Saturday, June 8, 2019 ~ 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 7 – 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 ~ 2019 TBA
2018 line-up of all-day entertainment – Bad Jam takes the stage from 12-3pm. Then fun-loving TC Knucklehead's play great rhythm and blues, classic and new rock and country from 3-6pm!
Artist's Booths ~ 2019 TBA
Artists booths at the 2018 festival:
• Dune Grass Designs ~ Blue & Petoskey Stone Jewelry
• Wine Girl Clothing ~ At The Lake's original brand
• Bos Exposures ~ Photography by Thomas Bos
2019 Tickets ~ Available March 1
Adult – $20 advance | $30 at event
Includes commemorative glass and two 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.
This year be a Leland Wine & Food Festival volunteer. Five different, three hour shift time slots available. All volunteers receive free admission to the festival along with a commemorative wine glass. Click here to sign-up!
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.
2019 Festival Poster
For 34 years Leland Wine & Food Festival collectible posters have been embellished by local artists. The 2019 artist is Brenda J. Clarke. Posters are available at the festival, on this website (along with previous Wine Fest posters) in early spring 2019 or at Tampico, Leelanau Books, and Good Harbor Winery in Leland, early spring 2019.
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.
2019 Sponsors listed soon –
Thanks to our amazing 2018 Wine Fest Sponsors!
Click on each for details.
Please Note: *Our online ticket distributer requires a $2 processing fee for a total of $22.00 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!