A hometown feel can only be found in Door County.

Welcome to Sister Bay

A bustingDoor County hub on the harbor.

Sister Bay is a vibrant village offering a perfect mix of modern amenities and bayside living. The area is known for its dynamic lifestyle, modern conveniences, and stunning waterfront properties.
If you’re looking for an ideal waterfront home in Door County, Diane Taillon at Arbor Crowne Properties has got you covered.! An expert in waterfront homes, she’ll be able to match you with the perfect home to suit your lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Bustling Energy: Sister Bay is a neighborhood that's alive with activity!
  • Convenient Living: Modern conveniences like grocery stores and medical offices are just a stone's throw away. You won’t have to spend a long time driving to complete necessary errands or make it to appointments.
  • Bayside Leisure: Waterfront homes and condos offer a tranquil retreat right at your doorstep.
  • Festive Spirit and Local Events: Celebrations are a way of life in Sister Bay, with festivals and events to fill up your calendar.

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Sister Bay offers both outdoor activities and a vibrant social life. It's a community where the day might begin with a peaceful stroll along the marina and end with a night of fun at one of the many local hotspots. It's a place for those who desire a blend of community and accessibility.

Dining and Entertainment

Culinary excellence is the heart of Sister Bay, and CHOP Steakhouse is where the art of the grill meets lakeside dining at its finest. For a touch of elegance, the Waterfront Restaurant offers fine dining with views that compete with the cuisine for your attention. Wine aficionados will find their palate's pleasure at Twelve Eleven, a wine bar where every sip is a celebration. Meanwhile, Husby's Food & Spirits is the go-to for hearty meals with a lively atmosphere.

Finally, Sister Bay Bowl is fun for the whole family, offering an opportunity to go bowling and enjoy delicious favorites like seafood and burgers. In operation since 1964, this supper club is going strong and still a beloved local spot to get together with loved ones.

Things to Do

Sister Bay knows how to throw a party, and Fall Fest is the best of them all, a festival that transforms the village into an autumnal playground. Each year as the holiday season approaches, the Door County Christkindlmarkt glitters with festive charm, offering a European-style Christmas market right in the heart of Wisconsin. Here, visitors can enjoy traditional Nordic fare, shop for fine artisan goods, and enjoy live music.

For a unique way to ring in the new year, check out Sister Bay’s New Year's Eve Cherry Drop, which also features the only New Year’s fireworks show in Door County! Additionally, Marina Fest honors the nautical spirit that defines Sister Bay. At this Labor Day weekend celebration, the whole family can enjoy delicious food, a vintage boat show, a farmer’s market, live music, and plenty of kid-friendly activities.


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Reach out to Diane at Arbor Crowne Properties for a complimentary consultation to discuss purchasing your dream waterfront or water-view property in Northern Door County. Diane will guide you through the process and help you determine the best time to buy. Let us handle all the details, so you can focus on finding the perfect home for you and your family.

Overview for SISTER BAY, WI

960 people live in SISTER BAY, where the median age is 58.6 and the average individual income is $32,404. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

58.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for SISTER BAY, WI

SISTER BAY has 544 households, with an average household size of 1.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in SISTER BAY do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 960 people call SISTER BAY home. The population density is 372.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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42.71 / 57.29%

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Arbor Crowne Properties specializes in luxury and waterfront Door County homes. Situated in the idyllic town of Ephraim and operating out of the historic Hillside Waterfront Hotel, Arbor Crowne is perfectly positioned to address your buying and selling needs.

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