Traverse City Wine & Art Festival – August 21, 2010

promoimg5The 2010 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival takes place on August 21, 2010 at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

The festival features 22 wineries from the Leelanau Peninsula, Old Mission and Traverse City along with food from Leelanau and Traverse City restaurants. The event was created by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association to showcase the wine, art, food & music of our region. In addition to great food and wine, 3 arts organizations: Art Center Traverse City, Crystal Lake Art Center and the Leelanau Community Cultural Center have teamed up with the festival to create gallery tents featuring the work of over 60 area artists for show and sale.

Add a fantastic slate of live entertainment headlined by Michigan blues legend Larry McCray, reknown folk performers May Erlewine and Seth Bernard, Song of the Lakes Trio featuring Sue Wood and Michigan blues phenom Greg Nagy, a 2010 Blues Music Award nominee in the category of ‘Best New Artist Debut’. The event will also feature original performance dance from several dance companies and more happenings to delight the eye and ear!

Advance tickets are $20 each, four for $60 or $25 on the day of the event. They are available online at, area wineries, Turtle Creek Casino in Acme and the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau in Traverse City. Also cbe sure to consider some of the great packages offered by area hotels & resorts!

Food & Wine

Leelanau Peninsula

Bel Lago Vineyard & Winery
Black Star Farms
Chateau Fontaine
Chateau de Leelanau
Cherry Republic Winery
Ciccone Vineyard & Winery
Circa Estate Winery
Gill’s Pier Vineyard & Winery
Good Harbor Vineyards
Forty-Five North
L. Mawby
Leelanau Wine Cellars
Raftshol Vineyards
Shady Lane Cellars
Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery
Willow Vineyard

Traverse City

Left Foot Charley

Old Mission Peninsula

2 Lads Winery
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
Chateau Chantal
Chateau Grand Traverse
Peninsula Cellars


The Cooks House
Bourbons 72
Red Ginger
Chez Peres
Lil Bo’s
Silver Tree
Phils on Front

The photo is by Jesamin Califf – many more in her Traverse City Wine & Art Festival 2009 slideshow!



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