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

"All Along the Shore" Art Exhibit is Open

August 22, 2015 to October 18, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum is hosting the Door County Art League’s 29th Annual Members Showcase. Many of the pieces are for sale. The exhibit opens to the public August 22 and runs until...

Wooden Boatbuilding Class

October 17, 2015 to June 01, 2016

Each year the Museum hosts a wooden boatbuilding class, keeping this maritime tradition alive.  Aspiring boat builders have an opportunity to gain firsthand skills in the age-old craft of...

Fall Lighthouse Festival

October 10, 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...

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

In Memory of the 40th Anniversary of the Sinking of the "Edmund Fitzgerald"

October 21, 2015 to November 10, 2015

The Door County Maritime Museum presents an entire exhibit dedicated to remembering the Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. The legend of the Edmund Fitzgerald remains the most mysterious and...

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,...

Museum CLOSED for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2015

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