2017 Door County
Fall Festival Highlights

2017 Door County Fall Festival Highlights

The harvest is coming in, leaves are turning colors, and fall's festival season is here! Make plans to check out these great community events this October and November in Door County! 

Pumpkin Patch Festival

Oct. 7 - 9
Egg Harbor
Celebrate the autumn season as colors burst in Door County. Enjoy carnival rides, arts and crafts vendors, silent auction, live music, scarecrow and pumpkin displays, food, refreshments and more during one of the most action-packed weekends of the year on the peninsula. 

Sister Bay Fall Festival

Oct. 13 - 15
Sister Bay
Door County's end-of-season bash! Grab a bite of street food from restaurants up and down Bay Shore Drive, sip on specialty beers and cocktails, and see old friends as live music hits you from all corners. Sister Bay Fall fest features a parade (11am Saturday), live music throughout town, street food, arts and crafts fair, 50/50 raffle, classic auto show and children's activities. 

Jack-O-Lantern Days

Oct. 27-29
Fish Creek
We put the 'eek!' in Fish Creek. It's a hometown Halloween celebration. This family-friendly weekend highlights mask making for kids, pumpkin carving, a haunting Halloween parade, trick-or-treating (2-4pm Saturday), costume parties for both kids and adults and more. 

Halloween in the Harbor

Oct. 31
5-8pm. Trick or treating in town. 5:30-7pm. Party in Town Hall. Costume contests and a scavenger hunt. Hot dogs, snacks and beverages available.

Merry-Time Festival of Trees

Nov. 11 - 30
Sturgeon Bay

Joyously celebrate the holidays by enjoying dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees scattered throughout the Museum's galleries. Lovingly decorated by local businesses and organizations, each of these extraordinary trees is adorned with beautiful ornaments and special surprises. Best of all, every tree will go home with a lucky winner in our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle. Enjoy a live auction, a silent auction, the tree raffle drawing and a score of heavy hors d'oeuvres at the event's final gala, "Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle". Create a new holiday tradition for your family and friends by joining in this wonderful festive event. 

Sturgeon Bay Christmas by the Bay

Nov. 17 - 19

Kickoff the holiday season during the annual tree lighting ceremony near the clock tower on Third Ave. on Friday at 7pm. The fun continues Saturday with the Holiday Parade at 10am followed by a meet and greet with Santa at the Door County Historical Museum. The weekend comes to a close during brunch with Santa at Stone Harbor Resort on Sunday from 9:30-11am. 

Holly Days

Nov. 24 - 25
Egg Harbor

An exciting old-fashioned winter weekend including Breakfast with Santa, an elf hunt for children, Mistle Dough shopping contest, tree lighting, caroling, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Visit www.eggharbordoorcounty.org for more information.

Sister Bay Capture the Spirit

Nov. 24 - 25

The village lights up for the holidays with special decorations throughout town and in the parks, caroling, Santa Claus, refreshments, extended shopping hours, art fair and cookie decorating for kids.