Christmas by the Bay in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin begins FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 20012. This annual event grows bigger each year and includes festivities for all ages.
Schedule of Events for 2011
Christmas Tree Lighting
Nov. 18th, 7pm (music 6pm-8pm)
Help us kick off the holiday season with the tree lighting
ceremony and music by Randi Fay at the Clock Tower on
Third Avenue. From 6-8pm, enjoy wagon-rides and music,
kids can mail their letters to Santa and the shops celebrate
the season with special events!
Christmas by the Bay Holiday Stroll
Friday thru Sunday, Nov. 18-19th
The Jefferson Street Shops invite you to visit their charming
boutiques to discover this year’s magical offerings…
from personalized gifts to dazzling attire to magical holiday
décor. Enter to win a holiday gift basket valued over $500!
Holiday Ornament Showcase
Friday thru Sunday, Nov.18th—Dec. 11th
View and bid on a variety of unique, one of a kind
ornaments created by local artisans for this special Silent
Auction for the holiday season at the Maritime Museum.
Bidding concludes on December 14th.
Saturday Nov 19th Activities:
Christmas by the Bay Parade
Nov. 19th, 10am
Catch some sweet treats as Santa arrives in Sturgeon
Bay! Also featuring the Sturgeon Bay High School
Band and many other fabulous local floats! The festive
procession starts at Sawyer Park to Madison Ave to the
new bridge, across to Third Ave, then proceeds to Jefferson
Santa and his Reindeer
Door County Historical Museum, Nov. 19th (After parade) 11am-3pm
Don’t miss a visit with Santa and his reindeer and be sure to bring your camera!
PLUS Randy Peterson singing and making everyone merry!
Hay Wagon Rides
Nov. 18th, 6pm-8pm & Nov. 19th, noon-2pm
Enjoy a FREE horse-drawn wagon ride with various stops in
Nov. 19th 11am-3pm
Enjoy a FREE trolley ride with stops in Sturgeon Bay.
Holiday Sing Along White Lace Inn
Nov. 19th, 3:30pm-5pm
Enjoy the sounds of the season with Holly Feldman. All are welcome to listen or join
together in song! For more information call 920-743.1760.
Sunday Nov 20th Activities:
Breakfast Buffet with Santa
Nov. 20th, 9:30am—noon
Have a special meal and enjoy Santa’s company at Stone
Harbor Resort! For reservations call 920-746.9004.
Christmas Folk Art Fair
Nov. 20th, 9am-3pm
Sturgeon Bay YMCA. Browse thru displays of fine art, bid
on silent auction items and enjoy a fabulous spread of food
including baked goods, soups, sandwiches and more.
See you this weekend in Sturgeon Bay for Christmas by the Bay...fun for all ages!