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Grand Hotel – Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend – July 7 – 9, 2023

Arrive Friday, July 7 • Depart Sunday, July 9, 2023

Description

Please join Grand Hotel’s Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer, and a celebrated winery for this special wine tasting and hotel package: the Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend at Grand Hotel.

Carol Shelton: The Queen of Zinfandel

She is passionate, creative, and a force to be reckoned with. She is an iconic woman winemaker.

In 2000, she started her own winery. She has won Winemaker of the Year five times, has countless gold medals for her wines, and was named Pioneer Woman Winemaker of Sonoma County. Her Wild Thing Zinfandel was in the Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines.

Elizabeth Schweitzer, Master Sommelier at Grand Hotel
The eighth woman Sommelier in the world, Elizabeth enjoys sharing her vast knowledge every season with our guests during this special themed weekend. You can also find her in our Main Dining Room helping you choose the perfect wine during your meal every evening.
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Additionally, Grand Hotel’s Salle à Manger was recently awarded an Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for the third consecutive year. It recognizes Grand Hotel’s well-chosen assortment of quality producers and list of choices that will satisfy discerning wine lovers

Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • One welcome amenity per reservation
  • All Grand Hotel amenities
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception
  • Themed wine tastings
  • Special dinner event on Saturday evening, this dinner is for adults only
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets

This Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend is also available by calling Grand Hotel Reservations at 1-800-334-7263.

View Grand Hotel Policies and Information >>

*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and a $12.00 per person, per stay, baggage-handling charge. Regular children’s rates apply. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy rates. Dates are subject to availability. A 30-day cancellation policy applies.

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Grand Hotel – Explore Mackinac – August 18 – 20, 2023

Grand Hotel - Explore Mackinac

Arrive Friday, August 18 • Depart Sunday, August 20, 2023

Description

This summer, escape from same-old normal life and explore Michigan’s jewel, Mackinac Island. Experience the over 70 miles of natural and paved trails on one of our Grand Hotel bikes. Top off your weekend with a walk into our local history with complimentary admission to Fort Mackinac.

Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Island hiking and biking maps
  • $40 credit to Grand Coffee & Provisions (credit is per room, per stay)
  • Saturday Grand Hotel Garden and Greenhouse Tour
  • Saturday Horse Culture of Mackinac Tour with Hotel Historian Bob Tagatz*
  • Sunday morning hike to Arch Rock
  • Complimentary Admission to Fort Mackinac
  • Complimentary Admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets

The Explore Mackinac weekend can also be booked by calling Grand Hotel Reservations at 1-800-334-7263.

This one-of-a-kind package is perfect for the avid explorer or anyone looking to embrace the beauty of Mackinac Island.

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*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and a $12.00 per person, per stay, baggage-handling charge. Regular children’s rates apply. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy rates. Dates are subject to availability. A 30-day cancellation policy applies.

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Grand Hotel – Grand Princess and Superhero Package – August 24 – 26, 2021

Grand Princess and Superhero Package
Join the magic of the Annual Grand Princess and Superhero Package at America’s Summer Place. Your princess or superhero will have a Grand time dressing up as their favorite princess or superhero for two days filled with fun activities and entertainment.

The enchantment begins with a Royal Welcome Reception on the Front Porch. After dinner, everyone will enjoy a sing-a-long and goodnight stories read by some of their favorite princesses. Rest up for the next day of Superhero Training, Afternoon Tea, and a “Not-So-Quite-Midnight Ball”. The festivities continue through Thursday morning, when all of our guest princesses and superheroes are recognized at Graduation.

This event is perfect for all ages but recommended for children 3 – 10. Children are encouraged to attend all the events, as there will be surprise character appearances at the events and around the hotel; however, please know activities and dressing up is optional. Parent supervision is required at all events, and refreshments are provided for parents at Afternoon Tea and the other events to make your time just as enjoyable.

You will not want to miss this opportunity to enjoy the magic of Grand Hotel among some of your child’s favorite princesses and superheroes!

Featured Characters:
We are excited to announce the following characters will visit America’s Summer Place!

Anna, Elsa, Moana, Belle, Ariel, Tiana, Black Widow, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, and Batman.

Watch Grand Princess & Superhero Video Highlights

Read how “Tiny princesses, superheroes get royal treatment at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel”

Arrive Tuesday, August 24 • Depart Thursday, August 26, 2021

Package Price:

  • Rates starting at $1,520.00 per couple; $1,370.00 single; Children complimentary

Additional Pricing:

  • Take advantage of our lowest rate of the season and stay additional nights August 23 and/or August 26 for $329 per night, based on double occupancy. Regular children’s rates apply for additional nights. The additional nights include breakfast and dinner.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All resort amenities
  • Royal Welcome Reception
  • Sing-a-long and bedtime stories
  • Superhero Training
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Not-So-Quite-Midnight Ball
  • Grand Princess and Superhero Graduation
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel

Princess and Superhero programs are provided by The Princess Party Company and The Superhero Experience.

This family vacation package in Michigan is available online or by calling 1-800-334-7263.

*Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy. Regular children’s rates apply. Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and an $8.50 per person baggage-handling charge. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy. Dates subject to availability.

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Grand Hotel’s Labor Day Jazz Weekend – September 1 – 4, 2023

Grand Hotel's Labor Day Jazz Weekend

Arrive Friday, September 1 • Depart Monday, September 4, 2023

Description

For the experience of it, for the joy of it: Escape to America’s Summer Place for Labor Day Weekend and immerse yourself in fabulous jazz music, played by some of the country’s top performers. Interact with the artists during Q&A sessions, then take in late-night performances at the Cupola Bar and The Jockey Club at the Grand Stand. This package includes concerts, receptions, cookout luncheons, breakfast and dinner daily, and all entertainment. Make your reservation early, so you don’t miss out on this unforgettable weekend!

2023 Jazz Weekend Line-Up

Friday night – Theatre: Veronica Swift

Friday night – Jockey Club: Lao Tizer featuring Karen Briggs

Friday night – Cupola: Paul Keller

Saturday afternoon – Tea Garden: Eddie Palmieri

Saturday evening – Theatre: Emmett Cohen

Saturday night – Jockey Club: Sean Dobbins

Saturday night – Cupola: Paul Keller

Sunday morning – Front Porch: Calvin University Gospel Choir with special guest Thornetta Davis

Sunday afternoon – Tea Garden: Thornetta Davis

Sunday afternoon – Terrace Room: Sean Dobbins

Sunday night – Jockey Club: Paul Keller

Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Cookout luncheons in the Tea Garden Saturday and Sunday
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception, and evening Theatre performance
  • Saturday afternoon Tea Garden concert, and evening Theatre performance
  • Saturday evening 2 complimentary tickets included for cocktails
  • Sunday morning gospel performance
  • Sunday afternoon Tea Garden concert
  • Sunday afternoon activities
  • Sunday evening reception
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening late-night performances
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets

This jazzy Labor Day Weekend package can also be booked by calling Grand Hotel Reservations at 1-800-334-7263.

See photos from past Labor Day Jazz Weekends on the Grand Hotel Facebook page.

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*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and a $12.00 per person, per stay, baggage-handling charge. Regular children’s rates apply. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy rates. Dates are subject to availability. A 30-day cancellation policy applies.

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