Sturgeon Bay’s Christmas by the Bay (Nov. 18-20, 2016)

2015 Christmas by the Bay Celebration. Photo by Len Villano.

2015 Christmas by the Bay Celebration. Photo by Len Villano.

Join Sturgeon Bay as they usher in the holiday season during the annual Christmas by the Bay Celebration! All the fun begins at 6 pm on Friday, Nov. 18  with a tree lighting ceremony at the clock tower on historic Third Avenue at 7 pm.  Enjoy complimentary horse drawn wagon rides compliments of Nicolet National Bank and make sure to stop in at your favorite Sturgeon Bay shop as they host their annual open houses with refreshments, sales and demonstrations.  Make sure to enter the “Moo-La-La” Shopping Drawing for a daily chance to win a $25 gift certificate or the $1,000 Grand Prize!

On Saturday morning, the festive Holiday Parade will take place at 10 am. The parade will depart from Sawyer Park and proceed up Oak Street to Madison Avenue, across the Oregon Street Bridge and down Third Avenue.  After the parade, bring the kiddos to the Door County Historical Museum on Fourth Avenue to have their picture taken with Santa in his sleigh.

The weekend comes to a close on Sunday during Breakfast with Santa at Stone Harbor Resort from 9:30 am to 11 am. To place a reservation, call Stone Harbor at 920.746.0700.

To receive additional information about Christmas by the Bay and other community events, visit the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center at 36 S. Third Avenue, or call the SBVC at 800.301.6695 or 920.743.6246.


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