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Christmas by the Bay

Friday, November 21, 2014 - Sunday, November 23, 2014



Christmas by the Bay Schedule

Friday, November 21

  • 7pm - Tree lighting ceremony
  • 6-8pm - Live music by Josh Gregory, Hervy Hodges, & Nick Hoover
  • 6-8pm - Free wagon rides

Saturday, November 22

  • 10am - Holiday parade
  • 11am-3pm - Meet Santa & his reindeer at the Historical Museum
  • Noon-2pm - Live music by Josh Gregory, Hervy Hodges, & Nick Hoover
  • 11am-3pm - Free wagon and trolley rides

Sunday, November 23

  • 9:30-11am - Breakfast with Santa at Stone Harbor

Shops will be decked out for the season with holiday gift ideas galore and special extended hours.

Holiday shopping without the crowds

Discover one-of-a-kind treasures in our charming specialty shops. Our three distinct shopping districts offer a variety of home accents, fine art, and holiday gift & decorative selections. Don’t miss our holiday specials! (such as… Christmas by the Bay Holiday Stroll, Holiday Ornament Showcase, Red Hot Holly Dot Sale).

Culinary delights in a peaceful setting

Our unique restaurants offer culinary delights for every palate, from fabulous ethnic cuisine to fine American fare. Stop by one of our quaint cafes to warm up with a cup of hot cider or spirit and a delectable dessert.

Merry-Time Festival of Trees

Merry-Time Festival of Trees is an initiative to joyously celebrate the holidays, promote our Sturgeon Bay and greater Door County community, and help raise much-needed Door County Maritime Museum operating support. This event will replace the Museum's long-standing Ports of Call gala and expands the Holiday Ornament & Decoration Showcase.

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