Events & Areas to Visit

In addition to visiting a distillery, you can find craft spirits and cocktails throughout West Michigan.


Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs is hosting their Bourbon Dinner on Saturday, January 19th. Join Executive Chef Dean Grill for a four-course dinner featuring the finest bourbons. Enjoy expertly prepared bourbon cocktails that pair perfectly with each course, and listen to a spirits specialist discuss everything bourbon.

More and more craft makers are putting down stakes in Southwest Michigan where they handcraft award-winning beverages. Carrying a Makers Trail Flight Crew Passport adds to the fun. The more Makers Trail destinations you visit, the more stamps you can collect, and the more free Flight Crew gear you can earn. The program runs through April 30th, 2019.

Holland is home to a variety of distilleries, offering handcrafted spirits, as well as unique dining experiences. On your next visit to Holland, pick up a Handcrafted Passport featuring the area’s local breweries, wineries, distilleries, and cideries. The passport will guide you throughout the greater Holland area to sample, sip, and enjoy!

A trip to Shanty Creek Resorts is not complete without a stop in downtown Bellaire. Known best for Short’s Brewing Company, downtown Bellaire is also now home to Mammoth Distilling Tasting Room. Together with friends from Bee Well Meadery and Short’s downtown Bellaire has become a refreshing destination to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, beer, mead, cider, and wine.

Visit Muskegon for some finely crafted spirits. Using local ingredients, the area is creating bourbon, gin, vodka, rum, and rye. Grab a bottle or a delicious cocktail during your visit.