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Christmas events in Traverse city

Find your holiday fun at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa! From a Christmas buffet atop the Tower and a New Year's Eve package that will leave you very merry, there is plenty to celebrate at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet - Thursday, November 24, 2022

Join us Thanksgiving Day at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for our popular Thanksgiving buffet. We are offering a Thanksgiving dinner buffet feast from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Reservations are highly recommended. Call 231-534-6800 or book your table online.

Adults and children 13 and older: $35.95
Children 5-12: $16.95
Children 4 and under: complimentary

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Biggest Little Holiday PartyBiggest Little Holiday Party - Saturday, December 10, 2022

Bring your small company or group of friends and celebrate the holidays this year at our Biggest Little Holiday Party! We can host individuals, couples and groups of any size. The night includes a pre-party reception, cash bar, a dinner buffet, dancing and a DJ. To make your reservation, click below or call 231-534-6205 for more information. 



Christmas Day BuffetChristmas Day Buffet - Sunday, December 25, 2022

This year, spend Christmas relaxing and enjoying time with family and friends while Aerie Restaurant & Lounge takes care of the cooking.  Join us Sunday, December 25 from 10:00am to 3:00pm for a Christmas Day Buffet complete with all of your favorites like glazed ham, traditional holiday desserts, and more.

Adults: $36.95
Children 5-12: $16.95
Children 4 and under: Complimentary

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Make a reservation or, call 231-534-6800.

2023 New Year's Eve Fire and Ice Party - December 31, 2022

We are ready to say out with the old and in with the BOOM! We are kicking off 2023 with a truly GRAND fireworks display for our guests! Enjoy the show and stay with us in comfort and style with our New Year's Eve Fire and Ice Package. Looking for a New Year’s Eve dinner in Traverse City? The New Year’s Eve Fire and Ice package includes entry into our New Year's Eve dinner and Fire and Ice party. 

Package includes:
- Two night stay
- One 4-course NYE dinner per person (18 and older). Dinner includes live music from 7:00 - 10:00pm and a cash bar. 
- Package guests 21 and older also receive one ticket to the Governors' Hall Fire and Ice party (9:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.). The Fire and Ice Party features fireworks, the John Pomeroy Band, a cash bar, and late night hors d'oeuvres. 

For reservations or to save on additional night stays, call 800-236-1577 or click below.

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Party Only Tickets

*This offer is available until December 31, 2022. Must be 18 or older for NYE dinner and 21 or older to attend the Fire and Ice Party. This package includes 11% tax and $18.95 nightly resort fee. Not available to groups. Certain other restrictions may apply. 

New Year's Eve Kids Party - December 31, 2022

Kids 6-12, join us for our annual Kid’s New Year’s Eve Party on December 31 from 7:00pm-12:30am at The Health Club. The night features pizza, games, swimming, movie and a balloon drop at midnight. Click below to inquire about our Kids New Year's Eve Party. 

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Gallery of Shops Holiday event - December 10, 2022

This holiday season, shop small and local. Visit the Gallery of Shops on Saturday, December 10 from 10am-6pm for our special holiday shopping event. Enjoy 20% off in all shops, complimentary gift wrapping with purchase, free hot chocolate from Whirligigs Candy & More with a purchase in any shop, a free gift with purchase from participating stores, and enter to win gifts from Ashleigh's.

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Self-care can go a long way, especially during the holidays. Whether you are celebrating an office get-together or a reunion of friends this season, make your celebration a cozy and relaxing one at Spa Grand Traverse. This December and January, let us pamper your group with exclusive discounts and offerings for the most wonderful time of the year! For groups of four or more, buy one treatment per person, and get a second 25% off. For availability, contact Chloe Leach at [email protected] or calling 231-534-6756.

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