Join us August 10, 2019 in Downtown Manistee!

Enjoy Local Michigan Wine

Enjoy Live Local Music on the River

Enjoy Great Company

Enjoy Fun Times with the Family


Grapes on the River has come and gone for 2018, and we would like to thank everyone for coming out to enjoy the festivities! We look forward to seeing you all again next year on August 10, 2019!!

We’d like to thank all of our 2018 Sponsors:
PRESENTING Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Jeff Reau
MUSIC – 9&10 NewsAlliance BeverageBlarney Castle Oil and Propane/ EZ MartThe Ramsdell Inn and TJs Pub, and Watson’s Manistee Chrysler
ART VINEYARD – 4Front Credit UnionBob’s Roofing CompanyConsumers EnergyTop Line Electric LLC.
WINE KNOT – Boyer Family Dentistry PLLCBoyer AgencyDr. Shrink, Inc.Kendra C Thompson ArchitectsZoscsak Logging&Trucking inc., and our ice sponsor WESCO

We’d also like to give a HUGE thank you to all of our participating vendors: Artsy Goods llc, Bell’s BreweryChateau ChantalChateau Grand TraverseDouglas Valley WineryIron Fish DistilleryLove Wines Winery of LudingtonM-22 GrillNorth Channel BrewingNorthern Natural Cider House & WineryRedeemed Furniture Art and DecorROAD CREW GalleySt. Julian WineryStormcloud Brewing CompanyUncle John’s Cider Mill (Official Page)

Our fantastic musical acts: Fremont John Music, and the Younce Guitar Duo, who set the mood with their music

And of course we’d like to thank all of our volunteers, you guys help our events function!

We are looking forward to planning 2019’s Grapes!! If you took any photos at our photo booth, feel free to share them to our page, we’d love to see them!!

2019 Vendors!

Below is the list of participating vendors! Keep an eye out as they are confirmed so you can decide which ones you want to sample (we suggest trying all of them, just to be sure!)

Want to get involved with the festival?

With all of the vendors and the inner workings of an event like this, there is always a need for volunteers! With openings for working admission, pouring samples, and setting up the event, there is plenty of opportunities for you to get involved! As a volunteer you receive free admission to the event, as well as some tasting tickets so you can enjoy the event after your shift! Interested? Click the button below to sign up for 2019!

Time until the 8th Annual Grapes on the River in Downtown Manistee








Number of Michigan Artisan Wineries and Breweries in Attendance

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Number of Downtown Merchants participating in Sidewalk Sales

Want to showcase your product at the festival?

With so many visitors in the Manistee region during the busy summer season, being a vendor at this festival is a great way to showcase your product to many potential new customers.


Presented by : Edward Jones - Jeff Reau.

Special thanks for Edwards Jones - Jeff Reau for being the presenting sponsor for Grapes on the River this year.  Edward Jones can assist you in planning for retirement, saving for college for children or grandchildren, or just trying to protect the financial future of the ones you care for the most, you can work together to develop specific strategies to help you achieve your goals. Contact them today for more information.

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Art Vineyard Sponsor

Wine Knot Sponsor