Upcoming Events


The Two Most Exciting Minutes In Sports comes to Iron Fish Distillery during the 2nd Annual Hats & Horses Kentucky Derby Party! Get those hats and bow ties ready, and prepare for BIG fun while supporting a great cause!  Hat’s and Horse’s is a fundraiser for the Benzie Area Zonta Club college scholarships program for area high school students.  You can purchase your tickets at our Iron Fish Bait Shop!

Your ticket includes:

  • Two Delicious Derby Drinks
  • Pre-Dinner Hors d’oeuvres
  • Southern Pig Roast w/Fixins’
  • Dirt Road Derby Horse Race featuring Benzie and Manistee County racing legends and viewing of the Kentucky Derby,
  • 50/50 Raffle,  Silent and Live Auction Fundraiser for Benzie Area Zonta Club
  • Hat and Bowtie Contest
  • Southern Bell Dessert Station
  • Bootstrap Boys Live Barn Dance
  • Yard Games/Bonfire.

You must be 21 to attend.

Special Rates for lodging at Crystal Mountain. Call 1.885.520.2974 to make a reservation.  Please reference Group Number 4649GR.