A Detailed Guide to the 4th Of July in Door County!

4th of July Events in Door County

Coming to Door County for America’s Birthday?
Festivities are happening throughout the Peninsula ALL WEEK LONG!

Here’s what is going on in DC for 2019

JULY 3 (Wednesday)

Town Hall- 2392 County Road F

9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Arts-and-crafts fair

11:00 am – 1:00 pm: The Dots

Harborview Park- 7809 Hwy 42

4:00 pm-10:00 pm: Food and refreshments

5-9:30 pm: Live music by the Modern Day Drifters

Dusk: Fireworks, best viewed from the marina breakwall (or from the water in a boat). The beach will close at 2 pm for setup.

JULY 4 (Thursday)

Highway 57 closes at 9 am!

7:30-10 am: Baileys Harbor Fire Department’s pancake breakfast at the fire station (2404 Park Road)

7:45 am – 4:30 pm: Pre-parade and post-parade shuttle rides to Baileys Harbor Rec Park (Hwy EE/Hwy F intersection)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Arts-and-crafts fair, Town Hall lawn (2392 County Road F)

9:00 am until gone: Baileys Harbor Women’s Club Strawberry Fest, Town Hall (2392 County Road F

9:00 am – 2:00 pm: Horse and pony rides by Thumbs Up Riders, Brann Field (8113 Hwy 57)

10:00 am: Parade through downtown; starts at The Ridges Sanctuary (8166 Hwy 57)

10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Food court and beer stand, Town Hall

11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Live music by Sneezy, Town Hall

11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Kids’ bouncy house and activities, Brann Field

11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Live music by Charanga Tropical, Door County Brewing Co. Taproom and Music Hall (8099 Hwy 57)

8:00 pm: Peninsula Symphonic Band performance, Immanuel Lutheran Church (7973 Hwy 57)

Dusk: Fireworks


1:30 pm: Independence Day Parade (runs south along Highway 42 from the north end of Church Street to County T)

After Parade: UW-Madison Marching Band, Harbor View Park (7809 Hwy 42)

Sunset Park (747 N. 3rd Ave)

5:00 pm: Sturgeon Bay Celebrates, featuring an ice cream social, food vendors and more

6:00 pm: Live music by Unity

Dusk: Fireworks


8:00 am: Hairpin 5K run/walk; starts at Nicolet Bank (2405 Hwy 42)

*No 4th of July activities! They will have Freedom Fest the following weekend (Saturday, July13th!)

*The Sister Bay tourist SHUTTLE BUS starts service on July 4th and will last all season long! Click here to see all the stops and schedules:


5 pm: Food and refreshments available

6-9 pm: Live music

7 pm: Boat regatta

Dusk: Fireworks


7-10 am: Pancake breakfast, fire station (910 Main Road)

Dusk: Fireworks and firefighter boot fundraiser, baseball field

JULY 5 (Friday)


9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Arts-and-crafts fair, Town Hall lawn (2392 County Road F)

11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Live music by Rayko Pipes, sponsored by Baileys House and The Bluffers

8:00 pm-10:00 pm: Live music by Porky’s Groove Machine, Door County Brewing Co. Taproom and Music Hall (8099 Hwy 57)

JULY 6 (Saturday)


10:15 am until sold out: Family Fun Day and cookout fundraiser, Thordarson Boathouse

JULY 13 (next Saturday)

Marina Park- 10733 N. Bay Shore Drive

10:00 am - Night Freedom Fest

Dusk: Fireworks


If you’re more of a “visual person” like me, here’s a helpful photo that lays out many of the festivities. Not all events are listed, but for me, it is more simple to follow than a list. :-) 

4th of July Map for Door County
Photo Credit: Door Guide Publishing


Craving Live Music?!?!
Here’s a detailed list of the Door County music scene for the holiday week: 
4th of July Live Music Schedule- Door County

Did I miss anything?  What's your favorite Door County activity for the 4th? Comment Below!  

Have Fun,

Milissa & DJ

**This event list was based off the information originally published by the informative staff at The Peninsula Pulse. I have made additions and changes for Door County Vibes travel blog. Thank you PP for the great info! 
To see the original article, click here:



About the Author, Milissa Kloida-
Milissa is a wife, mother, and passionate Door County resident.
Writer of Door County Vibes

Milissa and her husband, DJ, are the owners of DENN, a new store and creative   community in Door County. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador for the Door County   Peninsula and a wealth of knowledge for you during your vacation! 

 Stop by her store, say hi, and chat during   your visit to DC! 


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