SHANTY DAYS “CELEBRATION OF THE LAKE” IS A THREE-DAY, FUN-FILLED FAMILY FESTIVAL THAT TAKES PLACE ON THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE IN ALGOMA, WISCONSIN. HUGE PARADE, CAR CRUISE, JURIED ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR, FOOD, MUSIC, 5K, STREET FAIR, BEACH VOLLEYBALL, POOL TOURNAMENT, FISHING CONTEST, TEEN STAGE AND MORE! YOUR PERFECT SUMMER WEEKEND!
Join us for Shanty Days 2019 August 9 – 11!
Wristbands will be $10 at the gate after 3 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019. Wristbands for Sunday-only are $5 and can be purchased at the gate only on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
*Parade special: No main grounds entrance fee on Saturday, August 10, 2019. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 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 p.m. on Saturday.
No band is required to attend the Arts & Crafts and Street Fair, Teen Stage, volleyball tournament, parade, 5K, fishing tournament, or Ecumenical service.
EVENT HOURS AND FEES
Entry to the Main Grounds requires a wristband for ages 12 and up.
At the Gate (beginning Friday at 3 p.m.): $10 Valid Friday – Sunday
Sunday Only: $5
Main Grounds Hours:
Friday, August 9, 2019, 3pm – Midnight
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 11am*-Midnight
Sunday, August 11, 2019 11am-9PM
*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.
2019 Event Information:
All events, hours and fees are subject to change. Note: Dogs are not allowed either on the Main Grounds or Crescent Beach. While leashed dogs are permitted in all other public areas during Shanty Days, 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.
FRIDAY AUGUST 9
4:00pm Lovin’ Country
8:00pm Johnny Wad, 8-Midnight
5:00pm 9 Ball Singles Pool Tournament
SATURDAY AUGUST 10
8:00am 5K Walk/Run
9:00am Kid’s SuperHero Fun Run
10:00 am Volleyball Tournament
10-5pm Arts/Crafts & Street Fair
11:30am Car Cruise 11:30 am
1-4:00pm Ryan Thompson Bluegrass Band, Arts and Crafts
1-4pm Dr. Bombay
2:00pm 8 Ball Partners/Last Pocket Pool
3-10pm Teen Stage
8:00pm Spicy Tie Band
SUNDAY AUGUST 11
7:00am Ecumenical Service, Heritage Park
10-4:00pm Arts & Crafts and Street Fair
11:00am Sugar Bush Boys
11:30, 2:30, & 4:30 (approx.) “Mini” Pool Tournaments
12-1:00pm Algoma Community Band, Arts and Crafts
12:00pm Junior’s Coastal Volleyball Tournament
1:00pm The Billy Shears Band
1:00pm Randy Peterson, Children’s Area
1:30-3:30pm Ryan Thompson Bluegrass Band, Arts and Crafts
Kid’s Area ~~ Main Grounds Located on the north side of the main grounds, kids will enjoy bouncy houses, face painting, ice cream and more.
There is a separate charge for the Kid’s Area wristband: $10 for unlimited time for the entire weekend. This is payable at the Kids Area on the Main Grounds. The Kid’s Area is scheduled to be open Friday, 4:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday, 1:00pm – 8:00pm and Sunday, 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
Sunday Ecumenical Service Grab your lawn chair and come enjoy the tranquility by the lake as you join us for an Ecumenical church service Sunday morning, 7a.m. at Heritage Park. All are welcome!
Future Shanty Days Dates:
August 14-16, 2020
August 13-15, 2021
August 12-14, 2022