October 13-15, 2017 Fall Fest in Sister Bay

Sister Bay is home to Fall Fest, one of Door County’s largest festivals to celebrate the end of the busy season! The festival features a Classic Auto Show, tons of arts & crafts tents, wooden shoe and chainsaw carving demos, great food, live music, kids and family friendly activities, and more…

Fall Fest Parade

There’s lots to do for all ages, from inflatables and bungee jumping for the kids to the Hillbilly Silly Science Show great for the whole family. Try your skill at Pumpkin Bowling or the Goat Toss, join in a game of Pickleball, or compete in an Adult Big Wheel Race down the Sister Bay hill! Saturday at 11am grab the kids and take a break to watch the Fall Fest Parade come down the main drag.

Dirty Deuce

You won’t be able to walk far without hearing great live music all weekend long at a variety of restaurants along the main street, as well as at the Marina Stage. Musical acts include Scotty Meyer, Pura Vida Costa Boys, Modern Day Drifters, Dirty Deuce, Jerry Voelker Polka Band, 2 Hour Notice, Liver Killers, Happy Schnapps Combo, Hoi Polloi, The Charmless Few, Nooky Jones, Nicki Sims Trio, The Amnesians with members of Big Mouth, Whiskey Ditch & Secret Guest, Papa Rick’s Chicks, Brian James, and Frank Maloney & His Big Country Unit.

Door County Creamery

Don’t go hungry, in addition to all the great local restaurants of Sister Bay, don’t miss the Sister Bay Lions Club Fish Boil on Friday, and the Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast on Saturday! And make sure you stop by the annual GO BO! Cookie & Bake Sale to support a great cause and bring some delicious and spectacularly designed treats home with you.

October 12-15, 2017 Amish Quilt & Craft Show in Jacksonport

Sponsored by Jacksonport Cottage – Gallery & Gifts, the Amish Quilt & Craft Show features hand-made crafts and more than 100 original Amish Quilts both for viewing and for purchase. Entrance to the show is just $1 with children age 8 and under free but must be attended by an adult at all times. Sign up for a Door Prize drawing – four $25 Gift Certificates good at Jacksonport Cottage or at future Amish Quilt & Craft Shows, need not be present to win. Show hours are 9am–5pm.

EATS: 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!

Last Minute Lodging: Oct. 13-15, 2017 

Country House Resort in Sister Bay has a Dog-Friendly room open for Fall Fest weekend starting Friday, 10/13! Call ASAP to book it! Country House Resort caters to adults (13+) and provides 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): https://www.countryhouseresort.com/about-2-2/pets-welcome/ Please call for more information or visit online! https://www.countryhouseresort.com/ (920) 854-4551 or (800) 424-0041 *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. We have our Garden house suite available this weekend with a 3 night minimum stay; and there is still one Courtyard 2-Queen room open Thursday/Friday nights (2 night min). Each 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 yourself by getting either a 30 minute, hour long, hour and a half, or two hour long massage! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.settlementinn.com/ (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

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 – including Gatehouse Suites, Shoreside Motel Rooms, the Beachhouse, and private cottages. We have our Bluffside 3BR Home & the Falun House 4BR available this weekend with a 3 night min. 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! http://www.shallows.com/ (920) 868-3458 or (800) 257-1560 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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. This weekend for Fall Fest we have our Stonehearth Suite available with a 2 night min minimum on 10/13-10/15 for $325/night 2 adults; $450/night 3-4 adults. 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. Our stone hearth suite may be Door County’s finest accommodation, offering two bedrooms, a kitchen, a whirlpool room and a huge stone fireplace. The view is breathtaking! Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.eggharborlodge.com/ (920) 868-3115 or theview@eggharborlodge.com

The Inn at Little Sister Hill in Sister Bay offers deluxe one and two bedroom loft suites with full kitchens. Comfort and Relaxation await you in our deluxe suites. Three separate cedar buildings, each two levels, stretch along our property. Each of its 26 suites is individually owned and each is uniquely decorated by the owners – some with Door County cherry or apple harvest themes, others in country decor and one has photos of waterfalls all around. 1Bedroom and 2Bedroom King Suites are available this weekend with a 2 night minimum stay! The resort has a heated outdoor pool with shallow end for the little ones as well as a playground, fire pit and grilling areas. This is a great vacation location between Ephraim and Sister Bay within walking distance to Pebble Beach and the Bay Ridge Golf Course, and with access to the paved hike and bike trail that goes in to downtown Sister Bay where you’ll find lots of shopping and dining options and the public beach and park. http://www.doorcountyinn.com/ (920) 854-2328 or (800) 768-6317

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 (3 night minimum) 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. Condos are open this weekend with a 2-3 night minimum stay; and Waterfront Motel Rooms open Friday and Saturday, or Saturday only at $169/night. 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! 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. We have just one room still available for Friday, 10/13 for a one night stay. 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. 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 Harbor Light Inn in Ellison Bay features three buildings, each with its own character and charm – The Main Inn, once a beautiful Victorian home, has queen and king suites rooms, with a private entrance and a balcony in each room; Troll Cottage, a quaint 2-bedroom cottage set back against the woods; and The Lighthouse Suites, which are located on the first and second floor of the old lighthouse! The open front yard offers a great view of the water and sunsets. A newly renovated Gathering Space offers a large full kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with a beautiful fireplace, perfect for group meetings or meals, or as a place for families and friends to play games, read books, or just relax. This weekend from 10/13-10/16 we have a Garden View Queen Suite available; and for 10/14-10/16 we have our Nautical Suite w/ kitchenette (both are a 2 night minimum stay)www.harborlightinndc.com  (920) 421-2233

Door County Lighthouse Vacation Rentals offers 7 different kinds of lodging for your family, couples traveling together, reunions, wedding attendees, and groups attending Door County, Wisconsin events. This weekend we have a Sunset Condo available for 10/13 & 10/14 at $210/night + tax. This condo has 2 bedrooms with two baths. We also have a lower unit in our Off the Beaten Path apartment building available which is pet friendly with approval. Each unit has 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, living & dining area, with one bath. These units have patios or decks and is a great option for groups or multiple families. The registration office is at 7914 Church Street, Egg Harbor, WI 54209 and check-in is between 4pm and 7pm. Checkout is by 11am. Please call or visit online for more information. http://dclighthouserentals.com (866) 868-9088 or email info@dclighthouserentals.com *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 on Friday 10/13 of Fall Fest weekend with NO minimum stay requirement! (Sorry, full on 10/14.) Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com/ (920) 746-0700

Parkwood Lodge in Fish Creek features a variety of affordable room types including our newly remodeled Deluxe Lodge rooms, Deluxe Kitchenettes (all with 2 Queen beds) and new Family Suites (sleeps up to 7). The resort also has King rooms and 1 Bedroom suites with wood burning stoves. We have 1 room open this Fri. 10/13 only; and our Family suite open from 10/13-10/16 (2-3 night minimum stay). 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. http://www.parkwoodlodge.com/ (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

Dreamland Properties of Door County, WI offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, Wisconsin. Waterfront and Wooded properties offer stunning views of the peninsula’s natural beauty, and a host of amenities to enhance your stay including fireplaces, row boats, WiFi, picnic areas, decks and patios, A/C, fire pits, grills, private beaches, and more! Some properties are open year-round and some are pet-friendly with approval. We have the following cottage available this weekend: http://doorcountyvacancies.com/eggharborrentals/bayguesthouse.html (two nights with no cleaning fee). Visit online to view the properties, amenities, rates, and availability.  http://www.doorcountyvacancies.com/ (920) 737-4823 

Rent Door County (Door County Property Management) offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, WisconsinProperties are still available this weekend with a 3 night minimum stay – some 2 night options also available! Waterfront and inland properties with great views and access to the natural beauty of the peninsula, as well as a host of amenities to enhance your stay! Some properties are open year-round and some are pet-friendly with approval. Visit online to view the properties, amenities, rates, and availability. http://rentdoorcounty.com/ (920) 854-4865 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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! This weekend we have a 1-Bedroom and a Premiere Suite available for Friday & Saturday nights, and a Grand 2-Bedroom Suite open for 2 nights on Saturday & Sunday. 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! http://birchwoodlodge.com/ (920) 854-7195 or (866) 854-7195

The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has freshly painted guest rooms in 2017 with 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! Rooms are available this weekend most with a 2 night minimum stay, and some rooms available for 1 night stays on Thursday and Friday. 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! http://www.ridgesinn.com/ (920) 839-2127 summer; (920) 854-3266 winter office *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Homestead Suites is located on Main Street in the heart of Fish Creek. With Peninsula State Park as a backyard, you can practically bike, hike, walk, snowshoe, or ski right from your hotel room or condo door. We have just one room still open this weekend, available or a 1 night stay on Friday or a 2 night stay Friday & Saturday! WiFi and Continental Breakfast included. Amenities include game room, exercise room, plus indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, and sauna! Children 17 and under stay free. Please call for more information or visit online. http://www.homesteadsuites.com/ (920) 868-3748 or (800) 686-6621

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. 1 Bedroom and 2 Bedroom units are available for Friday night only 10/13. 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

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. This weekend we have one room open for Friday only 10/13 and another room open for Saturday only 10/14. Call ASAP to book them! 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! http://pinegrovedoorcounty.com/  (920) 854-2321