Events

Events

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard & Winery is the central Illinois location for many types of events.

Upcoming Events
Concerts
Festivals
Special Events
Trivia Game Nights
Murder Mystery Dinners

-2018 Festivals and Events-

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Murder Mystery Dinners by Upstage Productions-$45 per person for dinner, dinner themes change monthly. Fridays 6:30-9pm, Saturdays 6:15-9pm, February 16th and 17th, March 16th and 17th, April 13th and 14th, October 26th and 27th, December 7th, 8th and 9th

Trivia Game Nights (Purely for fun, general knowledge)– 6:30-9:30pm, $5 per person to play, teams can be a maximum of four players, winning team wins a weekly prize- dates-February 10,24, March 3,10,24 April 7

May Events:

May 26 & 27 , Annual Music and International Wine and Craft Beer Festival -This annual festival is hosted rain or shine in the pavilion with bands performing at the lake gazebo and in the pavilion. This year will feature over 55 wines and over 55 Craft beers for tasting and purchase from around the world. Morton Community Bank is our corporate glassware sponsor and the Lions Club will be providing food concessions with the proceeds going for charity. Artisan cheese sampling and sales will be by Ropp Jersey Cheese. Saturday and Sunday there will be music performed throughout the day. Admission is $10 per person and the price includes a souvenir wine glass and five tasting tickets, with additional tickets available for $1 each. Kids under 12 are free and ages 13-20 are $5per person. Hours are Saturday 11am -11pm and Sunday 12-6pm.

Festival Music lineup featuring amazing local performers:

Saturday, May 26: 12-3pm TBA, 3-6:30pm Greg Williams and at 7-11pm Highway J

Sunday, May 27: 12-3pm TBA, 3-6pm Aileeah Colgan Acoustic Duo

June events:

Concerts in the Vineyard– dates are June 2,9,16,23,30-Summer Music Series at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw. Live music concerts performed Saturdays from 7-10:45pm featuring local classic rock music groups. Bring your own folding chair or blanket for lawn seating or call to reserve a spot on the deck for a small fee. Pizza and cheese and crackers available or bring your own picnic. Admission is $5 per person. Check for band details.

BRUSHVILLE in Concert Friday June 29th, 8-11pm, $10 per person

July events:

July 15, Art and Wine Festival– at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw featuring local and regional Midwest artisans displaying and selling their artwork. The artists invited specialize in ceramics, glass, wood, jewelry, oil painting and fiber. Live music will be performed throughout the day by local favorite Greg Williams and wine tasting will be available as well in our tasting room and deck bar areas. Local car clubs have been invited as well to display and share their automobiles. We will again host the “Concrete Canvas” area for kids to explore their artistic talents in chalk on a BIG canvas! Adults are welcome to try out their drawing talent as well. Admission is FREE.

Concerts in the Vineyard dates are July 7,14,21,28-Summer Music Series at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw. Live music concerts performed Saturdays from 7-10:45pm featuring local classic rock music groups. Bring your own folding chair or blanket for lawn seating or call to reserve a spot on the deck for a small fee. Pizza and cheese and crackers available or bring your own picnic. Admission is $5 per person.

August events:

Concerts in the Vineyard dates are August 4,11,18,25-Summer Music Series at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw. Live music concerts performed Saturdays from 7-10:45pm featuring local classic rock music groups. Bring your own folding chair or blanket for lawn seating or call to reserve a spot on the deck for a small fee. Pizza and cheese and crackers available or bring your own picnic. Admission is $5 per person.

BRUSHVILLE in concert Friday August 3, 8pm to 11pm, $10 per person

September events:

September 2rd, Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival-A stomping good time can be had by all with stompin competitions for young and old. It’s good fun but not “clean” fun as guests compete in two big tubs while “Lucy” style stomping! Judging is done by audience applause and children are welcome to compete as well as adults at this family friendly event. There is a “Lucy Lookalike” Contest at 3:30pm with a $50 1st prize gift certificate and a $25 second prize gift certificate. Live musical entertainment to stomp by and wine tasting is available throughout the day. Concession food available by The Catering Company. Admission; adults $5, children 12 and under free.

Concerts in the Vineyard dates are September -1,8,15,22,29 Summer Music Series, Live music concerts performed Saturdays from 7-10:45pm featuring local classic rock music groups. Bring your own folding chair or blanket for lawn seating or call to reserve a spot on the deck for a small fee. Pizza and cheese and crackers available or bring your own picnic. Admission is $5 per person.

For more information call 309-645-5054 or 309-359-9463, or email at: mackinawwinery03@gmail.com.