Why You Need to Attend Bayfield in Bloom

Vibrant flowers, sunny skies, frolicking outside; these are things that are associated with the arrival of the spring season!  The town of Bayfield, WI, chooses to honor this time of year through a series of fun and exciting activities in the great outdoors.  Bayfield in Bloom, a month-long event that occurs from May 13-June 12, 2016, designed to celebrate spring and all the beauty it brings to this charming, waterfront town of Wisconsin.  For 14 years now, this event has brought the community together to enjoy these unique festivities.  Discover a few highlights of all the different forms of entertainment happening throughout this time and start making plans to attend today!  

5 of the Best Bayfield in Bloom Events

  1. 10th Annual Chequamegon Bay and Birding Festival: May 19-21

Get an up-close look at the incredible wildlife and vegetation of Bayfield during the annual Chequamegon Bay and Birding Festival.  In addition to participating in guided tours that teach you how to observe and identify the local wildlife, you can also enjoy other thrilling activities, like kayaking, boat tours, canoeing, and more!

  1. Madeline Island Museum Season Opening: May 28

An attraction that is only open seasonally, the Madeline Island Museum welcomes its visitors back on May 28!  This amazing spot includes several historic buildings, numerous preserved artifacts, and countless exhibits and lectures.  Journey back in time to see how local inhabitants used to live here in the early 1900s!

  1. Annual Wine Tasting at Madeline Island: May 29

Have the time of your life while also benefitting a good cause!  The Annual LaPointe Center Wine Tasting at the Pub Restaurant & Wine Bar is a joyous evening that will include great food, delicious wine, and a silent auction.  The proceeds go towards helping creative community projects throughout the area.  

  1. Bayfield Garden Tour: June 4

Experience one of the most bright and colorful self-guided tours ever when you participate in the Bayfield Garden Tour!  This is an ideal opportunity to see all of the area’s most gorgeous flowers in bloom while professional gardeners and horticulturists will be present to answer any questions.

  1. Blessing of the Fleet: June 12

This month of fun and festivities comes to an end with the traditional Blessing of the Fleet!  Watch and admire as a myriad of various boats, kayaks, canoes, and other water vessels parade through the Bayfield City Harbor as the clergy grants them each a safe passage through the magnificent Lake Superior.  This historic event is completely free to the public!  

Come Stay with Us at Pinehurst Inn Bed and Breakfast!

Complete your getaway to Wisconsin by staying in the finest accommodations while you’re here!  Pinehurst Inn is a cozy bed and breakfast that provides the most luxurious lodging in Bayfield, Wisconsin.  Our eco-elegant rooms and amenities are guaranteed to provide you all the comfort and relaxation you desire and our hearty, organic breakfast will satisfy even the hungriest of appetites!  We even have an on-site spa to help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated during your dream vacation.  

To learn more about the many things to do in Bayfield, WI, download our free Vacation Guide!

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