As summertime draws to a close and Door County readies to welcome the fall season, locals and visitors alike will have the Sister Bay Marina Fest to look forward to! This annual festival is a beloved tradition in Door County and is also one of the most highly-anticipated Sister Bay, Wisconsin events. If you’re planning a visit to the peninsula this September, here’s why you won’t want to skip all the festivities taking place at the Sister Bay Marina Fest!
The Sister Bay Marina Fest is just one of the many fantastic annual events that take place in Door County. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide to discover even more exciting festivals and other must-see attractions and activities including local state parks, hiking trails, restaurants, entertainment, and much more. It’s the only thing you’ll need to plan the ultimate escape to Door County, WI.
The Best Things to Do at the Sister Bay Marina Fest
The Sister Bay Marina Fest was originally created to celebrate the reopening of the restored marina in 1993. When the village received a fantastic response to the event, they decided that it would become an annual celebration. Now in its 25th year, the Sister Bay Marina Fest continues to be one of the county’s favorite end-of-summer events. With live entertainment, an abundance of food and beverages, fireworks, and a water ski show by The Waterboard Warriors, there are plenty of ways to have fun and make lifelong memories at this weekend event.
Although the official schedule for the Sister Bay Marina Fest 2018 has yet to be revealed, here are some activities from the 2017 calendar that you more than likely will see again this year!
- Pancake Breakfast at the Marina
- Used Book Sales
- Live Music Performances
- Kid Carnival
- Boat Raffles
- Petting Zoo
- Classic Wooden Boat Show
- Boat Decorating
- Sister Bay Fireworks
The 2018 Sister Bay Marina Fest is scheduled for September 1st-2nd, so mark your calendars and we’ll see you there!
More Door County Festivals That You’ll Love
1. Harvest Festival and Street Auction (September 15th, 2018)
Celebrate the bountiful beauty fall brings to Door County at the annual Harvest Festival! In addition to enjoying stunning autumn views, you can attend a classic car show, craft fair, and in-store specials. Food vendors and live entertainment will also be available for guests. After the festival, be sure to stick around for the Street Art Auction!
2. Pumpkin Patch Festival (October 6th-7th, 2018)
The Pumpkin Patch Festival is a carnival that celebrates the true autumn spirit! Unleash your inner child on the carnival rides, browse the creative pumpkin and scarecrow displays, watch a roaming magician’s awe-inspiring tricks, or participate in a silent auction! It’s a weekend full of great food, fun, and autumn harmony.
3. Sister Bay Fall Fest (October 12th-13th)
This party is known as the “Granddaddy” of all Door County festivals! The annual Sister Bay Fall Fest is celebrating its 73rd year with a classic car show, arts and crafts, a fun parade, and the famous Ping Pong Ball Drop! This event is one of the most anticipated on the entire peninsula, making it an absolute must during your visit!
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