Save the Date! The 12th Annual Lake Michigan Shore Wine Fest is June 17th

The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail is proud to celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival on Saturday, June 17th, 2017, from 1pm to 10pm at the picturesque Weko Beach. Thousands of guests from all over the Midwest are invited to enjoy a beautiful summer solstice with countless award-winning Michigan wines, fantastic live entertainment, dazzling beach views and much more. The much-anticipated annual event commemorates Southwest Michigan’s award-winning wineries, incredible shorelines and charming resort towns.

This annual event is presented by The Greater Bridgman Area Chamber of Commerce and Growth Alliance, the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail (in its 15th year!) and Traffic PR & Marketing.

New this year! Because of high demand and a possible sell-out, tickets are available only in advance for $20 (plus service fee) through June 16th at or in Bridgman, Michigan at Hardings Friendly Market. All admission sales end at noon on Friday, June 16th. *If still available, admission tickets at the door will be $25 and not guaranteed. No refunds.

All attendees will receive a souvenir wine glass upon entrance. Wine tasting tickets cost $1 per ticket (1-2 tickets per tasting and 6-10 tickets per glass of wine). Food booths are cash only! No outside coolers allowed.

An eclectic musical line-up includes:

  • The Rock Show @ 8:15-10pm
  • Joanna Connor @ 6:15-7:45pm
  • Top Secret Band @ 4:15-5:45pm
  • The Empty Pockets @ 2:30-3:45pm
  • Rebecca Anne Band @ 1-2:15pm

Transportation & Lodging: Free parking and shuttle buses will be available at designated lots in Bridgman. Check the website for participating local hotels for lodging & shuttle transportation.

Other Info: Rain or shine event. ATM machine is available! Food booths are cash only!Toast the Coast event begins at 1pm and ends at 10pm. Please call 269.925.6301 for more info. No pets. No smoking.

Weko Beach is located off of I-94 at Exit 16 in Southwest Michigan. Drive on Red Arrow Highway to stop light in Bridgman, then west on Lake Street. Parking and shuttle buses will be available at designated lots in Bridgman.

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