Door County Beer Fest

Sunday, June 18th is Father’s Day, but you might want to bring Dad to Door County a day or two early so you can bring him to the Door County Beer Fest, Jefferson Street Celebration of Summer, and Fyr Bal Festival on June 17th! 

EATS: Don’t let Dad go hungry – take him out for a Father’s Day meal! Find all of Door County’s fantastic restaurants, pubs, markets, wineries and more on the handy Door County Chefs Mobile Dining App available on iTunes and GooglePlay!

June 17, 2017 Peninsula Century Spring Classic Ride

Registration for the Peninsula Century Spring Classic bike ride is still open! This Door County century ride offers routes of 25, 50, 62, and 100 miles through the natural beauty of northern Door. Six fully stocked aid stations will help you along the way, and at the finish line, a celebration with tasty food from local chefs, Thyme Catering, and The Cookery, beer from Door County Brewing Co., Tapuat Kombucha, and live music! The Spring Classic will take you from one end of the peninsula and back, starting and ending in Baileys Harbor!

June 17, 2017 Door County Beer Festival

A celebration of Wisconsin’s craft beers in downtown Baileys Harbor, this festival has become a welcome annual tradition bringing together breweries from all over the state, including Door County’s own Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Island Orchard Cider, and Door County Brewing Co.

There will be lots of great food to go with your drink from Wickman House and The Fireside in Ellison Bay, Door County Creamery in Sister Bay, and more, as well as live music from Evan Murdock and the Imperfect Strangers and the Cajun Strangers to keep you moving! The Food Court opens at 11:30am. Live music starts when the Tasting Tent opens at noon (VIP ticket holders get early access) and closes at 4pm. General Admission is $40 and Designated Drivers are just $15! You must be 21 to enter festival grounds. All attendees are required to present valid ID to enter the tasting tent (no exceptions). Remember to Drink Locally and Responsibly!

June 17, 2017 53rd Annual Fyr Bal Festival

Firecracker Frenzy – Wilson’s Ice Cream

Experience an early Norwegian tradition in Ephraim this weekend! The Annual Fyr Bal (pronounced feer ball) celebrates Midsummer’s Eve with music, food, art, and family activities along the shoreline of Eagle Harbor. Sign up to play in the Chieftain’s Cup Golf Tournament, open to men, women and juniors at Peninsula State Golf Course, or Register for the Fire Cracker Frenzy Ice Cream Eating Contest at Wilson’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor Saturday at 10am – don’t worry there are age divisions so you don’t have to go up against those bottomless ten year-olds! The day wraps up with the evening Bonfires, representing the burning of the “Winter Witch” and welcoming the coming Summer days!

June 17, 2017 Jefferson Street Celebration of Summer

Benches by the Bay – 5th & J

Sturgeon Bay invites you to spend the day on Jefferson Street in a celebration of summer! Wander down Jefferson and check out unique shops and boutiques, many in restored historic buildings with beautiful front gardens to enjoy! There will be open doors and artist demonstrations, store specials, and food and drink available throughout the day! Take a break at the 5th & Jefferson cafe for a delicious cold brew coffee, iced latte, or Italian soda, plus tasty lunch items; and check out their awesome Bench by the Bay! For more information about Jefferson Street Celebration of Summer, please call the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center: 800-301-6695 or visit online!

Last Minute Lodging in Door County, WI: June 16-18, 2017

The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has been making improvements all winter and will start 2017 with freshly painted guest rooms, new carpeting in nearly all guest rooms and all cottages, new Serta Signature Suite Plush 13″ mattresses and box-springs at the inn, new linen packages, including, sheets, comforters and bath linens, and a brand new highway sign to greet you! We have the following suites available for 6/16-6/18:

  • Lake Iris $199/night
  • White Pine $269/night
  • Loft $229/night

As always, 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! (920) 839-2127 summer; (920) 854-3266 winter office *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Coachlite Inn & Suites in Sister Bay has rooms available for your dates! Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn & Suites offers the illusion of seclusion, while still being just one half mile from the heart of Sister Bay. Rooms are available this weekend! As Enjoy complimentary Door County Coffee and Tea in the lobby and the Deluxe Continental Breakfast served daily during the season, 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 Flat Panel televisions with extended cable TV, DVD players, Wi-Fi throughout the property, coffeemaker, hair drier, 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

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! We have some rooms still available Friday night! Sorry, full on Saturday. 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

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. We still have a few 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom Condos available this 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 are non-smoking and pet free. Two night minimum stay. Enjoy 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! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor is a family-owned and family-friendly resort, with a variety of accommodations designed to meet your vacation needs. This weekend we have a Saturday night stay available, on the water, two queens. 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

Hillside Inn of Door County is located in Ephraim with gorgeous views of the water from private and shared balconies. The Inn has been luxuriously renovated with careful attention to preserving the original integrity and simplicity of this white-painted landmark from the late 1800s. We have two family friendly cottages available this. Continental Breakfast included. Small dogs considered with approval. (920) 854-3272 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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. We have a few Friday night stays available for this weekend. Amenities include a heated pool, wifi, breakfast lounge, outdoor grill and fire ring, playground, and a sitting area with a fireplace, computer area, patio, laundry and fitness center. Some suites and rooms have fireplaces, Continental Breakfast is included with your stay and Free WiFi in all rooms. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-4890 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Settlement Courtyard Inn & Lavender Spa, voted #1 Boutique Spa in Wisconsin by Milwaukee Magazine, is located just outside bustling Fish Creek, this is a great spot to begin any adventure, and a great place to relax. Rooms are still available with a 2 night minimum this weekend. ach of our rooms have a kitchenette and fireplace. We have a continental plus breakfast every morning from 7-10am. We sit on 200 acres, so we have hiking and biking trails available for your use and leisure. We have an outdoor heated pool (seasonal), grills, and picnic tables available for your usage. We also have a little pub bar in the lobby where you can purchase bottles of beer or soft drinks. Our best amenity is our Lavender Spa, where you can indulge and pamper Dad this weekend with a 30 minute, hour long, hour and a half, or two hour long massage! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

Eagle Harbor Inn is located across from the Bay, on the main street in Ephraim, this intimate and welcoming Bed & Breakfast Inn offers elegant Whirlpool Suites with kitchenettes and B&B rooms, providing a perfect balance of quaint charm with many resort amenities. All of the distinctly decorated B&B Rooms feature queen beds (1 w/ a double), all with a private bath, flat screen TV, DVD, cable, Wi-Fi, antique armoires and inviting chairs. The B&B is double occupancy, for 8 years old and up. A beautiful full breakfast is served in the Inn for guests that stay in our B&B rooms. We have just one room at the Inn available for Friday night only! 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

The Water Street Inn in Ephraim has just one room still available for Saturday, June 17. The Inn features rooms with one King or 2 Queen beds, some with sofa sleepers – all with water views, WiFi, iphone docking stations, 42” smart TVs, Keurig coffee makers and refrigerators, and walk-in tiled showers. The Inn features a sand beach and dock, stone patio and fire pit, an outdoor heated swimming pool, lawn games, and more, all from a premier location in downtown Ephraim within walking distance of the public beach, water sport rentals, shops and restaurants. Please call or visit online for more info! (920) 854-2831

The Hilltop Inn is located just steps away from downtown Fish Creek, one of the most popular villages in the county. We just have one unit left for Father’s Day weekend! 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. (920) 868-3556 or (888) 868-3556

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. Rooms are available this weekend! Westwood Shores offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens and a breathtaking view of the bay from every suite. In addition to gift certificates, Westwood Shores offers great lodging packages, and ask about reservation Add-Ons including Flowers & Chocolate, a Relaxing Basket, Winery Tours, Spa Gift Certificates, and more! On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

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. Rooms and condos are still available this weekend! 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. Waterfront Motel Rooms have patio doors which open to a private patio/balcony for viewing the spectacular Door County sunsets. Rooms are available with 1 or 2 queen sized beds with a full bath. All accommodations include a small microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker for your convenience. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on the sun deck and relax. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2900 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Country House Resort 2nd Floor Water View SuiteCountry House Resort in Sister Bay offers a quiet, relaxed, adult atmosphere and a perfect place to get away from it all. Rooms are still available for Father’s Day weekend! 46 rooms & suites, most with private, water view balconies, are nestled on 27 secluded, wooded acres on a rolling bluff overlooking the waters of Sister Bay. We cater to adults and provide privacy to those who savor it. In-room whirlpools and fireplaces are available. Amenities include 1,100 feet of private shoreline, an oversized outdoor whirlpool, heated outdoor swimming pool, kayaks, multi-speed bikes, a nature trail along the water, free WI-FI, a shoreline dock for gazing, fishing or swimming, tennis court, lawn games and more. A deluxe European buffet breakfast is included with all rooms during spring, fall and peak seasons. Pet-Friendly with approval (see details): Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-4551 or (800) 424-0041 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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! Rooms are available this weekend with no minimum stay requirement! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

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. Rooms are still available this weekend! 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! (877) 948-5223 or (920) 743-1105

The Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We have an Ashley room, Brighton room, or a Grande Whirlpool Suite available Father’s Day weekend. Once again a two-night minimum. 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! (877) 868-3113

Pine Grove Resort is located in Ephraim and offers a piece of natural, pristine shoreline, and private sand beach, as well as luxury suites with private whirlpool baths, a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, and pool sundeck, overlooking Eagle Harbor. We are happy to provide you with the following lodging options:

  • PARTIAL WATER VIEW (Two Queen Beds) – Room with Two queen beds, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle of resort with a partial view of water from balcony. (Max. Occupancy is 4 people, depending on age of children.)
  • PARTIAL WATER VIEW (One King Bed) – Room with One king bed and one sleeper sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle of resort with a partial view of water from balcony. (Sleeper Sofa is not designed for guests over 12 years of age. Max. Occupancy is 3 people, depending on age of children.)
  • STANDARD ROOM (One Queen Bed) – Room with One queen bed and one sleeper sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle to back of resort with restricted water view from balcony. (Sleeper Sofa is not designed for guests over 12 years of age. Max. Occupancy is 3 people, depending on age of children.)
  • WOOD VIEW (One Queen Bed) – Room with One queen bed and one sleeper sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Wooded view from balcony. (Sleeper Sofa is not designed for guests over 12 years of age. Max. Occupancy is 3 people, depending on age of children.)
  • SPECIALTY SUITE/Honeymoon Suite (One King Bed) – Suite with 1 King Bed, 2 Person Whirlpool Tub, Stand-alone Shower, Sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Wet Bar, 2 Chairs & Small Table, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, DVD Player. Awesome view of the water from this room. (There is no balcony & suite is designed for 2 people. Max. Occupancy is 2 people, depending on age of children.)

We are just minutes from Peninsula State Park, and surrounded by golfing, fishing, and tons of relaxing and family activities. We also offer a variety of packages including a Dinner & Play Package, Romance Package, family package, and Golf Package.  For more information about our packages, room styles, and pictures of our rooms and resort, call or visit online please!  (920) 854-2321

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. We have the following open for this weekend:

  • Patio King $140/night (available June 15 & 16): The patio king rooms are on our walk-out level. To get to the walk-out level, there are stairs going down on the outside of the building. Every unit has a great view of the water. These units are nice for groups as they have easy access to our patio tables. Each 300 sq. ft. room has its own divided patio with two chairs and a small table. They are located on the same level as our swimming pool and indoor whirlpool.
  • Balcony Two Queen $150/night (available June 15 & 16): These rooms have two queen sized beds and a private balcony overlooking the water. They are 300 sq. ft. like the Patio King rooms, only up one level. Each room has a beautiful view of the water. They are located on the parking level, but do have the walkout balcony.
  • Premium King $170/night (available June 15 and June 17… (FULL Friday night): These 400 sq. ft. rooms have a nice size private balcony overlooking the water.  They are larger than the Patio King and Balcony Two Queen rooms. The bathrooms are a bit bigger and they also have a pull out sofa and wet bar. These units are located in their own building a short distance from the main building. A pretty terrace with a fountain separates the two buildings. There are five units on the street level with balconies and five units on the upper level with balconies. They are spacious and nicely decorated.
  • Stonehearth Suite $300/night 2 adults $400/night 3+adults (available June 16-18): For those who would like something extra special, our Stonehearth Suite is a magnificent 1200 sq. ft., 2 bedroom (king beds), and 2 bathroom suite.  It includes a full kitchen, living room with a beautiful Door County stone fireplace.  Sliding glass doors in the living room and both bedrooms open up to 50 ft. of private balcony overlooking Green Bay waters. It also has its own whirlpool room with its own double whirlpool bath.  The kitchen includes all dishes, pans and all utensils.  It is located on the top floor of our main building. It is perfect for two couples or extra special for a honeymoon suite.

Our rooms are superbly maintained and feature the artwork of Door County artists, king size beds, (a few have two queen size beds), microwaves, refrigerators and first-rate furnishings. Some rooms have double whirlpool baths. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3115 or

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! Available for this weekend we have Premier Suites: Rate is $175/night + tax. Maximum occupancy for this suite is limited to four persons with an extra charge of $10.00 per person, per night for third/fourth person(s) age 13+. Every Premier Suite has one king size bed, a queen size sleeper sofa, full bath, double Jacuzzi whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, kitchenette, small sitting/dining area, TV/DVD, and a private deck/balcony.

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. 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

Parkwood Lodge in Fish Creek has a few rooms still available for Sunday night stays this weekend. All of our rooms and suites are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, phone, and cable television and free wi-fi. The resort has a large indoor pool, whirlpool, game room and play area with 10 acres of beautiful park-like grounds. Take a leisure walk on our wooded trails leaving right from our property! In the evening, relax around our bonfire area. Parkwood Lodge is located near Peninsula State Park on the north end of Popular Fish Creek near shops, restaurants and several venues for performing arts. We are a family owned resort and our atmosphere is casual, relaxed, and friendly. (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

Nordic Lodge in Sister Bay is located in a quiet wooded setting at the south end of Sister Bay offering the “ambiance of peaceful, isolated luxury,” and is just a brief walk from Pebble Beach and a short jaunt from Bay Ridge Golf Course. We are just minutes away from downtown Sister Bay and the beach, and surrounded by tons of relaxing and family activities. We still have King Rooms and a few 2 Doubles Rooms available this weekend. Each room at the Nordic Lodge gets to enjoy their own private patio or balcony. All guests have access to a beautiful heated indoor pool; relaxing, clean whirlpool; spacious exterior deck; and a microwave in the lobby and wireless internet. Light continental breakfast and juice are served each morning. Door County Coffee Co. coffee and tea are served throughout the day. Hot apple cider is served afternoons in the fall. We also provide complimentary bottled water and popcorn at all times in our Lobby. Ask about Romantic Getaway, Dinner and a Play, and Family Fun Packages, and visit online for more information. (920) 854-5432 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL