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Celebrate 4th of July

Celebrate 4th of July


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Celebrate 4th of July

The 4th of July is more than just one day of celebration, it's a whole week of fun!

Where to watch fireworks

The most important question of the weekend is, where can you see fireworks? This 4th of July you can take your pick!

Date: July 1-3 , 2022
Location: Turtle Creek Stadium
Time: Game Starts at 7:05pm - fireworks are post-game
Price: Varies

Watch the Traverse City Pit Spitters and then stick around for the post game fireworks! 

Click to learn more and buy tickets.

Date: July 4, 2022
Location: West Grand Traverse Bay, Open Space
Time: 10:30 to 11:30pm
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.

National Cherry Festival Golf Special

July 2-10, 2022

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.

$109 The Bear/The Wolverine
$69 Spruce Run

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

Cherry Blossoms On The Golf CourseCherry Golf Scramble

Friday, July 8, 2022

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa has partnered with the National Cherry Festival and we welcome 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: $55 per person + Optional Skins Game - $10 per person(cash only on the day of the event)
8:30am Shotgun start on Spruce Run

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WATERSPORT RentalsFamily Paddleboarding

Our friends at Blue Sky Rentals offer a variety of watersport rentals at our Private Beach on East Grand Traverse Bay.

Choose from paddleboards, jet skis, kayaks, ski boats, pontoon boats, and more. 

For watersport rentals, click here.



Spa Specials

Pamper yourself at Spa Grand Traverse and choose from a delightful array of summer services! Stay on the cherry theme of the week and schedule your Cherry Honey Glow treatment. Click below for more information and to book your appointment. 

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July 1-4

Ready to jump into summer and look good doing it? Visit our Gallery of Shops. With popular brands like Brighton, Simply Noelle, North Face, Mud Pie, and Natural Life, you are sure to find something you’ll love. Enjoy a Red, White, and Blue Sundae for just $5 at Whirligig's Candy & More. It's vanilla ice cream with hot fudge, whipped cream, and red/white/blue m&m’s. * While supplies last.

Retail Specials

Head to Tumbleweeds and enjoy a Christmas in July Special from Melissa & Doug. Enjoy 20% off all Melissa & Doug merchandise the entire month of July!

Scavenger Hunt

July 1-4

Take part in the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa/PepsiCo Cherry Festival scavenger hunt July 1-4 for the chance to win big as Cherry Festival kicks off. After finding all of the hidden cherry logos around the Resort, you will be entered to win a portable speaker and Pepsi gear!



Area Events:

The National Cherry Festival

The National Cherry Festival, steeped in tradition, resonates Pure Michigan through and through. From bringing 'pure' local agriculture to the one of Pure Michigan's premier destinations; to hosting guests in one of Pure Michigan's most beautiful beach towns, the Cherry Capital of the World Traverse City, the National Cherry Festival is one of Pure Michigan's brightest gems. Click below to learn more. 

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Traverse City Pit Spitters

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 and award winning stadium and fun family atmosphere, Pit Spitters games are a great place to go for fun all summer long.

For tickets and scheduling, click here.








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