24th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival
June 9 - June 11
June 9-11, 2017
The 24th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival includes boat excursions and guided land-based tours spotlighting 11 historic Door County, Wisconsin lighthouses. This much-anticipated festival gives visitors access to lighthouses that aren’t typically open to the public, including Chambers Island, Plum Island and Sherwood Point lighthouses.
March 20, 2017 – To Museum Members Only
April 3, 2017 – To General Public
Become a member today!
Purchases may be made by phone (920-743-5958) or on-line. Call hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Tours are subject to change. Tickets are subject to availability.
It’s important to know that All Sales Are Final. If a boat excursion is cancelled by the captain due to dangerous sailing conditions, a refund check will be mailed four weeks after the festival or refunded to your card if purchased online. No-shows will not receive refunds.
Please dress appropriately for early June weather, especially when hiking or on a boating excursion.
For self-guided experiences – Cana Island and Eagle Bluff lighthouses are open during the festival, maintaining their regular in-season schedule and rates. Special viewing opportunities will exist at the Sherwood Point Lighthouse (Saturday & Sunday) and the Sturgeon Bay Canal Station (Saturday & Sunday) for a freewill donation.
Lodging and Dining
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DC Maritime Museum(Sturgeon Bay) 9 am – 7 pm (Fri & Sat); 9 am – 5 pm (Sun) DC Maritime Museum(Gills Rock) 10 am – 5 pm Cana Island Lighthouse 10 am – 5 pm Sherwood Point Lighthouse 10 am – 4 pm (Sat & Sun, grounds only) Pottawatomie Lighthouse(Rock Island) 10 am – 4 pm Eagle Bluff Lighthouse 10 am – 4 pm Sturgeon Bay Canal Station 10 am – 4 pm (Sat & Sun) Ridges Range Lights 10 am – 2 pm (Fri – Sun) Donations appreciated.
Share with us photos of your favorite scenes and the fun you had during the 24th
Annual Lighthouse Festival (June 9-11, 2017) for a chance to win the following prizes:
1st Place A One-year Family Membership & “A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse”
2nd Place Sandra Peterson’s art print of Cana Island Lighthouse & Sturgeon Bay’s Pier- head Light
3rd Place Hand-blown Cana Island Lighthouse Christmas ornament & Lighthouses of Door County puzzle
Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2017, to be entered to win. (Limit of
10 photos per person.)
- June 9
- June 11
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