Door County Holiday Festival Highlights
2017 Door County Holiday Festival Highlights
As the temperature drops, Door County becomes a hub for winter fun, holiday shopping, and quick getaways. Enjoy these great community events this November and December!
Ring in the fall with a 4, 2, 1 and 0.5 mile run.
Nov. 17 - 19
Kickoff the holiday season with a 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, and the holiday art crawl featuring 21 sites. The weekend comes to a close during brunch with Santa at Stone Harbor Resort on Sunday from 9:30-11am.
While everyone is starting to get into the holiday spirit, don’t forget this fall favorite celebrating Thanksgiving. Enjoy eclectic floats and characters mixed with traditional color guard, a Jacksonport fire truck, some horses and maybe a camel, and Santa.
Nov. 24 - 25
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 eggharbordoorcounty.org for more information.
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.
Northern Door County
Support the Northern Door Children’s Center with this holiday-themed fundraiser. The Holiday Home Tour is a self-guided tour that features five Northern Door homes that have been beautifully decorated for the season. You can also check out tours and a bake sale at the Children’s Center.
Kick off your holiday countdown with Ephraim’s Christmas in the Village, featuring fun family crafts, sing alongs and carols, sweets sale, visits with Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides and more.
Dec. 3, 10, and 17
Shop local at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping while browsing great local vendors' home made wares, food, and health and beauty products.
Wrap up the holiday season and give back before the month is through. Play it Forward features Door County performers as they raise money for their choice of regional, national, and international causes.
Ring in the new year with your family and loved ones with the county's only New Year's Eve fireworks display.