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Door County Holiday Events

The leaves may be gone, but our doors are still open here at Bay Point Inn. Next week the peninsula begins to come to life for the holiday season, with Christmas lights and decorations, great shopping, and holiday performances.

Most of our shops are still open on the weekends, and the peninsula is alive with great hiking and dining. Last week we checked out the Wickman House (amazing craft cocktails!), snagged some chocolate at Uncle Tom’s Schoolhouse Candies in Ellison Bay, and took a hike through Newport State Park. It was amazing to get back in touch with nature now that the hectic season has passed.

Come join us and we’ll point you to your own amazing weekend in Door County. Here’s a snapshot of coming events to help you plan!

Brian Vander Ark
Dec 7th, Sturgeon Bay
7pm. Doors open. 7:30pm. Show starts. Lead singer and principal songwriter for multi-platinum selling band, The Verve Pipe. Limited seating. Advance tickets recommended. $20/ticket. Find out more >>

The Clearing Holiday Open House
Dec 7th, Ellison Bay
Enjoy homemade treats and mulled cider, the live indoor Christmas forest, and register for Winter Program classes. Free.

Door County Land Trust Night Exploration Hike
Dec 7th
Join us for a special night adventure. Discover adaptations nocturnal animals use to survive as we hike or snowshoe through the fields and forests. Registration required. Free. >>

Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk
Dec 8th, Northern Door YMCA
Cookies and hot cocoa provided for all to enjoy. Free community day. Featuring the Midsummer’s String Quartet (10:30-11:30am) and a visit from Santa (10am-12pm). For more information and to register visit $15/participant. >>

The Ridges Natural Christmas
Dec 8th, Baileys Harbor
Enjoy the decorated Kaye Cabin, while sipping on warm cider, eating cookies and listening to holiday music. Optional wreath making workshop, holiday crafts, and treats around an open fire. Guided hikes and tours of the Range Light are available throughout the event. Free. >>

Bjorklunden Holidays on Ice
Dec 8th, Baileys Harbor
Door Shakespeare producing artistic director, Michael Stebbins, presents this solo show that features short stories written by David Sedaris. Contains adult content. Free, donations appreciated. >>

The Clearing Welcoming Winter
Dec 14th, Ellison Bay
Enjoy wine, fine cheeses, speciality chocolates, and live seasonal music with George Sawyn. RSVP required. $10/person. >>

Midsummer’s Music Holiday Concert
Dec 14th and Dec 15th
A holiday concert of classical music and holiday favorites. Free. Donations accepted. >>

Hagen Family Christmas
Dec 15th, Sturgeon Bay
Based out of Washington Island, Julian Hagen is a well-known and popular folk musician. He brings his family’s legacy of music to share. $20/adult, advance. $25/adult, day of show. $12/student. $8/12 & under. >>

Home For The Holidays
Dec 28,29,30 & 31st, Fish Creek
Reunite with Northern Sky favorite Jeff Herbst and friends Ryan Cappleman and Tom Donoghue for an uplifting evening of intimate seasonal songs and delightful holiday humor. $24/adult. $14/ages 17 & under. >>

Art Show 14 @ Plum Bottom
Dec 29th, Egg Harbor
Druzy and Glass show. >> 

New Years Eve Fireworks & Cherry Drop
Dec 31st, Sister Bay
Ring in 2019 with the county’s only New Year’s Eve fireworks display. Enjoy ice skating, bonfires, and the Cherry Drop (midnight). Visit for more info. >>

Egg Harbor’s New Years Day Parade
Jan 1st, Egg Harbor
Egg Harbor’s goofy parade rings in the new year with food and warm drinks! Visit for more information. >>

Polar Bear Plunge
Jan 1st, Jacksonport
10:30am. Registration opens in the park. 12pm. Join the Jacksonport Polar Bear Club for a brisk dip in Lake Michigan. Bring towels, blankets, warm clothes and anything else you might need to help warm up afterward. Donations to Feed My People will be collected. >>