As Sister Bay gears up for another Fall Festival, we look forward to the weekend’s activities. The Schedule of Events is jam packed for the “Granddaddy” of all Door County Festivals. Be sure to check out all the live music, fish boil, Classic Auto Show, mechanical bull, Annual Parade and much more. Fall Fest is just days away so make your reservations now!

One of the highlights of Fall Fest is the music. The streets of Sister Bay become a stage as all types of music can be heard. The live music is listed in the schedule below so be sure to check it out.

If you are here with children, they will have just as much fun as the adults. Fall Festival is fun for the whole family. The Parade on Saturday is amusing for even the youngest children. A dog show will be held at the Downtown Park. There are games and blow up toys at the new waterfront park and the adjacent lot across the street. Let’s not forget the famous ping pong ball drop that thrills every child in Sister Bay. Watch as your kids scramble to get the little white balls falling all around them. Your fall fest experience is not complete without catching one of these! If you have never attended one of these events, the idea is to grab as many balls as you can. Some have things written on them, some are blank. If you’re lucky enough to get one with a local business name on it, bring it there to redeem them for various prizes.

Fall Fest would not be what it is without the food! Vendors will be set up along Hwy 42/57 offering a sampling of all that Sister Bay has to offer. Be sure to check out the brand new Sloppy Joe Eating Contest on the new porch at Sister Bay Bowl at 11am on Sunday.

If you are looking for arts & crafts, this is the last weekend of the year you can find them. A side street has been turned into a collection of tents to please every shopper’s dreams. Artisans from all over the state bring their goods for one last chance to give you that perfect gift or decoration.

67th annual Sister Bay Fall Fest Schedule

FREE WIFI through Fall Fest grounds all weekend ~ Log in @ INFORMATION tent on Mill Road

PACKER Ticket Raffle ~ Portion of proceeds donated to GO BO fund ~ Tickets @ INFORMATION tent – Sponsored by Frontier Communications

Helicopter rides all weekend – buy tickets @ tent along highway

Friday, October 12:

9am-5pm: Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road – Sponsored by Sister Bay Lions Club
10am-5pm
: Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road – Sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association
10am-5pm
: Food & Drinks – Various places in Village
4-8pm:
Music @ Husby’s: Modern Day Drifters
5-8 pm
: Fish Boil – Fire Station on Mill Road – Sponsored by Sister Bay Lions Club
6-8pm
: Music @ Grasse’s Grill: Fairland Bluegrass Band
10pm-close: Music @ Husby’s: Muddy Udders

Saturday, October 13:

7am-11am: Pancake Breakfast – Village Hall – Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Northern Door
9am-5pm
: Food & Drinks – Various places in Village
9am-5pm
: Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road – Sponsored by Sister Bay Lions Club
9am-5pm
: Mechanical Bull @ Sister Bay Bowl
9am-4pm
: Inflatable Games/Bouncers, Bungee Jumping & More – Across the street from Al Johnson’s (weather permitting)
10am-5pm
: Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road – Sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association
11am
: Parade – Bay Shore Drive, Downtown
Parade Marshal – Volunteer of the Year
11:45am-3pm
: Music next to Al Johnson’s: Whiskey Ditch w/ special guests Mullet Hunters
12:30-4:30
: Music on Husby’s/Sister Bay Bowl Stage: Hoi Polloi
12:30-4:30: Music @ Grasse’s Grill: Bacchus Lotus
1-3pm:
Children’s Entertainer/Musician Randy Peterson – Gazebo by Village Hall
1pm
: Dog Show – Proceeds go to Door County Humane Society
3 pm
: Hat Contest on the Husby’s/Sister Bay Bowl stage
7-10pm
: Music @ Grasse’s Grill: Marybeth Mattson & the Raddatz Boys
9pm-1am
: Music @ Husby’s: Hoi Polloi
9:30pm-Close
: Music @ Sister Bay Bowl: The Nicks

Sunday, October 14:

9am-2pm: Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road – Sponsored by Sister Bay Lions Club
10am-4pm
: Food & Drinks – Various places in Village
10am-4pm
: Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road – Sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association
10am-4pm
: Inflatable Games/Bouncers, Bungee Jumping & More – Across the street from Al Johnson’s (weather permitting)
11am-2pm: Pumpkin Bowling – on grass hill next to Sister Bay Bowl
11am-3:30pm
: Music @ Grasse’s Grill: Elastik Waste Banned
11:30am
: Sloppy Joe Eating Contest – Sign up @ Bowl
12-4pm
: Music between Husby’s/Sister Bay Bowl: Unity
Noon-3:30pm
: Polka Man Dale with Bellows & Strings – near Village Hall
2pm
: Ping Pong Ball Drop

If you are looking for a room, you are in the right place. Check out these last minute rooms from our members!

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort has one 2 bedroom condo available for $295/night for the weekend with a two night minimum. This resort is found south of Jacksonport on the beach.

Country House Resort has a suite available for Friday night and a single queen room available for Saturday and Sunday nights at this adult retreat located on the water just south of Sister Bay.

Birchwood Lodge has openings for the weekend with a three night minimum. The Lodge is very centrally located near downtown Sister Bay.

Pine Grove still has all types of rooms available. They are located in Ephraim and asking for a three night minimum.

Nordic Lodge located at the north end of Ephraim’s art district has several rooms available.

Baileys Harbor Lakeview Suites is located on Kangaroo Lake in Baileys Harbor. They have one suite left for this weekend.

Beachfront Inn is a pet friendly hotel on the shores of Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor. They have a motel room for Friday night only or condos available for Fri and Saturday nights.

Shallows Resort on the water south of Egg Harbor has a 2 bedroom Beach House with a two night minimum, or a Beach House available with a Saturday arrival, and the three bedroom West Ridge Private Home available with a three night minimum this weekend.

Settlement Courtyard Inn has  suites available. Located just outside bustling Fish Creek, this is a great spot to begin any adventure.

Shoreline Resort, located on the top of the Peninsula has stunning views of the Green Bay Waters. Onsite Marina and water view rooms are still available for this weekend.

Coachlite Inn has rooms available for Thursday and Sunday at this conveniently located Inn between Sister Bay and Ephraim.

Ridges Inn lies quietly just minutes outside of Baileys Harbor adjacent to the Ridges Sanctuary in the heart of Door County.

Applecreek Resort at the top of the hill in Fish Creek hasseveral options available. They have a queen suite with a whirlpool & fireplace, a queen suite with sofa sleeper,  a small economy room and a 1-3 bedroom vacation home with a wood burning fireplace, full kitchen, patio with grill and fire pit, which is located about 3 miles from the resort. All include use of our indoor pool & whirlpool plus discount coupons from popular restaurants & shops plus a $5.00 gift card from Curt’s Oilerie & Spice Co.

The Ashbrooke in the heart of Egg Harbor has two rooms available for two-adults with a three-night minimum stay.  A Whirlpool room with king bed – $209 per night, plus tax or a Whirlpool Room with king bed and fireplace – $229 per night, plus tax.

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