Share |

Events and Festivals

is49-1446753283-25385.jpeg

We revel at the thought of our hometown heritage and celebrate the unexpected in all that is art. Harbor Country fills a calendar with its many reasons for a festival or unique event.

Our website is updated regularly with activities and events held at the eclectic array of venues in Harbor Country. If the weekend seems way too quiet, you might not be looking hard enough.
All times are Michigan time (ET) unless otherwise noted
.

Click on the event for more information.

Advanced Search

Showing all Food & Wine

Journeyman Distillery Tours

Jan 16 - Dec 24, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM To 05:00 PM
Location: Journeyman Distillery, 109 Generations Dr, Three Oaks
is20-1347202752-88680.jpeg
Phone: 269-820-2050

Join us every Saturday, on the hours of 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm & 5pm for tour of the Distillery. We'll share the history on the Featherbone Factory building as well as the step-by-step process on how we make our spirits. Tour is followed by a tasting.

Register online for a tasting at www.journeymandistillery.com

Dablon Winery Vineyard Tours Starts May 6

May 6 - Aug 27, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 03:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Join us for a tour through our barrel room and gorgeous vineyards as you learn the path the wine takes from the vineyard to the bottle. You will learn Dablon’s trellising style, canopy management, how the vines are pruned, barrel aging as well as other enology and viticulture topics.

The price includes an educational tour, often guided by our winemaker, as well as full wine tasting (6 samples), Fridays $15, Saturdays $18

Walk-ins are welcome, reservations are not required.

Time: Tours are offered on Friday’s & Saturday’s only at 1pm and 3pm.

Please sign up in the Tasting Room and meet by the winery house.

Note:  We will not be holding Tours during our anniversary weekend of May 20th &21st

Skip's Open-Air European Farmers Market

May 14 - Oct 15, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: At the corner of Red Arrow Highway & Lakeshore Road, New Buffalo
Contact: Rhonda Sobecki
Phone: 269-469-3341

From May through October, visitors will find a a plethora of items to take home: Italian sausages, olive oils and cheeses; locally-made salsas, pasta and dessert sauces, fresh-baked doggie treats, gourmet cupcakes, hand-thrown pottery, everything lavender, coffees, pastries, Amish-made furniture, jewelry, clothing, fresh-cut flowers, art, photography, food, meats, jerky and so much more. Come check it out. Skip's Open-Air European Farmers Market  is every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 3 p.m through mid-October , which is also the 10th Annual Harbor Country Harvest Days Skip's Chili Cook Off.

Find them on Facebook

Live Music at Gravity

May 20 - Oct 30, 2016
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Gravity Winery, 10220 Lauer Rd. Baroda
is04-1452628967-16922.jpeg
Phone: 269-471-9463

Live music and great food in a fabulous outdoor setting. Come see what Gravity is all about. Fridays 5-8 PM and Sundays 2-5 PM 

Jammin in the Vineyard

May 28 - Oct 30, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Round Barn Winery, 10983 Hills Rd., Baroda
is00-1307732998-39593.jpeg
Phone: 800-716-WINE

Enjoy spirited, free entertainment every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, alfresco-style, while sipping world-class wines, spirits or micro-brews. Come and relax at the open-air, live music stage located adjacent to the Beer Garden. Grab a bite to eat at the Round Barn Cafe. No outside coolers or refreshments permitted.

Click on www.roundbarnwinery.com for lineup of performers, performance times and directions..

Round Barn is located at 10983 Hills Road in Baroda, MI
 

Dablon Winery: Live Music by Joe Jason

Jun 5, 2016
Time: 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 269-422-2846

Joe's voice has been on the local radio airwaves for over 30 years.  He can also be seen on Fox Sports Detroit and Comcast SportsNet as a TV Sportscaster.  As an acoustic performer, Joe's specialty is Acoustic 70's, featuring such artists as James Taylor, Bread, Chicago, America, The Eagles, Neil Young, Jim Croce and Harry Chapin.  Each song...part of the soundtrack to that generation!

Brew at the Zoo

Jun 11, 2016
Time: 06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Washington Park Zoo, 115 Lake Shore, Michigan City, IN
is71-1425669033-17109.jpeg
Contact: Shawne Sheldon
Phone: 219-873-1510

The event will feature beer, wine and food from regional breweries, wineries and restaurants. This is a 21 and over event.  

$50/person includes food, drinks & commemorative tasting glass.

Times are Central time 5-8 pm 

Dablon Winery Invites the Baja Gringo Taco Truck

Jun 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 269-422-2846

Join us on the patio (or inside!) for delicious Mexican fare served up by the Baja Gringo Taco Truck.  They will be here from 12-5:30pm.

Lake Michigan Shore WIne Fest

Jun 18, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Weko Beach, Bridgman
is07-1304451576-31403.jpeg
Phone: 269-925-6301

This annual event at Weko Beach showcases all of the wonderful Lake Michigan Shore Wine Country locally-produced varietals. Enjoy a day filled with sun & sand, extraordinary cuisine from local restaurants, fantastic live music, and a dazzling sunset for one extraordinary summer festival – perfect for the entire family! 

Beer Tasting With Cultivate Brewing Company

Jun 18, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: 5865 Sawyer Rd. Sawyer, MI 49125
is24-1457387720-69075.jpeg
Contact: Andrew Gorsuch
Phone: 269-426-8810

Father's Day Weekend Beer Tasting
With Local Favorite Cultivate Brewing Company

Saturday June 18, 2016
Noon to 4pm
at Sawyer Home & Garden Center
5865 Sawyer Rd.
Sawyer, MI 49125
Phone: 269-426-8810


Complementary tasting of three local brews with our neighbors and friends from Cultivate Brewing Company in Berrien Springs, Michigan!
Cultivate Brewing Company offers the experience of crafted beers through all senses. From our on site hops yard, barley plot, and locally sourced ingredients; see, smell, touch and taste the ingredients from origination to finished product.


We are proud to offer their brews for sale at Sawyer Home & Garden Center!!
Questions, comments or concerns about beer, wine or spriits?
Email me! Andrew@SawyerGardenCenter.com
 

Top 50 Tasting

Jun 18, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Terrace Room, Harbor Grand Hotel
Contact: Jacqui Schiewe
Phone: 269-469-7566

The TOP 50 Tasting showcases 50+ great, well-priced wines to fill your summer cellar, entertain your guests and whet your whistle. Held in the Terrace Room of the Harbor Grand Hotel, 111 West Water Street, New Buffalo, MI. Wines sampled that day may be ordered at special show pricing. Tickets are $20.00 per person in advance and $30.00 per person the day of the event. Please call or email for reservations!

Annual Father's Day Festival & Corvette Car Show

Jun 19, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lemon Creek Winery, 533 E. Lemon Creek Rd.
Phone: (269) 471-1321

The Corvette Coventry Club of Southwest Michigan will be on the grounds for displaying a large variety of their Classic Corvettes.

Wine tasting will be held under the tasting tent featuring all of Lemon Creek wines.

Outdoor Kitchen will provide food from a large menu of dad's favorite grilled foods.

Supervised children's games will occur every hour, including a bounce house for the younger set. Hayrides will also run throughout the day for the family to enjoy.

Admission fee is $10.00 a person for those 21 years and older with a valid ID. Children under 21 are free accompanied by their parents. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass and a wine tasting ticket worth up to 5 tastings. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

 

Father's Day Three Oaks Single Malt Release

Jun 19, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM To 10:00 PM
Location: Journeyman Distillery
is98-1461947131-09203.jpeg
Contact: Garrett Ragland
Phone: 269-820-2050

Journeyman Distillery is excited to announce the release of the Three Oaks Single Malt.  Bring dad to sample the finely crafted whiskey and enjoy a custom Father's Day menu at Staymaker, our adjoining restaurant.

THREE OAKS SINGLE MALT

One of the time honored Scotch traditions is a fine single malt whisky known across the globe. The Gaelic usquebaugh, meaning Water of Life, phonetically became usky and then whisky. While we certainly can not call our Single Malt a Scotch we can say that we’ve

Dablon Winery Offers Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels

Jun 24, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Spend the afternoon at Dablon with your favorite wine and a delicious pretzel! We're excited to welcome Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels to Dablon Winery.

About Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels...

We are Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We began our journey last year as a test run...we had a fantastic first year as we learned so much. By the end of our season we knew we were ready to expand and grow! Our menu is always changing and we have over 40 different stuffed pretzel varieties! Our dough is made from scratch and we roll out each pretzel by hand. We use local fresh ingredients whenever possible so our menu tends to reflect what's in season. With gluten free pretzels and a few non-meat varieties, we definitely have something for everyone. We can be found on Facebook at Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We always post where we will be and which pretzels will be on the menu. We can't wait to share our pretzel deliciousness with all of you!

Vintage Blues Bash

Jul 16, 2016
Time: 12:00 AM To 08:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lemon Creek Winery
Contact: Cathy Lemon
Phone: 269-471-1321

Fine wine, music and beautiful countryside awaits you at Lemon Creek Winery's Vintage Blue Bash. Music by Elwood Splinters Blues Band, Shake N Chill and The J.R. Clark Band.

Grilled food will be provided by the Outdoor Kitchen for everyone at the Blues Bash. Blues Bash attendees are also encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Outside alcohol is prohibited. Hayrides will also run throughout the day for all to enjoy.

The Blues Bash is a family event and is open to the public. Entrance fee is $12 person for those 21 years and older, includes 3 wine tastings and a glass. Free admission for anyone under the age of 21, when accompanied by their parents.

Dablon Winery Offers Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels

Jul 17, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Spend the afternoon at Dablon with your favorite wine and a delicious pretzel! We're excited to welcome Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels to Dablon Winery. 

About Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels...

We are Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We began our journey last year as a test run...we had a fantastic first year as we learned so much. By the end of our season we knew we were ready to expand and grow! Our menu is always changing and we have over 40 different stuffed pretzel varieties! Our dough is made from scratch and we roll out each pretzel by hand. We use local fresh ingredients whenever possible so our menu tends to reflect what's in season. With gluten free pretzels and a few non-meat varieties, we definitely have something for everyone. We can be found on Facebook at Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We always post where we will be and which pretzels will be on the menu. We can't wait to share our pretzel deliciousness with all of you!

Dablon Winery Welcomes Baja Gringo Taco Truck

Aug 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 06:30 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
is25-1463756523-65442.jpeg
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Join us on the patio (or inside!) for delicious Mexican fare served up by the Baja Gringo Taco Truck.  

Annual Harvest Party @ Round Barn Winery

Aug 20 - 21, 2016
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Round Barn Winery, 10983 Hills Rd., Baroda
Phone: 800-716-WINE

Celebrate the 24th Annual Harvest Party and enjoy live music and dancing, hand-crafted wine and craft-beers, mixed drinks and delicious food. Fun for the whole family with hayrides, bounce house, cornhole, and grape stomping too. Outside coolers or refreshments not permitted. 10983 Hills Rd, Baroda, 800-716-WINE, roundbarnwinery.com

Lemon Creek Winery - 19th Annual Harvest Festival

Sep 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Lemon Creek Winery, 533 E Lemon Creek Rd
is89-1345058946-93672.jpeg
Contact: Cathy Lemon
Phone: (269) 471-1321

Live music. Fine wine and fun activities for all ages!  Culinary vendors, clothing vendors.  Admission is $10.00 and includes 3 wine tastings and a glass.  

Dablon Winery Invites The Baja Gringo Taco Truck

Sep 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Join us on the patio (or inside!) for delicious Mexican fare served up by the Baja Gringo Taco Truck.  They will be here from 12-5:30pm.

Dablon Winery Offers Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels

Sep 25, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Spend the afternoon at Dablon with your favorite wine and a delicious pretzel! We're excited to welcome Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels to Dablon Winery on Friday.

About Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels...

We are Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We began our journey last year as a test run...we had a fantastic first year as we learned so much. By the end of our season we knew we were ready to expand and grow! Our menu is always changing and we have over 40 different stuffed pretzel varieties! Our dough is made from scratch and we roll out each pretzel by hand. We use local fresh ingredients whenever possible so our menu tends to reflect what's in season. With gluten free pretzels and a few non-meat varieties, we definitely have something for everyone. We can be found on Facebook at Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels. We always post where we will be and which pretzels will be on the menu. We can't wait to share our pretzel deliciousness with all of you!

Dablon Winery Invites The Baja Gringo Taco Truck

Oct 2, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Dablon Winery & Vineyard
Contact: Laura Gelder
Phone: 2694222846

Join us on the patio (or inside!) for delicious Mexican fare served up by the Baja Gringo Taco Truck.  They will be here from 12-5:30pm.

Autumn Bacchus Festival

Oct 7, 2016
Time: 07:30 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Marina Grand Resort, 600 West Water Street, New Buffalo, MI
Contact: Jacqui Schiewe
Phone: 888-824-9463

Sample wines from all over the globe at this walk-around tasting! Wine industry professionals will be on hand to facilitate and answer questions. Chef Jenny Drilon of Bentwood Tavern has designed a specifically paired light tasting menu of seasonal foods for the evening.

All wines poured will be offered at a significant discount that evening only. Reservations are highly recommended, as space is limited and the event often sells out. The fee is $60 per person.

New Buffalo Harvest & Wine Fest

Oct 8, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Region: New Buffalo
Location: Lions beachfront Park, New Buffalo
is73-1328216978-74735.jpeg
Phone: 888-660-6222

October 8th, Saturday - 11th Annual Harvest & Wine Fest ~ Lions Park, 12-10pm - Live music, over 40 wines and beers, art/craft exhibitors and food vendors (Music line up to be announced)

Happy Hallo-wine @ the Round Barn

Oct 29, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Region: Neighbor of Harbor Country
Location: Round Barn Winery, 10983 Hills Rd., Baroda
Phone: 800-716-WINE

Our tasting consultants will be dressed for the occasion, hoping to get your vote for the best costume. You'll get an extra tasting token when you show up in your most creative Halloween get-up. To top it off we will be serving spooktacular cocktails, not to be missed.