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CELEBRATE 4th OF JULY

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY IN TRAVERSE CITY

The Fourth of July is more than just one day of celebration, it's a whole week of fun at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa! Whether you’re traveling solo, with friends, or with the entire family, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From fireworks and golf outings to Tequila & Tacos and Pure Michigan’s National Cherry Festival, it will be an eventful holiday for anyone in Traverse City.

FOURTH OF JULY ROOM PACKAGE

Stay at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa to save big with our Fourth of July Package! Our special holiday package includes 2 nights of accommodations and a $250 Grand Traverse Resort and Spa credit. This package just keeps on giving!

Book your Fourth of July stay today!

WHERE TO WATCH FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS

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
Price: Varies

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
Price: Free

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.


4TH OF JULY PACKAGE

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.

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Resort Credit can be used for golf, spa, dining, shopping and more


TEQUILA AND TACOS EVENT - JULY 1

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.

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NATIONAL CHERRY FESTIVAL GOLF SPECIAL

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.

$119 The Bear/The Wolverine
$79 Spruce Run

To reserve a golf tee time, book online, visit our Pro Shop, or call 231-534-6000.


Cherry Blossoms On The Golf Course

CHERRY GOLF SCRAMBLE

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

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Family Paddleboarding

POOLS & WATERSPORT RENTALS

Beat the heat this summer by jumping into our outdoor pools! Bring the kids to our family-friendly Governor’s Pool or enjoy our private beach area at the Beach Club.

The Beach Club, along the East Grand Traverse Bay, also features activities, entertainment, and drinks and snacks at Fin’s Sandbar.

WATERSPORT RENTALS

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.


SUMMER SPA SPECIALS

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.

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RETAIL SPECIALS

  • 15% off in the Gallery of Shops*
  • Gift with $100 purchase in Mudpie
  • 20% off Free Fly and Paper Label in Adventure North
  • 20% off Karma pillows in Barefoot
  • Enter-to-win a Hobo purse with a $175 purchase in Ashleigh's
  • Red, white and blue Sundae in Whirligig's for $5.75

*Discount does not apply to Hobo, Brighton, Moomer's, alcohol and bulk candy.


GREATER TRAVERSE CITY AREA EVENTS:

THE NATIONAL CHERRY FESTIVAL

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.

LEARN ABOUT THE NATIONAL CHERRY FESTIVAL


TRAVERSE CITY PIT SPITTERS BASEBALL

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

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Barefoot Podcast

Barefoot Podcast

The official lifestyle podcast of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

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VIP Wine and Spa

What's better than a weekend of wine and relaxation? Nothing. Join us October 27-29 for our VIP Wine and Spa Weekend with Rove Estate.

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I Love the '80s to Death Murder Mystery Weekend

I Love the '80s to Death Murder Mystery Weekend

Dust off your leg warmers, tease up your hair, and put on your best neon outfit for a night filled with mystery and nostalgia. Click below for more information

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Fall Lunch at Aerie

Join us at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge October 7, 14, and 21 for lunch from 11:00am - 2:00pm for the best fall foliage view in town!

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Fall Spa Specials

Fall Spa Specials

Whether you’re looking for a midweek pick-me-up, a day of complete relaxation, or a spa weekend getaway, Spa Grand Traverse has the perfect treatment or package to meet your needs. Click below to check out our Fall Specials. 

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Tuff Enuff Tournament

Are you ready to take the challenge? Join us for the Annual Tuff Enuff Tournament on Sunday, October 22. 

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Casino Shuttle Service

Casino Shuttle Service

We are pleased to offer shuttle service to and from Turtle Creek Casino, Cherry Capital Airport, and our private beach

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Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel

Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel offers the perfect Northern Michigan getaway

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Leelanau Sands Casino

Leelanau Sands Casino

A 25-mile drive along the scenic M-22 on West Grand Traverse Bay, Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge is the entertainment hub of Leelanau County

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