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The Grand Traverse Resort your Gateway to Exciting Traverse City Events

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

800-236-1577

  • 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.

May 2015

Mother’s Appreciation Month

Mother’s Appreciation Month

May 1-31, 2015

May is Mother’s Appreciation Month and all month long Spa Grand Traverse is celebrating by giving Mothers a complimentary gift with any 50 minute treatment.

For spa reservations, visit Spa Grand Traverse or call 231-534-6750.

Memorial Day Weekend Activities at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Memorial Day Weekend Activities at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

May 22 - 25


WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

Join us Memorial Day Weekend for an extended weekend full of activties for all ages. From kids beach games and golf specials to s'mores building and beach bonfires with live music, we'll have plenty of events and activities available for our guests. Click the button below to view the complete Memorial Weekend activitiy schedule.




Memorial Day Weekend Golf Specials

The Bear - $90
The Wolverine - $70
Spruce Run - $50

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Cherry Capital Comic Con

May 22-24

Cherry Capital Comic Con (C4) is Northern Michigan’s largest comic book and pop entertainment expo. Located at the scenic Grand Traverse Resort, C4 is Northern Michigan’s perfect gathering of comic book creators, exhibitors, and fans. C4 is a comic book convention that celebrates the medium of comics, rather than a specific genre.

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VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND

May 29 - 31

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 (Saturday 11a.m. - 1p.m.)* for Bowers Harbor wine tasting paired with Bowers Harbor Cheese Spread, walking tour of the estate vineyards complete with Bowers Harbor history and wine education
  • 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

 May 29 - 31, 2015

STARTING AT $392 PER PERSON IN THE HOTEL
STARTING AT $423 PER PERSON IN THE TOWER

 This package offers one Bowers Harbor Vineyard tour time. Saturday 11a.m. - 1p.m

For reservations call: 231-534-6000

June 2015

The Bear 30th Anniversary

The Bear 30th Anniversary

June 1-30

This June we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of our Jack Nicklaus designed golf course, The Bear.

In honor of 30 years of amazing golf we will offer $30 replay rates on The Bear all month long.

Call 231-534-6470 to make your tee time today.

Divas Uncorked

Divas Uncorked

June 12

Visit the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula on this evening devoted to women, wine and food. Each of the eight wineries will offer a wine selection and food pairing. The evening also includes giveaways from local businesses and artists.

Regular tickets are $35* and Designated Divas tickets are $25*. Both include a souvenir wine glass, tasting and food pairings.

"Designated Divas" (those volunteering to drive) tickets will be offered at a discounted rate. Purchase tickets together if you would like the same starting location.

*plus fee

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Leland Wine & Food Festival

Leland Wine & Food Festival

June 13


Michigan's oldest wine festival takes place at the Leland Harbor, within the picturesque Fishtown district. Listen to live music in the park, sample wines and indulge with local food favorites. The beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands are unforgettable.

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Golf Your Daylights Out

Golf Your Daylights Out

June 14 - 21


Our popular "Golf Your Daylights" annual promotion runs  from June 14-21 and provides UNLIMITED golf on any of our three championship courses, including The Bear.

Cost:
Resort Guests: $99
Non- Guests: $129

For Reservatons call 231-534-6000

Traverse Colantha Walker Dairy Festival

Traverse Colantha Walker Dairy Festival

June 14

A free, family-friendly festival in celebration of Traverse Colantha Walker, the most famous cow in town! Pancake breakfast, live music, farmers market, arts & craft market, kids' activities, food & drinks, a memorial parade to Colantha's headstone, the Great Grilled Cheese Grill-off, and MORE!

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Traverse City Wine & Art Festival

Traverse City Wine & Art Festival

June 20


The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival is a celebration of the wine and culture of the Traverse City region. The event features the wineries of the Leelanau Peninsula, Old Mission Peninsula and Traverse City paired with the spectacular array of arts this area is home to.

The 7th annual Traverse City Wine & Art Festival will take place on Saturday June 20, 2015 at the Grand Traverse Commons in front of Building 50 on the lawn under the big tent with entertainment headlined by Bennett and Rachel B.

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Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon and 5K

Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon and 5K

June 20

Join Endurance Evolution for a scenic half marathon and 5k running race in Glen Arbor, Michigan. The half marathon will take runners around Big Glen Lake in a clockwise loop, starting and finishing near downtown Glen Arbor. Runners ascend Inspiration Point on the south side of Big Glen Lake where they will experience one of the most spectacular views of Leelanau County. The 5k course is flat and fast, and will take runners through tree-lined roads near downtown Glen Arbor.

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VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND WITH BOWERS HARBOR

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND WITH BOWERS HARBOR

June 19-21

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 (Saturday 11a.m. - 1p.m.)* for Bowers Harbor wine tasting paired with Bowers Harbor Cheese Spread, walking tour of the estate vineyards complete with Bowers Harbor history and wine education
  • 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

 June 19 - 21, 2015

STARTING AT $392 PER PERSON IN THE HOTEL
STARTING AT $423 PER PERSON IN THE TOWER

 This package offers two Bowers Harbor Vineyard tour times. Saturday 11a.m. - 1p.m. or 3 - 5p.m.

For reservations call: 231-534-6000

July 2015

National Cherry Festival Week Golf Specials

National Cherry Festival Week Golf Specials

July 4 - 11


During National Cherry Festival Week (July 4- 11) you can golf all three of our courses at the following rates:



The Bear - $95
The Wolverine - $75
Spruce Run - $55

For Tee Time Reservations, Call 231-534-6000

Stars, Stripes and Splatter- A 5K Color Race

Stars, Stripes and Splatter- A 5K Color Race

July 4

Join us Saturday, July 4 for Stars, Stripes and Splatter- A 5k Color Race! This is a color run style event with six color stations featuring patriotic colors.

Start Time: 10:00 am

Race Entrance Fee:

$30 April - May

$35 June - July 3, 2015

Entrance fee includes race registration, cotton T-shirt, sunglasses and patriotic swag.

Prizes:

A prize will be awarded for the Best Dressed Runner as well as fastest Male and Felame Runner.

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Golf-Rider Challenge

Golf-Rider Challenge

July 17

Location: The Wolverine

Registration: 9:30 am
Shotgun Start: 10:30 am
Cost: $100

The Golf-Rider Challenge four person scramble is back and hey have added awards for hole-in-one, longest drive, and closest to the pin. Golf attire is required.

For reservations contact Debby at Debby@GolfStarRX.com or 888-423-5020.

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival

July 18

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival will feature tastes from 10 Leelanau wineries, Northern Latitudes Distillery, and Hop Lot Brewing Company as well as delicious food from Leelanau restaurants, and live music from The Accidentals and Dawn Campbell.

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CITY OF RIESLING

CITY OF RIESLING

JULY 26 & 27

On Sunday evening, Traverse City will celebrate Riesling with a party showcasing Rieslings from Traverse City and around the world. The event will present Riesling in a fresh and fun manner that showcases the range and qualities of some of the finest local, national and international offerings at “The Bar of 100 Rieslings” a pop-up wine bar staffed by Riesling professionals. For $50 per person, attendees will receive 13 tasting tickets, food and live entertainment by Kalamazoo-based The Go Rounds as well as access to visiting winemakers and sommeliers. (There is also early VIP admission for $100 per person).

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September 2015

Labor Day Weekend Activities

Labor Day Weekend Activities

September 4-7

GOLF SPECIALS - SEPTEMBER 4-7

THE BEAR - $90
THE WOLVERINE - $70
SPRUCE RUN - $50

Downtown Art Walk

Downtown Art Walk

September 11

The Downtown Art Walk is a local favorite and will showcase art exhibits throughout Downtown Traverse City. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of art, refreshments, food and music on a self guided tour throughout Downtown Traverse City. Walking maps are available at each participating location and the Downtown Traverse City office.

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NOVEMBER 2015

The Great Beerd Run

The Great Beerd Run

Saturday, November 14

Join us at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa for our second Great Beerd Run- a 5k fun run designed to celebrate all things Beer and Beard. This is an untimed run with on course beer tastings provided by Beards Brewery, Short's Brewery and Right Brain Brewery.


There will also be a post-race Beer Tent featuring a Best Beard Contest, race grub, music, and beer. The Best Beard contest will feature prizes for both the best "Natural" and "Assisted" beard.

 Start Time: 10:00 am
 Race Entrance Fee: $40

 $40 Registration Fee includes race entrance, knitted beard beanie, race medal, 3 beer samples, one glass of beer during the post-race party and entrance into post-race party

The race is open to participants 21 or over. Must provide photo ID.

For more information visit: http://www.grandtraverseresort.com/BeerdRun

or CLICK HERE to register

January 2016

NORTHERN MICHIGAN SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

NORTHERN MICHIGAN SMALL FARM CONFERENCE

January 29 & 30

The 17th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference will be heald at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa on  January 29 & 30, 2016.

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