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Sister Bay Fall Festival 2019 (Oct. 18 – 20)

This year marks the 74th Sister Bay Fall Festival, a celebration of community and the end of the tourism season in Door County, Wisconsin.

Enjoy food and drinks inside and outside throughout the village as restaurants take to the streets to showcase their food. Enjoy the famous Bloody Marys at Husby’s Food & Spirits, pumpkin pie in a cup, or just a pint with friends.

Play games for kids and adults, check out an awesome classic car show or the huge arts and crafts fair! Fall Fest is the party of the year in Door County, the weekend that old friends come home and the locals let loose.

Husby’s has been the center of Sister Bay Fall Festival for decades, with bloody marys at the bar outside and crowds packed inside to watch football all weekend. But recent years have seen the crowds grow and more establishments get in on the fun.

The Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Fair features over 100 artisans and their unique, handmade treasures. The Sister Bay Lions Club Annual Classic Car Show features over 75 unique cars and trucks.

The time-honored tradition of the Ping Pong Ball Drop is back again this year at 2 pm on Sunday, Oct. 20 in downtown Sister Bay. The event begins with the new Kids Ping Pong Ball Drop in an area designated just for kids 10 years old and under. Families can watch as the little ones safely scramble for balls with kid friendly prizes.

Immediately afterwards, the rest of the crowd gets their chance to scoop up as many balls as possible and win prizes from many local businesses.

In downtown Sister Bay, have fun at the inflatable activities, bungee jump and more games. Watch the crazy antics of Dr. Cletus Beacker, MD and the Hillbilly Science Spectacular Comedy Show at 3 shows on Saturday in Village Hall.

The Sister Bay Lions Club hosts its annual Door County Fish Boil Friday night at the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Station, and Saturday morning, you won’t be able to miss the smell of maple syrup and sausages at the Pancake Breakfast, served up by the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department at their station house on Mill Road.

The annual Fall Fest Parade features The Gibraltar School District Marching Band, Green Bay Preble High School Marching Band, and the Milwaukee Scottish Pipe Band as well as local residents and businesses joining in the fun with parade floats, great costumes and lots of candy for the kids.

The 50/50 raffle continues again this year. Tickets are $5 each, or five for $20 and the drawing will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, Oct. 20. Tickets will be available throughout the festival grounds.

All booths serving beer and wine will be requiring patrons to wear a wristband to be served. Wristbands are available free of charge at all information booths throughout the festival grounds. You must present a legal photo I.D. to receive a wristband.

You’ll find live music up and down the street, and restaurants getting creative with their menus on the street.  Join the fun at Door County’s biggest party – Sister Bay Fall Festival! Sister Bay Fall Festival is proudly sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association.

CLICK HERE FOR THE MUSIC SCHEDULE

Sister Bay Fall Festival Schedule

*As of Oct. 14

Friday, October 18

9am-5pm: Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road
9am-5pm:
50/50 Raffle – pick up your tickets at any of the festival information booths sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association
10am-5pm:
Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road with a Wooden Shoe Carver
5-7:30pm:
Sister Bay Lions Club Fish Boil at the Fire Station on Mill Road

Saturday, October 19

7am-11am: Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station – Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Department 
9am-5pm:
Food & Drinks – Throughout the village
9am-5pm:
50/50 Raffle – pick up your tickets at any of the festival information booths sponsored by the Sister Bay Advancement Association
9am-5pm: 
Bake Sale and Go Bo! Cookie Sale – Stabbur
9am-5pm:
Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road
9am-4pm:
Kids Inflatable Games & Bungee Jumping – North of Village Hall
9am-5pm:
Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road
9am-4pm:
Pumpkin Bowling and Goat Toss – next to Chop
11 am: Parade – Downtown Sister Bay
1 pm: Firkin Barrel Tapping at Door County Creamery
1, 2 and 3pm: Hillbilly Silly Science Show – Family Fun – Village Hall

Sunday, October 20

9am-2pm: Classic Auto Show – West side of Mill Road
9am-4pm:
Kids Inflatable Games & Bungee Jumping – North of Village Hall 10am-3pm: Arts & Crafts Show – Mill Road
10am-2pm:
Pumpkin Bowling and Goat Toss – next to CHOP
10am-4pm
: Food & Drinks – Throughout the village
2pm: Ping Pong Ball Drop w/special kids zone – Downtown Sister Bay
1pm:
50/50 Raffle Winner Announced – Downtown Sister Bay 

SHUTTLE INFORMATION

Baileys Harbor Shuttle

Baileys Harbor businesses, community members, and the Sister Bay Advancement Association has partnered to rent a bus that will run from 9am to 11pm on Saturday to get people to & from Sister Bay to Baileys Harbor safely. No need to worry about parking, having a few drinks, or walking miles to get to the festival! There is no charge for this bus and it will run a continuous loop all day, dropping off at the top of the hill in Sister Bay.

We will have pick up spots at the following locations:
Maxwelton Braes Lodge – Door County
Baileys Harbor Yacht Club Resort
Baileys Grove Campground
Baileys Sunset Motel & Cottages
Baileys Harbor Town Hall

Sister Bay’s Bus Shuttle

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