Hometown Holidays

There isn’t a more festive place than Bayfield during the holidays. Sparkling lights decorate this quaint little town, which rests on the shores of Lake Superior and welcomes visitors as the gateway to the Apostle Islands. Whether holiday shopping, celebrating with friends, or taking advantage of Bayfield’s wealth of outdoor activities, bring the entire family to experience the holiday magic that this historic fishing village has to offer.

Shop Hop Passport
Friday, November 25–Friday, December 16, 2022
Pick up your passport in Bayfield stores and galleries and shop away–great deals & great prizes just for supporting local businesses!

Shop Small Crawl
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Shop Small Business Saturday in Downtown Bayfield and Washburn! You’ll find that unique gift for everyone on your list. It’s a great way to start or finish your holiday shopping. Pick up the Shop Hop Passport and be entered into a drawing to win prizes!

Holiday Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 26, 2022 • 5-6:30 p.m.
Lakeside Pavilion, Downtown Bayfield
Join us for a magical night in Bayfield as we light the tree and celebrate the season with caroling, cookies, and holiday spirits!

This event is organized in partnership with the Bayfield Civic League. 

Shop Hop Late Until 8
Friday, December 2, 2022 • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bayfield businesses stay open LATE with special sales so you can shop local!

Santa Arrives in Bayfield
Saturday, December 10, 2022 • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Santa has sent word that he’ll be arriving on the Madeline Island Ferry.  Join Santa at the pavilion for pictures and goodies for the kids!

Bayfield Big Bundle Up Campaign – 
Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau is inviting community members to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Big Bundle Up campaign.
A box will be located at the Bayfield Chamber for donors to drop off warm clothing items. All items donated at this location will be given to the School District of Bayfield  for local children and families.

For more information about each of the following events, click the links on the left.