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Open Door Pride announces new Vice Chair

Open Door Pride board of directors has elected Michael Meulemans as the new vice chair (3 year term). Michael comes to the board with over 23 years living in Door County.  Invested in the community, he has served on the Destination Sturgeon Bay board, the Baileys Harbor Community Association board as President, and was on the Parks Committee for the Town of Baileys Harbor.  In that time, he has co-developed the Tall ship Festival in Sturgeon Bay and started the Baileys Harbor Farmers Market to just name a few things.  For his love of flowers, he owns and runs Design Door County in between managing the bar at Harbor Fish Market & Grille.   Michael lives in Baileys Harbor with his husband Doug Smith.  Together they have made many milestones in the community by being the first gay couple to be married in Door County.  They both also produce a free to the community drag show called Mirrorball every year.

Other February News

Seeking VENDORS for our Annual Pride Festival

 Annual Pride Festival;Open Door Pride’s signature event is the annual Pride Festival held the last Saturday in June (6th annual June 25th from 10-5pm in Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay). We are currently seeking vendors. Please contact us at 

Call for Sandy Brown Award NOMINEES and ARTIST designers

Open Door Pride is also seeking nominee’s for the annual Sandy Brown Award – awarded each year to a person, organization or business that exemplifies their mission to celebrate our diversity with inclusion for all. The annual award is also designed by a different Door County Artist. Last year’s recipient was Write On Door County, with artist Stephanie Trenchard designing the award.

Nominee suggestions and artist designer inquires please contact us at