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:

Maple Fest – Lake Geneva
April 18th, 2021

A stack of hot cakes is just not
complete without a layer of maple syrup over the top! Every spring, Covenant Harbor Bible Camp welcomes guests to Maple Fest. This year, guests are invited to snack their way through the Breakfast Market. Or take your Maple Fest Experience to-go with a Breakfast Kit which features Oatmeal Pancake Mix, Breakfast Sausage, Maple Cookie Dough, and Coffee wrapped up in a Covenant Harbor Tote Bag.

Ribfest – Elkhorn
July 15th-18th, 2021

Head on over to the beautiful Walworth
County Fairgrounds
for four days of unbelievably delicious finger-lickin’ barbecue at Ribfest 2021. Chow down on award-winning BBQ from pit-masters from around the country. Once you’ve have had your fill, kick-back and enjoy some live music and a cold beer or two.

Darien Corn Fest – Darien
September 11th-12th, 2021

Always held the first weekend after Labor Day, Darien Corn Fest celebrates all things corn! Featuring free roasted sweet corn, softball, volleyball, and horseshoe tournaments and earth-shaking tractor pulls, Corn Fest is the quintessential Midwest summer celebration you won’t want to miss. Stick around for the fireworks on Sunday evening.

Brew Fest – East Troy
Dates To Be Announced

Roll out the barrel for Brew Fest in
East Troy! Brew Fest offers unlimited samples from local and regional breweries. Be sure to pair your pours with some delicious food from food trucks and local restaurants.

Autumn Food Festival – Fontana
October 9th, 2021

Experience the flavors of fall in a weekend celebration of the local culinary highlights of the season. The Abbey Resort partners with
local chefs and restaurateurs to showcase their culinary talent and the seasonal flavors of the area.

Next time you’re planning a Walworth County getaway, consider hitting up one of our flavorful food festivals; your taste buds will certainly thank us. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information regarding festival dates and offerings. For more flavorful fun, check out our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | April 9-11

Spring Break Specials at Lake Geneva Clue Room

Spring Breaking in the Lake Geneva Area and looking for an experience for the whole family? Book an escape room with Lake Geneva Clue Room! Being in the room together, puts those screens away, and puts your family face to face.  You spend time working together, developing skills, and making memories together.  Everyone in your family is unique and they all have something to bring to the table in an escape room! Get $5 off your Escape Room experience at Lake Geneva Clue Room with code “BREAK21” at check out. Good luck!

Early Season Geneva Lake Tours

With the temperatures on the rise, Lake Geneva Cruise Line is jumping into the 2021 season with Early Season Tours! Departing from their headquarters in William’s Bay, Lake Geneva Cruise Line is setting sail on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April for spring tours. Booking is limited, and advanced reservations are recommended. Book now by visiting www.cruiselakegeneva.com.

Taste of Greece

Opa! Take your tastebuds on a trip to the Greek Islands at The Grandview Restaurant throught the month of April. Chef Chad Visger has created this special menu to usher in the fresh spring flavors and add some greek flair to the shores of Lake Geneva. Enjoy traditional greek dishes including flaming Saganaki, Souvlaki, Giovesti, and of course, Baklava! Reservations are always encouraged for limited menu events and can be made by visiting www.thegrandviewrestaurant.com.

For information on these events and more, go to VisitWalworthCounty.com/Events. Enjoy your weekend here in Walworth County.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | April 2-4

Friday Fish Fry Frenzy

Your Easter weekend itinerary definitely has to start with a Friday Fish Fry! From corner to corner, Walworth County has some of the best Fish Fry in Wisconsin. Get fishy with it at The Black Sheep, Champs Sports Bar & Grill, Crafted Pizza & Tap, The Duck Inn, East Troy Brewery, Evergreen Country Club, Grand Cafe, Greenie’s Clubhouse, Hawk’s View Golf Club, The Lookout Bar & Eatery, PIER 290, Popeye’s, Postscript Pub, Snug Harbor Pub, Sperino’s Pepperoni Pub, Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub, The Waterfront, and Ye Olde Hotel Bar and Restaurant. Vote for your favorite Walworth County Fish Fry in our Friday Fish Fry Frenzy Bracket Challenge on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Week 1 winners will be announced Friday, April 9th.

Easter Egg Hunts

It wouldn’t be Easter Weekend without a few Egg Hunts! On Saturday April 3rd, kiddos can hunt for eggs at Phoenix Park in Delavan or Duck Pond in Fontana. Socially distant drive-thru Egg Hunts can be found at Geneva Lakes Family YMCA and Williams Bay High School. Adults can get in on the fun at Staller Estate Winery’s annual Easter Dusting and win prizes such as free wine flights, chocolate pairings, or cellar tastings for two!

Easter Brunch

Celebrate the springtime and holiday weekend with Easter Brunch at your favorite Walworth County restaurants. Enjoy sparkling champagne mimosas, all you can eat buffets, and bougie brunch bites with your closest friends and family at 240 West at The Abbey Resort, The Black Sheep, Crafted Pizza & Tap, Geneva National Resort, 841 Brewhouse, Lake Lawn Resort, Baker House, Hawk’s View Golf Course, The Grandview Restaurant, The Fireside, Duck Inn Supper Club, Grand Geneva Resort, East Troy Brewery, and Hunt Club Steakhouse. Looking for Take and Bake Options? Order a prepared Easter Meal to-go from The Black Sheep, Hawk’s View Golf Club, Geneva National Resort, or Lake Lawn Resort.

For information on these events and more, go to VisitWalworthCounty.com/Events. Enjoy your weekend here in Walworth County.