Wine & Food Festival

2016 ~ 31st Annual
Leland Wine & Food Festival 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 ~ 1-8 pm
​A northern Michigan tradition –
always on the 2nd Saturday in June!

Celebrate northern MI Wine & Food in Leland! 
Enjoy tasting local award-winning wines from 16 Leelanau Peninsula wineries & 1 local brewery, delicious specialties from local restaurants and 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
Featuring closing live music by the Ben Daniels Band (yes, son of actor/musician Jeff Daniels!) – with their originality, musicianship, and a sound that spans Americana, blues, jazz, and rock. Fantastic local musicians also share the festival stage, including Leland's Sierra Cassidy.

Purchase early to save, ensure entrance w/faster gate line!
Adult – $15* advance  |  $20 at event
  – includes commemorative glass & 2 wine tasting tokens
Under 21 or food only – $10* advance  |  $15 at event
  – includes commemorative glass – no wine tasting tokens
• 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: Click Here

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.

2016 Festival Poster
For 31 years, Leland Wine & Food Festival collectible posters have been embellished by local artist Joan Gallagher Richmond  >View/Buy Poster 

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 2016 Wine Fest Sponsors!
Click on each for details.

2016 Presenting Sponsor


Entertainment Sponsor             Wine Sponsor

Food Sponsor                             Tech Sponsor



Media Patrons





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!

Artscape | Leland Artwalk

Join us for a relaxing evening as you walk through Leland, enjoying art, music, food and wine ~ pre-Leland Wine & Food Festival!

Friday, June 10, 2016 ~ 5-8 pm