2021 Walworth County Summer Festival Guide

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this summer? Attend one of Walworth County's many summer festivals! From fine art festivals to carnival rides, we have it all. Check out our Summer Festival Guide below. July Elkhorn Ribfest - July 15-18, 2021 - Walworth County Fairgrounds 45th Annual Williams Bay Fine Art … Continue reading 2021 Walworth County Summer Festival Guide

Safari Lake Geneva Debuts Newest Residents: Giraffes

The reserve at Safari Lake Geneva is home to over 20 species of animals from around the globe and is proud to welcome its newest pair of residents: Reticulated Giraffes. Hailing from East Africa, the giraffe is one of nature’s most iconic, graceful animals. At Safari Lake Geneva, these stunningly long-necked animals have arrived at … Continue reading Safari Lake Geneva Debuts Newest Residents: Giraffes

The Walworth County Ultimate Field Guide to Finding Fireworks

This year, the 4th of July is a Sunday, giving us a full weekend to celebrate (and some of us an extra Monday). Whether you have an Independence Day Go-To Plan or  you like to switch things up each year, we’re collecting the details for you! Check out our ultimate Field Guide to Finding Fireworks … Continue reading The Walworth County Ultimate Field Guide to Finding Fireworks

Father’s Day – The Walworth County Way

While tradition may dictate the socks and tool set, it’s time for some new traditions! Break free from the expected and surprise Dad with the gift of Walworth County! Pack up your gear and fill your gas tank for a weekend getaway full of exploration! Give the Gift of the Greens Gift Dad a day … Continue reading Father’s Day – The Walworth County Way

Top 6 Walworth County Agricultural Experiences

Corn, crops, and countryside, oh my! Have you ever drank beer at a 150-year old farm? Petted an oxen?Picked strawberries in the fields? Or watched a tractor harvest its crops? Well, get to Walworth County and experience all that and more this summer! We've rounded up the our top six agricultural attractions and events here in Walworth … Continue reading Top 6 Walworth County Agricultural Experiences

Check-In, Drink Up, and Win Prizes! Cheers to the Walworth County Beer and Wine Trail

https://youtu.be/8tgm9xM_eqA This summer, it's all about the brews here in Walworth County! Quench your thirst for adventure with the Walworth County Beer and Wine Trail! Featuring 14 local breweries, wineries, and craft beverage producers, The Walworth County Beer and Wine Trail provides an authentic craft beverage experience unlike any other. Along the Trail, you'll visit … Continue reading Check-In, Drink Up, and Win Prizes! Cheers to the Walworth County Beer and Wine Trail

Celebrate Memorial Day in Walworth County

Missed out on getting away for Mother's Day? Experience the 3-day Memorial Day weekend with us here in Walworth County! You'll discover peace on the water, high flying thrills, and good times all around our area while you celebrate our country! Cheers To The WeekendYour thirst for adventure has led you this far. Experience Walworth … Continue reading Celebrate Memorial Day in Walworth County

2021 Walworth County Summer Camp Guide

It's time to break out the bug spray, dig out the bandanas, and gather round the campfire, because Summer Camp season is almost here! Check out the Summer Camp programs below to find the perfect fit for your kids here in Walworth County: Army Lake CampSummer Camp is back in session for the 2021 season … Continue reading 2021 Walworth County Summer Camp Guide

Blooms, Besties, and Bites: Women’s Weekend 2021

Ladies, mark your calendars, Womens Weekend is returning to Lake Geneva May 14th through 16th, 2021. Grab your sisters, besties, and daughters for a weekend getaway full of fun workshops, events, and wellness celebrating and uplifting the fabulous women in our lives and communities.  This year’s theme “Let It Grow” will challenge you to expand … Continue reading Blooms, Besties, and Bites: Women’s Weekend 2021

Woof-Worthy Vacations: Pet-Friendly Travel in Walworth County

There’s no reason man’s best friend can’t be man’s best travel companion when you’re traveling to Walworth County! From pet-friendly hotels, to bars where your dog can take the stool next to you, there’s plenty of fun that you and your furry friend can have together on your next trip to the Lake Geneva Area … Continue reading Woof-Worthy Vacations: Pet-Friendly Travel in Walworth County

Earth Week Activities: 7 Ideas to Help Celebrate The Environment

Did you know that Earth Day has its roots in Wisconsin? In 1970 Senator Gaylord Nelson had the idea to celebrate our natural resources and expand ecological education throughout the country! Ever since, we've been enjoying the great outdoors and improving our natural environment! To get in the mood to appreciate our planet, here are seven activities … Continue reading Earth Week Activities: 7 Ideas to Help Celebrate The Environment

What’s Up This Weekend in Walworth County | April 16-18

Opening Day at Alpine Valley Resort Dust off your clubs and lace up your cleats, its finally Opening Day at Alpine Valley Resort! The grounds crew has been working tirelessly to improve the greens for yet another amazing summer of golf at the AV. Opening Day tee times start as early as 8 am and … Continue reading What’s Up This Weekend in Walworth County | April 16-18

Top Five Food Festivals in Walworth County

From street snacks to crafted dishes, the food festivals in Walworth County will make your taste buds jump for joy. Savor culinary delights and sample local bites while enjoying the simple joys of our piece of paradise. Taste your way through the Lake Geneva Area and beyond throughout 2021 at our top five food festivals: … Continue reading Top Five Food Festivals in Walworth County

Pedal to Paddle: Explore Walworth County by Land and Water

Dust off those paddles and grease up your bike chains, its finally time to enjoy the great outdoors! Luckily, Walworth County is packed with great biking trails and kayaking spots where you can not only be active but spend some time in the fresh air. Read on to learn about some of our favorite spots … Continue reading Pedal to Paddle: Explore Walworth County by Land and Water

Spring Break or Bust: 10 Itinerary Ideas

After a bone chilling winter, the snow has started to thaw and signs of spring are popping up left and right here in Walworth County. Meaning, its officially time to plan for Spring Break! We’ve put together our list of top 10 activities and adventures for your getaway to the Lake Geneva area and beyond: … Continue reading Spring Break or Bust: 10 Itinerary Ideas

Easter Events in Walworth County

Hop to it, Easter is just around the corner! Check out the egg-cellent events happening throughout the county! Drive Thru Egg Hunt - First Lutheran Church and School | March 27th | 10 amOn Saturday, March 27 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, we are holding a community Drive Thru Easter Egg Hunt.As families drive … Continue reading Easter Events in Walworth County

St Paddy’s Day Celebrations in Walworth County

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Don your green apparel and pour yourself a Guinness, its time to paint the town green. Join in on the festive fun with these events fit for a leprechaun. St. Patrick's Day Drink Menu | Throughout MarchYou're in luck! March drink specials at Stillwater … Continue reading St Paddy’s Day Celebrations in Walworth County

The Best Fish Fry in Walworth County

You can’t be in Wisconsin and not get down on a Friday night Fish Fry! When German and Polish Catholic immigrants settled in Milwaukee in the 1860’s they began what is now known as the “Fish Fry” Fridays during Lent caught from Lake Michigan. This tradition lives on today and has become a well-loved Friday … Continue reading The Best Fish Fry in Walworth County

Coffee Break

Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy coffee! Need a caffeine jolt or looking for your new favorite cup of joe? Discover these four Walworth County cafes to get your caffeine fix. Cheers: Café Latte Cozy up with a good cup of coffee lakeside at Café Latte. Located inside The Abbey Resort, Café Latte … Continue reading Coffee Break

What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | February 5-7

Winterfest One of the highlights of the winter season in Walworth County is the annual Winterfest festival in Lake Geneva! One of my favorite winter festivals.  Be here to witness teams from around the country hard at work during an epic 72-hour competition where their artistry is put to the test in creating remarkable, larger-than-life snow sculptures. On top … Continue reading What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | February 5-7

Celebrate Your Love in Walworth County

While it may still be chilly outside, these Walworth County Valentine’s Day events are sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.  Whether you plan on staying in or braving the cold to take your sweetheart on a romantic date, there are plenty of fun activities and events to entertain lovebirds this Valentine's season: … Continue reading Celebrate Your Love in Walworth County

Ice Castles Return to Lake Geneva

A winter wonderland is under construction and preparing to bring the magic of winter to life in Lake Geneva once again. The Ice Castles will return to Walworth County this January for their third consecutive year. Geneva National Resort will  host the highly anticipated illuminated ice kingdom slated to open January 21st.   Let your imagination run wild … Continue reading Ice Castles Return to Lake Geneva

Winter Fun in 2021

Winter is officially upon us in Walworth County! The low temperatures and sparkling snow have arrived and are here to stay. Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of winter while Ice Skating, Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Snowmobiling: Ice Skating Lace up your skates and hit the ice for a day of … Continue reading Winter Fun in 2021

Carryout for Christmas

Season's 'eatings' to one and all! Whether you’re planning to sit around the table for a small family meal, or would prefer to skip the mess and stress in the kitchen, these local eateries, shops, and bakeries are offering carryout holiday meals and pre-ordered festive treats to make the last bit of this year as … Continue reading Carryout for Christmas

Igloo Experiences in Walworth County

Baby it’s cold outside, but that isn’t stopping these Walworth County destinations from offering unique outdoor dining options. It's time to bundle up and get ready to eat and sip your way through these spots this season. Maxwell Mansion - Lake Geneva Enjoy a night under the star studded sky in the heated Dome at … Continue reading Igloo Experiences in Walworth County

2020 Walworth County Gift Guide

Tis the season of giving! This year, shoppers can skip the stress of standing in lines to have fun, find great gifts, and keep their money in Walworth County by supporting local businesses. Use our handy Holiday Gift Guide to find amazing gift ideas at even better prices from your favorite Walworth County businesses. Before … Continue reading 2020 Walworth County Gift Guide

Dine With Us During Dine Around The Lakes Restaurant Week November 6th-15th, 2020

We invite you to dine with us during Walworth County's annual Dine Around The Lakes restaurant week. The dining experiences begin on November 6th and runs through November 15th, with specially priced 3-course meals at 12 county-wide restaurants.  Food lovers get ten days to try restaurants they may not have visited before, or a chance … Continue reading Dine With Us During Dine Around The Lakes Restaurant Week November 6th-15th, 2020

Walworth County’s Rustic Roads: Fall 2020

Take the scenic route this autumn and travel the Rustic Roads of Walworth County. The Wisconsin Rustic Roads Program offers locals and visitors a leisurely opportunity to travel around the state and explore areas often overlooked. As you meander down these beautiful Rustic Roads, you'll encounter some of the best scenery in Wisconsin. Fall in … Continue reading Walworth County’s Rustic Roads: Fall 2020

Grab Your Buckets, Its Time to Trick-Or-Treat

Put on your favorite costume and hit the streets, its time to Trick-or-Treat! Don't miss out on the fun in your neighborhood. Be sure to check out our Trick-or-Treating guide below for dates and times. October 18th Trunk or Treat | Babe Mann Park | Elkhorn | 10 am - 1 pm October 24th Candy … Continue reading Grab Your Buckets, Its Time to Trick-Or-Treat

31 Days Of Halloween 2020

31 Days of Halloween is finally here! All month long, we'll be highlighting the haunted happening, not-so-scary spooktaculars, and fall festivities going on across Walworth County. What events are you most looking forward to? Events and times are subject to change. Visit our Event Calendar for the most up to date information regarding 31 Days … Continue reading 31 Days Of Halloween 2020

10 Spots to Enjoy the Fall Foliage in Walworth County

The leaves are finally starting to change in Walworth County! As the days grow shorter and the weather cools, we are so excited to welcome one of the most spectacular and scenic seasons into our area.   With fall color slated to peak in the third and fourth weeks of October, you have plenty of time … Continue reading 10 Spots to Enjoy the Fall Foliage in Walworth County

Everything But The Squeal at Old World Wisconsin

Love bacon, brats, pork chops, and more? Enjoy an marriage of food and story to engage the senses, have fun, spark conversations, and create memories to live on at Old World Wisconsin's Taste of History Series: Everything But the Squeal event Saturday September 12th and Sunday September 13th. Foodies and history buffs alike will delight … Continue reading Everything But The Squeal at Old World Wisconsin

Farm-tastic Finds in Walworth County

Corn, crops, and countryside, oh my! Have you ever toured an apple orchard? Petted a goat? Enjoyed a hayride? Or watched a tractor harvest its crops? Well, get to Walworth County and experience all that and more. You know you’re in the Midwest when the cornfields are endless and the pastures are sprinkled with rustic … Continue reading Farm-tastic Finds in Walworth County

Labor Day Weekend Events in Walworth County

Labor Day is a day of celebration of the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Kudos! Your hard work deserves to be celebrated!   With this abundant list of all the weekend's activities, it's no wonder why Travel Channel listed Lake Geneva as one of their 10 Best Places … Continue reading Labor Day Weekend Events in Walworth County

What’s Up This Weekend in Walworth County | July 23-25

Joe Diamond: The Official Mind Reader He's appeared on Netlfix, WGN, ABC, The Today Show, and even Showtime! He is a World record holder for solving the world’s largest corn maze, blindfolded. He hacked the pentagon on Live Radio! Really! Ask him about it! He’s the official Mind Reader of the mysterious and the luxurious … Continue reading What’s Up This Weekend in Walworth County | July 23-25

Beach Guide 2021

Summer is here and the temperatures are on the rise. Cool off at one of Walworth County's many beaches: Big Foot Beach State Park - Lake GenevaAdmission Pass/Sticker Required ($5) - Public Welcome Booth Lake Memorial Park - East TroyAdmission Pass Required ($15) - Residents Only Community Park - DelavanAdmission Required ($3)- Public Welcome Edgewater … Continue reading Beach Guide 2021

6 Cool Spots for Scoops in Walworth County

Need to cool down? Head over to one of Walworth County's many ice cream shops and grab a cone or dish, or two! Delavan Lake Store Proudly serving Cedar Crest Ice Cream, Delavan Lake Store has a variety of circulating flavors. From Mackinac Island Fudge to Blue Moon, there is something for everyone. Order your … Continue reading 6 Cool Spots for Scoops in Walworth County