Escape to Door County for Labor Day Weekend!
Labor Day is one of the last weekends of the Summer Season. Why not make time to get away from it all for that final summer vacation? Door County is offering tons of activities for all ages. Marina Fest and the YMCA Labor Day Run are just some of the great things going on.
Marina Fest is coming! Sister Bay’s new waterfront park opens up for a weekend of activities on Saturday. Live music includes Replica and River City Six…. Food & Beverages will be available from numerous food stands. An “All you can eat Great American Pancake Show & Breakfast” begins at 8am. The Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library is hosting its annual used book sale.
Make sure you catch one of the many events such as the Wooden Boat Show, Classic “Woody” Car display, Horse and Wagon Rides, and Coast Guard displays taking place in the downtown area throughout the day. Raffle tickets will be available all day and the drawing for Grand Prize will be at 8pm. The Viking Ship has become the iconic symbol of Marina Fest. Get your pictures taken in front of the replica that represents Door County’s Norwegian heritage. The Waterboard Warriors will be showing off their talents on the waterfront throughout the afternoon. At dusk, a boat parade kicks off with boats vying for prizes like “Best in Show” and a fireworks show at 8:30pm. After the fireworks, dance the night away to live music at the village dance.
If you are looking for some physical activity, grab your family and head out early on Saturday for the Annual Door County YMCA Labor Day Run.The Duathalon starts at 8am, the 5k run at 9:45am and the kids run at 10am. This event includes a 5k run, a youth 1/2 mile fun run and for the third year in a row, a Duathalon with a 2 mile run/12 mile bike/2 mile run. There will be door Prizes, free use of the Aquatic Center, refreshments and family fun for everyone. All who pre-register will receive a t-shirt and awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group and all the participants of the 1/2 mile youth fun run.
If you are looking for a place to stay but don’t want to check a hundred websites, you’re in the right place. We have the most current Last Minute Room Availabilities right here. When booking, don’t forget to mention Door County Lodging!
Birchwood Lodge has openings in their Premier Suites (standard rooms) for Friday, Saturday and Sunday openings…..some single nights available. The Lodge is very centrally located near downtown Sister Bay.
Beachfront Inn is a pet friendly hotel on the shores of Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor. They have condo suites for $200 a night and one lakefront King Room for Sunday night only.
Coachlite Inn has rooms available in this conveniently located Inn between Sister Bay and Ephraim. There 3 night minimum stay for stays that include Saturday, September 1st. Rooms that are currently open for 3 or more days that include Saturday are: 5 ‘classic’ rooms at $109 per night plus tax based on double occupancy – most with 2 double beds, a few with queens. And our Kitchenette Suite @$159 per night plus tax.
The Kitchenette Suite has 1 Queen bed and a Queen size flexsteel sleeper sofa, a double hot tub, flat panel tv with dvd, a kitchenette and sitting area with a fireplace. They also have one of our Queen Suites @ $149 per night plus tax – a good opportunity for our Romance Package!
The Queen Suite has 1 Queen bed, a sofa or a sleeper sofa, a fireplace, flat panel tv with dvd, and a double whirlpool hot tub. Information on our Romance Package can be found at www.coachliteinn.com.
It is a two night stay which includes a beautiful flower arrangement, a specialty gift basket (wine and cheese) as well as a $60 certificate for a gourmet meal at one of Sister Bay’s finest restaurants—The Inn at Kristofers, The Mission Grill, or The English Inn of Fish Creek. For a queen suite with the Romance Package on this weekend, it is $409 plus tax. Other room options are available for this package as well.
Nordic Lodge located at the north end of Ephraim has availability for Labor Day. We have rooms with 2 dbl. beds or king size beds. We offer an indoor pool & whirlpool, light continental breakfast, wi-fi and cable. Each room has a refrigerator & coffee pot.
Country House Resort is an adult retreat located on the water just south of Sister Bay. They have a 3 night minimum for 3 second floor king suites which have 2 bedrooms with king beds, 2 full bathrooms, a greatroom with 2 person whirlpool, gas fireplace, dining and entertainment area and private balcony overlooking the bay, fountains and gardens. Many times these units are rented by two couples or by one couple that want both a water view bedroom and a water view great room.
The daily rate for two people is $274; each additional person is $25. These are our high end. More details on these units can be found on our web site.
Scandinavian Lodge located in the heart of Sister Bay has Friday and Sunday nights available. If you are looking to be in the heart of the festivities, this is the place for you.
Eagle Harbor Inn has rooms available with a 3 night minimum. They are located near the water in Ephraim.
Applecreek Resort at the top of the hill in Fish Creek has a suite with whirlpool & fireplace, a balcony room and an economy queen room, 2 & 3 night packages. Call for package rates 800-569-0059 or 920-868-3525 All packages include discount coupons from popluar restaurants and shops, plus $5.00 gift card from Curts Oilerie. We feature a indoor pool & whirlpool, across from shops and by Peninsula State Park.
Pine Grove has all types of rooms available. They have Queen Front Water View rooms at 155.00 a night, 2 Queen Middle Water View rooms at 145.00 a night, 1 Queen Back Water View at 135.00 a night, 1 king Front Water View for Friday night at 170.00 a night, 2 Queen Back Water View at 135.00 a night and 1 Queen Woods View at 114.00 a night.
Settlement Courtyard Inn has suites available. Located just outside bustling Fish Creek, this is a great spot to begin any adventure.