30th annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival
August 13 – August 15, 2021
Bring your crew, friends and family for boating and fun on Sturgeon Bay’s historic working waterfront. On display at the Festival are beautiful boats to admire, some professionally built and maintained, others the work of talented amateurs. Vessels range from historic canoes to kayaks, sailboats, fiberglass classics, and glorious mahogany runabouts.
New for 2021: Maritime Week Parade, and Bloody Mary Sunday Social!
Sikaflex Boat Building Challenge returns for another exciting and challenging contest on Sunday. Who’s creation will float and who will tip and swim? Read on for details, and to Register YOUR Team!
While you’re here, tour the museum’s signature vessel, the century-old tugboat John Purves.
Make reservations for your crew today to join the fleet and fun at the festival!
Registered Boaters ONLY:
Want to join the Festival fun and display your own vessel?
For more Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival information, photos and blog, check out DoorCountyClassicBoatFestival.com
Sikaflex Build-A-Boat Challenge…What’s a Sikaflex?
The Sikaflex Build-A-Boat Challenge is wonderfully competitive and creative fun! The challenge is sponsored by the Sika Corporation, makers of Sikaflex polyurethane sealants, which are used in the challenge.
Construct a boat with your team on Saturday, add decoration on Sunday morning, and race for points Sunday afternoon! Official Sikaflex Challenge building restrictions make for fun and exciting sea trials. Register early to participate – the Sikaflex Challenge is limited to 12, two-person teams!
Sell your wares – join us as a Vendor!
Do you sell maritime, or nautical-themed goods, or create accessories appealing to boaters? Do you provide a service or have a business related to boating or fresh water sports? Are you a non-profit organization related to Wisconsin or maritime history, Great Lakes research, or fresh water sports (paddling, fishing, diving, etc)?
If you are, you’re going to want to attend this Festival! Click the Registration hand below for all the details and registration form.
Questions? Contact Paige: 920-743-5958 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Sponsors
Your sponsorship is needed to make this event a fun and memorable success! Please contact the DC Maritime Museum staff about sponsoring the event, and we’ll talk with you about benefits of sponsorship.
Thank You to our 2021 festival sponsors: