“Fun Nights” – Monthly Social Events

We have heard from our community asking for regular gatherings. We are thrilled to share that Open Door Pride will be hosting Fun Nights (social gatherings) each month. check for specific dates, but events are usually  6:00 – 9:00 PM All events are free admission with donations helping to fund our Pride Week.

Put these dates in your calendar:

April 17 Weds 6-9 pm Cherry Lanes Arcade Bar (bowling) 127 N 4th Ave, Sturgeon Bay (sponsored by Open Door Pride and PFLAG ) cash bar

May 16th Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Edward Jones,
51 W. Walnut Street, Sturgeon Bay
Join us for educational event that includes a presentation, Retirement by Design, and lite menu.  Errin Kolden, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, will discuss how you can translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals and investment strategies you can use now to help design the retirement you want tomorrow. 

3rd Annual Open Door Pride Week:

Wednesday June 19 Dance Mixer 6-9pm at Andria’s Dancin’ On The Door 4614 Harbor School Rd, Egg Harbor, WI. Music by DJ Ash, and our logo designers Nancy and Dan will have silk screens set up in Jen’s Paint N Sip room next to the dance studio to print our logo on any fabric or shirt you bring. No charge. We will have shirts for sale on hand.

Thursday June 20th WRiTER’S NiGHT 7-9 pm at Tambourine Lounge (part of Holiday Music Motel) 59 N 2nd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 and WRITE On! Door County in a special LGBTQIA+ WRiTERS NiGHT with regular host Cathy Grier (founding member of Open Door Pride). Requesting LGBTQIA+ related original Song, Spoken Word, Prose or Poetry (10 minute max). Writer/Performer invite only event, 12 slots available, and will certainly fill up. No cover charge, Audience especially welcome. Writers please contact and/or to reserve your slot.  

Saturday June 22nd 3rd annual Open Door Pride Festival 11am – 5pm Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay.

Fun for the entire Family with Art, Music, food and more

We are seeking vendors or
Come celebrate our 3rd annual LGBTQIA+ Pride Festival in Martin Park! The day will be packed with music, entertainment, and family-friendly activities. All are welcome to celebrate our diversity!

On site our Open Door Pride ART station:
Screening ODP logo, Ribbon Project, Chalk , What’s My Pride? Project photo, Door Prizes and special guests

Entertainment lineup as of April: Saint Saunter (Queer Pressure); Cathy Grier + The Troublemakers featuring special guests; Dorothy Scott; Woolen Lover; Gender Confetti; Andria Belly Dancer; The Coves; Kinder Creatures

Sound provided by Sound Farmers LLC, Mark Theide and EQ by Sturgeon BAY MUSIC Exchange

If you are interested in joining our organization, and or volunteering for our Festival, please contact us at for further inquiries, questions, etc.

We hope that you will continue to support Open Door Pride as we grow! We need volunteers year-round to help plan events not just for Pride Week but throughout the year.  We would love for you to be part of Open Door Pride 2019, made all the more special by marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. 

Email us today to find out how you can help!