Algoma Wisconsin’s Shanty Days “Celebration of the Lake” is a three-day, fun-filled, family festival that takes place on the shores of Lake Michigan. Join us August 13 -15, 2021 for all the fun!

Shanty Days Algoma 2021

2021 Shanty Days Algoma WIThe 2021 Shanty Days theme is: “Algoma:Fun in the Sun!”

Shanty Days makes for the perfect summer weekend for the entire family!

General Information

Download a general schedule and information along with a festival map here>>>

Please note that the event schedule is subject to change.

  • Dogs, firearms, and carry-ins are not allowed on the Main Grounds.
  • Dogs are not allowed on Crescent Beach (on the sand and in the water). Leashed dogs are permitted in all other public areas including the boardwalk on Crescent Beach during the festival, but please be mindful of the large crowds and the effect that the heat can have on your pooches. We wish everyone to be safe and have an enjoyable weekend.
  • Wristbands: Wristbands are required for entry to the Main Grounds for everyone 12 and older. Parade special: No main grounds entrance fee on Saturday, 11am-3pm, only. Stay as long as you want on the grounds but if you leave and wish to re-enter, a wristband is required for entry or re-entry after 3pm on Saturday.Wristband prices: $10 for the entire weekend, $5 Sunday only.
  • 2021 Event Shirts and Buttons2021 Shanty Days buttons and event shirts
    The light green adult shirt: Adult size S – L are $15 each,  Adult size XL – 3XL are $18 each. The buttons in the same design as the adult shirts are $1 each.

The blue youth shirt: Youth sizes S – L are $15 each.

Quantities are limited. Available at the Chamber tent at the Northwest entrance of the Main Grounds during the festival weekend.

Payments accepted: Cash or checks made payable to Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.

We expect to be very busy at the Visitor Center this week and everyone’s patience is very much appreciated as our staff and many volunteers work hard to be sure you get what you need.

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Main Grounds Hours: 11AM – 9PM.  Wristbands are required for 12 and older. $5 for Sunday only at the gate.

Kids bouncy house area will be open on the Main Grounds. Kids area fee is paid at the kids area.

Schedule is subject to change.  Please watch Shanty Days in Algoma Facebook page for up-to-date announcements.

Shanty Days 2021 Algoma Wisconsin

 

Pre-Festival Activities

July 30, 2021 at 5PM: Submission deadline for the Shanty Days Photo Contest
August 10, 2021: Parade registration deadline.
August 11, 2021: Shanty Days Fishing Contest Begins

Friday, August 13, 2021

Mayor’s Honoree Luncheon celebrating 2021 honorees Katie Brandt and Tina Lawrence

  • Homestead  Kitchen & Tap N7551 Co Rd D Algoma, WI 54201
  • 11AM: Cash Bar
  • 12PM: Buffet Lunch
  • Cost: Tickets are $15 each including tax and gratuity. Ticket quantities are limited!

Tickets available at the Algoma Visitor Center 1226 Lake St. Algoma, WI
Visitor Center Hours Monday – Saturday, 10AM-5PM Sunday 10AM-1PM.

3PM – Midnight: Main Grounds Open. Wristbands are required for 12 and older. $10 at the gate. Wristbands are good for the entire weekend. 

Music on the Main Stage:

Kids bouncy house area will be open on the Main Grounds  Kids area fee is paid at the kids area.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Main Grounds Hours 11AM – Midnight. *Parade special: No main grounds entrance fee on Saturday, 11am-3pm. Stay as long as you want on the grounds but if you leave and wish to re-enter, a wristband is required for entry or re-entry after 3:00pm on Saturday. Tickets will be $10 at the gate.

Kids bouncy house area will be open on the Main Grounds.  Kids area fee is paid at the kids area.

 


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