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Your 2017 Holiday Guide for Sturgeon Bay!

Join Sturgeon Bay in welcoming the holiday season with plenty of family-friendly activities and deals during the months of November and December.

You will never be bored in Sturgeon Bay this holiday season. There are plenty of events happening in November and December to keep you busy.

Whether you want to be pampered, taking pictures with Santa, enjoying a holiday production, or shopping, Sturgeon Bay has it all.

Click here for the 2017 holiday events listing.

Nov. 1-Dec. 23: Kitty O’Reillys Irish Pub
Treat yourself! Buy a $30 gift certificate, get a $5 gift

Nov. 1-April 30: Bay Shore Inn
Quiet Time Special, Stay 2 nights, get 3rd free

Nov. 11- Dec. 12: Merry-Time Festival of Trees
Browse the dozens of decorated trees throughout the galleries

Nov. 11-Dec. 29: Miller Art Museum Holiday Pop-Up Shop, 10am-2 pm
Offering one-of-a-kind locally made goods, from jewelry to pottery, sculpture, hand painted ornaments, original art and more

Nov. 20-Dec. 16: Jingle Bucks Saguaro Day Spa
Buy $50 in gift certificates, get a $10 gift certificate

Dec. 8-31: Holiday Productions -Third Avenue Playhouse
Performances include: Twas the Night Before Christmas, A Carpenter’s Christmas, The Hagen Family Christmas, & Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

Nov. 17-19: Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl
Stop at 21 sites throughout Sturgeon Bay to admire the work of 27 artists, free admission  

Nov. 17-19: Women’s Getaway Weekend
Bridgeport Waterfront Resort

Nov. 17: Cornucopia Kitchen Shop’s Holiday Open House, 4-8pm

Nov. 17: Christmas by the Bay Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Clock Tower, 6-8pm
Come & Let it go with us, meet and take pictures with the Snow Sisters & Happy Snowman. Live Christmas music, horse-drawn wagon rides pick up at Door County Eye Associates Wagon rides compliments of Nicolet National Bank & Door County Medical Center

Nov. 18: Stone Harbor Resort 14th Annual Holiday Stop-n-Shop, 9am-3pm

Nov. 18: Northern Territory Holiday Open House, 9am-4pm

Nov. 18: Christmas by the Bay Holiday Parade, 10-11am
Procession leaves Sawyer Park via Oak St., to Madison Ave., across the
Oregon Street Bridge, down Third Ave. and ending at Third Ave. and Jefferson St. intersection

Nov. 18: Children’s Christmas Store, 10:30am-2pm

Nov 18: Horse-Drawn Wagon & Trolley Rides, 11am-2pm
Pick up at Door County Eye Associates. Trolley rides available until 5pm, compliments of Door County Eye Associates and Sherry’s Hallmark Shop

Nov. 18: Door County Historical Museum Meet & Greet with Santa, 11am-2pm
Meet Santa and take pictures, FREE admission, complimentary hot cider and sweet treats available

Nov. 18: Door County Candy Holiday Sip & Chat, noon-5pm

Nov. 18-19: West Side Shopping District needs your help to find Santa’s missing reindeer! Visit participating businesses on Madison Avenue and locate the hidden reindeer. Prizes, discounts, and holiday treats await you on your search. Children of all ages welcome. One adult and one child awarded a grand prize for finding all the reindeer! For more information contact Bay Shore Outfitters: 920.818.0431 or Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center: 920.743.6246

Nov. 19: Breakfast with Santa, 9-11am
Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. 1st Ave. Treat your family to a scrumptious breakfast with Santa and have family photos taken. Reservations requested, 920.746.0700

Nov. 19: Sevastopol Arts & Crafts Fair, 9am-3pm

Nov. 24-26: Door 44 Winery Holiday Open House, 10am-5pm

Nov. 25-27: Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Store Sales
City wide in Sturgeon Bay!

Nov. 25: Small Business Saturday celebrated at Cornucopia Kitchen Shop, 10am-5pm
Promotions & refreshments

Nov. 25: DCMM Merry-Time Fun Kid’s Day, 10:30am-3:30pm
Fun maritime activities for kids

Nov. 25: Door County Candy Holiday Sip & Chat, noon-5pm

Dec. 1-3: RED HOT HOLLY DOT SALE at participating Jefferson Street businesses

Dec 1-3: Door 44 Winery Holiday Open House, 10am-5pm

Dec. 2-9: Younkers Santa Fest, 11am-3pm

Dec. 2: Sturgeon Bay Library Friends’ 10th annual Holiday Book Sale, 9am-2pm

Dec. 2: DCMM - Santa on the tugboat John Purves, 10am-1pm

Dec. 2: DOOR CANcer Holiday Home Tour, 10am- 4pm

Dec. 2: Door County Candy Holiday Sip & Chat, noon-5pm

Dec. 4: Saguaro Day Spa Holiday Open House, 5:30-7:30pm

Dec. 7: Bay Shore Outfitters Holiday Open House, 5-8pm

Dec. 7: Madison Avenue Market Holiday Open House, 5-8pm

Dec. 7: Logan Creek Soap Holiday Open House, 5-8pm

Dec. 7: Carlsville Open House, 9am-6pm
Downtown Carlsville businesses, Hwy. 42 • 920.743.2228

Dec. 9: Door County Candy Holiday Sip & Chat, noon-5pm

Dec. 12: Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle, 5-8:30pm
Join the festivities, heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, live and silent auction, Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle drawing. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Reservations required.

Dec. 13-24: 12 Days of Christmas at Monticello on Jefferson

Take advantage of the local store sales throughout the holiday season that will be happening within our three shopping districts: Jefferson Street, Madison Avenue, and Third Avenue.

Shopping local means no long lines, plenty of parking, and endless selections of clothing, jewelry, home decor and much more. 

Be part of “Shop Small” Saturday, November 25 and enter in the Moo-La-La giveaways to have a chance at winning $25 gift certificates and the grand prize of $1000. No purchase is necessary.

Stop in at the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, 36 S. Third Avenue, to learn more about the holiday events. Or call us at 920-743-6246. 

Print our 2017 Events Brochure for more details!