Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center News

2017 in Sturgeon Bay: What are you doing New Year’s?

Ring in 2017 in Sturgeon Bay, and make New Year’s memories to last a lifetime. Want to party? Local establishments have great bands and libations for a rockin’ good time.

Feeling romantic, and want to snuggle with your sweetie? Great lodging options, romantic dining, and activities for two are available. Anchor your stay in Sturgeon Bay. The peninsula has a full schedule of fun - including a New Year's Day Polar Plunge!

Here are a few exciting possibilities for you to kick off the new year with in Sturgeon Bay:

Ready to Party?

Brick Lot Pub & Grill: 253 N. Third Ave.
9 pm-1 am: DJ – No Cover!
Midnight: Champagne Toast

Kitty O’Reillys Irish Pub: 59 E. Oak St.
New Year’s Eve Party: Food specials

Stone Harbor Resort: 107 N. First Ave.
Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration
Dinner: The Waterfront Dining Room - RSVP for the best seats!
9 pm-1 am: Madcats perform live in the Harbor ballroom
Midnight: Balloon drop, Champagne toast, and complimentary party favors

Waterfront Mary’s Bar & Grill/Beach Harbor Resort: 3662 N. Duluth Ave.
7 pm: New Year’s Eve Bash starts
9 pm: Only the Sun, rock cover band
Midnight: Champagne Toast
(Offering room specials so you can have as much fun as you want!)

New Year’s Day @ Beach Harbor Resort
Noon: Polar Plunge, a long-standing Waterfront Mary’s tradition.
A large hole is cut into the ice-covered ship canal and carpet is laid out around the hole.
One at a time, locals and visitors alike take turns jumping into the chilly water as a way to welcome the new year.
Afterwards, warm up indoors with drink specials and festive cheer.

Romantically Re-connect

Snowshoe, cross-country ski or travel on foot and wander through the woods at Crossroads at Big Creek or Potawatomi State Park.

Enjoy a tasting at one of Sturgeon Bay’s wineries, breweries, markets, confectioneries and local food producers.

Snuggle together on an old-fashioned sleigh or carriage ride, or trolley tour. Browse art galleries or jewelry stores for Sturgeon Bay keepsakes.

Pamper and connect at a spa with a couples massage.

Did you know that Sturgeon Bay has been designated the "Bed & Breakfast Capital of the Midwest?" Check out one of our cozy B&Bs in our lodging section

Bring the kids!

Snowshoe, cross-country ski, or travel on foot and wander through the woods at Crossroads, Big Creek, or Potawatomi State Park.

All ages enjoy tastings at Sturgeon Bay’s markets, confectioneries, and local food producers.

Gaze at the twinkling stars that shine brightly in Sturgeon Bay’s dark skies.

Splash away with a pool party! These local accommodations all have indoor pools:

Bay Shore Inn
Bridgeport Waterfront Resort
CenterPointe Marina & Cottages
Glidden Lodge Beach Resort
JR Vacation Rentals
Quality Inn
Stone Harbor Resort
Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort