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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.

January 2015

<span>VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS</span>

VIP WINE & SPA WEEKEND AT BOWERS HARBOR VINEYARDS

JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 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

2015 Home EXPO

2015 Home EXPO

January 31 - February 1

Come Visit the largest Home EXPO north of Grand Rapids! Held at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa January 31st and February 1st.

Tickets are $7.00 per person. Children under 12 attend for free.

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February 2015

6TH ANNUAL WINTER MICROBREW & MUSIC FESTIVAL

6TH ANNUAL WINTER MICROBREW & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday, February 7

An urban winter wonderland will greet craft brew, music and culinary lovers at the 6th Annual Traverse City Winter Microbrew & Music Festival. Tickets are available for advance purchase.

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Taste The Passion Wine Tasting Event

Taste The Passion Wine Tasting Event

February 7-8

Love is in the air along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail! “Taste the Passion" is an annual celebration of wine, chocolate and love! Indulge on delicious food and wine during a self-guided tour between 11 am and 5 pm on Saturday and 12 pm and 5 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $35 per person and include a souvenir wine glass and a wine and food pairing of sweet or savory fare at every winery. It's a great way to enjoy the peninsula’s winter wonderland! You may also add a Designated Driver ticket for $20, which allows one of your party to be a non-alcohol-drinking participant to enjoy the delicious food.

Must be 21 or older to participate.

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Valentine's Day Weekend

Valentine's Day Weekend

February 13-15, 2015

Adding a little--okay, a lot of--romance to your Valentine's Day weekend with a special weekend getaway to Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. From our soothing spa to the romantic Aerie Restaurant, there are many different ways to "wow" that special someone on Valentine's Day. Stay with us February 13-15 and take advantage of the following-limited romance-inspired specials:

Or spend the weekend and enjoy our Couples Valentine's Day Room Package.

2-Night Couples Valentine's Package includes:

  • 2 Nights Accommodations (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)
  • 1 Three Couse Dinner per person in Aerie or Sweetwater (upcharge for Valentines pre fixe menu)
  • 1 Spa treatment per person from the list below:
    • 50 minute Relaxation Massage
    • 50 minute Cherry Infused Massage
    • 50 minute Just the Two of Us Massage
    • 50 minute Mother to Be Massage
    • Rain Shower Ritual
    • Cherry Honey Glow
    • Stress Relief Wrap
    • Spa Grand Traverse Customized Facial
    • Teen Clean Facial
    • Ultimate Mani & Pedi Combo
  • Complimentary Champagne and Chocolate Covered Strawberries upon arrival

Rates Starting at $357 per person

Call 800-236-1577 for Reservations


 The above rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Spa appointments and dinner reservations must be made in advance. Above pricing includes a 20% spa gratuity. Rooms at this rate are limited. Not available to groups. May not be combined with other offers. Certain other restrictions may apply.

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.

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Valentine's Day Sip and Dab

Valentine's Day Sip and Dab

February 14, 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.

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39th Annual North American VASA Cross Country Ski Race

39th Annual North American VASA Cross Country Ski Race

February 14-15

The North American Vasa Festival of Races is a premiere cross-country ski event hosting a 50k, 27k, 12k, and 6k races through the stunning Vasa Pathway.


The 39th Annual North American VASA will be held on Saturday, February 14th and includes the 12km, 27km and 50km Freestyle, and Classic. There is also a 6km Freestyle for ages 14-19 and Junior VASA for ages 5-12.


The Gran Traverse Race willl be held on Sunday, February 15th and features a 16km and 6km Classic. 


For complete details and to register, visit  - http://vasa.org/

Romancing the Riesling Wine Tasting Event

Romancing the Riesling Wine Tasting Event

Saturday, February 14

Traverse City was first put on the "wine country" map for the wonderful Rieslings that are produced in the area - and this event pays tribute to those wonderful wines! Wineries located throughout Old Mission Peninsula will showcase their award-winning Rieslings.

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YetiFest 2015

YetiFest 2015

Saturday, February 14

This festival and fundraiser will be a day of fun wintery events, including a YetiFest Bicycle Hill Climb for all skill levels, a 4-4 Hockey Tournament,  a Yeti Story Time at the Suttons Bay Bingham District Library, and a Kid’s Parade, just to name a few!

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The BOB 2015 - Tennis Tournament

The BOB 2015 - Tennis Tournament

February 20-22

The Bob Swanson Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established to commemorate the memory of a team player, consummate sportsman and true champion of the game of tennis.

Divisions:

Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles; Singles; One Open Division (Men & Women Combined).

$55 per player per event. Maximum charge per player is $110. Players may compete in a total of two events. USTA scoring and USTA Rules govern match play.

Special room rates are available for tournament participants. Call 231-534-6000 or click here for reservations.

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Traverse City Restaurant Week

Traverse City Restaurant Week

February 22-28

Traverse City Restaurant Week is your chance to experience the culinary delights of Traverse City at an even more affordable price!

Restaurants will offer 3-course meals for only $25 during the week-long event. 

CLICK TO VIEW OUR AERIE RESTAURANT WEEK MENU

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

March 2015

9th Annual Suds N' Snow at Timber Ridge

9th Annual Suds N' Snow at Timber Ridge

Saturday, March 7

Beer tasting and snowshoeing go hand in hand during the annual Suds & Snow event at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. Enjoy a large variety of Michigan craft beers, food and live music. Timber Ridge is located approximately 6 miles from Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. We'll provide transportation to and from the Suds N' Snow event!

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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

Traverse City Chocolate Festival

Traverse City Chocolate Festival

Sunday, April 26

It’s time for the Traverse City Chocolate Festival at the City Opera House. Come celebrate all things chocolate while supporting a good cause. This event is a fundraiser for the Northwest Food Coalition.

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May 2015

Spring Sip & Savor

Spring Sip & Savor

May 2-3

Join the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association the weekend of May 2-3, 2015 for the annual Spring Sip & Savor wine trail event. As Leelanau Peninsula vineyards wake to the sun & warmth of May, you can enjoy special wine and food pairings at 22 participating wineries on the wine trail.

Tickets are just $35 and include wine and food pairings at each winery, a commemorative glass and a $5 donation to the Bruce Simpson Winemakers Scholarship.

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Blossom Days on Old Mission Peninsula

Blossom Days on Old Mission Peninsula

Saturday, May 16


Old Mission winemakers invite you to their tasting rooms to give you a sample of yet-to-be-released wines. Barrel and Reserve wines are showcased in addition to each winery's standard list. The  ticket price includes a souvenir glass and tasting at all eight Old Mission Wineries. Participants can enjoy the beauty of the blossoms all weekend long.

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