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As summer begins to wind down, it’s common to feel a tinge of sadness as we place our flip flops back into the closet. But don’t worry – there are still plenty of reasons to be optimistic in Fish Creek! Why, you ask? Because the enchanting colors of Fall are just around the corner, making for a beautiful transition into the upcoming season. Experiencing a Fall in Fish Creek means celebrating with an exciting mixture of festivities.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat, family outing, or fun-filled getaway with your girlfriends, here’s your official Fall event guide for 2019 in Fish Creek!


Fish Creek Fall Event: Inside/Outside Sale

Inside/Outside Sale – September 27-29

Get ready for a thrilling stroll through the streets of Fish Creek for our town-wide Inside/Outside Sale – a bargain shopper’s dream come true! Rated as one of the best “Small-Town Shopping Experiences” by Travel Wisconsin, this event features a wide variety of quality items along with great deals from many local merchants.

Browse our sidewalks and peruse the storefronts, while enjoying discounts on a variety of items – from clothing and home accents to gadgets, gifts, and everything in between. This annual event is a great way to explore Fish Creek and discover shops or restaurants you’ve never been to before.

If you’re a shopper, you’re bound to enjoy this truly unique experience both inside and out!


Fish Creek Event: Fall Harvest Fest

Fall Harvest Fest – September 21

Keep the Autumn celebrations going with Fall Harvest Fest at Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market. Located right on Hwy 42, this family-friendly festival offers free admission and runs from 10 am to 5 pm.

Experience Door County culture with complimentary wine & specialty food tastings, guided tours of the grounds, live music, and more! For the kids, take part in pumpkin bowling, apple picking, wagon rides, and an inflatable bouncer.

There’s plenty of excitement to be found and memories to be made out at the orchard for Fall Harvest Fest.


Door County Maritime Museum: Fall Lighthouse Fest

Fall Lighthouse Fest – October 12 & 13

The Door County Maritime Museum is again offering some of its most popular tours Columbus Day weekend. With fall colors peaking, touring lighthouses in Door County is an autumn delight. Reservations are now being taken for these fantastic land and nautical adventures that will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 12 & 13th.

The Lakeshore Lighthouse Cruise leaves from the Baileys Harbor Municipal Dock at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. For two hours visitors will view by water the beautiful Cana Island Lighthouse, the historic “Bird Cage” Lighthouse (old Baileys Harbor Lighthouse) and the newly-renovated Baileys Harbor Range Lights.

Several shipwrecks sites from the 1800s will be journeyed over and one may even be viewable from the boat - that's just one example of many tours being offered this year!

Tickets are now on sale for the Door County Fall Lighthouse Festival. To reserve your spot on one of these limited tours, please contact the Door County Maritime Museum at (920) 743-5958 or visit


Fish Creek Fall Event: Jack O'Lantern Days

Jack O’Lantern Days – October 25-27

This experience might best be described as the ultimate local Halloween celebration. Our annual Jack O’Lantern Days festival offers unrivaled family fun with town-wide activities. Head door to door gathering buckets of candy during trick-or-treating or march in our costume parade – even enter our always entertaining costume contest!

Participate in town hall games, mask making, and more. What better way to celebrate Halloween than at the event that puts the “eek” in Fish Creek?

Share a few laughs and enjoy the festive holiday fun surrounded by vibrant fall colors at Jack O’Lantern Days.


Take Part in Fall Events in Fish Creek

Take Part in the Fall Festivities

Which Autumn event will you add to your can’t-miss list this year? Find more information on Fall events in Fish Creek, Door County by visiting our events page, and be sure to Like & Follow us on Facebook for more event updates still to come!

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