August & September
Events

While in some destinations summer is already winding down for the year, Door County is still in the full swing of summer. The county is busy with lots of ways to squeeze out the last bit of fun from summer break before the school year starts again. There is still plenty to do during the last weeks of summer and lots of activities during September weekends.


Door County Fair

John Miles County Park, Sturgeon Bay
Jul. 31-Aug. 4

Gather the whole family and spend the day enjoying carnival rides, food stands, 4-H animal barns, grandstand events, and kids and family tents. Visit doorcountyfair.com for more information.


Jacksonport Cherry Fest

Lakeside Park, Jacksonport
Aug. 3

Celebrate the county’s favorite fruit in a community-wide festival in Jacksonport. Check out the historical display, car show, fine arts and crafts, food, and live music by Highland Road and Modern Day Drifters. For the kids, there is a children's penny hunt and wagon rides. Visit jacksonport.net for more information.


Scandinavian Dance Festival

Throughout Washington Island
Aug. 3

Scandinavian Kaffe and Stavkirke open house at Trinity Lutheran Church, Scandinavian brunch at Bethel Church, dance festival in the evening, and worship service at Trinity Lutheran Church. Call or visit washingtonisland-wi.com for more information.


Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week

Throughout Sturgeon Bay
Aug. 3-11

Join us in Sturgeon Bay for Maritime Week. Enjoy a variety of maritime events happening in various places around Sturgeon Bay including fireworks, a concert, sail races, and more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.


Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay
Aug. 10-11

The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event, and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.


Door County Festival of Fine Arts

Waterfront Park, Sister Bay
Aug. 10

Festival features demonstrations and artwork for sale by Door County’s finest artists, live musical performances, hands-on art activities for all ages. Visit cometosisterbay.com for more information.


Maritime on Madison

Throughout Sturgeon Bay
Aug. 10

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. Visit sturgeonbay.net for more information.


Door County Sports and Classic Car Show

Harbor View Park, Egg Harbor
Aug. 10

Fuel your love for fine automobiles! Car collectors, owners, and admirers will want to be at the annual car show in beautiful Egg Harbor. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to invite their friends and family members to visit Egg Harbor for this free event.


Ellison Bay Goes Hog Wild

Ellison Bay Community Park, Ellison Bay
Aug. 3

Pig Roast with live music and more. For more information visit facebook.com/ellisonbayserviceclubdc.


Thresheree & Antique Machinery Show

Northeast WI Antique Power Association Grounds, Valmy
Aug. 16-18

Gates open at 6pm Friday with a bluegrass band. Live music, chainsaw competition, antique tractor pulls, bounce house, afternoon "barn dance," mud pig wrestling, and more. Visit valmythresheree.org for more information.


Washington Island Fair

Washington Island School, Washington Island
Aug. 17

Featuring food and craft booths, exhibits, a parade, a raffle, and bingo. Visit washingtonisland-wi.com for more information.


Death’s Door BBQ

Washington Island Airport, Washington Island
Aug. 24

A Kansas City Barbecue Society-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and thousands in prize money. Visit deathsdoorbbq.com for more information.

Sister Bay Marina Fest

Throughout Sister Bay
Aug. 31-Sept.1

Celebrate in Sister Bay with live entertainment and music, food & drinks, classic boats, fireworks, and more! For more information visit sisterbaywi.gov.


Annual Belgian Kermiss

Belgian Heritage Center, Brussels
Sept. 1

Belgian harvest celebration with traditional food including booyah, trippe, jutt, and Belgian pie. Burgers, beer, and homemade ice cream available, also. Featuring live music, craft exhibitions, a bucket raffle, an antique farm implement display, special presentation, games for kids, and tours of the nearby Belgian American Clubhouse.

Corn Fest

Schopf’s Dairy View Country Store, Carlsville
Sept. 7

Featuring a Corn Maze, children's games, bakery items, food, raffle, silent auction, live music, cornhole tournament, and corn and pie eating contests. Proceeds benefit Sunshine House.


Door County Century

John Miles County Park, Sturgeon Bay
Sept. 8

Ride offers cyclists 28, 50, 70, 100 mile routes and a Fat Bike cross event. Well-stocked food and fluid stations with a post ride barbeque. Visit doorcountycentury.com for more information and to register.


Peninsula Century Fall Challenge

Sister Bay
Sept. 14

Sister Bay’s Door County century ride returns Sept. 14, 2019. Held at Sister Bay’s Waterfront Park, this northern Door County century ride features four routes, fantastic aid station food from local Sister Bay chefs, a post-ride meal from Thyme Catering, and beverages from One Barrel Brewing and Tapuat Kombucha.


Egg Harbor AleFest

Harbor View Park, Egg Harbor
Sept. 14

Enjoy unlimited sampling of more than 100 different craft beers, home brewing demonstrations, live music, and more. Visit eggharboralefest.com to buy tickets and for more information.


Harvest Festival, Car Show & Street Auction

Throughout Sturgeon Bay
Sept. 21

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 5:30 pm. Visit sturgeonbay.net for more information.


Fall Harvest Fest

Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market, Fish Creek
Sept. 21

Enjoy complimentary wine and specialty food tasting, pick-your-own apples, free guided tours, wagon rides, live music (Last Man Standing & Friends, 12-5pm), kid's activities, and more. The fun also includes: Apple Donut Eating Contest and Apple Pie Eating Contest. Free admission.


Autumnfest & Classic Auto Show

Baileys Harbor Town Hall, Baileys Harbor

Sept. 28-29

Live music, food & drinks, arts & crafts, and a classic auto & motorcycle show. Hey Hey 5k Run. Free admission. Visit baileysharbor.com for more information.