Opening Dates in 2023


Door County in Wisconsin is a year-round destination, but springtime offers a special experience for visitor, and signals that peak summer season is on the horizon. Spring in Door County means the snow has melted, the flowers are in bloom, and the weather is warming up. Whether you are headed to Door County to embrace the cherry blossom bloom, the lavender fields, or the amazing dining experiences, spring time is an amazing time to spend in Door County.

With many of the local activities and restaurants being seasonal, we thought it would be helpful to share with you the official opening dates of some of the most popular restaurants, outdoor activities, and dessert destinations so you can plan accordingly. Without further ado, find the full list of opening dates for the 2023 season below:


The Red Putter (our personal FAVE), Ephraim, WI: 5/5/2023

Skyway Drive-In Theatre, Ephraim, WI: May 2023

Peninsula State Park Golf Course, Ephraim, WI: 4/29/2023

Seaquist Orchards, Sister Bay, WI: 5/4/2023

Cocktails & Coffee:

Twelve Eleven Wine + Provisions, Sister Bay, WI: NOW OPEN

Stabbur Beer Garden at Al Johnson’s, Sister Bay, WI: 5/5/2023

Bearded Heart Coffee, Bailey’s Harbor, WI: 5/27/2023

Analog Ice Cream & Coffee, Sister Bay, WI: 5/12/2023

Door County Brewing Company, Bailey’s Harbor, WI: NOW OPEN

Stone’s Throw Winery, Bailey’s Harbor, WI: NOW OPEN

Peach Barn Farmhouse + Brewery, Sister Bay, WI: 4/28/2023

Sway Brewing (NEW!!!), Bailey’s Harbor, WI: Date unknown – NEW FULL TAPROOM opening spring 2023

Ice Cream:

Door County Creamery, Sister Bay, WI: 5/1/2023

Door County Ice Cream Factory, Sister Bay, WI: 5/6/2023

Wilson’s Ice Cream & Restaurant, Ephraim, WI: 5/18/2023


Sister Bay Bowl, Sister Bay, WI: NOW OPEN

Grasse’s Grill, Sister Bay, WI: 4/27/2023

Boathouse on the Bay, Sister Bay, WI: 4/28/2023

Waterfront Restaurant, Sister Bay, WI: Mid May 2023

Harbor Fish Market, Bailey’s Harbor, WI: NOW OPEN

Al Johnson’s Swedish Swedish Restaurant, Sister Bay, WI: NOW OPEN

Chives Door County, Bailey’s Harbor, WI: NOW OPEN

Pelletier’s Restaurant, Fish Creek, WI: 5/12/2023

Barringers, Fish Creek, WI: NOW OPEN

Blue Horse Cafe, Fish Creek, WI: NOW OPEN

Alexander’s of Door County, Ephraim, WI: NOW OPEN

Good Eggs, Ephraim, WI: May 2023

Thyme Restaurant, Sister Bay, WI: NOW OPEN

Chop, Sister Bay, WI: NOW OPEN

Lure, Sister Bay, WI: 4/27/2023

Carroll House Restaurant, Sister Bay, WI: 4/22/2023

Many of these are on top of our list of favorite things to do and places to go in Door County.

We know we’ll be hitting each and every one of these places up in 2023. Will you?


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