Bassmasters, Old Bolts and More at Sturgeon Bay’s Harvest Fest

The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center is excited to announce this year’s Harvest Festival and Street Art Auction will be held in partnership with the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship on Sept. 19.

All the fun begins at 9 am on Third Avenue with a variety of art and craft vendors as well as in-store specials, and more. An assortment of food and beverages will be available including coffee, smoothies, kettle corn, mini donuts, brats, burgers, and side pork. Live music by Hot Off the Grill will take place from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. Children’s activities including games, face painting, and a bounce house will be located throughout Harvest Festival on Third Avenue between Jefferson Street and Michigan Avenue.

The Old Bolts Car Club will once again host its popular, classic car show on Third Avenue between Michigan Avenue and Oregon Street from 9 am to 4 pm with the awards ceremony at 3 pm. To register for the car show, visit

In order to provide additional event parking, the Sturgeon Bay Farmers Market will move from Market Square to Third Avenue between Oregon Street and Quincy Street. Hours for the market are 8 am to 5 pm.

Beginning at 11am at CenterPointe Marina, the Toyota Bassmaster Championship will host its outdoor expo and community day with a number of events including boat demos, interactive B.A.S.S. sponsor displays, prizes, giveaways, and more. Saturday will also serve as Bassmaster’s Military Appreciation Day. All active service members and veterans are encouraged to bring their military I.D.’s in order to receive a special gift.

Sturgeon Street Art Auction Following Harvest Festival, the 15th annual Sturgeon Bay Street Art Auction will take place on the Bassmaster event grounds at CenterPointe Marina. This year’s auction features 19 unique Sturgeon and three free form creations including a water fountain designed by Dylan Lauger of Lauger Concrete and Design and a Bass carved from white cedar by Jeff Olson. Olson’s Bass carving will be autographed by all 50 Toyota Bassmaster Championship anglers prior to the auction. The auction begins at 5:30 pm and is expected to end around 9 pm. Proxy bids are currently being accepted for those unable to attend the auction. Click here for more information.


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