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The most important question of the weekend is: where can you see fireworks? This Fourth of July, you can take your pick from several viewing areas in the Traverse City area!
Date: July 2-3, 2023
Location: Turtle Creek Stadium
Time: Game Starts at 7:05pm EDT - fireworks are post-game
Watch the Traverse City Pit Spitters and then stick around for the post-game fireworks!
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Date: July 4, 2023
Location: West Grand Traverse Bay, Open Space
Time: 10:30 to 11:30pm EDT
Celebrate the grand and glorious Fourth of July with a spectacular fireworks display over West Grand Traverse Bay. Great viewing spots can be found along the south end of West Grand Traverse Bay at Open Space Park, Clinch Park Marina, Bryant Park, and West End Beach.
Ignite your independence with our explosive Fourth of July week package! Gear up for a week-long celebration and take advantage of an unbeatable rate, plus a $250 Grand Traverse Resort and Spa credit to use during your stay. Package includes 2 nights of accommodations and $250 in Resort credit.
Resort Credit can be used for golf, spa, dining, shopping and more
Saturday, July 1, 2023, from 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
There’s no better way to celebrate than with tequila and tacos! Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is excited to host its first-ever Tequila & Tacos night in the Plaza Tent on July 1 from 7:00pm to 9:45pm. This is a must-attend event for any tequila lover.
With a carefully curated lineup of 24 different tequila brands, everyone from tequila connoisseurs to tequila newbies will be able to expand their palette. Explore smooth to fiery flavors of your everyday favorites, as well as ultra-premium tequilas.
Of course, we can’t serve tequila without some delicious Mexican cuisine to go with it. Our culinary team will serve an enticing assortment of tacos including blackened chicken, marinated pork, spiced grilled skirt steak, and shrimp. For a sweet twist, we’ll also offer a cinnamon sugared churro taco topped with citrus whipped cream and mango pineapple salsa.
Tickets: $60 per person
*Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
July 1-9, 2023
National Cherry Festival week is THE time to come play at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. With dozens of events on property and around town, you’ll get the full Northern Michigan experience both on and off the course.
Friday, July 7, 2023
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa invites you to join us for a "cherry" good time at our July 8th National Cherry Festival Cherry Golf Scramble! This two-person event is an 18-hole scramble on Spruce Run Golf Course. Open to male, female, and mixed teams. The entry fee includes golf, cart, and prizes.
Entry: $130 (plus processing fees) per team + Optional Skins Game - $20 per person (cash only on the day of the event)
8:30am Shotgun Start on Spruce Run
The Beach Club, along the East Grand Traverse Bay, also features activities, entertainment, and drinks and snacks at Fin’s Sandbar.
Our friends at Blue Sky Rentals offer a variety of watersport rentals at our Private Beach on East Grand Traverse Bay.
Enjoy a day on the water with paddleboards, jet skis, kayaks, ski boats, pontoon boats, and more.
Learn more about Blue Sky watersport rentals.
Pamper yourself at Spa Grand Traverse and choose from a delightful array of summer spa services! Stay on theme this summer and schedule a Sunny Days Manicure and Pedicure, Sun-Kissed Facial, Summer Solstice Massage, Sunrise Body Treatment, or Sunset Body Treatment.
Can’t choose just one service? Check out all of our summer packages available between June 1 and August 3 to try a variety of services. Enjoy a combination of our delightful summer services for the limited time they are offered.
*Discount does not apply to Hobo, Brighton, Moomer's, alcohol and bulk candy.
The National Cherry Festival, steeped in tradition, represents Pure Michigan through and through and is hosted in the Cherry Capital of the world: Traverse City. The Festival brings 'pure' local agriculture to one of Michigan's premier destinations and hosts guests in one of the states' most beautiful beach towns. The National Cherry Festival is one of Pure Michigan's brightest gems.
The Pit Spitters are a minor league baseball team from Traverse City, Michigan with the best mascot in the business: Monty! The Pit Spitters are part of the Northwoods League and are currently the defending league champions. A collegiate wooden bat baseball team with an award-winning stadium and fun family atmosphere, Pit Spitters games are a great place to go with family and friends all summer long.
Learn more about the Traverse City Pit Spitters 2023 schedule