June 23, 2018 Uncork Summer 

Uncork Summer brings 20+ Door County’s restaurants together to offer you small plates of their specialties and favorite dishes, all in a festival atmosphere with live jazz by Erin Krebs Band. Uncork is held on the grounds at Wickman House in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin with food available from 11am-2pm and live music and drinks from 11am-4pm. Tickets to enter the festival grounds are $10 per person, then food and drink can be purchased with $5 Food and Drink Tickets (each beverage or small plate is one ticket). There will be free parking at the Liberty Grove Historical Society at the south end of Ellison Bay with free shuttles to and from the festival.

June 23, 2018 Paddlefest

Sister Bay invites you to unplug and play! From SUP Yoga in the morning, to pick-up volleyball in the park, to the Door Disc Golf Club’s tournament – Paddlefest is a day of family fun featuring lots of outdoor sporting activities! Check out kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUPs) with demonstrations and free use and rentals from Bay Shore Outfitters all day long!

Sister Bay Beach

June 23, 2018 Open Door Pride Festival

Open Door Pride’s mission is to affirm our community’s diversity through inclusion for all, and so ALL are welcome at the 2nd Annual Open Door Pride Festival in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin! The festival is FREE to attend! Check out the vendors offering jewelry, fiber arts, photography, and more, including Tarot readings, the Pride Art Station, and the What’s My Pride? Photo Project by Kelly Avenson Photography. Delicious food and drinks will be available from Get Real Café and Flannigan Distributing, and the Hots + Hydros Food Truck! Live Entertainment features Queer Pressure DJ Collective, Gender Confetti, and HellMuff, as well as local musical darlings Dorothy Scott, Jeanne Kuhns, and Cathy Grier and the Troublemakers, plus Tarl Knight, Johnny Delorit, Brit Gartner, and belly dancing by Andria! Rain Location is The Lodge at Latham Smith, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay.


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Last Minute Lodging in Door County: June 22-24, 2018

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. Each of our rooms have a kitchenette and fireplace. This weekend we have one room for June 22-23, and a few rooms for June 23-24, as well as the Garden House (3 night min) for the entire weekend. 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! LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.settlementinn.com/ (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

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. For this weekend we have a few rooms open: a 1-bedroom @$209, a 2-bedroom @$249 and a couple of our larger 2-bedroom Premieres @$329. 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! LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://bayshoreinn.net (800) 556-4551

The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has freshly painted guest rooms 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! We have 16 units available with a 2 night minimum and 1 room available for one night on Friday night, June 22. 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.ridgesinn.com/ (920) 839-2127 summer; (920) 854-3266 winter office *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

The Coachlite Inn & Suites in Sister Bay has rooms available this weekend! 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. 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.coachliteinn.com/ (920) 854-5503

Bridgeport ResortBridgeport 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. We have a 1-bedroom basic room available for 6/23 and 6/24, we can take 1 or 2 nights. 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. LODGING SPECIALS and LODGING ADD-ONS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.bridgeportresort.net (920) 746-9919 or (800) 671-9190

The Water Street Inn in Ephraim has rooms available for your stay. 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. We have a two double queen bed rooms, and two rooms with king beds available this weekend. Minimum stay is 2 nights. 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! http://waterstreetinnephraim.com (920) 854-2831

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. 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! http://www.theshorelineresort.com/ (920) 854-2900 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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 have many 1 Bedroom condos available and a few 2 Bedrooms available with a 2 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 free. Two night minimum stay. Enjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online! http://www.gliddenlodge.com/ (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Rent Door County (Door County Property Management) offers a variety of private lodging options in Door County, Wisconsin. 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. Properties are available this weekend for all the festival fun with a 3 night minimum stay. http://rentdoorcounty.com/ (920) 854-4865 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

Homestead Suites

Homestead Suites is located on Main Street in the heart of Fish Creek.  We have only a handful of rooms open for Saturday, June 23, and will take 1 night stays! With Peninsula State Park as a backyard, you can practically bike, hike, walk, snowshoe, or ski right from your hotel room or condo door. 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. LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information or visit online. http://www.homesteadsuites.com/ (920) 868-3748 or (800) 686-6621

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. We do still have some vacancy for the weekend June 22-24 with NO minimum stay required… We have a 1-bedroom for 2 nights; we have a 1-bedroom for just Friday and another for just Saturday; and we have a few of our 2-bedrooms available for two nights. 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! LODGING SPECIALSPlease call for more information and reservations! http://www.westwoodshores.net/ (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

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. Our availability for 6/22/18 until 6/24/18 for a base price of 2 adults per room is as follows (any remaining adults in your party would be an additional $12.00 per adult per night, any children ages 4-13 would be an additional $8.00 per child per night and any children the ages of 3 and under are free):

  • SPECIALTY SUITE/Honeymoon Suite (One King Bed) – $468.00 plus tax – 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.)
  • WATER VIEW (One King Bed) – $438.00 plus tax – Room with one king bed and one sleeper sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Faces the water with a view from your balcony. (Sleeper Sofa is not designed for guests over 12 years of age. Max. Occupancy is 3 people, depending on age of children.) 
  • WATER VIEW (Two Queen Beds) – $428.00 plus tax – Room with Two queen beds, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Toward the front of the resort with view of water from balcony. (Max. Occupancy is 4 people, depending on age of children.)
  • PARTIAL WATER VIEW (One Queen Bed) – $378.00 plus tax – Room with One queen bed and one sleeper sofa, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle of the 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.)
  • PARTIAL WATER VIEW (One King Bed) – $378.00 plus tax – 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 the 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.)
  • PARTIAL WATER VIEW (Two Queen Beds) – $378.00 plus tax – Room with Two queen beds, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle of the resort with a partial view of water from balcony. (Max. Occupancy is 4 people, depending on age of children.)
  • STANDARD ROOM (Two Queen Beds) – $356.00 plus tax – Room with Two queen beds, Small Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker, AC, Flat Screen TV, Cable, 2 Chairs & Small Table. Middle to back of the resort with restricted water view from balcony. (Max. Occupancy is 4 people, depending on age of children.)
  • WOOD VIEW (One Queen Bed) – $324.00 plus tax – 2nd Floor 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.)

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.  LODGING SPECIALSFor 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

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.

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

The Ashbrooke is an adult vacation resort hotel – get away from it all! We have just a few rooms left for the weekend of June 22 – 24th (3-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. LODGING SPECIALS. Inquire about special packages to enhance your visit and please call for more information or visit online! http://www.ashbrooke.net/ (877) 868-3113

Parkwood Lodge in Fish Creek has a variety of affordable room types available this weekend with a 3 night minimum. 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. LODGING SPECIALS. Please call or visit online for more information. http://www.parkwoodlodge.com/ (920) 868-2046 or (800) 433-7592

JR Vacation Rentals offers a variety of homes, cottages, cabins, and condos from Sturgeon Bay to Ellison Bay in Door County, WisconsinProperties are available for this weekend with 2 or 3 night minimum stays, depending on where in Door County you would like to be, if you are traveling with a pet, and whether you want to be inland or on the water. JR’s waterfront, beachfront, and wooded lot properties offer access to the natural beauty of the peninsula. All properties have furnished kitchens for cooking, and some have fireplaces or firepits, perfect for family time! Sheets, bath towels, and kitchen towels are not included with rentals, so bring your own or inquire about renting them from JR Vacation Rentals (see lease for pricing). Some properties are open year-round, and some are pet-friendly with approval. Check in and check out occur at the J R Vacation Rentals Office located at 53 W. Spruce St., Sturgeon Bay, WI. Visit JR online for more information and to search for the perfect vacation rental for your stay! http://www.jrvacationrentals.com (888) 481-1935

Beachfront 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 just have one room open starting June 19 through Friday night June 22, 2018 (full on Saturday). 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. A variety of lodging specials are available to enhance your stay! LODGING SPECIALS. Please call for more information or visit online! http://www.beachfrontinn.net/ (866) 251-0750 *PET-FRIENDLY W/ APPROVAL

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