Santa, Snowshoes and a New Year’s Celebration!

Snow is beckoning and holiday events are just around the corner at Black Star Farms near Traverse City on the Leelanau Peninsula. While families begin to gather, Black Star Farms offers several opportunities to celebrate together.

Brunch with Santa will be back at the Inn at Black Star Farms on Saturday Dec. 21st. Kids will enjoy magical visits with Santa in between trips to the popular pancake bar and other brunch stations. Optional wagon rides around the farm will be offered between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. A multigenerational event to celebrate the season with family.

Snowshoes, Vines and Wines returns! Snowshoe through forest and vineyard trails then warm up with chili, hot pressed sandwiches, hot mulled wine or hot chocolate. Beginning December 26 th through holiday week and Saturdays through February. Great for all ages. Snowshoe rental provided, or bring your own.

New Year’s Eve Wine Paired Dinner in the Inn. An extravagant evening with five amazing courses paired with five wines, Black Tie attire is optional. This is a special celebration to ring in the New Year. Limited seating.

Brunch with Santa and NYE are pre-ticketed events. No reservations needed for snowshoes! Details can be found at

About Black Star Farms
Black Star Farms offers the ultimate winery experience in the Traverse Wine Coast. Offering two locations in the heart of Northwest Michigan Wine Country, both the tasting room on Old Mission Peninsula and the flagship property near Suttons Bay provide exquisite opportunities. Both award-winning wineries provide guests the opportunity to experience some of the finest wines of the region. The Inn at Black Star Farms, nestled below a hillside of vineyards and overlooking barns and pastures, is a Select Registry “Distinguished Inn of North America” destination retreat. Featuring luxurious guest rooms with gorgeous spaces, the Inn is host to ‘Up North Get-away,’ weddings, special events and corporate retreats. The seasonal Hearth & Vine Café on the Suttons Bay estate provides on-site catering and the opportunity for guests to experience farm to table cuisine in venues all around the 160 acres.