Join us for the 9th annual Northern Michigan WineFest (formerly Traverse City Wine & Art Festival) on Leelanau Peninsula to celebrate regional wine, food and culture. Get a true taste of the region with more than 100 wines, fun experiences with winemakers, fresh fare with local ingredients, an enhanced fine art show featuring John Robert Williams Wine Country Photography Project and live musical entertainment all in one location!
Wines will be flowing into your glass as wineries from Northern Michigan feature great wines reflective of local terroir. Taste from a selection of local wines from 20 wineries. View a list of participating wineries here.
Indulge Fresh, Local Fare
Savor the flavors of fresh, local fare handmade by area chefs from top restaurants. Pair your wine with small plates for an ultimate culinary experience. View a list of participating restaurants here.
Be Inspired Beautiful Fine Art
Regional artists feature various fine art at this juried show of artists. Vote for your favorites for the Peoples Choice award and see who wins Best of Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place. View a list of participating artists here.
Learn Fun Winemaker Experiences
Join local winemakers in the Wine Education Lounge for fun and educational wine tasting sessions throughout the day. Or, take a fun Wine Varietal Tasting Tour where you’ll get entertaining information about a specific varietal of wine while walking tasting different styles of that varietal. Get details and tickets.
Perfect pairing with local wine, local fare and fine art, enjoy live musical performances by The Roomsounds, Carsie Blanton, Blake Elliott and the Robinson Affair, Phillip-Michael Scales (formerly Briar Rabbit) and more. View the musical schedule and learn more about the artists here.