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Summer is in full swing on the peninsula. The county is bustling with activities and people, all enjoying the warm summer sun and taking advantage of the longer days to experience more of the county. As the summer continues on, there is more to do on the peninsula. Here are a few examples of what can be experienced during your stay.
Throughout Northern Door County
Celebrating ethnic folk dancing and music from many countries. Featuring dance and music workshops, parties, concerts, a children's program, fish boil dinner and much more.
Brussels Town Park
July 14 -15
A day of excitement and fun for all ages. Featuring a Big Dawg baseball tournament, coed volleyball tournament, Cooyah Card tournament, live music, a parade, food and beverages, and 1, 2, and 4 mile walk/run. $2 raffle ticket to enter grounds. All profits go to charitable causes.
Throughout Door County
A combination of free and ticketed events. Explore Door County and find artists around as they paint some of their favorite scenes in the county. Artists have 6 days to paint. Featuring a collector's preview party and Gala Auction.
Celebrating with a parade, craft fair, music, food, pie eating contest, doggie contest, cherry stomp, free waterslides, pet psychic readings and more fun for the whole family.
Rowleys Bay Resort, Ellison Bay
On-water classes for all skill levels, on-land workshops, brown bag lunch seminars, paddle tours, naturalist-led paddles and youth programs.
Throughout Fish Creek
Join us for a night of art under the stars. For more information visit visitfishcreek.com.
Downtown Sturgeon Bay
Take advantage of great bargains and discover unique finds including art, textiles, and more during this citywide event! Third Avenue will be closed to traffic — stop by for food, beverages, and entertainment.
Liberty Grove Historical Society Museum Site, Ellison Bay
Arts & crafts fair, delicious food, hayrides and a display of antique farm equipment. Visit libertygrovehistorical.org for more information.
Throughout Door County
Stroll through a showcase of beautiful homes and gardens throughout the Door County Peninsula. For more information and to purchase tickets visit doorcountyhouseandgardenwalk.com. $30/ticket, in advance. $35/tickets, day of.
John Miles County Park, Sturgeon Bay
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.
Throughout Washington Island
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.
Throughout Sturgeon Bay
“A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard.” A variety of maritime events happening in various places around Sturgeon Bay. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.
Lakeside Park, Jacksonport
Historical display, car show, fine arts & crafts, food, live music by Highland Road (10am-12pm) and Modern Day Drifters (12-4pm), children's penny hunt (1pm), wagon rides (11am-3pm), and more. Visit jacksonport.net for more information.
Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay
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.
Waterfront Park, Sister Bay
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.
Throughout Sturgeon Bay
Enjoy a family-friendly day of live entertainment (10am), 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.
Harbor View Park, Egg Harbor
A vision of sleek sports cars and vintage classic cars. Judging events, live music and more. Visit eggharbordoorcounty.org for more information.
Ellison Bay Community Park, Ellison Bay
Pig Roast with music by Copper Box, Remington's Ride, and more. For more information visit facebook.com/ellisonbayserviceclubdc.
Northeast WI Antique Power Association Grounds, Valmy
Gates open at 6pm Friday with a country band. Live music, chainsaw competition, antique tractor pulls, afternoon "barn dance," mud pig wrestling, and more. Visit valmythresheree.org for more information.
Washington Island School, Washington Island
Featuring food and craft booths, exhibits, a parade, a raffle, and bingo. Visit washingtonisland-wi.com for more information.
Belgian Heritage Center, Brussels
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.
Washington Island Airport, Washington Island
A Kansas City Barbecue Society-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and thousands in prize money. Visit deathsdoorbbq.com for more information.
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