Holiday Activities

The week between Christmas and New Year's Eve is full of fun, crafts, games, and holiday cheer. We hope that you will join us for Christmas dinner, New Year's Eve, or one of the many fun-filled activities happening in the days between. For more information on kids' activities, call 231-534-6770.

 

Christmas Day BuffetChristmas Day Buffet

This year, spend Christmas relaxing and enjoying time with family and friends while Aerie Restaurant & Lounge takes care of the cooking.

Join us Wednesday, December 25, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for a Christmas Day Dinner complete with all of your holiday favorites like mashed potatoes, prime rib, pie, and more.

View the menu here.

Call 231-534-6800 for reservations.

Bluewater Kings BandNew Year's Eve Party and Dinner

We are ringing in the New Year with three different parties, a classic dinner at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge, a  New Year's Eve party with live music by the Blue Water Kings Band, strolling dinner and balloon drop, a party just for kids, plus we are offering licensed daycare.

Learn more about all of the New Year's Eve festivities here.


Outdoor Winter Fun

Snowshoeing at Grand Traverse Resort and SpaEnjoy winter activities like snowshoeing and cross country skiing right here at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa (weather dependent). Bring your own equipment or rent from us.

Cross-Country Skis (with boots & poles): $10 per hour; $25 per day
Snowshoes: $15 per hour; $30 per day

Rentals are available in the Gallery of Shops across from Whirligigs. Hours of availability are:

Thursday, December 26th – 12pm to 8pm
Friday, December 27th – 12pm to 8pm
Saturday, December 28th – 12pm to 8pm
Sunday, December 29th – 9am to 3pm


Spa Holiday Specials

Spa Novalash imageHoliday Party Lash

Get a more glamorous look this holiday season with our party ready lashes. This 30-minute service is just $40 and gives you a touch of drama with Novalash eyelash extensions.

To schedule your treatments, call the spa desk at 231-534-6750 or click below.

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This offer is available December 1-31. A 20% adjustable gratuity is added on top of service prices at checkout. Gratuity based on regular pricing before discounts. No other discounts apply.

 

HydraFacial Promo

Schedule any HydraFacial for the month of December and receive $50 off! HydraFacial must be booked and redeemed in the month of December.

To schedule your treatments, call the spa desk at 231-534-6750 or click below.

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This offer is available December 1-31. A 20% adjustable gratuity is added on top of service prices at checkout. Gratuity based on regular pricing before discounts. No other discounts apply.


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  • Thursday, December 26

    12:00 - 1:00pm            Holiday Arts & Crafts (The Health Club)

    1:00 - 2:00pm              Santa Cookie Toss (Health Club)

    2:00 - 3:00pm              Create Your Own Wreath (The Health Club)

    3:00 -  4:00pm             Cookie Decorating (The Health Club)

    7:30 - 9:00 pm             Movie with Cookies & Milk : Health Club Fitness Studio

  • Friday, December 27

    12:00 - 1:00pm            Holiday Arts & Crafts (The Health Club)

    1:00 - 2:00pm              Christmas Bingo (Health Club)

    2:00 - 3:00pm              Candy Cane Hunt (The Health Club)

    3:00 -  4:00pm             Cookie Decorating (The Health Club)

    7:30 - 9:00 pm             Movie with Cookies & Milk : Health Club Fitness Studio

  • Saturday, December 28

    12:00 - 1:00pm            Holiday Arts & Crafts (The Health Club)

    1:00 - 2:00pm              Santa Cookie Toss (Health Club)

    2:00 - 3:00pm              Create Your Own Holiday Picture Frame (The Health Club)

    3:00 -  4:00pm             Cookie Decorating (The Health Club)

    7:00 -  7:30pm             Story Time with Bogey Bear (The Lobby near the candy store)

    7:30 - 9:00 pm             Movie with Cookies & Milk : Health Club Fitness Studio

  • Sunday, December 29

    12:00 - 1:00pm            Snowman Building (The Health Club)

    1:00 - 2:00pm              Pin the nose on the Reindeer (Health Club)

    2:00 - 3:00pm              Build your own Hot Chocolate Bar (The Health Club)

    3:00 -  4:00pm             Cookie Decorating (The Health Club)

    7:30 - 9:00 pm             Movie with Cookies & Milk : Health Club Fitness Studio

  • Wednesday, December 31

    12:00 - 1:00pm            Holiday Arts & Crafts (The Health Club)

    1:00 - 2:00pm              Santa Cookie Toss (Health Club)

    2:00 - 3:00pm              (Build Your Own) Hot Chocolate Bar (The Health Club)

    3:00 -  4:00pm             Cookie Decorating (The Health Club)

    6:00pm - 1:00 am        Kids New Years Eve Party (ages 6-12 years) featuring  a pizza party, crafts, games, swimming, and a balloon drop and toast at midnight.

    $50 per child and $35 for additional siblings
    Club Members $40 per child and $25 for additional siblings
    Please sign up by calling the Cub House at (231)534-6770.


    6:00 pm - 1:00am      Licensed Childcare for Children 0-6

    We are offering childcare for ages 0-6 on New Year's Eve at the Cub House, our licensed on-site daycare facility. Registration is $10.00 per hour per child. Advance registration is required and closes at 5:00pm on December 21. NOTE: You may cancel before December 28 to avoid a $20 cancel fee per child.

    For daycare questions or to register, visit the Cub House located near our Health Club or call 231-534-6780.

     

     

Upcoming Events

Select Saturdays
Visit with Santa


December 25
Christmas Day Buffet


Novalash Special


January 10
Celebrity Bourbon Pairing Event


December 31
New Year's Eve


February 7-9, 2020
Bowers Harbor VIP Wine and Spa Weekend


December 31
New Year’s Eve 2020 - Turtle Creek Casino

 

January 3-18
Tricks Against Humanity - Turtle Creek Casino

 

Winter Spa Deals


Holiday Activities


March 27-28, 2020
Rove Estate VIP Wine & Spa Weekend


Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm
Happy Hour at Spa Grand Traverse


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