Check Out These Great Fall Events

Check Out These Great Fall Events

So Delicious, So Door County

Through Oct. 23

Celebrate the harvest of Door County, featuring culinary delights including all things made with cherries, apples and other fresh produce from farmer’s markets. Door County wine, festival fare plus performances, art, music, delightful attractions and a wide variety of accommodations. The season is bursting with celebrations and color.

Seasonal Farmer’s Markets

It’s harvest time in the Door, which means our seasonal markets are overflowing with beautiful, delicious produce from local growers. Catch the final markets of the year through mid-October in Baileys Harbor, Sister Bay, Fish Creek, Sturgeon Bay, and Jacksonport. Schedule here>>

Running Events

Love to run? There are three more runs on Door County’s fall calendar. 

First up is the Potawatomi State Park Run Wild Oct. 8 in Sturgeon Bay. The Door County Fall 50 follows on Oct. 21, this nationally acclaimed race fills up quickly, so plan ahead for next year and sign up early.

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.

Fall Fun Fest and Cider Pressing Party  

Oct. 8
Washington Island Farm Museum

Bring your own apples or buy a bucket to press into a gallon of cider. Live entertainment, wagon rides, dip your own caramel apples on the spot, brats, chili, hot and cold fresh pressed cider. Old-fashioned children’s games on Saturday at 1pm.

Pumpkin Patch Festival

Oct. 8 - 9 
Egg Harbor

A perfect fall family event as Egg Harbor reaches its full color. Carnival rides at the marina, arts and crafts vendors, silent auction, live music, scarecrow and pumpkin displays, food, refreshments and more.

Egg Harbor Pumpkin Patch Festival

Apple Festival

Oct. 8 
Seaquist Orchards, Sister Bay

Apple launching, pumpkin painting, indoor and outdoor mazes, make your own caramel apples, live band, brats, soup and fun at the home of Door County’s largest orchards.

Townline Art Fair

Oct. 8
Fine Line Designs Gallery, Ephraim

Enjoy the display and sale of visual arts and fine crafts featuring over 80 professional juried artists from across the Midwest.

Door County Lighthouse Tours

Oct. 8 - 9 

The Door County Maritime Museum is offering a couple of its most popular tours Columbus Day weekend.

Sister Bay Fall Festival  

Oct. 14 - 16
Sister Bay

Sister Bay’s annual end-of-season bash features live music all over the village, a huge arts and crafts fair, games and activities for kids, amazing street food and beverages, and the famous Ping Pong Ball Drop with balls redeemable for prizes!

Fall Art Crawl

Ellison Bay
Oct. 22

Explore one-of-a-kind art galleries, shops, and nature trails. Enjoy refreshments and demonstrations while browsing for great gifts and more.

Jack O’ Lantern Days  

Fish Creek
Oct. 28

This family-friendly weekend highlights mask-making for kids, pumpkin carving, a haunting Halloween parade, trick-or-treating, costume parties for both kids and adults and more.

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.

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

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.

Christmas in the Village  

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. 

View the full October 2016 Newsletter here.