Door County Events

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Door County is rich with all kinds of activities and events happening all year long. From running, bike rides, fishing tournaments, hiking, family fun festivals, to beer tastings; Door County can quench your thirst for fun. Below are listed just a few highlights to what happens in Door County. For a great full list of events, visit, or


Door County Half Marathon

Door County Half Marathon & Nicolet Bay 5k

Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek
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A run in Peninsula State Park on a closed road course along the shores of Lake Michigan. Post-race party featuring live music, beverages, and food in Sister Bay. Visit for registration and more information.


Ridges Sanctuary bridgeDiscovery Bird Hike

Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Phone: 920-839-2802 | view website
Join fellow birding enthusiasts for a guided morning excursion in the woods, fields, and waters around Baileys Harbor.



eggharborGirlfriends Great EGGscape

Throughout Egg Harbor

920-868-3717 |view website
Relax, relate and release through a variety of fun activities. Visit for more information.



bassSturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament
Sawyer Park in Sturgeon Bay | 920-493-2953 |view websiteLive weigh in, kids day, dock dance, drinks, food, and raffle. Visit for more information.




941978_577576585606295_291559382_nSpring Fling Festival & Lighthouse Tours

Throughout Baileys Harbor
920-839-2366 | view website
Arts & crafts, food, drinks, live music, and much more. Tour Baileys Harbor’s three lighthouses by boat, trolley or helicopter. Visit for more information.




Baileys Harbor Farmers MarketFarmer’s Market

Baileys Harbor Town Hall
Every Sunday May 18 to September 30 |920-839-5393 |view website
Browse locally made & grown products from Door County farmers & artisans featuring everything from produce to handmade clothing. Come hungry and grab lunch and dessert from one of our food vendors with ready to eat items. Rain or shine.



Lake Iris at Ridges SanctuaryDoor County Festival of Nature

Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Phone: 920-839-2802 |view website
Featuring guided hikes, workshops and presentations that highlight the incredible natural beauty and diversity of Door County. Visit for more information.




Lakeside Park in Jacksonport
920-823-2288 |view websiteArt fair, fun run, great food, music, horse pull, parade and more. Visit for more information.



fishingFree Fishing Weekend

Throughout Wisconsin in Door County
The first weekend in June each year, residents and nonresidents of all ages can fish without a license (or trout or salmon stamps) in all the waters of Wisconsin. All other fishing regulations still apply.



Cana IslandDoor County Lighthouse Festival

Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay
920-743-5958 |view website
Access to lighthouse that aren’t typically open to the public and a variety of land or water tours. Call for visit for more information.



steel bridgeSteel Bridge Song Fest

Throughout Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
920-743-5571 |view website

Week-long songwriting/recording that culminates in a series of performances of newly written songs. Visit for more information.


beerfestDoor County Beer Festival

Baileys Harbor Town Hall in Baileys Harbor
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A celebration of craft beer, local food, culinary artisans, and live music on the shores of Door County. $40/general admission. $70/VIP. Visit for ticket and more information.


fryballFyr Bal Festival

Throughout Ephraim in Ephraim
920-854-4989 | view website
Live music, art & craft show, alpacas and llamas, raffle, regatta, children’s activities and crafts, cake walk, free trolley rides, food, historic walking tours, pet parade, pie eating contest, traditional Scandinavian dancers, and evening bonfires and fireworks. Visit for more information.


Baileys HarborIndependence Day Celebration

Throughout Baileys Harbor in Baileys Harbor
Jul 04, 2018 | 920-839-2366 | view website
Parade, fireworks, arts & crafts, live music, food & drinks, and farm market. Overflow parking at Baileys Harbor Rec Park with free trolley to downtown from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit for more information.



folkfestDoor County Folk Festival

Throughout Sister Bay, Ephraim, and Baileys Harbor in Door County
| 920-421-2986 or 847-846-8139 | view website
Celebrating ethnic folk dancing and music from many countries. Dance and music workshops, parties, concerts, children’s program, fish boil dinner and much more. Visit for more information.



dctriDoor County Triathlon

Frank Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor

920-606-2458 |view website
Sprint Race. Half Iron. Visit to register and for more information.



autumnfestAutumnfest & Classic Auto/Motorcycle Show

Throughout Baileys Harbor in Baileys Harbor
920-839-2366 | view websiteLive music, food & drinks, arts & crafts, helicopter rides to Cana Island, Classic Auto & Motorcycle Show, organized motorcycle ride through Door County, and farm market. Visit for more information.



pumpkinPumpkin Patch Festival

Throughout Egg Harbor in Egg Harbor
920-868-3717 | view website
Carnival rides, arts and crafts vendors, silent auction, live music, scarecrow and pumpkin displays, food, refreshments and more. Visit for more information.



fallfestFall Fest

Throughout Sister Bay in Sister Bay
920-854-2812 |view websiteA parade, arts & crafts fair, food booths, live entertainment, children’s activities, pumpkin bowling, star gazing party, ping-pong ball drop, and more. Visit for more information.