The Peninsula Room opened its welcoming doors in the spring of 2009. Since its opening, it has hosted hundred of weddings and private events. This spacious facility features all the modern amenities you would expect in a large format event space with up north elegance. But, as part of the historic Bowers Harbor Inn complex, the space is imbued with all the charm, intimacy and beauty that the north woods can provide.

Amenities at the Peninsula Room include:

  • Seating for up to 150 guests  
  • Indoor fireplace and outdoor fire pit 
  • All set up and post-event work* 
  • China* 
  • Glassware* 
  • Silver* 
  • Tables and chairs* 
  • Linens (white tablecloths and napkins)* 
  • Available beer, spirits and wine made at our own on-site brewery and distillery
  • Attentive, courteous service


If the Peninsula Room offers a little more space than you require, Bowers Harbor Inn has other venues that can meet any need. A few of the functions we can perfectly accommodate include:


  • Client meetings/presentations
  • Rehearsal dinners
  • Bachelor brewmaster parties
  • Holiday parties
  • Sweet 16 parties
  • Sports banquets


Your event isn’t on the list? Don’t worry, whatever you can imagine, just contact Barbara Olson, Events Director, at (231) 944-6984 and we’d be happy to help make it a reality.


The Harbor Room
Our largest dining room, the Harbor Room seats up to 60 guests. Amenities include a large community table running down the center of the room that seats 20 guests, full windows with a spectacular view of the sunset over West Grand Traverse Bay and an original fieldstone fireplace. For private functions,
the Facilities Fee for this room is $500.

Maximum Capacity — 60

The Library
On the second floor of Mission Table & Tasting Room, at the top of the winding staircase, is the Library. Appropriate for as many as 40 guests, the Library has long been the primary residence of Genevive and our private dining room. Windows face both east and west, providing views of the bay as well as our gardens and vineyards. For private functions, the Facilities Fee for this room is $250.
Maximum Capacity — 40

The Bay Room
The Bay Room can accommodate up to 30 guests. As with the Harbor Room, the Bay Room provides spectacular views of the West Bay and has a smaller fireplace. The Bay Room is semi-private. For private functions, the Facilities Fee for this room is $150.
Maximum Capacity — 30

The Tasting Room & Deck
The Tasting Room & Deck sits on the main floor. This is a nice choice when a smaller group requires a bit of privacy, but still wants to experience the views and beauty of the Northern Michigan landscape. C
ontact Barbara Olson, Events Director, at (231) 944-6984 to find out more.