Weekend of July 4th Activities

Join us for Fourth of July holiday fun all week, including a 5K color race, kid's activities, beach bonfires, live music and more.


National Cherry Festival Golf Special

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. Join us June 29 - July 7
 
$99 The Bear
$79 The Wolverine
$59 Spruce Run

Price includes 18-holes and golf car. For tee times, call 231-534-6470, visit our Pro Shop or book online:

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5k Color RaceStars, Stripes and Splatter 5k

Join us Saturday, June 29 at 9:00am for our Patriotic-themed Stars, Stripes and Splatter 5K Color Race. This 3.1 mile fun run features red, white and blue on-course color stations, post-race party and plenty of complimentary SWAG to wear during the race. All ages and fitness levels are welcome--this is a family friendly, All American 5K! For pricing and registration details, click below.

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National Cherry Festival

The Fourth of July holiday in Traverse City means one thing: the National Cherry Festival. There's a seemingly endless list of activities around the region June 29-July 6, including:

  • U.S. Thunderbirds Air Show (June 29 and 30)
  • Live concerts
  • $1 Million Hole-in-One Contest
  • Parades
  • 5K,10K, 15K and Half Marathon
  • Carnival rides
  • Kid's activities

For complete festival details, visit the National Cherry Festival website.


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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, June 28

    4:00 - 6:00pm
    Lobby Welcome / Festive Coloring Pages / Cookies Decorating

    7:00pm
    Family Movie Night Featuring Kung Fu Panda | Tower C | Complimentary

    8:00 - 10:00pm
    Bonfire and S'mores at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • Saturday, June 29

    9:00am
    Stars Stripes and Splatter 5k Color Race ($35 Early Registration, $40 Day of)
    www.starsstripesandsplatter.com

    12:00 - 2:00pm
    Face Painting featuring DIY Uncle Sam Face at the Governors Pool | Complimentary

    2:00 - 4:00pm
    Patriotic Bingo at the Health Club | Complimentary

    4:00 - 7:00:00pm
    Kids fun and games including root beer floats, pool games, and sidewalk chalk at the Governors Pool | Complimentary

    4:00 - 7:00:00pm
    Tie dye shirts and pool games at the Beach Club | Shirts - $10. Pool Games - Complimentary

    7:00pm
    Family Movie Night Featuring Brave | Directors Room | Complimentary

    8:00 - 10:00pm
    Bonfire, S'mores, and live music by the Plumville Project at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • Sunday, June 30

    12:00 - 4:00pm
    Patriotic flag decorating, color a USA bandana, and firework painting at the Health Club | Bandana - $3. Other crafts - Complimentary

    4:00 - 7:00:00pm
    Kids fun and games including cornhole, festive coloring pages, DIY USA bracelet, bear pong, and sidewalk chalk at the Governors Pool | Complimentary

    4:00 - 7:00:00pm
    Beach bowling and pool games at the Beach Club | Complimentary

    7:00pm
    Family Movie Night Featuring James and the Giant Peach | Directors Room | Complimentary

     

  • Monday, July 1

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • Tuesday, July 2

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • THURSDAY, JULY 4

    1:00 - 5:00pm
    DJ Music by DJ Mickey at the Beach Club | Complimentary

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

    8:00 - 10:00pm
    Bonfire, s'mores, and live music by the Jeff Brown at the Beach Club | Complimentary

     

  • FRIDAY, JULY 5

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • SATURDAY, JULY 6

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

    8:00 - 10:00pm
    Bonfire, s'mores, and live music by the Geezer at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • SUNDAY, JULY 7

    3:00 - 5:00pm
    Beach games and activities at the Beach Club | Complimentary

  • Area Events

    Great Lakes Equestrian Festival

    VARIOUS DATES STARTING July 3

    The Festival will feature six weeks of exciting equestrian competition located in a fantastic tourist destination that caters to equestrian athletes and equine enthusiasts alike. Competitors and spectators will be able to enjoy all the Traverse City has to offer while attending this elite equestrian competition. Each week will also feature family friendly events with concerts and activities for children of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

October 5
Big Hole Golf Tournament


October 21
Tuff Enuff Golf Tournament


Slingshot and Summer Fun Rentals


Fall Spa Deals


June 26 Through September 26
Dave Pelz Golf School


December 31
New Year's Eve


NovaLash September Special


Locals Appreciation Month


September 27-29, 2019
SOLD OUT - Bowers Harbor VIP Wine and Spa Weekend


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


November 9
The Great Beerd Run


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