What's New To Enjoy


The weekend of the Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival will be here before we realize. We've been working hard all year to improve the festival and here are some of the events that benefit local charities.

2018 celebrates 150 years of Grape Growing in the Paw Paw area.  Watch for more of the history compliments of the Cronenwett Family.

1st Annual Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival Tri-Athlon

Participate in the Grape Lake, ride 20 miles in the Vineyard CLassic Bicycle Tour and run or walk in the Grape Lake 5k Run/Walk.  The cost to particioate in the Tri-Athlon is $50.00 which registers you into all three events.  Save money, earn a medal, and receive a t-shirt.  File out the application to participate in all three events.  You will need to complete the waiver for all three events. 

The Grape Lake Kayak Race

The Grape Kayak Race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, fromm 3pm to 5pm (Rain Date Sunday, Sept. 9 same time).  The kayakers will launch at Sunset Park (M-40 at Power Plant Rd.) and will end at the launch site.  All participants are timed and winners will be determined by the best time.  A life jacket is required.  A Waiver will be completed and signed prior to the race.  Prizes will be presented at 5pm.  Kayaks are provided and the fee to participate is $15.00.

Children ages 13 to 17 will compete against each other and a parent or legal guardian must be present.  Adults 18 and up will compete against eachother.  Children under 13 will not be permitted to race.

Home Run Derby Fundraiser

On Suday, Sept. 9, at 10:30am at Labadie Field (Behind the Paw Paw Middle School).  It is $5 per person and $1 per home run for sponsors.  This is a fundraiser to benefit Sawyer Lennen who has been diagnosed with Leukemia.  


Fine Wine & Beer Tastings

Join us in the Festival Tent on Saturday, Sept. 9 from noon to 5pm to try wine and beer from local breweries and wineries.  Watch for information on this event.

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Thank you to all of our Wine & Harvest Festival Sponsors