July & August Events:
Summer is in
The last vestiges of the spring weather are disappearing, and activities abound along the peninsula and Washington Island. Each week is jam-packed with activities at the libraries, businesses, and non-profits that make up the county. Summer is also the time of festivals and sporting events. Make sure to catch one of the races or check out a baseball game while exploring all the county has to offer.
Featuring a brat fry with the Sister Bay Lions Club, a bungy trampoline, inflatables, walk-on water balls, refreshments, and more. Fireworks start at dusk. For more information visit cometosisterbay.com.
Throughout Northern Door County
Celebrating ethnic folk dancing and music from many countries. Dance and music workshops, parties, concerts, children’s program, a fish boil dinner, and much more.
Rowley's 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. Visit everyonepaddles.com for more information.
Brussels Town Park
Excitement and fun for all ages. Featuring Big Dawg baseball tournament, coed volleyball tournament, Cooyah Card tournament, live music, parade, food & beverages, and 1, 2, and 4 mile walk/run. All profits go to charitable causes.
Frank Murphy County Park, Egg Harbor
Test your endurance with a Sprint Race, Half Iron, and Youth Triathlon.
Throughout Door and Kewaunee Counties
Participating ports include Sturgeon Bay, Baileys Harbor, Washington Island, Algoma, and Kewaunee. More than $50,000 in cash and prizes.
Throughout Door County
A combination of free and ticketed events. Artists have 6 days to paint Door County. With a Collector’s preview party and Gala Auction. Visit peninsulaschoolofart.com for more information.
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. Visit sturgeonbay.net for more information.
Parade, craft fair, music, food, pie eating contest, doggie contest, grape/cherry stomp, free waterslides, pet psychic readings, and more fun for the whole family.
Washington Island Recreation Center
10k run, and 2k or 5k walk/run. Prizes awarded. Visit moslingreccenter.org for more information and to register.
Trueblood Performing Arts Center, Washington Island
July 29-Aug. 9
World-class symphony orchestra musicians perform a series of concerts. Chamber music concerts, open rehearsals, lectures, and children’s programs complement the main performances.
Door County Fairgrounds, Sturgeon Bay
July 31-Aug. 4
Carnival rides, food stands, 4-H animal barns, grandstand events, kids, and family tents. Visit doorcountyfair.com for more information. $7/daily passes. $18/booster buttons include entry, rides, grandstand events, music, and special entertainments on ground.
Lakeside Park, Jacksonport
Historical display, car show, fine arts and 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.
Ellison Bay Community Park
A pig roast with live music, food and refreshments, and more. For more information visit facebook.com/ellisonbayserviceclubdc.
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 variety of maritime events happening in various places around Sturgeon Bay. Call or visit dcmm.org 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.
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, and hands-on art activities for all ages. Visit cometosisterbay.com for more information.
Throughout Sturgeon Bay
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. Visit sturgeonbay.net for more information.
Northeast WI Antique Power Association Grounds, Valmy
Live music, chainsaw competition, antique tractor pulls, afternoon barn dance, mud pig wrestling, and more. Visit valmythresheree.org for more information.
Washington Island School
Featuring food and craft booths, exhibits, a parade, a raffle, and bingo. Visit washingtonisland-wi.com for more information. $1/admission.
Washington Island Airport
A Kansas City Barbecue Society-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and thousands in prize money. New Kid's Que competition. Visit deathsdoorbbq.com for more information.
Throughout Egg Harbor
Stroll the historic streets, shop the award-winning boutiques, and enjoy great deals. For more information visit eggharbordoorcounty.org.
For more event information visit our Event Calendar.