Door County's Baileys Harbor hosts its Winter Carnival February 6 – 8th

Baileys Harbor‘s 2nd annual Winter Carnival starts off on Friday, February 6th with the band, Dead Horses, playing at Door County Brewing.  You can enjoy some of their wonderful, unique brews as the band plays from 7 until 9 that evening.

On Saturday, the 7th, you can start your morning with the Ridges Sanctuary’s pancake breakfast at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall from 9 – 11 a.m.  But the weekend’s main activities take place on Kangaroo Lake with the Door County Pond Hockey Tournament beginning at 8 a .m. and going until a victor is declared sometime in the late afternoon.  Also at Kangaroo Lake are the radar speed runs for snowmobiles, ATVs or any other motorized vehicle that can navigate the ice. $5 buys all the speed runs your machine can handle – spectating is free.  A free Door County Trolley will be shuttling between the Town Hall and Kangaroo Lake from 10 until 3.

There will be more live music on Saturday afternoon with Dirty Deuce playing in the tent while brats, hot dogs, chili and hot drinks are served.  Visit the snow bar for adult drinks. Even more live music happens that evening as Door County Brewing hosts Eric Lambert and Friends from 7 – 9 p.m.

On Sunday the Baileys Harbor Farm Market will have a rare winter opening from 10 until 2.  Finally, there will be a free Door Shakespeare performance at Door County Brewing beginning at 1 p.m. Their merry troop will perform “Slings and Arrows” a collection of love-related scenes from the Bard.

Take advantage of the Blacksmith Inn on the Shore’s “Stay a Bit Longer” special:  Stay 3 consecutive nights and one of them (a weeknight) will be free.