Events & Activities

Each year, the Door County Maritime Museum hosts more than 30 different events, speakers, classes and presentations that bring the rich history of Wisconsin's Door County peninsula to life.

During the summer, take in the spectacular Lighthouse Festival and a family friendly Classic & Wooden Boat Festival. During the winter, the museum offers a wooden boat building class and hosts a monthly speaker series on intriguing, past and present, maritime subjects. 

Please browse our complete list of events.

Upcoming Events

New 'Sea Dogs' Video

July 01, 2015 to October 01, 2015

“Loyal companions, warriors, lifesavers, guardians… extraordinary stories of dogs and the sea.” Explore this family-friendly exhibit today!  See the Video

August Special for Brown & Outagamie County Residents

August 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay will be offering free admission to children 12 and under with a paying adult through the month of August to residents of Brown and Outagamie...

Fall Lighthouse Festival

September 02, 2015 to October 11, 2015

Door County Maritime Museum is offering a couple of its most popular tours Columbus Day weekend. These fantastic nautical adventures will take place October 10-11 with discounts being offered for...

Sturgeon Bay Museum Hours Change to 10 am-5 pm Daily

September 08, 2015

Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI Hours Open year 'round, 7 days a week January-March:  10 am-4 pmApril-June:  10 am-5 pmJuly-Labor Day:  9 am-5 pmDay after Labor...

Annual Meeting & Gills Rock Fish Boil

October 01, 2015

The date in October will be announced later.

Pumpkin Patch Festival in Egg Harbor: Raffle Drawing for the Stickleback Dory

October 11, 2015

Raffle drawing for boatbuilding class project: Stickleback Dory Over 50 additional prizes awarded

Merry-Time Festival of Trees

November 14, 2015 to December 08, 2015

Joyously celebrate the holidays by enjoying dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees scattered throughout the museum's galleries. Lovingly decorated by local businesses and organizations,...

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