Traverse City Holidays: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa announces their biggest bash yet on New Year’s Eve. The 900-acre, 585-room destination has prepared a party in Governors’ Hall for adults and activities for children this December 31, 2012. 

The gala New Year’s Eve party will be held in Governors’ Hall with a theme of “Fire & Ice” and entertainment and dancing by the Hidden Agenda Band from Southeast Michigan.

The Resort’s New Year’s Eve package includes:

One Night Accommodations (12/31/12)

One New Year’s Eve Dinner per person in Governors’ Hall

Schedule of Events:

6-7 p.m.:  Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar) with hors d'oeuvres

7-9 p.m.:  Plated Dinner (3 Course) w/ Dinner Music

9 p.m.- 1a.m.:  Entertainment & Dancing with the Hidden Agenda Band

Cash Bar – Champagne toast at midnight – Proper attire is requested. –  Must be 18 or older to attend with a valid ID.

Ticket Pricing (With Lodging)

$135.50 per person, double occupancy, in the six-story Hotel.

$155.50 per person, double occupancy, in the 17-story Tower.

The above prices do not include 11% tax, $14.95 nightly resort fee, and applicable gratuities. The above rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Rooms at this rate are limited. Not available to groups. May not be combined with other offers. Certain other restrictions may apply. For all accommodations, check-in begins at 4 p.m. and check-out is by 11:00 a.m.

A La Cart Tickets (Without Lodging)

Tickets to the Governors’ Hall New Year’s Eve party are also available a la carte (without lodging) for $80 per person, plus 6% tax and applicable gratuities.

Children’s Activities on New Years Eve

The Resort also will offer Children’s Activities on New Year’s Eve. 

For children 3 months – 6 years, please call the Cub House to register at 231-534-6780.

For children 6-14 years, please call the Health Club to register at 231-534-6788.

The cost is $50 per child, 6 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.  Activities include a variety of games, arts & crafts, pizza party, and balloon drop at midnight.  Children must be registered in advance.

To reserve a New Year’s Eve package, purchase New Year’s Eve a la carte tickets, register for children’s activities, and for more information, call Grand Traverse Resort and Spa at 800-236-1577. Visit

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