26th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival
June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
June 7-9, 2019
The 26th 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. Check back for more information!
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).
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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).
Dress in layers as the weather changes and bring your camera to take pictures for the photo contact and don’t forget sunscreen and bug spray. If your tour is 5-6 hours long and includes a boat cruise and a hike across an island, please be sure to wear sturdy boots or closed-toed shoes and bring along some water and a box lunch. If you plan to climb to the top of a lighthouse, please wear appropriate footware: flip-flops are not recommended.
Share with us photos of your favorite scenes and the fun you had during the 25th Annual Lighthouse Festival for a chance to win the soon-to-be announced prizes.
Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2019, to be entered to win. (Limit of 10 photos per person.)
- June 7, 2019
- June 9, 2019
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