Saturday, June 9, 2018 ~ 12-6 pm
A northern Michigan tradition – always on the 2nd Saturday in June!
Come early for the annual Leland Artscape | Artwalk ~ Enjoy local artists, wine, and music ~ Fri, June 8 – 5-8pm
Celebrate northern MI Wine & Food in Leland!
Enjoy tasting local award-winning wines from 12 Leelanau Peninsula wineries & 1 local brewery, delicious specialties from 8 local food vendors while soaking up beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands from our Leland Harbor venue. Our 'Come & Go' re-entry wristbands allow you to explore our beaches, unique shops, galleries and Historic Fishtown, and then return for more festival fun – as often as you like! Scroll to bottom of page for details.
Non-Stop Live Music
2018 band(s) announced in the spring!
The 2017 line-up of all-day entertainment included: The award-winning Drew Hale Band's 'modern country with a roots rock edge' gets the party started from 12-3pm. Then 'Detroit's Ultimate Party Band' – The Hidden Agenda Band – will have everyone dancing as they rock the stage from 3-6pm!
2018 artists announced in the spring!
The following artists had booths in the 2017 festival:
• Dune Grass Designs ~ Including Blue & Petoskey Stone Jewelry
• Northern Michigan Art ~ Small Canvas Paintings
• Wine Girl Clothing ~ At The Lake's original brand!
• Aluminum Wine Racks by David Lamson of Lockwood USA
Adult – $15* advance | $25 at event
– includes commemorative glass & 2 wine tasting tokens
Under 21 or food only – $10* advance | $20 at event
– includes commemorative glass – no wine tasting tokens
• Tickets sold the week of the festival are Will Call only
• Additional tokens are $2 each within festival
• Non-alcoholic beverages are available to purchase
• Volunteer – In exchange for admission & wine glass (no taste tokens) Sign-up for a shift!
Purchase early to save, ensure entrance w/faster gate line.
Getting to Festival & Parking
The festival is held at Leland Harbor on Lake Michigan, next to Historic Fishtown in Leland – Approximately 25-30 miles from Traverse City. Details There is not a designated parking area for the festival, and there are no fees to park in Leland. We reccommend parking along M-22 – or on the north end of downtown, turn east on Pearl (at Post Office) for 1 block to park in Leland Public School parking lots.
2018 Festival Poster
For 33 years Leland Wine & Food Festival collectible posters have been embellished by local artists. The 2018 artist will be chosen in early 2018. Posters are available at the festival, on this website (along with previous Wine Fest posters) in early spring 2018 or at Tampico, Leelanau Books, and Good Harbor Winery in Leland, early spring 2018.
Become a Sponsor!
The Leland Chamber strives to provide a fabulous festival experience for all – and our sponsors greatly contribute in keeping the festival grassroots – in celebration of our local wine and food industry. 100% of festival proceeds directly benefit Leland businesses and various community programs, including a generous annual donation to the Leland Educational Foundation – Enriching the Student Experience at Leland Public School. Click for more information and to Become a Sponsor.
Thanks to our amazing 2017 Wine Fest Sponsors!
2018 Sponsors listed soon.
Click on each for details.
Please Note: *Our online ticket distributer requires a $2 processing fee for a total of $17.00 per ticket, and a $1.50 mailing fee (for total wrist bands in each order). While this increases the cost, it also puts you in a quicker admission line, and ensures your entrance into the festival!