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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.

DECEMBER 2014

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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Christmas - New Year's Week Activities

Christmas - New Year's Week Activities

December 26 - January 1

Between Christmas and New Year's Eve we have planned a special week of activities for the whole family.

 

Friday, December 26
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
7:30pm Storytime and Cookies with Bogey Bear- Between Dylan's Stores
8:00pm Movie Night with popcorn and lemonade in the Peninsula Ballroom- free

Saturday, December 27

12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
5:30-6:00pm Pizza Apron Making at Health Club - Cost $7
6:00-10:00pm Kid's Night Out ($25 first child/$20 Members; $15 per add. child) RSVP by 4:00pm
OR
6:00-11:00pm Kid's Night Out ($30 first child/$25 Members; $15 per add. child) RSVP by 4:00pm
7:30pm Storytime and Cookies with Bogey Bear- Between Dylan's Stores
8:00pm Movie Night with popcorn and lemonade in the Peninsula Ballroom- free

 

Sunday, December 28
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
2:00-3:00pm Pizza Making with the Chef- Check in at Health Club - Cost $12 per pizza- RSVP by 10:00am
7:30pm Storytime and Cookies with Bogey Bear- Between Dylan's Stores
8:00pm Movie Night with popcorn and lemonade in the Peninsula Ballroom- free

Monday, December 29
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
7:30pm Storytime and Cookies with Bogey Bear- Between Dylan's Stores
8:00pm Movie Night with popcorn and lemonade in the Peninsula Ballroom- free

Tuesday, December 30
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
7:30pm Storytime with Elsa- Between Dylan's Stores
8:00pm Movie Night with popcorn and lemonade in the Peninsula Ballroom- free

Wednesday, December 31
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies
6:00pm - 1:00am Kid's Night Out at the Health Club ($30 per child; $25 for Members). RSVP by 4:00pm

Thursday, January 1
12:00-4:00pm Kid's Crafts at the Health Club - Cost varies

Frozen Fun Day - with Elsa

Frozen Fun Day - with Elsa

December 30

Join us in the Health Club for a day of Frozen Fun with crafts, games, a movie, and storytime with Elsa herself!

12pm - 4pm “Frozen” crafts and activities
5pm - 7pm “Frozen” games
7:30pm Storytime with Elsa
8pm “Frozen” the movie

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

Sips & Soups

Sips & Soups

Saturday, January 10

Warm up along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail during Sips & Soups!  Tickets are $10 per person per weekend and include a souvenir wine glass. You’ll enjoy a yummy soup and wine pairing at each of the 20 participating wineries during your self-guided tour along the trail. Also, $3 for each ticket sold is being donated to the local food banks coordinated by Leelanau Christian Neighbors.

Must be 21 or older to participate.

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TC CRAFT BEER TOUR WEEKEND

TC CRAFT BEER TOUR WEEKEND

January 16-18, 2015

Join us January 16-18, 2015 as we explore Traverse City’s craft brewery scene, visiting The Filling Station, North Peak Brewing Company and Right Brain Brewery. Package Includes:

  • 2 Nights Accommodations at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
  • 1 Ticket per person to Meet & Greet with Appetizers on Saturday
  • Sampler Tray at 3 Craft Breweries
  • Transportation to and from each Brewery. Leaving at noon from the Lobby.
  • 1 Coupon for 50% off 2nd Dinner Entree at either: Aerie Restaurant & Lounge, Sweetwater American Bistro or Jack's Sports Bar
  • Transportation back and forth to Bravo Zulu brewery. Available 5pm to midnight.

Starting at $180 per person in the Hotel
Starting at $211 per person in the Tower

For reservations, please call 800-236-1577.

The above rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Rooms at this rate are limited. Not available to groups. May not be combined with other offers. Certain other restrictions may apply. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Winter Warm Up on Old Mission Peninsula

Winter Warm Up on Old Mission Peninsula

Saturday, January 17

Warm up to winter! Event guests will enjoy wine samples in a souvenir mug plus warm comfort food at the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula. (Hawthorne Vineyards closed for this event.) This mug serves as your “ticket” into each participating winery. In addition, peninsula restaurants and markets will offer event day specials for participants. Cost is $15 plus processing in advance. If tickets are still available day of, they can be purchased for $20 at any participating winery. For more information call 231-223-9303.

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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.

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Sips & Soups

Sips & Soups

Saturday, January 24

Warm up along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail during Sips & Soups! Tickets are $10 per person per weekend and include a souvenir wine glass. You’ll enjoy a yummy soup and wine pairing at each of the 20 participating wineries during your self-guided tour along the trail. Also, $3 for each ticket sold is being donated to the local food banks coordinated by Leelanau Christian Neighbors.

Must be 21 or older to participate.

CLICK FOR DETAILS

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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

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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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 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

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. 

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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