Al's Traditional Julbord Celebration on Dec. 6-7

Make your (required) reservation and enjoy Janssen's Temptation, Potatis Korv, and an array of other traditional Swedish Christmas dishes... December 6 & 7!

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Breakfast with Santa on Sun., Dec 8, 9-11am

We're moving to Sundays this year...bring the kids for a special breakfast, a visit with Santa, a small gift, Child's Swedish Pancakes, sausage or bacon, juice or milk. Find out who's been naughty or nice!

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Al's Swedish Butik

With a vast assortment of clogs, clothing, jewelry and foods like imported lingonberries & jams, we've been told our Butik is as Swedish as anything you'll find in Sweden!

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Winter Means... Snow Cam!

When our goats retreat to their cozy barn, the snow howling down Sister Bay Hill, Al's green sod roof turns white and it's time for Snow Cam! Our Goat Cam cameras now...show the snow!

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Learn the history of Al Johnson's from the family themselves!

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Al Johnson's master baker, John Ostran, is renowned by customers and staff alike for his inventive creations!

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Al Johnson's Goat Cam

The two web cameras mounted on a rooftop peak of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant are pointed in slightly different directions, so they reveal 95% of the sod roof’s surface.

If you can’t see the goats in one picture, look closely at the other…it’s a rare day that you can’t see the goats somewhere on the roof…unless it’s night-time, of course, because the goats are brought down each evening and spend the evening in a peaceful barn on the outskirts of Sister Bay.

Note that the goats are NOT on the roof in winter! They usually go onto the restaurant’s sod roof at the start of each tourism season, in late May, continuing through mid-October.

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There's always something fun or interesting happening in Door County!

Stay current and you'll be able to time your next trip to coincide with the Half Marathon in May, the Roofing of the Goats Parade and Uncork Summer in June, Sister Bay's Fall Fest in October, Al's Annual Butik Sale in November, our traditional Swedish Julbord dinner in December, and much more.

All year long – even in winter – Door County is the place to be for a relaxing getaway in beautiful northeastern Wisconsin!

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