What’s Happening?

Door County Events-2012
May
5- Door County 1/2 Marathon- Fish Creek
12- Blossom Run- Egg Harbor
18-19- Door County Festival of Nature- Bailey’s Harbor
26-27- Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair
26-27- 40th annual Maifest- Jacksonport
June
2- Side Pork Fest- Sturgeon Bay Martin Park-Music from local bands all day with.5K run, kids run and Wisconsin’s 1st 15K relay run.
7-9 Heritage Days- Fish Creek- History of Gibralter township Walking tours, music and events
8-10- Annual Lighthouse Walk Weekend- county wide
9- 8th annual Paddlefest- Fish Creek- Nicolet Beach
9- Jumpin’ June & Sister Bay Centennial Celebration.
11-Paddle Fest- Nicolet Beach in Peninsula State Park- 9a.m. to 2 p.m.
15-17- Fyr Bal- Ephraim- festival recreates traditions of Norwegians. Live music, raffle, crafts
16- Ridges Ride for Nature- County wide- Bike the back roads of Door County- Pasta lunch
16-17-Art in Egg Harbor
22-24- Olde Ellison Bay Days- Community Park- Parade Saturday 11a.m.
23-24 Little Sturgeon Days- Hwy CC rummage sales, crafts, music, food, kids activities
June (cont)
30- Independence Day Cookout- Rock Island State Park 11-3
30-1- Art Fair on the Scenic side- Jacksonport
30-1- Renaissance Faire- Carlsville 10-6
July
1-FFA Alumni Dairy Breakfast- Valmy- 6 a.m- 11 a.m
3-4 Egg Harbor Independence Day Celebration- Harborview Park Fireworks at dusk on the 3rd. On the 4th parade at 1:30 p.m.
4- Sturgeon Bay celebrates- Sunset Park
4- Hairpin 5K Run/Walk- Fish Creek
4- Bailey’s Harbor Celebrates- 4th of July Celebration
6-10 Door County Folk Festival- Sister Bay, Eprhraim, Bailey’s Harbor- Celebrating ethnic folk dancing and music from many countries
7- Fish Creek Summer festival and Fireworks
11-15- Door County Folk Festival- Sister Bay, Ephraim and Baileys Harbor
14- Jazz on Jefferson Street- Sturgeon Bay
14-15 Belgian Days- Brussels Town Park Saturday noon to midnight Sunday 10-5
21-22- Door County Triathalon. Murphy Park 8 a.m.
23-28 Plein Air Festival- County-wide
26- Sail thru the Avenues sidewalk sales- Sturgeon Bay
28- Sand Sculpture Contest- Whitefish Dunes 11 a.m.
28-Carlsville Day- Parade 10 a.m. Food, music, art and craft vendors
August
7-25- Peninsula Music festival- Door Community Auditorium
1-5- Door County Fair- John Miles County Park Sturgeon Bay
5-7- Classic & Wooden Boat Show- Maritime Museum- Sturgeon Bay
4- Scandinavian Festival- washington Island
4- Cherry Fest- Lakeside Park Jacksonport Food Music, arts and crafts
11- West Fest- West side of Sturgeon Bay Live music, chili cook off, food and drinks
17-19- Valmy Thresheree
18- Washington Island Fair
18- Candlelight Beach Walk- Jacksonport Whitefish Dunes State Park 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
September
1- Labor Day Run and Dualthon- Fish Creek YMCA
1- Marina Fest- Sister Bay Marina-
4- Wilderness Day Newport State Park
8- Corn Fest- Schopf’s Hilltop Dairy- 9-4
9- Door County Century Ride- John Miles County Park-
15-Autumnfest- Bailey’s Harbor 9-4
22-Harvest Festival- Sturgeon Bay
28-30- Inside/Outside Sale- Fish Creek
October
6-Run Wild- Potawatomi State Park
6- Spooktacular- Fish Creek
6-7- Pumpkin Patch Festival- Egg Harbor
12-14- Fall Festival- Sister Bay- Parade Saturday 11 a.m. Ping Pong Shoot 2 p.m. Sunday
20- Door County Fall 50- County wide run
26-28- Jack O’ lantern Days- Fish Creek
November
16-18- Christmas by the Bay- Sturgeon Bay
18- Folk Art Fair- Sturgeon Bay Door County YMCA 9-3
22- Thanksgiving Day Parade- Jacksonport- noon
23-24- Holly Days- Egg Harbor
23-24- Capture the Spirit-Sister Bay- tree lighting at Waterfront Park
December
1- Christmas in Ephraim- Christmas tree lighting etc.
1- Angel Ball- Sturgeon Bay
28-31- Home for the Holidays- Fish Creek
January
1- Frosty Fest- Egg Harbor- 1 p.m.
1- Annual Polar Bear Swim- Jacksonport
February
1-3- Winter Festival- Fish Creek
This is just a short list of some of the events that are happening in the county during the year. For a more complete list or descriptions of these events, go to www.doorcounty.com.