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Spring is here, which means the Door County events calendar is filling up with great things to do inside and out every weekend. Here’s a sneak preview of the biggest highlights on the calendar in the weeks to come!
April 8 - June 4
A celebration of spring in Door County. As the peninsula's natural splendor comes to life, so do local lodging establishments, galleries, and restaurants with special packages to welcome you back to the Door. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music. Get a guide to spring blossoms here>>
April 19 - 22
The 29th Annual Tourney offers more than $7,000 in prizes. Entries are just $25. The Top 40 fish caught in Door or Kewaunee waters receive cash prizes. Get out for this early season fishing to chase those monster browns. Tickets will be on sale starting April 1. More info>>
April 20 - 22
Grab your best girlfriends and relax, rejuvenate and recreate in Sturgeon Bay. Live entertainment, shopping, dining events, and much more. More info>>
Your one chance every year to tour Bay Shipbuilding and CenterPointe Yacht Services with guided and semi-guided walking tours. See the massive lakers up close in one of the most active shipyards on the Great Lakes. Details>>
Peninsula State Park
Held annually the first Saturday in May, the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k in Peninsula State Park has earned a reputation as one of the best half marathons in the Midwest. The race attracts more than 2,700 participants who flood northern Door shops, restaurants and taverns as many businesses open their doors for the season. Details>>
7am. Registration. 8:30am. Race Starts. Fun, family event for all ages. Choose from a 5-mile run, a 2-mile walk-run or a 1-mile youth run. Join in the "Live Strong" relay. 9:30am. Youth race starts. More info>>
May 18 - 19
The waters surrounding Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, teem with world class smallmouth bass fishing and participants keep weighing in more and bigger fish each and every year. Featuring live weigh in, kids day, dock dance, drinks, food, and raffle. Details>>
Throughout Washington Island
Explore the wild nature of Washington and Rock Islands. Locate, identify and enjoy the common as well as unusual birds, and learn about the miracle of bird migration.
Celebrate the Blessing of the Fleet with activities in Baileys Harbor. Tour the Baileys Harbor Range Lights, enjoy an arts and crafts fair, stock up at the farmer's market, and enjoy the annual Scottie Dog Rally through town.
The blessing of the fleet ceremony takes place at the marina at noon, followed by music and food throughout the afternoon!. Details>>
Pair handmade pottery containers with spring blooms: birdbaths,birdhouses and information on bird watching. newly crafted fashion looks, great food, fresh home furnishings. Demonstrations, studio tours, guest artists. Details>>
Featuring the Clan Donald Drum & Pipe Corps. More info>>
May 24 - 27
Learn about the flora and fauna of the Door with several days of tours, paddles, hikes, lectures, and educational sessions from local and regional experts. Visit some of the peninsula’s most revered landscapes. More info>>
May 26 - 27
Enjoy an arts and crafts fair, horse pull, parade, great food and music, and the annual Maifest Run! Details>>
May 26 - 27
Browse more than 100 artists, crafters, and exhibitors on the picturesque waterfront of Sunset Park. Enjoy live music and kids entertainment and activities as you stroll the grounds, plus food and beverages. Details>>
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