   Space is limited so please RSVP by Friday at 10:00p.m.
12p.m.-1p.m. - Make A Peace Ornament - $3
1p.m.-2p.m. - Coloring pages and games – Free
2p.m.-3p.m. - Grand Scavenger Hunt – Free
3p.m.-4p.m. - Paint Pottery Banks - $5
6p.m.-10p.m. - Kid’s Night Out, $25 for first child/$15 each additional.  Includes pizza and drink.  RSVP to the Health Club by 4:00p.m. to reserve your spot.  Extend your night to 11p.m. for $5 per child.
7p.m.-9p.m. - Indoor movie night featuring Frozen.  Free with complimentary popcorn.



($) Includes additional cost

Contact our Health Club with questions or to reserve your seat. 231-534-6770

Annual \

Annual "Black Friday/Saturday" Sale in Gallery of Shops

November 28- 29, 2014

There is something special around every store during our annual "Black Friday and Saturday" sale in the Gallery of Shops.


- 50% OFF Golf Apparel and Select Grand Traverse Resort and Spa hats - $15 (reg. $25) in the Bear Logo Shop

- 50% OFF select dresses, tops, and jackets at Ashleigh's

- Take any Adventure North receipt across to Café for a free scoop of ice cream

- Purchases at Tumbleweeds of $50 receive a free Fairies Sticker Pad

- Purchases of $50 are entered to win a Mudpie holiday basket

- Four Candy Bars for $12 and Buy 4 Mega Dots get one FREE  in Dylans Candy Bar

- Buy one personalized mug, get one 50% off at Dylan's Candy Cafe

- Try a Pumpkin Spice Sundae in Dylan's Candy Cafe for $5

- Make your own cotton candy in Dylan's Candy Cafe for $2

- Candy Bingo from 4 - 5 p.m. in Dylan's Candy Cafe (Friday Only)


Sales Valid Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29

Visit with Santa Claus

Visit with Santa Claus

Saturday, November 29

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

This Saturday, November 29 stop in and visit with Santa Claus! This event is free of charge and open to the public.

The Great Macaroni & Cheese Bake-off

The Great Macaroni & Cheese Bake-off

Saturday, November 29

TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Simply put, the Mac & Cheese Bake-Off is a comfort food extravaganza! Area restaurants partner with one WOMP winery each to create a perfect mac & cheese and wine pairing, and participants get to vote for the best pairing, cheesiest, and people's choice. This annual event that boasts friendly rivalries has created its own following, including large groups and families in town for the Thanksgiving holiday, so tickets sell out quickly.

Tickets are on sale online through MyNorth Tickets for $40 each (with $3 processing fee). Cost includes commemorative tasting glass, (8) total 3oz. samples of mac & cheese (one at each winery), and one wine pairing at each winery.

CLICK FOR DETAILS or call 231-933-9787.

DECEMBER 2014

Biggest Little Holiday Party

Biggest Little Holiday Party

December 6, 2014


Put your holiday party planning into our hands and come celebrate in "Grand" style. Whether you're a small business, non-profit, group of friends or couple looking to enjoy a holiday party, come join our annual Biggest Little Holiday Party. Our Biggest Party takes all of the planning, organizing and budgeting out of your hands but still delivers a memorable holiday extravaganza for your employees, friends and family.


A pre-party reception starts at 5:30 p.m. with an assortment of complimentary hors d’oeuvres, snacks and cash bar, followed by a dinner buffet at 7pm.

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Holiday Party Pricing - $30 Per Person
ROOM Rate Special - Starting at $79


For Reservations, call 231-534-6150


 

Christmas Dinner Buffet in Aerie Restaurant

Christmas Dinner Buffet in Aerie Restaurant

December 25, 2014


If you're looking for someone else to prepare Christmas dinner and entertain the family this year, join us in Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for our popular Christmas dinner buffet.

TIME: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

PRICING:

Adults 12+ - $29.95
Ages 5-11 - $14.95
Ages 4 and under - FREE

FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL 231-534-6800

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NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION

NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION

December 31, 2014

We're celebrating the New Year with three different parties! Our marquee New Year's Eve event occurs in Governors' Hall and features a plated 3-course dinner and live music from The Spazmatics. This year's theme is the "The 80's." Or, venture up to the 16th Floor of our Tower for Aerie Restaurant's New  Year's Eve dinner. Kids ages 12 and under can play well into the new year with our Kid's New Year's Eve Party at our Health Club.

FOR THE COMPLETE NEW YEAR'S EVE OVERVIEW, CLICK HERE.

January 2015

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

January 23 - 25

Our "VIP Spa & Wine Weekend" is a great option for couples and friends looking for a truly unique and memorable weekend getaway. Spa Grand Traverse and our friends at Bowers Harbor Vineyard, one of our Guest's favorite wineries located on Old Mission Peninsula, have teamed up to provide this exclusive "VIP" weekend package, featuring:

  • 2 Nights’ Accommodations
  • 2 Breakfast Buffets at Sweetwater American Bistro
  • VIP Ticket to Bowers Harbor Vineyard (1-3 p.m.)* for private tasting, behind the scenes tour and gourmet food pairings.
  • 1 of the spa treatments below per person:

50 min Relaxation Massage
50 min Cherry Infused Massage
50 min Just the Two of Us Massage
50 min Mother to Be Massage
Rain Shower Ritual
Cherry Honey Glow
Stress Relief Wrap
Spa Grand Traverse Customized Facial
Repair & Restore Men’s Facial
Teen Clean Facial
Ultimate Mani & Pedi Combo

For reservations call: 231-534-6000

NORTHERN MICHIGAN SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

NORTHERN MICHIGAN SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

January 24

The 16th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference will be heald at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

CLICK FOR DETAILS

February 2015

Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival

Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival

February 13-14

The annual TC Winter Comedy Arts Festival is back for 2015 to bring two days of belly-aching laughs and family fun to the streets of downtown Traverse City. Talented comedians take the stage inside while the streets outside fill up with winter themed events.

CLICK FOR DETAILS

Valentine's Day Sip and Dab

Valentine's Day Sip and Dab

February 15, 2015

Join us this Valentine's Day, Saturday February 14, for a couples painting class lead by artist Shelly Morey.

Working together couples will create two uniqe paintings that form one beautiful piece of art.

REGISTER

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

February 27- March 1

Our "VIP Spa & Wine Weekend" is a great option for couples and friends looking for a truly unique and memorable weekend getaway. Spa Grand Traverse and our friends at Bowers Harbor Vineyard, one of our Guest's favorite wineries located on Old Mission Peninsula, have teamed up to provide this exclusive "VIP" weekend package, featuring:

  • 2 Nights’ Accommodations
  • 2 Breakfast Buffets at Sweetwater American Bistro
  • VIP Ticket to Bowers Harbor Vineyard (1-3 p.m.)* for private tasting, behind the scenes tour and gourmet food pairings.
  • 1 of the spa treatments below per person:

 

           50 min Relaxation Massage
           50 min Cherry Infused Massage
           50 min Just the Two of Us Massage
           50 min Mother to Be Massage
           Rain Shower Ritual
           Cherry Honey Glow
           Stress Relief Wrap
           Spa Grand Traverse Customized Facial
           Repair & Restore Men’s Facial
           Teen Clean Facial
           Ultimate Mani & Pedi Combo

 

For reservations call: 231-534-6000

April 2015

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

April 17-19

Our "VIP Spa & Wine Weekend" is a great option for couples and friends looking for a truly unique and memorable weekend getaway. Spa Grand Traverse and our friends at Bowers Harbor Vineyard, one of our Guest's favorite wineries located on Old Mission Peninsula, have teamed up to provide this exclusive "VIP" weekend package, featuring:

  • 2 Nights’ Accommodations
  • 2 Breakfast Buffets at Sweetwater American Bistro
  • VIP Ticket to Bowers Harbor Vineyard (1-3 p.m.)* for private tasting, behind the scenes tour and gourmet food pairings.
  • 1 of the spa treatments below per person:

 

            50 min Relaxation Massage
            50 min Cherry Infused Massage
            50 min Just the Two of Us Massage
            50 min Mother to Be Massage
           Rain Shower Ritual
           Cherry Honey Glow
           Stress Relief Wrap
           Spa Grand Traverse Customized Facial
           Repair & Restore Men’s Facial
           Teen Clean Facial
           Ultimate Mani & Pedi Combo

 

For reservations call: 231-534-6000

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