Category: Kid’s Activities

  • All Aboard!: PC Junction is a Playground for All Ages

    If you’ve ever witnessed someone having lunch at PC Junction for the first time – or if you think back to your own first visit – then you know how difficult it is to choose a favorite moment.  Outside, an array of activities – from racing pedal carts through the woods to visiting a friendly […]


    Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the Habitat Healers: a weekly land-restoration effort at Crossroads at Big Creek. The group will meet next on June 4, 9:30-11:30 am. Instruction, equipment, gloves, cookies and lemonade are all provided. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing that can get dirty and wet.  Then celebrate National Trails Day […]

  • Hiking with Kids in Door County

    I’m only a couple of years into the whole parenting thing, but the other evening I experienced a moment that assured me that for all the things I may get wrong, I’ve been doing something right. As we drove past Peninsula State Park, my 2-½-year-old son, Jack, asked eagerly from the back seat, “Mama? We […]

  • Have Kids, Will Travel: family-friendly Memorial weekend activities around the Door

    This Memorial Day weekend, an impressive 39.2 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the unofficial kickoff to summer travel. For families traveling to Door County, enjoying a staycation or entertaining guests on the peninsula, there’s plenty to do and see – some for the first time in two years.  Plum Loco is Back […]

  • Join the Maifest Fun in Jacksonport

    The Jacksonport community will once again roll out the red carpet during Memorial Day weekend, May 28-29, for its annual Maifest celebration. The parade will start from Cave Point Drive at 10:30 am. Parade officials are looking for more float entries, and several prizes will be awarded. There is no cost to participate. Cash prizes […]


    Which came first, the chicken or the egg? That age-old question may not be answered, but Crossroads at Big Creek will be celebrating all things eggs (and chickens) April 16 with three egg-focused programs. The family favorite EGGStravaganza will kick off the lineup at 10 am, when learners will crack, break, throw and drop eggs […]

  • Naturally Colorful

    Try dying eggs using natural materials from your yard and kitchen Dying eggs is a time-honored spring tradition – an activity enjoyed by kids and the young at heart. Simple to do and fun for all ages, experimenting with natural dying agents can create one of the most memorable and unusual Easter baskets ever to […]

  • Egg Hunt Roundup

    Ready for some outdoor family fun? Here’s a roundup of the community Easter egg hunts taking place this weekend.  APRIL 15 Algoma Public Library, 1 pm 406 Fremont St. in Algoma For a twist on the standard hunt, look for Easter eggs hidden inside the library! After you find five eggs, stay to make a […]

  • A Tisket, a Tasket, It’s an Easter Egg Basket!

    Ready for some outdoor family fun? Here’s a roundup of the community Easter egg hunts taking place this weekend.  APRIL 15 Algoma Public Library, 1 pm 406 Fremont St. in Algoma For a twist on the standard hunt, look for Easter eggs hidden inside the library! After you find five eggs, stay to make a […]


    Door County Trolley ( will be offering complimentary family trolley rides through Egg Harbor to celebrate spring and Easter and to search for what the Easter Bunny will have delivered to Door County this year. Children will receive a special treat. The ride – perfect for families with children ages nine and younger – will run every […]


    Youth around the county may attend the Door County 4-H’s summer camps and programs.  The 4-H Archery Day Camp will be offered June 27-29, 9-11 am, for those in grades 3-8 who are interested in learning the basics of archery and practicing their skills in an indoor range. Space is limited. The cost is $15.  […]

  • Community Snowman Build Offers Family Fun during Fire & Ice Weekend

    “Do you wanna build a snowman?” That’s the question Destination Sturgeon Bay is asking as the Community Snowman Build returns to Fire & Ice Weekend for the third year.  “When we came up with the idea, we had park space that was underutilized and really wanted to create something geared toward kids for that weekend,” […]

  • Ski This: Find Your Stride

    Your guide to skiing Door County Tired of being stuck inside this winter? Cross-country skiing offers a new experience at your favorite parks and natural areas. Find your stride on any number of groomed – and ungroomed – trails throughout the county.  1. Crossroads at Big Creek 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay • 920.746.5895 What: Crossroads […]

  • Get Your Fall Fest Derby Car

    Do you want to sponsor a Fall Fest Derby Car for 2022? The derby committee is placing orders for White Super Stock soap box derby car kits, including wheels, and you can get in on the order. Kits will cost approximately $800 each. The deadline for orders is Jan. 31, and purchasers must pay with […]

  • Egg Harbor Hosts New Year’s Day Parade

    Egg Harbor’s New Year’s Day Parade will be back Jan. 1, 1 pm. The 41st edition of the parade will run north from Stella Maris through town to County E. Want to be a part of the parade instead of watching? No formal registration is required. Just dress up, take your pets, push or pull […]

  • Dropping into 2022: New Year’s Eve Highlights

    New Year’s Eve used to be a relatively simple affair in Door County. You hit the supper club, wolfed down a steak or a lobster tail fresh from the bay, then maybe counted down to midnight with some friends wearing silly hats at a bar.  If you were lucky, there might be a band playing. […]

  • Winter Park Open for Snow Sports

    Winter Park in Kewaunee County has made enough snow to open the Prevea Health snow-tubing hill during special winter-break hours, ahead of opening the skiing and snowboarding runs. The tubing hill will be open Dec. 30, 10 am – 4 pm, and Jan. 2, 11 am – 5 pm.  The regular season for snow tubing, skiing and […]

  • Crossroads Guided Hikes

    Join the naturalist for about an hour Dec. 30, 1 pm, to visit the Ida Bay Preserve. Meet at the parking lot at the intersection of Canal Road and Buffalo Ridge Trail, 1195 Canal Road, to explore the deep beech-hemlock forest at the preserve’s east end.  Join the pre-school-aged members of the Junior Nature Club […]

  • Bowl in the New Year at Apple Valley Lanes

    The 115 Club, Door County AOD Coalition and United Way of Door County are sponsoring a New Year’s Eve bowling party Dec. 31, 5:30-7:30 pm, at Apple Valley Lanes, 1217 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The event is free for all ages, and soda and snacks will be provided. Space is limited, so sign […]

  • Ice Rink Input Session Dec. 22

    Planning continues for revamped Sister Bay facility Plans are underway for a new community centerpiece at the Teresa K. Hilander Ice Rink in Sister Bay, so the Friends of the Teresa K. Hilander Ice Rink organization is seeking ideas from the community during a public-input session at the rink on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 6 pm.  […]