A perfect space to entertain and host groups from 2 to 130


Beautiful hardwood floors, stone-surrounded windows, three cozy fireplaces, a lovely foyer and a screened porch-setting the scene for a perfect occasion, no matter the type. We are perfect for family reunions, banquets, corporate retreats, or any other type of celebration you are planning for your family and friends.

We have hosted concerts, Plein Art Art Shows, Donor Appreciation Dinners and more.  In August, 2018, we hosted the first visiting chef event of our new series @Willowbrook Mill

Celebrity Chef, Jimmy Schmidt cooked up a storm for a sold out house, bringing five appetizers and five entrees paired with Black Star Farm Wines. Sign up for email alerts from MyNorth.com to see what’s coming up @Willowbrook Mill!


2019 Events at Willowbrook Mill

Seating is limited for each event

and tickets are required

Tuesday, July 09

Leelanau Local Gourmet Party Class

Chef & Cookbook author, Elizabeth Brown along with Amy Spitznagel, Owner of Idyll Farms, an international award winning goat cheese creamery here in Northport will delight the attendees at this demonstration & tasting event. Alcohol is being served. Must be 21 to partake in pairings.

Tickets and details for Elizabeth & Amy Demo & Tasting:



Wednesday, July 17

Artisan BBQ Smoke & Spice Exploration

with Chef, Jimmy Schmidt

Jimmy Schmidt's Artisan BBQ Smoke & Spice Exploration! Back by popular demand- Jimmy returns Wednesday, July 17 for a very special food event. More than a pop up dinner, this is food theater. 5 appetizers and 5 entrees, paired with local wine, beer or spirits. A lively demonstration and fun interaction with this amazing chef!

Meet the winemakers and distillers! Pairings by Forty Five North Vineyards & Winery ~ Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery ~ Black Star Farms Winery ~ Iron Fish Distillery

Tickets & Details for Wednesday Seating:



Thursday, July 18

A Second Seating of the Artisan BBQ Smoke & Spice Exploration

with Chef, Jimmy Schmidt

Tickets & Details for Thursday Seating:



Wednesday, July 31

Fashion Show Luncheon


the Boutique by Mary Kent

Join us for a runway fashion show of current styles and a preview of the fall collection from the Boutique by Mary Kent. Fashion for everyone! And enjoy a "throw back" luncheon, featuring seafood salad, beautiful bellinis and more on the menu at the iconic Willowbrook Mill event venue.

Tickets & Details for Fashion Show Luncheon:



Wednesday, August 14

A Traditional Indian Dinner

with Chef, Rajeev Patgaonkar

For this evening of food and drink, guests will dine on several appetizers from different regions of India. Lamb Kofta, Jal Jira & Samosas among the offerings.

Enjoy this evening of flavors, colors and sounds of India...right here in Northport, Michigan

Tickets & Details for Chef Rajeev Patgaonkar:



Sunday, October 13


Dana Fredsti

Allyssa Alexander

Barbara Stark Nemon

Meika Usher

Lyssa K Addams

Cocktail Reception & Author Event

Join us for an afternoon of Books, Booze & Babes. Mingle at a cocktail reception and then join these delightful authors when they present a lively panel together, sell and sign their books and toast to life with our hosts: New Holland Brewing & Black Star Farms Winery & Tandem Ciders & Willowbrook Mill

Tickets on sale soon. Send us a message at info@willowbrookmill.com if you have questions on this event.


Sunday, December 15

Abra Berens Pop Up Dinner

Join us this December in a winter wonderland as celebrated chef and New York Times/Bon Appetit award winning cookbook author, Abra Berens returns to Northport to celebrate food and life at Willowbrook Mill.

Details of this dining event, straight from the pages of her bestselling cookbook, Ruffage, and pairings with the very best of local wineries will be announced soon.

Send us a message at info@willowbrookmill.com if you have questions on this event.

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