Newport State Park
All day residents and nonresidents can fish without a license in all the waters of Wisconsin (except for spring trout ponds). All other fishing regulations still apply.
Whitefish Dunes State Park
Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes State Park and enjoy this annual winter candlelight event. Separate trails available for skiers and hikers. The shelter features a warming fire along with hot beverages, popcorn, and baked goods. Please leave your pet at home. This event is free, but a state park vehicle sticker is required.
Clark Park, Fish Creek
Find creative ways to have fun and keep warm at this popular winter festival featuring wacky winter-themed carnival games for all ages, ice sculptures, music, raffles, a chili cook-off, food, beverages, and more. Visit visitfishcreek.com for more information.
Peninsula State Park
Ski or hike a one-mile loop with hundreds of lit candles lining the trail. After enjoying the candle-lined trails, warm up by the bonfire and partake in refreshments at the warming shelter. No pets allowed. Weather permitting. This is a free even, but a park vehicle sticker is required.
Clark Park, Fish Creek
This scenic half-mile fun run/walk through downtown Fish Creek will begin and end at the tent in Clark Park. Don’t miss the post-race breakfast of Fruit Loops! Part of the Fish Creek Winter Festival activities.
Door County Pond Hockey Tournament
Kangaroo Lake, Baileys Harbor
Sixty teams compete on Kangaroo Lake for the coveted Stanley Thermos. The tournament features a warming tent, food and beverages, and an open rink on the ice for those looking to join the players on the ice. For more information and to register visit doorcountypondhockey.com.
Door County Short Film Festival
Sister Bay Village Hall, Sister Bay
This annual film festival celebrates the vision and creativity of budding and professional filmmakers in the United States, and sometimes even beyond. Featured films change from year-to-year. See what is being featured this year! For more information visit cometosisterbay.com.
Sturgeon Bay Fire & Ice Festival
Witness novice, intermediate, advanced, and professional carvers transform blocks of snow and ice into works of art. The carvers are spread throughout Sturgeon Bay. Explore the town and watch their works come to life. Visit sturgeonbay.net for more information.