Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

Sevastopol Turkey Trot

Sevastopol Town Park
Nov. 5

The final Door County running event of 2016 is the Turkey Trot at Sevastopol Town Park on Nov. 5, featuring a 4, 2, and 1-mile run for people of all experience levels.

Christmas by the Bay  

Santa Sturgeon Bay Christmas By the Bay

Sturgeon Bay
Nov. 18

Kickoff the holiday season with the tree lighting ceremony near the clock tower on historic Third Ave. Friday evening. Take in the Holiday Parade Saturday at 10 am followed by a meet and greet with Santa at the Door County Historical Museum.

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Jacksonport
Nov. 24

Eclectic floats and characters mixed with traditional color guard, a Jacksonport fire truck, and more floats and fun.

Capture the Spirit  

Sister Bay
Nov. 25 - 26

The village lights up for the holidays with special decorations, caroling, Santa Claus, refreshments, extended shopping hours, art fair and cookie decorating for kids.

Holly Days  

Egg Harbor
Nov. 25 & 26

An exciting old-fashioned winter weekend includes breakfast with Santa, an elf hunt for children, Mistle Dough shopping contest, tree lighting, caroling, horse-drawn wagon rides and more.

Holiday Home Tour

Northern Door County
Nov. 25

Take a self-guided tour featuring five distinct Northern Door County homes beautifully decorated for the season in this fundraiser for Northern Door Children's Center.

Christmas in the Village  

Ephraim
Dec. 3

Experience the traditions of the holiday season in the historic, picturesque village of Ephraim. Featuring fun family crafts, soup and chili, and a meet-and-greet with Santa and his reindeer. 

Christmas Tree Lighting and Chili Supper

Ellison Bay
Dec. 3

Join in the spirit of the season and gather around the tree for the tree lighting, carols, and enjoy a warm bowl of chili. 

Harbor Holidays

Baileys Harbor
Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-6pm

Activities throughout town on the lakeside. Meet Santa, enjoy arts & crafts, live music, tree lighting ceremony and more in town and visit cozy bars, coffee shops, restaurants, and gift shops. 

Nature of Romance

County-wide
Dec. 3 - March

Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.

Play it Forward for the Holidays

Fish Creek
Dec. 17

Reflecting the best of Door County life. Benefiting regional, national, and international causes selected by Door County performers. 

Home for the Holidays with Northern Sky Theater

Dec. 31
Old Gibraltar Town Hall, Fish Creek

Warm and whimsical evening of song with holiday classics, original folk tunes, Northern Sky favorites, and plenty of laughs.

Sister Bay New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31
Sister Bay Ice Rink

End the year in style with fireworks booming over Sister Bay at the Sister Bay Ice Rink. 

Jacksonport Polar Bear Swim

Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge

Jacksonport
Jan. 1

Start the New Year by testing your bravery in the chilly waters of Lake Michigan with hundreds of brave friends. It's a tradition that dates back more than 20 years. 

New Year's Day Parade

Egg Harbor
Jan. 1

Egg Harbor's goofy parade rings in the New Year with food and warm drinks.

View the full November 2016 Newsletter here.