There is so much happening in Door County this Saturday, June 25th that it will be hard to decide what to do… check out our Last Minute Lodging blog below these great events and check in for the weekend!
Jefferson Street Jubilee in Sturgeon Bay
Shop your heart out at the Jefferson Street Jubilee from 11am-5pm on June 25th! Spend the day in this historic Sturgeon Bay district enjoying live music while you peruse unique boutiques and shops, watch arts, crafts, and food demonstrations, relax with chair massages, and specials at 5th & Jefferson Coffeehouse! Live music with Wifee & the HuZz Band from 11am-1pm, and the Dead Horses from 2-5pm. For more information visit Sturgeon Bay online.
NEW! Door County Wine Fest in Egg Harbor
Celebrate your love of wine and your love of things made in Door County at Egg Harbor’s brand new event, the Door County Wine Fest on June 25th. Organized by the Door County Wine Trail and the Egg Harbor Business Association, the Wine Fest will feature over 80 different wines made right here in Door County, as well as lots of tasty food, and music!
Demonstrations are scheduled throughout the day for your edutainment, and VIP attendees get extra perks including additional wines to sample and early admission. The Dave Steffen Band and Brass Differential will provide live music all afternoon starting at 12pm at the Harbor View Park Stage, and a variety of other bands can be found at the Nicolet Bank Stage, the Hwy 42 South Stage, and the Cupola House Gazebo Stage from 1-5pm. Greens N Grains hosts a collaborative Poetry Reading by Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and Write On, Door County including Chicago poet and musician Al DeGenova, former Door County Poet Laureate Estella Lauter, current Door County Poet Laureate Ralph Murre, and more.
Tickets can be purchased online for $35 each or at the event for $40 (21+). There is no charge for Designated Drivers as the event has grown to exceed the festival grounds! The Door County Trolley and Kobussen Buses will be running shuttles to and from the festival from a variety of Egg Harbor locations from 11am-6:30pm on Saturday at no charge (tips appreciated!) – please visit online for shuttle schedule and parking info!
Uncork Summer Festival and Olde Ellison Bay Days
Now in it’s 3rd year, the Uncork Summer Festival is a much-loved addition to Olde Ellison Bay Days, which also features arts and crafts, art demos, kids activities, a parade, food, and lots of fun throughout the day on Saturday, June 25th in Ellison Bay. Free Parking is available at the Liberty Grove Historical Society, with shuttle service to and from the events.
Uncork Summer starts at 10am on the grounds of Wickman House (11976 River Rd. Ellison Bay, WI 54210). From 10am-2pm, you can meet the host of Public Television’s Wisconsin Foodie program, Kyle Cherek, who will give a keynote address on Farm-to-Table Dining starting at 12:30pm on the main stage under the big tent, followed by demonstrations by Chef Terri Milligan and Chef Janice Thomas. Local band Small Forest featuring Jeanne Kuhns & Marybeth Mattson will be playing live music from 10am-12:30pm, and Katie Dahl & Rich Higdon play through the afternoon under the big tent, while you taste small plates from dozens of participating restaurants including Bearded Heart Coffee, Harbor Fish Market, Door County Creamery, Sub Express, Island Orchard Cider, Shoreline Restaurant, The Fireside Restaurant, Mink River Basin, Wickman House, and many more! Admission to Uncork Summer is just $5 and Food and Drink Tickets may be purchased at $5 each (each drink or dish = one ticket).
Beach Bash & Paddlefest Grand Reopening Celebration in Sister Bay
Sister Bay is kicking off summer with their Beach Bash & Paddlefest Grand Reopening Celebration! on Saturday, June 25th. The streets are open and the waterfront is waiting for you… There will be lots of food and live music, plus the annual Paddlefest event and Sister Bay’s first annual Co-Ed Volley Ball Tournament. Paddlefest invites you to check out stand-up paddleboards and kayaks at the beach, try SUP Yoga, and more throughout the morning, the Volley Ball Tournament continues all afternoon, and Hoi Polloi will be playing at the waterfront performance pavilion starting at 6pm, and a Fireworks display will begin at dark. Visit online for more information and event registration or sign up.
Door County Renaissance Faire in Carlsville
*Saturdays and Sundays, June 25 & 26 and July 2 & 3, 2016
Spend a fun-filled day at the Door County Renaissance Faire this weekend! 10am-6pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday, you can step back in time and experience the atmosphere of market day with food and drink, arts and crafts, puppet shows, belly dancers, theatre, a real live joust, magic shows, weapons demonstrations, storytelling, and more! Meet the King and Queen and their court, and visit Clan Gunn, an interactive encampment with an ancient Celtic weapons show, “From Rome to William Wallace,” and be on the defensive with hands-on padded weapons training for the kids…
This Faire is exciting, educational, and full of fun, with lots of new acts and vendors! Come in period garb to fit right in! The 2016 Faire will be held on the grounds at 5226 Monument Point Road, Egg Harbor, WI near Carlsville on June 25 & 26 and July 2 & 3, 2016. This is a rain or shine event, so dress for the weather, sorry – no pets permitted. Free parking. Admission: $12/ages 16-59, $10/ages 5-15 & 60+, Free admission for ages 4 & under and for active or retired military with proper identification. For more information visit online or call 920.746.6773. 2016 Door County Renaissance Faire Schedule.
LAST MINUTE LODGING IN DOOR COUNTY, WI: JUNE 24-26, 2016
The Shoreline Resort is located on the top of the Door Peninsula in Gills Rock and offers stunning views of the Green Bay Waters and that sense of seclusion that helps you escape everyday life. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on their sun deck and relax. Water-view Motel Rooms are available as well as Luxury Condominiums with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a master suite, gas fireplace, full kitchens, granite countertops, stainless appliances and a patio/deck overlooking the waterfront. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.theshorelineresort.com/ (920) 854-2900
Coachlite Inn in Sister Bay has rooms available for the weekend, some with 2 night minimums, and a few available for single night stays! 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! http://www.coachliteinn.com/ (920) 854-5503
Birchwood Lodge in Sister Bay has rooms available for this weekend – a few single nights are even available for Friday or Saturday. Premier Suites are available with one king bed, one queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, private deck/balcony, $175/plus taxes per 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! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195
The Water Street Inn in Ephraim has rooms available for your stay this busy weekend in Door County! The Water Street Inn has rooms with one King bed available this weekend on the 1st floor of the south lodge, featuring a sand beach and dock, stone patio and fire pit, an outdoor heated swimming pool, and more, all from a premier location in downtown Ephraim, WI. Rates for June 24 and 25 are $165 per night + tax (2 night minimum stay please). Please call or visit online for more info! http://waterstreetinnephraim.com (920) 854-2831
Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort in Sturgeon Bay is located on scenic Bay Shore Drive just 3 miles from shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions. Westwood Shores offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens and a breathtaking view of the bay from every suite. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. A one night stay is still available for June 24th. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! http://www.westwoodshores.net/ (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057
Ephraim Shores Resort is located in the heart of Ephraim, with a beautiful view of Eagle Harbor. It’s a “Shore thing” at Ephraim Shores! For June 24-25, we have one room available which is a two-person room and has one king-sized bed on the second floor. 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! http://ephraimshores.com/ (877) 854-2371 or (920) 854-2371
Open Hearth Lodge in Sister Bay is located on 6.5 acres of scenic Door County open space with landscaped lawn, rural meadows and young forest. A few single night stays are available for Friday, June 24th, and a couple rooms are still available for 2 night stays this weekend! Offering King Whirlpool rooms, Lodge Rooms, and the Evergreen Suite. Amenities include a heated pool, wifi, breakfast lounge, outdoor grill and fire ring, playground, and a sitting area with a fireplace. Continental Breakfast included. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.openhearthlodge.com/ (920) 854-4890
The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has a few rooms, suites, and one cottage still available for this weekend! Our guest rooms offer you the best of Door County on the quiet side where you can enjoy the surrounding nature of the Ridges Sanctuary and the quaint small town atmosphere of Baileys Harbor. Rooms and suites include Satellite TV, A/C, a private balcony, free Wi-Fi, and some have double whirlpools & fireplaces, private gardens and more. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.ridgesinn.com/ (920) 839-2127
The Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We have one room left for this Saturday and Sunday night. 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 and WiFi. Inquire about special packages to enhance your visit and please call for more information or visit online! http://www.ashbrooke.net/ (877) 868-3113
Glidden 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 few one-bedroom units available for June 24th and 25th. 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! http://www.gliddenlodge.com/ (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127
AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. Availability for June 24-25 with 2 night minimums:
- King Whirlpool Suite 2 night package price: $428
- Single Queen Downstairs 2 night package price: $258
- Standard Queen Economy 2 night package price: $248
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. http://www.applecreekresort.com/ (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059
The Lodgings at Pioneer Lane, a small country inn nestled in the heart of Ephraim, creates the perfect setting for a getaway anytime of the year. We have one king bed suite available this weekend, the Sea Chest at $229 per night. All of our rooms have king-sized beds dressed with our signature fine linens. Six rooms have spacious modern tiled-bathrooms, whirlpools, and kitchenettes with wet bar, under-counter refrigerator, coffee-making supplies, and tableware. All rooms are air-conditioned and wired for free cable TV and WiFi. Please call for more information or visit online! http://lodgingatpioneerlane.com/ (800) 588-3565 or (920) 854-7656
The 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. Relax by the gazebo and fish pond, accessible by garden pathways, perfect for wandering, which surround and connect the four turn-of-the-century homes that make up the Inn’s 18 elegant rooms. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.whitelaceinn.com/ (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105
Stone 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! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700
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