Door County Summer Events

Door County Summer Events

Door County is alive with festivals of food, art, music, and more in July and August. Get the scoop on the best of summer's community events and festivals!

Door County Folk Festival

July 12 - 16
Northern Door County
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Plein Air Festival

July 24 - 29
Northern Door County
Free events throughout the week at various Door County locations provide attendees the opportunity to meet featured artists at their easels. This includes the Featured Artists' Quick Paint on Saturday July 29, followed by a live auction of the festival artists' freshly created work at noon. Among ticketed events are the Collector's Preview and Gala Auction, which offer the first rights of purchase of paintings on July 29. The public exhibition and purchase of works runs from July 29 - August 12.

Plein Air Painting

Carlsville Day

July 29
Parade, craft fair, live music by Modern Day Drifters, food, pie eating contest, doggie contest, cherry stomp, free waterslides, pet psychic readings, and more fun for the whole family.

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.