There’s so much to do in Door County, Wisconsin for Memorial Weekend – parades and festivals, live music and arts and nature events, lots of great food and drink, and more! Don’t forget to download the FREE Door County Chefs Dining App to find restaurants and see upcoming events listings, and check out the list of Last Minute Lodging options below if you haven’t booked your room yet!

44nd Annual Maifest in Jacksonport: May 28-29, 2016

Many a Door County visitor and native has fold memories kicking off their summer excursions to the peninsula at Maifest in Jacksonport. With a parade and midway activities for the kids, concession stands wafting the intoxicating aromas of funnel cakes and brats throughout town, helicopter rides to get a bird’s eye view, a car show and a horse pull, and live music while you wander the arts and crafts booths, there is something for everyone at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport this weekend. For details visit the online Maifest Schedule 2016.

Jacksonport Farm Market July 2014 long
Lakeside Park is also home to weekly farmer’s markets with live music beginning mid-June.

Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair: May 28-29, 2016

Live Music begins at Sonny's Pizzeria in Sturgeon Bay this Saturday at 5pm!
Live Music begins at Sonny’s Pizzeria in Sturgeon Bay this Saturday at 5pm!

Now in it’s 18th year, Sturgeon Bay’s Fine Art Fair will be held at Sunset Park on the waterfront this weekend. Browse the arts and crafts tents for unique gifts and artwork while you enjoy entertainment from a strolling violist, a Gaelic harpist, and clowns! Kids can get involved with art activities throughout each day, and there will be food and beverages for sale, as well as raffle tickets to support the fair. For more information visit Sturgeon Bay online or call the SBVC at 800.301.6695 or 920.743.6246.

The Ridges Festival of Nature in Baileys Harbor: May 26-29, 2016

ridges logoThe Ridges Festival of Nature offers fun and educational field trips and activities throughout Door County this weekend! Walk-in Registration & Field Trip Packet Pick-Up will be available at The Ridges Nature Center on the north end of Baileys Harbor May 26, 27 & 28 from 9am–5pm. This year the Dinner & Keynote Program will be held at the About Thyme Farm in Baileys Harbor. For more information check out the Festival of Nature Program HERE.

LAST MINUTE LODGING in Door County, WI: Memorial Weekend, May 27-30, 2-16

Beachfront Inn double roomBeachfront Inn, located on the water in Baileys Harbor offers warm hospitality while providing guests a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and make new memories. We still have two lakefront rooms available with 1 king bed for $124 per night for Memorial Day weekend. Guests may enjoy campfires on the sand beach, outdoor heated pool, free WI-FI and a simple breakfast each morning in the office. Beachfront welcomes dogs in designated rooms with prior approval. Please call for more information or visit online! (866) 251-0750

Eagle Harbor Inn Eugenia RoomEagle Harbor Inn is located across from the Bay, on the main street in Ephraim, this delightful Bed & Breakfast Inn offers elegant Whirlpool Suites with kitchenettes and B&B rooms available for this weekend (3 night minimum on all, except one suite is open for Friday and Saturday night only. Whirlpool Suites are located in architecturally distinct houses, and each suite features a 6’ whirlpool in the master bedroom with rheostatic lighting, custom soaps & loofah, two-way fireplace and a cherry wood Eastlake queen bed with down comforter & pillow selection. Also included is a private deck, a fully equipped apartment size kitchen with coffee maker, range, toaster, and microwave. There are also TV/DVD, CD/iPod stereo, living/dining room, hair dryer & iron. Breakfast is not included for guests that stay in the suites but we do offer a lovely homemade Breakfast Basket (continental for two) which will be delivered to your door to start your day. B&B rooms do include a full scrumptious breakfast each morning, and all guests are welcome to enjoy the Commons complete with fitness room, sauna and indoor current pool, and a playground is available for the little ones. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

BayShore_308_5_FSBay Shore Inn in Sturgeon Bay is located along Bay Shore Drive just minutes from all the fun shopping and delectable dining in town, and offers On-Site Massage Packages as well as Dining Packages, please inquire when making your reservation. Memorial Weekend we are currently FULL except for One Large Premiere Suite for Thursday, Friday and Saturday (3 night minimum) at $199 per night + tax. Bay Shore Inn offers suites, all with private decks to watch the sunset over Potawatomi State Park. Featuring updated kitchens with granite counters, WIFI, indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, game room, sand beach to lounge, campfire area, bikes, paddle boats, kayaks, tennis, basketball courts and more! Please call for more information or visit online! (800) 556-4551

Shallows Resort waterfrontThe Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor is a family-owned and family-friendly resort, with a variety of accommodations designed to meet your vacation needs. For Memorial Weekend we have 6 Shoreside Motel rooms available with a 3 night minimum, as well as our Studio and Eagle’s Nest cottages (preferred 4 night minimum stay). Enjoy sunsets from the dock, or launch one more of their kayaks, canoes or rowboats, or try cast out a line and relax. Amenities include a heated pool with hot tub, tennis court, WiFi, picnic area with grill, and more! Please call for information or visit online! (920) 868-3458 or (800) 257-1560

Birchwood Lodge

Birchwood Lodge in Sister Bay has Premier Suites available for Memorial Weekend, with one king bed, one queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, private deck/balcony, $145/plus taxes per night Friday and Saturday, and $105/night + tax on Sunday night, based on two persons occupancy, max 4 people, children under age 13-free, additional people over 13+ $10 per night. We have an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, an exercise room, free Wi-Fi and we also offer a continental breakfast (packaged items) each morning. We are within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, recreation, a grocery store and the beach/marina/waterfront park in Sister Bay. Take a look at all of our suites and facilities under the Lodging Options tab on our webpage. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

Cherry Suite Homestead SuitesHomestead Suites is located on Main Street in the heart of Fish Creek. With Peninsula State Park as a backyard, you can practically bike, hike, or walk right from your hotel room or condo door. For Memorial Weekend we have rooms available on Friday and Sunday (but are Full on Saturday night). WiFi and Continental Breakfast included. Children 17 and under stay free! Amenities include game room, exercise room, plus indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, and sauna! Please call for more information or visit online. You may also want to inquire about lodging options at their Evergreen Hill property (2 night minimum). (920) 868-3748 or (800) 686-6621

Egg Harbor Lodge

Egg Harbor Lodge sits atop the bluff overlooking the waters of Green Bay in Egg Harbor. Splash and swim in their outdoor pool or invigorate in the indoor whirlpool. Rooms are available for Memorial Weekend, please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3115 or

Coachlite innCoachlite Inn in Sister Bay has rooms available this Memorial Weekend! Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn offers the illusion of seclusion, while still being just half a mile from the heart of Sister Bay. Enjoy complimentary Door County Coffee and Tea in the lobby and the Deluxe Continental Breakfast, and soak in the whirlpool, sit by the Koi filled garden pond, use the ring of fire, or cook on the BBQ grill. All rooms come with cable TV, Wi-Fi, coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge, as well as access to our outdoor whirlpool/hot tub. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-5503

White Lace Inn Room #1The White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay is the epitome of a romantic bed and breakfast with cozy rooms and extravagant suites, with luxurious queen or king size Victorian beds, oversized whirlpools and fireplaces, and, of course, a full, scrumptious breakfast. We have a few rooms left for Memorial Weekend for 2 and 3 night stays. Please call for more information or visit online! (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

Parkwood LodgeParkwood Lodge in Fish Creek features a variety of affordable room types including Lodge and Deluxe Lodge rooms, Kitchenette and Deluxe Kitchenette rooms (all with 2 Queen beds), King rooms, 1 Bedroom suites and Family Suites. We have a few rooms left for Memorial Weekend starting at $106 per night + tax. Some suites have wood burning stoves. All our rooms and suites are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, phone, and cable television. The resort has a large indoor pool, whirlpool, game room, playground and grilling areas. We have 10 acres of beautiful park-like grounds with picnic areas and outdoor grills. We are located near Peninsula State Park, with park access for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. A great vacation location located on the north end of Fish Creek near shops, restaurants and several venues for performing arts, and right across from Peninsula State Park. We are a family owned resort and our atmosphere is casual, relaxed, and friendly. (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. We do have a 3-night minimum for Memorial Weekend. Our availability is as follows:

  • AppleCreek ResortQueen Whirlpool Suite
  • Honeymoon Whirlpool Suite
  • King Whirlpool Suite
  • Single Queen Upstairs Room
  • Single Queen Downstairs Room
  • Standard Queen Economy Room very small 12X 12, 1st floor only

We feature an Indoor Pool & Whirlpool and sundeck! All of our packages include: 10% discount at The English Inn Restaurant and the Old Post Office Restaurant, $5 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice Co., 10% discount at Orchard Country Winery and Market, Hide Side Corner Store, Paul David Jewelry & Gifts, and at Scenic Boat Tours of Fish Creek. All coupons only valid according to each establishment’s hours of operation during your stay. We are located directly across the street from twenty shops, dining, & Door Community Auditorium. We are by gorgeous Peninsula State Park, Winery, Scenic Boat & Trolley Tour, & Drive-In Theatre. We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

gliddensuites_cathedralGlidden Lodge Beach Resort is located on the shores of Lake Michigan north of Sturgeon Bay and south of Jacksonport near Whitefish Dunes State Park where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Enjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day! We still have a couple 2-Bedroom Units for Memorial Weekend. All of our units have a king bed in the master bedroom, full kitchen, whirlpool in the master bath, gas fireplace in the living room, and private deck overlooking Lake Michigan. We have an indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna, and we are non-smoking and pet free. Two night minimum stay. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Ephraim Shores 2014Ephraim Shores Resort is located in the heart of Ephraim, with a beautiful view of Eagle Harbor. It’s a “Shore thing” at Ephraim Shores! We still have several rooms available Memorial Weekend with a 2 night minimum stay! Enjoy the indoor heated pool and hot tub, exercise room, WiFi, bikes, and game room, or just sit and enjoy the view from our private waterfront sundeck. Ephraim Shores is the waterfront family destination you’ve been looking for! Please call for more information or visit online! (877) 854-2371 or (920) 854-2371

Pool-2-webThe Inn at Little Sister Hill in Sister Bay features one and two bedroom loft suites with full kitchens. A few rooms are still available for Memorial Weekend with a 2+ night minimum stay. The resort has an outdoor pool, playground, fire pit and grilling areas. This is a great vacation location between Ephraim and Sister Bay with access to the bike trail that goes in to downtown. Near shops, restaurants and beaches! (920) 854-2328 or (800) 768-6317

awesome-sunset-condo-too copyDoor County Lighthouse Inn & Vacation Rentals in Egg Harbor has Off the Beaten Path units available for 2+ night stays, and several other vacation rentals available for 3+ nights. *Pet-friendly options located in off-site vacation rentals. Please call for more information or visit online! (866) 868-9088  

Stone Harbor outside patioStone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay offers rooms and suites with whirlpools, fireplaces, balconies, separate bedrooms, and/or full kitchens, as well as resort amenities including a 21 slip marina, indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi and sauna, a hot tub, free WiFi, business center, on-site dining, and live entertainment nearly every weekend! Rooms are still available for Memorial weekend with no minimum stay! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

Wicker Whirlpool Room AshbrookeThe Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We are full for Saturday/Sunday, but still have rooms available for Thursday/Friday nights… Located in the heart of Egg Harbor, you’ll find yourselves just minutes from fabulous shopping, delicious food, and lots of activities and entertainment. Amenities include an indoor pool, dry-heat sauna, and whirlpool, and a coffee maker with Starbucks coffee in every room. Please call for more information or visit online! (877) 868-3113