Your Guide to Fire & Ice Weekend in Sturgeon Bay

Cabin fever got you down? Head out to Sturgeon Bay’s annual Fire & Ice Festival to melt those winter blues away this weekend. 

Friday, Feb. 17

5-7 pm: Luminary-lit hike at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Starting at 9 am: Watch snow and ice carvers work throughout downtown Sturgeon Bay. 

Throughout the day: Sample winter wines at Madison Avenue Market, 25 S. Madison Ave., and snack on s’mores and hot chocolate at Bay Shore Outfitters, 59 N. Madison Ave.

10 am – 12 pm: Winter Trails Day. Take a hike, then enjoy refreshments and a bonfire at Potawatomi State Park, 3740 Park Dr.

10 am – 2 pm: Indoor Winter Market. Shop for jewelry, knitwear, treats and more at Third Avenue PlayWorks, 239 N. 3rd Ave.

11 am – 3 pm: Free Door County Trolley rides. Trolleys stop outside Third Avenue PlayWorks, Walkable Sturgeon Bay at Bay Shore Outfitters, Lawlss Coffee and Popelka Trenchard Gallery.

11 am – 3 pm: Glassblowing demonstrations at Popelka Trenchard Gallery, 64 S. 2nd Ave.

11 am: “Snowga” – a guided yoga lesson in the snow at Martin Park, 207 S. 3rd Ave.

1:30-3:30: Watch how ice was harvested back in the day at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.

2 pm: Fire & Ice party featuring live rock by Glas Hamr at Kitty O’Reilly’s, 59 E. Oak St.

2-4 pm: Wine tasting and appetizers at Drömhus, 611 Jefferson St.

5 pm: Fire & Ice Gala. Enjoy food, cocktails, fire artists and music by Pink Houses at Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. 1st Ave. Dress is black-tie optional. Purchase tickets ($100 per person) at 

5:30 pm: Fish boil at Waterfront Mary’s, 3662 N. Duluth Ave. Reservations are required.

9 pm: Fireworks show. Some of the best viewing spots are Otumba Park, Stone Harbor Resort, Bayview Park, Graham Park, Sawyer Park, Sonny’s Pizzeria and any public waterfront in Sturgeon Bay.

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