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Fire & Ice - A Treasured Winter Tradition

Now in its 10th year, Fire & Ice remains one of Sturgeon Bay’s most treasured winter traditions. Hosted by the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center and Stone Harbor Resort, Fire & Ice is weekend of outdoor festivities, delectable dining, great entertainment, and much more! This year's event is Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13th through the 15th. <Read More>

Sturgeon Bay’s Winter Layup Remains a Sight to Behold

If you haven’t witnessed mammoth Great Lakes freighters making their way through the Sturgeon Bay ship canal on the way to winter layup — you’re missing out on a one-of-a-kind experience! <Read More>

Shhh! Sneak Up on Winter With Silent Sports

Calling kids of all ages! It’s time to shake off any winter doldrums that were settling in and start planning your Silent Sports getaway to Sturgeon Bay, Door County. What’s that you say? You don’t know what the term “silent sports” means? Most people define silent sports as outdoor aerobic activities that rely solely on self-propulsion—muscle power, not rpm’s. From cross-country skiing to fat tire biking, rev up that inner motor and explore your favorite silent sport “up close and personal” in Sturgeon Bay, Door County. <Read More>

Wedded in a Winter Wonderland

Door County is a romantic wedding destination all year-round, but for couples in search of a peaceful, serene matrimonial escape like no other, a winter wedding in Door County can’t be surpassed. <Read More>

Bay Shore Inn Hosts Charming Winter Weddings

Bay Shore Inn Waterfront Resort is the perfect setting for your destination winter wedding. Located on the waters of Sturgeon Bay in beautiful Door County, Bay Shore Inn brings an elegance and charm you won’t find anywhere else on the Peninsula. <Read More>

Find Your Holiday Magic at Bliss

Remember the days when shopping was an outing, displays were breathtaking, and the merchandise so delightful it was hard to choose? Discover those days again at Bliss on Jefferson. <Read More>

$1 million Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship set for Sturgeon Bay in 2015

The 2015 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship will head to Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, for the first time in Elite Series history Sept. 17-20. <Read More>

The Time To “Wine” Is Now

As any wine enthusiast knows, there is always a good reason to “wine”—to celebrate, to commiserate, to go with everything you-ate! And two of the best reasons to wine right now are the incredible wineries in Sturgeon Bay, Door County! <Read More>

Welcome Our New Staff

The Board of Directors of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center is excited to announce that they have hired Pam Seiler as their new Executive Director. Seiler will be replacing Todd Trimberger who announced in late June that he wanted to focus his efforts on his business, Bliss and would be leaving his post as Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center. <Read More>

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  • Feb
    Fire & Ice
    Stroll around town and watch ice blocks turn into art! Fantastic food, a...
  • Mar
    St. Patrick’s Day
    The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 14th,...
  • May
    Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair
    A fantastic weekend and kick off to the summer art festivals. The...
  • Jun
    Harmony by the Bay
    Wednesdays this summer through August 26 - The City of Sturgeon Bay is...
  • Jul
    Sturgeon Bay Celebrates!
    Always on the actual Fourth of July, Sturgeon Bay Celebrates is Door...