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 speakers 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

Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week - "A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard"

August 01, 2015 to August 09, 2015

Aug. 1, Saturday – Salute to the Coast Guard Picnic at Sunset Park - 11:00 am - For all active, reserve, retired and former Coast Guard personnel and their families. Aug. 3, Monday – Coast...

You are Cordially Invited to the Dedication Ceremony...

August 04, 2015

of the exhibit honoring the proud service ofCoast Guard Utility Boat, Large CG 41410 ...and all the Dedicated Coast Guard Men and Women who bravely took her to sea1400 hours (2:00 pm)Tuesday,...

"Harmony by the Bay" Maritime Concert: Big Mouth

August 05, 2015

Martin Park (Corner of Oregon St & Third Ave) at 7-9 pmFood & refreshments are for sale to benefit the Door County Maritime Museum.Discover Wisconsin Beer & Brat Garden Tour!Sturgeon...

25th Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 07, 2015 to August 08, 2015

Don’t miss this action-packed weekend that’s fun for the entire family. Watch as two-person teams creatively build boats from scratch on Saturday and race them on Sunday in the Sikaflex Challenge. ...

"Harmony by the Bay", Maritime Concert: Copper Box

August 19, 2015

Martin Park (Corner of Oregon St & Third Ave) at 7-9 pmRefreshments are for sale to benefit the Door County Maritime MuseumPart of the Harmony by the Bay concert series set up by...

A Special Members Event:

August 21, 2015

Door County Art League's "All Along the Shore" Exhibit Reception Friday, August 21At the Door County Maritime Museum7 - 8:30 pm Free for Museum Members and exhibiting artists and their...

"All Along the Shore" Art Exhibit Opens

August 22, 2015 to October 18, 2015

In collaboration with the Door County Art League, we present a maritime themed art exhibit that will be open to the public from August 22 to October 18, 2015.

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

September 01, 2015

The date in September will be announced later.  The fun wil commence at 5:30 pm at Sawyer Park.

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...

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