August and September Festival Highlights

August and September Festival Highlights

The dog days of summer are fantastic in Door County, then the harvest comes in full in September. Get the scoop on the best of the peninsula and island's community events and festivals!

Door County Fair

Aug. 2 - 6
Sturgeon Bay
Carnival rides, food stands, 4-H animal barns, grandstand events, kids and family tents. 

Cherry Fest

Aug. 5
Historical display, car show, fine arts & crafts, food, live music, children's penny hunt, family fun and more. 

Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week

Aug. 5 - 13

“A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard.” A variety of maritime events happening in various places around Sturgeon Bay. 

Door County Festival of Fine Arts

Sister Bay
Aug. 12
Festival features, demonstrations, and artwork for sale by Door County’s finest artists, live musical performances, hands-on art activities for all ages. 

Maritime on Madison

Sturgeon Bay
Aug. 12
Enjoy a family-friendly day of live entertainment, food, children’s activities, and more on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront. Hosted in partnership with the Door County Maritime Museum during Maritime week, featuring the Classic and Wooden Boat Festival. 

Sister Bay Marina Fest

Sept. 2 - 3

Live entertainment and music at the Sister Bay stage next to the beach, food & drinks, wooden boat show, kid's carnival, water ski show by Waterboard Warriors (Sunday), and fireworks over the bay (Saturday). Free.

Harvest Festival, Car Show, and Silent Auction

Sept. 16
Sturgeon Bay
Usher in the spirit of autumn with a bountiful day on Third Avenue. Features include a classic car show, craft show, food booths, in-store specials, children's activities, and live entertainment. Preview unique street art and attend the live auction at 5:30pm. 

Baileys Harbor Autumnfest and Classic Auto Show

Sept. 23
Live music, food & drinks, arts & crafts, Classic Auto & Motorcycle Show on Saturday. Hey Hey 5k Run on Saturday morning. The 3rd annual organized motorcycle ride through Door County is on Sunday departing from the Fire Station. Farm Market on Sunday from 9am-1pm. Free