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:

Be Mine Craft Night
Delavan Lake Store – February 4th, 6-8pm
Join Delavan Lake Store for a night of Valentine’s Day themed crafts. Make easy home decor projects or gifts for someone special! Use themed stencils or create your own designs. All supplies are included in this make and take event, including a FREE drink. Pre-registration is required.

Valentine’s Day String Art – Kid’s Build
Nailed It DIY Elkhorn – February 7th, 12-2pm
Mom and Dad, bring the kiddo’s to Nailed It DIY for a Kids Valentine’s Day String Art Event!
Sign up for $45, your child will receive the String Art Project kit and a special Valentines Day Treat. We hope to see your little one in the studio for some Nailed It Valentine’s Day Fun. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Cooking Class: Steak Night Date Night
The Black Sheep – February 8th, 6:15-8:15pm
Join Chef Tyler from The Black Sheep for an in-person Date Night cooking class. Learn how to prepare a classic steakhouse dinner. Look how to choose, prepare, and cook a steak to perfection alongside classic sides like creamed spinach, the wedge salad, and more. Pre-registration is required.

Virtual Cooking Class: Steak Night for Two (Gluten Free)
The Black Sheep – February 9th, 6:15-8:15pm
Tune in for a virtual cooking class with Chef Tyler from The Black Sheep. Pick-up your pre-portioned ingredients at the restaurant, and follow along step-by-step in the comfort of your own kitchen. Dinner includes a 12-14 ounce Prime Ribeye and a 7-8 ounce Tenderloin Fillet with herb butter served alongside toasted sage and sweet potato mashed potato, creamed spinach with a bacon, and house made peppercorn ranch wedge salad. Pre-registration is required.

Galentine’s Day at Nailed It DIY
Nailed It DIY Elkhorn – February 11th, 6-9pm
Bring your mom, your sister, or your BFF to Nailed It DIY to celebrate this special type of love and friendship. You will receive a 12″ round with Valentine’s Day design of your choice and a glass of wine or beer as a Galentine’s Day Treat from the Studio Crew. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Acrylic Painting: The Love Truck
Badger High School – February 11th, 6:30-8:30pm
Join artist Tiffany Fisher for an evening of painting and Valentine’s Day festivities, no experience necessary! Paint a V-Day inspired retro truck with step-by-step instructions and all the supplies you need. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway
Lake Lawn Resort – February 12th-14th
Escape to Lake Lawn Resort this Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 12-14, 2021. Take advantage the Sweetheart Escape Overnight Package or visit for a Sweetheart Dinner at the Frontier Restaurant and the N.E.W Piano Guys Show. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Arctic Alcoves – Ice Castles
Geneva National Resort, February 12-14
Freeze your special moment in time with a private, secluded experience inside Ice Castles. Whether you are proposing, celebrating Valentine’s Day, or enjoying a galentine’s getaway, the Arctic Alcove gives you an exclusive VIP area of the Ice Castles away from the crowds. Reservations are required.

Valentine’s Day Crafts
Nailed It DIY Elkhorn, February 14th, 12-1pm
Mom and Dad, go celebrate V-Day with some alone time and let the kiddos craft the afternoon away at Nailed It DIY. Participants will receive a craft kit including a tick-tac-toe board, playing pieces, and a special Valentine’s Day treat. Pre-registration is encouraged.

For more Valentine’s Day events throughout Walworth County, check out our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com.

New Year’s Events in Walworth County

As we close out the final chapter of this whirlwind of a year, its time to take a moment to celebrate! Check out our New Year’s Event Guide below for family friendly and romantic events perfect for ringing in the New Year with your loved ones!

New Year’s Eve – December 31st

New Year’s Eve Celebration | Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan |  (262) 725-9155

The New Year’s Eve DJ Party for adults in the Great Room will kick off with DJ Felix playing all your favorite hits accompanied by a cash bar. Bring the kiddos to the wildly popular Family Party with DJ entertainment, games, and prizes galore. For a more upscale and intimate experience, book a dinner package at the Frontier Restaurant or Igloo Experience. Click here for more information.

New Year’s Eve Dinner | Turf. Smokehouse at Geneva National, Lake Geneva | (262) 245-7000

Ring in the New Year at Turf. watch the ball drop on one of five extra large TV’s. Savor tempting hickory-tinged aromas, picturesque course views, and saucy menu of salads, smoked-out sandwiches, tangy tacos, and mixed bbq platters in this year-round Clubhouse restaurant and bar.

Winter Wonderland and Champagne Toast | Pier 290, Williams Bay | (262) 245-2100

Enjoy the festive holiday light displays and glistening waters of Geneva Lake at Pier 290 this New Year’s Eve. Sample indulgent specials including Pan Seared Grouper, Surf and Turf Trios, and Fettuccini Primavera. Live music kicks off at 5 pm. Be sure to stick around for the Champagne Toast at midnight to cheers to the New Year! Reservations are highly recommended. Seating is limited.

New Year’s Eve at Crafted Pizza & Tap | The Ridge Hotel, Lake Geneva | (262) 249-3832

Celebrate 2021 with panoramic views and a delectable three-course menu. Enjoy live music by the Woods Brothers 8pm to 1am.  Acoustic performance by Kaleb Woods 8-10pm and DJ performance by Mister Woods 10pm to 1am. Reservations are recommended.

New Year’s Eve Dinner To-Go | Geneva National Resort, Lake Geneva | (262) 245-7000

Skip the fuss of cooking for the holiday! Order New Year’s Eve Dinner to-go from the award winning culinary team at Geneva National Resort. Featured menu items include Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin ​over wild mushroom risotto, Crab Stuffed Shrimp, Cream of Turkey and Wild rice soup, Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls, and Chocolate Torte Cake with raspberry coulis. Pre-orders required.

New Year’s Eve Dinner | Hunt Club Steakhouse, Lake Geneva | (262) 245-7200

Ring in and relish the New Year at the Hunt Club Steakhouse with a celebratory three-course meal with champagne toast. Reservations required.

Holiday Tea | The Grandview Restaurant, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-5690

Tis the season for Holiday Tea at The Grandview Restaurant. Sip tea lakeside with the festive holiday tea service menu featuring traditional finger sandwiches, pastries, scones, and a selection of teas.

New Year’s Eve Pre-Fixe Dinner | Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan | (262) 728-7950

Begin your New Year’s Eve celebrating with a fine dining experience in the Frontier Restaurant. Chef John Billings and his culinary team have prepared a custom one-night-only menu to help you ring in the New Year along the lakeside. This special menu will be served from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Reservations are required.

New Year’s Eve Dinner | The Grandview Restaurant, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-5690

Bid adieu to 2020 with The Grandview Restaurant! Come celebrate the end of what’s truly been a year and enjoy our crab special in addition to the regular dinner menu. Reservations are recommended.

New Year’s Eve Bash and Trivia Night | Delavan Lake Store, Delavan |(262) 725-6747

Enjoy some friendly competition and festive fun to help ring in the New Year. Sip on boozy beverages, dance the night away, and celebrate the end of this crazy year.

Dr Maxwell’s Cure for 2020 | Maxwell Mansion, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-9711

Celebrate the New Year as if you were in the Roaring Twenties! Dr. Maxwell’s Cure for 2020 features s live DJ, tantalizing hors d’ oeuvres, amazing igloo experiences, signature NYE only cocktails, and a champagne toast at midnight! Click here for details on overnight packages.

Dancing Horses Christmas Show | Dancing Horses Theatre | (262) 728-8200

This dazzling spectacle features an array of horse breeds performing alongside their trainers in this fantastic cavalcade of equestrian artistry. Visually stunning, this live show is must-see for any horse lover. The acclaimed Christmas Show features never before seen choreography and appearances from the mini-unicorn and Santa himself.

Illusionist Tristan Crist Show | Tristan Crist Magic Theatre, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-0505

One of a kind performer that wows audiences with wit, heartfelt stories, jaw-dropping illusions and gut-wrenching escapes! Tristan Crist invites you to experience a theatrical performance of modern magical illusion that is the perfect entertainment event for young and old alike. Get tickets.

New Year’s Day – January 1st

New Year’s Day Fish Fry at Crafted Pizza & Tap | The Ridge Hotel, Lake Geneva | (262) 249-3832

Celebrate the first Friday Fish Fry of 2021 with Crafted Pizza & Tap! Fill up on two large pieces of baked or fried cod along with a potato pancake or french fries. Your Wisconsin specialty will also include coleslaw, house-crafted applesauce and our house-crafted tarter sauce.

Holiday Tea | The Grandview Restaurant, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-5690

Tis the season for Holiday Tea at the Grandview Restaurant. Sip tea lakeside with a festive menu featuring traditional finger sandwiches, pastries, and scones alongside a sampling of teas.

New Year’s Day Polar Plunge with Pier 290 | Williams Bay Beach, Williams Bay | (262) 245-2100

Take a quick dip in the bay at the annual Polar Plunge and warm up with yummy bites from Pier 290! You can go “jump in the lake” at 12 pm on New Year’s Day at Williams Bay Beach. Head over to Pier 290 to warm up and for a celebratory feat sure to bring the feeling back into your bones.

Craft Beer Tasting | Delavan Lake Store, Delavan | (262) 725-6747

Join Delavan Lake Store for a craft beer tasting! Starting January 1st, you can sample every Friday in January and February. Come experience a different brewery’s craft beer each week. Want to do it EVERY week? For just $75 dollars, you can be part of the “Craft Beer Club” and get ALL 9 tastings guaranteed. Call (262) 725-6747 for details.

Tony Ocean Rat Pack Weekend | Maxwell Mansion, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-9711

 Dean, Frank, Sammy! Keep the New Year Rockin with a chance to catch Tony and The Rat Pack at Maxwell Mansion this intimate Private concert, limited number of guests! Tickets are $50.00 and that includes the private concert and fabulous food by Fork It Foods! Stay at Maxwell mansion Jan 1 or 2 and get free VIP admission! 

Dancing Horses Christmas Show | Dancing Horses Theatre | (262) 728-8200

This dazzling spectacle features an array of horses performing amazing choreography alongside their trainers in a cavalcade of equestrian artistry. Visually stunning, this show is a must see for any horse lover. Don’t miss out on special appearances from the mini-unicorn and Santa Claus himself.

Lets Get Social Skiing Lessons | Alpine Valley Resort, Elkhorn | (262) 642-7374

Is learning to ski one of your goals for 2021? Join Alpine Valley Resort for Lets Get Social Skiing Lessons. Perfect for beginners, this lesson is for first time skiers and snowboarders. For just $70 you’ll enjoy a night out on the slopes with a complete lesson, day lift ticket, drink ticket, and complimentary rental equipment. Learn more here.

Parade of Trees | Geneva Lake Museum, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-6060

Be sure to catch the final weekend of the Parade of Trees. You wont want to miss out on this festive display of trees decorated by some of your favorite local businesses and organizations.

For more 2021 events throughout Walworth County, check out our exclusive Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com. From all of us at Visit Walworth County, may you have safe and happy 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 easy as possible:

Christmas Carryout | The Black Sheep, 210 W Whitewater St, Whitewater | (262) 613-7119

Chef Tyler has created another amazing holiday carryout menu filled with fun twists on classic dishes, festive flavors, and boozy bites. Pre-order your Christmas Dinner soon, as they always sell out! Pickup your meal with reheating instructions December 21st and 22nd.

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Holiday Meals To-Go | Crafty Kitchen LLC | (262) 818-1043

Skip the fuss and stress of cooking and let Crafty Kitchen LLC do all the cooking! Chef Julie can customize your holiday meal to any preference or restriction! Order your holiday meal for pickup or delivery before December 21st.

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The Elegant Famer | 1545 Main St, Mukwonago | (262) 363-6770

Be sure to pick up your Cider Baked Hams, Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag, and Chicken Pot Pies before the holiday rush! The Elegant Famer is open daily 9-6 pm. Call to reserve items in store.

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Elkhorn Community Christmas Dinner | 203 E Walworth St, Elkhorn | (262) 723-5788

Join the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce for a socially distant Community Christmas Day meal, December 25th.  Call to schedule a delivery or drive-thru for curbside pickup.

Take & Bake from The Fireside Theatre | 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson | (800) 477-9505

A Fireside Christmas tradition lives on! Order your Take and Bake Holiday Dinner Package featuring soups, Jones Ham or Roast Pork Loin, a variety of sides including the signature Sweet Potato Soufflé, plus Pecan Pie and Rumchata Cheesecake for dessert. Order before December 20th for pickup on the date of your choice.

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Lake Geneva Cannery | 5576 State Rd 50, Delavan | (262) 729-4017

No holiday in Walworth County is complete without a pie from Lake Geneva Cannery. Pre-order your homemade pies for the holidays by calling (262) 729-4017 before December 21st. Don’t forget to add their famous dips, hot sauces, and other accoutrements to your order.

Lake Geneva Pie Company | 150 E Geneva Sq, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-5100

Pass around the Pumpkin Pie! Pre-order your desserts, quiches, and decorated sugar cookies available before December 19th. Pickup your Pie and Sugar Cookies by December 23rd.

Holiday Meals from Pier 290 | 1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay | (262) 245-2100

Leave the cooking to Chef Michael Lavin and Lake Life Catering this holiday season! Choose a dinner package for 6-8 guests or order individual dinners. Add on delicious signature sides to complete your meal! Call (262) 245-2100 to order. Meals must be ordered with 3 days lead time and may be picked up between 9 am and 6 pm on date of your choice.

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Popeye’s On Lake Geneva | 811 Wrigley Dr, Lake Geneva | (262) 248-4381

Let Popeye’s On Lake Geneva cover the cooking this holiday season! Menu items include Holiday Glazed Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Cavatappi Pasta, Veggies, and Signature Dinner Rolls. Add your favorite Popeye’s menu items to your order in family-sized portions. Pre-order your holiday meal before December 21st. Pickup Tuesday 12/22 or Wednesday 12/23 12-6 pm.

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Christmas Day Dinner To-Go from Geneva National Resort | 1221 Geneva National Ave S, Lake Geneva | (262) 245-7000

No need to defrost that butterball or roll that crust! Leave the cooking to us. Your holiday should be spent enjoying the company of family and friends, not worrying about dinner. Just reserve a time, pick up your feast at the Geneva National Clubhouse, and enjoy. Everything about the holidays should be this simple.

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For more holiday events throughout Walworth County, check out our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com. From all of us at Visit Walworth County, may you have a safe and happy Christmas Season.