DC Restaurant Hours Dec. 26 thru New Year’s Day:
- 5th & Jefferson Coffee House, Sturgeon Bay – 920.746.1719 OPEN Dec. 26-30 OPEN New Year’s Eve until 5pm
- Chef’s Hat Cafe, Ephraim – 920.854.2034 OPEN Dec. 30th 8am-2pm bf & lunch, 4:45-8pm dinner OPEN New Year’s Eve 8am-2pm bf & lunch, 4:45-8pm dinner OPEN New Year’s Day 8am-12:30pm serving breakfast only
- English Inn, Fish Creek – 920.868.3076 OPEN at 4pm the entire week between Christmas & New Year’s OPEN Dec. 30th & 31st – Live Music starting at 6pm!
- Fireside Restaurant, Ellison Bay – 920.854.7999 OPEN Dec. 27-31 OPEN New Year’s Eve – Reservations Recommended
- Greens N Grains Cafe, Egg Harbor – 920.868.9999 OPEN Dec. 22—Jan. 2 (Call for daily hours please!)
- Harbor Fish Market, Baileys Harbor – 920.839.9999 OPEN Dec. 26-31 serving lunch & dinner daily OPEN New Year’s Eve – Reservations Recommended
- Shipwrecked Brew Pub , Egg Harbor – 920.868.2767 OPEN Dec. 28—Jan. 1st 11am-9pm
- White Gull Inn, Fish Creek – 920.868.3517 OPEN Dec. 26 for breakfast, lunch & dinner OPEN New Year’s Eve – Reservations Required OPEN New Year’s Day
New Year’s Eve 2016
Sister Bay’s NYE Fireworks on Dec. 31st from 8-9pm at the Sister Bay Sports Complex on Autumn Court, Sister Bay. Bring the family and celebrate with the kids before bedtime!
Annual New Year’s Eve Dinner at Wickman House
Celebrate in good company in Ellison Bay! Wickman House will be having a cocktail party with complimentary appetizers starting at 10pm and ringing in the New Year with champagne at midnight – no reservations necessary, first come first served. Currently NYE Prix Fixe Dinner reservations for are full, but feel free to call to be added to the wait list 920.854.3305.
NYE Pre Fixe Dinner & Celebration at The Fireside Restaurant
Celebrate the coming of 2017 with great food, live music, more at The Fireside in Ellison Bay. Dinner seating start at 4pm for the Pre Fixe Menu with cocktails. Live music by Mike Garrity from 6-10pm and a Ballooon Drop and Champagne toast at midnight! Reservations Recommended 920.854.7999.
Root Bistro & Wine Bar’s NYE Pre-Party
Start your celebration early in Sturgeon Bay at Root Bistro! $10/Person at the door includes one glass of champagne or a wine flight and unlimited rotating hors d’oeuvres! Doors open at 5pm. Reservations welcome but not required 920.743.9463
Rockin’ New Year’s Eve at Stone Harbor Resort
Stone Harbor Resort‘s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party in Sturgeon Bay starts at 9pm Dec. 31st with live music by Madcats, and includes complimentary horns, hats, snacks, and Champagne at midnight to help you ring in the New Year! Sunday is Funday with the Green and Gold at Stone Harbor – stick around for the Packers v Lions Game at Noon, rooms are still available for Sunday night! Reservations Recommended for NYE Dinner 920.746.0700.
*Rooms are currently full at Stone Harbor for NYE, but there are still rooms available at Bay Shore Inn, Bridgeport Resort, and The White Lace Inn – all located right in Sturgeon Bay, and each just a short Uber ride from the party!
New Year’s Day 2017
Peninsula State Park invites you to participate in their annual First Day Hike at 10am on January 1st. Meet at the Weborg Shelter and follow the Friends of Peninsula State Park on a family friendly hike for 20-60 minutes / 1-3 miles, and warm up back at the Shelter with hot cocoa! Children must have adult supervision, sorry, no pets! This event is free but you’ll need your Park Sticker on your vehicle.
The Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge is held at Noon sharp on January 1st each year at Lakeside Park. Participants must sign a Waiver and Release Agreement before being allowed to join in the icy fun, so if you dare to dip, click HERE to get started!
The Egg Harbor New Year’s Day Parade starts at 1pm on January 1st and runs north through Egg Harbor on Hwy 42. Anyone can participate and march in the parade without formal registration – just dress up, bring your pets, decorate a vehicle, and use your imagination, but don’t forget to dress for the weather too! Parade line up begins at Stella Maris Parish at 7710 Hwy 42.
Last Minute Lodging in Door County, WI: New Year’s Weekend Dec. 30, 2016 – January 2, 2017
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.
- New Year’s Package (Available December 23, 2016- January 2, 2017): Enjoy a three night stay. When you arrive you will receive a Gift Certificate good for a Winery Tour at Door Peninsula Winery where you will get a bottle a wine and two wine glasses. In your suite you will have a gourmet cheese and cracker basket. You will also receive a $50 Gift Certificate from the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center good at many shops and restaurants in Sturgeon Bay. Call for current pricing.
Packages not valid with any other offers. Advance reservations required. When making your reservation, be sure to mention you want the package added to your reservation. 3 Night Minimum stay for New Year’s Weekend. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! http://www.westwoodshores.net/ (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057
Bridgeport Resort in the center of historic Sturgeon Bay offers an array of on-site recreational amenities including indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools with an indoor splash park and playground for the kids, a whirlpool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Rooms are available for New Year’s Eve with a 2 night minimum stay.
- New Year’s Eve Package (Available Dec. 29, 2016 – Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017): Three-night package! Welcome Reception with Hors d’oeurves; Complimentary Champagne, Party Favors, Hats, Noisemakers; a Supervised New Year’s Eve Children’s Party; Continental Breakfast December 30th and 31st and New Year’s Day Complimentary Brunch. New Year’s Special is Offered at Regular Published Rates. Seventy Two Hour Advanced Reservations Required
Bridgeport Waterfront Resort is located in the center of historic Sturgeon Bay with exceptional access to all of Door County, Wisconsin’s quaint shops, award winning restaurants, scenic parks and wide variety of attractions. All Suites Include: In Room Whirlpool, Snack Bar or Full Kitchen, King Bed, Hair Dryer, TV and DVD Player, Glasses and Silverware, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Iron and Ironing Board and a Guest Service Directory. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.bridgeportresort.net/ (920) 746-9919 or (800) 671-9190
Eagle 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, providing a perfect balance of quaint charm with many resort amenities. One and Two Bedroom Whirlpool Suites have limited availability, at this time. We do have a 2 night minimum for New Year’s Weekend.
- Celebrate New Year’s Eve Package: Take time out to review & renew your goals for the New Year “Inn” style! Treat yourself to two nights in our elegant Whirlpool Suites while you soak, fireside, in your 6’ whirlpool with custom soaps & loofah and and bottle of Cherry Bounce (a Door County favorite) to ring in the New Year & wake to breakfast in bed, delivered on New Year’s Day! $365 + tax.
Whirlpool Suites are perfect accommodations for couples and families. 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. Also included is a private deck, a fully equipped apartment size kitchen with coffee maker, range, toaster, and microwave. Breakfast is not included for guests that stay in the suites but we do offer a lovely homemade Breakfast Basket (continental for two) delivered to your door to start your day. B&B rooms do include a full breakfast each morning. All guests may enjoy the commons complete with fitness room, sauna and indoor current pool. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.eagleharborinn.com/ (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427
Newport Resort in Egg Harbor has rooms available for your dates. Located in Egg Harbor near many of Door County’s shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions, Newport Resort offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens.
- A Newport New Year‘s Celebration: Join us for a delicious hors d’ oeuvres & wine reception in our lobby from 2-5pm on December 31; then party the night away – we’ll keep the pool open until 1am! Plus, receive free movie rentals during your entire stay! Enjoy the New Year’s Day celebration in Egg Harbor, Door County. Take a dip in chilly Lake Michigan at the Polar Bear Plunge in Jacksonport, then head back to Egg Harbor for a whimsical parade that starts at 1pm regardless of weather. The fun continues with the YMCA Icy Fun Run and ice sculptures!
All packages based on availability and must be mentioned when making your reservations. 72 hours advance notice is required to accommodate packages. Limitations may apply due to holidays, festivals, special events, etc. Packages may not be used with other discounts or packages. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free WiFi and Continental Breakfast included. Outside enjoy the picnic grilling area with fire table, free use of bikes, and a children’s playgrounds both inside and outdoor. http://www.newportresort.com/ (920) 868-9900
Bay 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. Rooms are available this weekend and we are offering a special package of stay three nights for the price of two! Bay Shore Inn offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom 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! http://bayshoreinn.net/ (800) 556-4551
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. Offering King Whirlpool rooms, Lodge Rooms, and the Evergreen Suite (perfect for larger groups). Rooms are available this weekend! Minimum stays on suites and specialty rooms only. 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 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL
AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. We are located across from unique shops and dining; by gorgeous Peninsula State Park; and few minutes from wineries, theaters, galleries and Peninsula Art School. We do have a couple of suites available that have a private fireplace and whirlpool that range from ($268 to $288). We also have a patio/balcony room available for ($228), as well as single queen rooms for ($188). To view the rooms available or book online for your convenience, you can CLICK HERE. All of our packages include: 10% discount at the Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours; 10% discount at The English Inn, the Old Post Office Restaurant, and Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market; 5% discount at Renards Cheese; 10% discount at Paul David Jewelry & Gifts and at O’Meara’s Irish Shop; and a $5.00 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice. (All coupons only valid according to each establishment’s hours of operation during your stay.) We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. http://www.applecreekresort.com/ (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059
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. At this time we have one (3) bedroom / two (2) bedrooms and several one bedrooms available for Dec. 31, 2016 and Jan 1, 2017. Two-night minimum stay. 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 are non-smoking and pet freeEnjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.gliddenlodge.com/ (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127
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. B&B rooms are available this week and weekend! Relax by the gazebo, 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
Door County Lighthouse Vacation Rentals in Egg Harbor offers family-frienldy accommodations located in vacation rentals including condos and cabins and pet-friendly options at the Off the Beaten Path property! For New Year’s Eve weekend we have the Awesome Sunset Condo open for $175.00 per night. 2 bedroom two bath, sleeps 4. Beautiful view and natural fire place. All properties have Wi-Fi. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.dclighthouseinn.com/ (866) 868-9088
Birchwood Lodge in Sister Bay is located within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars, recreation, a grocery store and the beach/marina/waterfront park in Sister Bay! Rooms are available this weekend for one or more nights. Premier Suites are available with one king bed, one queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, private deck/balcony. Rate per night plus tax is based on two person 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 each morning. Minimum 2+ night stay required for all 2 bedrooms and up. Please call for more information or visit online! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195
The Hilltop Inn is located just steps away from downtown Fish Creek, one of the most popular villages in the county. The Hilltop Inn’s spacious, deluxe town-homes place you at the doorstep of all Door County has to offer. Town-homes are pet-free and smoke-free. The Hilltop Inn has everything you need to enjoy your Door County vacation, including in-room whirlpools and fireplaces, full kitchens, WiFi, and outdoor heated pool and whirlpool (open Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day). Weekly discounts available. Rooms are available for New Year’s Eve and Day with a 3 night minimum stay. http://hilltopinndc.com/ (920) 868-3556 or (888) 868-3556
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. Luxury condominiums are available with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a master suite, gas fireplace, full kitchens, granite counter tops, stainless appliances and a patio/deck overlooking the waterfront. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on their sun deck and relax. Condos are available this weekend. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.theshorelineresort.com/ (920) 854-2900 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL
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. Our guests are pampered in spacious rooms each uniquely decorated to capture a different Door County theme—a north woods log cabin, a cozy cottage, an airy Swedish villa, a sea captain’s retreat, or a mid-century hideaway. Rooms are available for this weekend! 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
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! We are currently Full on New Year’s Eve but have rooms available Friday and Sunday evenings no minimum stay! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700