What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | Oct. 25-27

1. Spooky City | Downtown Burlington

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Burlington’s Spooky City is Saturday from 9:30 am to 2 pm.  Free trick or treating in downtown Burlington with entertainment, movies, hayrides, and more.  Come dressed in your favorite costume – the businesses are handing out treats from 11 to noon – and there is a costume contest!

2. Kid’s Halloween Party | Town Hall | Village of Bloomfield

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The Village of Bloomfield is having their Kid’s Halloween Party on Saturday from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Town Hall.  Loads of Halloween fun with games, treats, pumpkins, costume contest, and more.  And, the police department will be serving lunch!

3. Elkhorn Scare | Jackson Elementary School | Elkhorn

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The Elkhorn Scare is Saturday from 2 to 4 pm at Jackson Elementary School.  Enjoy an indoor festival of pumpkin decorating, games, candy, bounce houses, and fun kid activities – and another costume contest.

4. Trick-or-Treating | Multiple Locations

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Get your pillow cases ready – trick or treating in the Town of Lyons is Saturday from 3 to 5 pm, and on Sunday – Lake Geneva from noon to 4 pm, the Town of Delavan from noon to 3 pm, the Town of Geneva from 1 to 4 pm, and you can Trick or Treat on the Geneva Lake Museum’s Main Street from 12 to 1 pm.

 

For some Halloween fun for the adults – visit our website at visitwalworthcounty.com – like the Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday night!  For a complete list of community Trick or Treat times, go to our website or our Facebook page – Visit Walworth County.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Walworth County | Oct. 11-13

1. Family Fall Festival | Lake Lawn Resort | Delavan

68655705_2387678221269476_3952112555115151360_oLake Lawn Resort in Delavan is hosting its annual Family Fall Festival from Friday through Sunday. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the fun. The weekend includes movies, hayrides, pumpkin painting, scarecrow building, pumpkin bowling, live music, and so much more! If you’re looking for a fall getaway, they are also offering packages.

 

2. Lake Geneva Oktoberfest | Broad St. & Flat Iron Park | Lake Geneva

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Do you want more fall fun? Lake Geneva’s Oktoberfest is this Saturday and Sunday. The downtown is closed off and filled with bounce houses, pony rides, live music, beer tent, and the FREE pumpkin giveaway. Knockerball will be in Flat Iron Park. Don’t forget about all of the delicious fall food on hand – brats, cider donuts, apples, cider, and more!

 

3. Walk Of Terror | East Troy Municipal Parking Lot | East Troy

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For those who love all things spooky, it’s the best time of the year – haunt season! Head to East Troy on Friday or Saturday for their Walk Of Terror.  Located in the Municipal Parking Lot, it runs from 6:30 until 11 pm. A shocking maze of fears and frights that make your hair stand on end. New terrifying surprises wait for you this year. The cost is only $15 per person and combines community service with holiday fright.

 

For more upcoming events in Walworth County, go to www.visitwalworthcounty.com/events

Hours of Treats this Halloween 2018

 Happy Halloween! 

For anyone that missed them, here are Trick-or-Treat times for communities celebrating on all Hallow’s Eve this year 2018:

  • Darien / Darien Township | 4 – 6 pm
  • Delavan | 4 – 6 pm
  • Delavan Aram Public Library | 4 – 6 pm
  • Walworth / Walworth Township | 4 – 6 pm
  • Bloomfield / Town of Bloomfield | 4 – 7 pm
  • Fontana | 4 – 7 pm
  • Genoa City | 4 – 7 pm
  • Sharon | 4 – 7 pm
  • Whitewater | 4 – 7 pm
  • Elkhorn / Sugar Creek Township | 5 – 7 pm
  • Williams Bay | 5 – 7 pm
  • East Troy / East Troy Township / Troy Township | 5 – 7:30 pm
  • Burlington | 6 – 8 pm

 

Candy isn’t the only thing to be had on this eve of mischief! Check out these events that will prove to be frightfully fun to compliment a bag full of Trick or Treat goodies.

Trick or Treat at the Walworth County Visitors Bureau | until 4:30 pm
Come in to the Travel Information Center today (at the Lake Lawn Resort Airport in Delavan) to TRICK OR TREAT! Adults who Trick or Treat with us get a FREE BOGO card and if you have kids with you – they’ll get a treat too! We are open until 4:30 pm.

Whitewater Ready, Set… Boo! | 4 – 7 pm
Dress up in your best and join us to celebrate this Halloween with fun activities for all ages to enjoy! Ice cream, music, and fun games will all be available to any that come!ReadySetBoo!

Walk of Terror on the Square, East Troy | 5 – 8 pm
Terrifying surprises await you in this “maze of fears and frights”! Just a bit more kid-friendly haunted house will run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31. This event will coordinate with the Village of East Troy’s Halloween trick-or-treat hours.Scare on the Sqaure 2018

Trick or Treat at the Library, Delavan |  4 – 6 pm
Visit the Kat Burglar, Coraline and the sheriff upstairs and then head to the Children’s Desk (downstairs) in costume to collect your treat!AramLibrary_Halloween2018.JPG

Delavan Goblin’s Walk | 6:30 pm
Ghouls, goblins and witches of all make and mischief will be amassing at the Delavan Post Office on Fourth Street to begin the Goblin Walk to spook house at the American Legion, 111 S. Second Street.

I hope that you all have a Happy & Safe Halloween!

If you’re looking for more spooky fun this evening,
check out our calendar of events at VisitWalworthCounty.com!

👻Welcome to Haunted Walworth County

If you’re one of those people who likes a good scary movie or watching friends jump out of their skin when you play a trick on them… then this list is for you.  Take the risk and venture out to one of these spooky spots this October. The Walworth County landscape possesses a natural mystery with woodlands and trails surrounding the area. Therefore, it’s not surprising that as Halloween approaches, you find spooky things to do around every turn. Even scaredy-cat and kid friendly ones too! So embrace the season, and get spooked at one of these fun haunts!

HAUNTED HAYRIDE
Dan Patch Stables, Lake Geneva
October 5 – 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) | 6:30pm – 11pm

SHOCKWAVE HAUNTS
The Fuzzy Pig, Whitewater
October 5 – 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) | 6:30pm – 10pm

LAKE GENEVA GHOST WALKS
Throughout Lake Geneva
October 5 – 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) | 9:30pm – 11pm

Dr. S. CARY’S SCREAM PARK
Dr. S. Cary’s Scream Park, Delavan
October 5 – November 3 (Fridays & Saturdays) | 7:30pm – 11pm

HAUNTED TRAIL
Scenic Ridge Campground, Whitewater
October 6 & 13 | 7:30pm – 10pm

SPIRIT TOUR
Throughout Whitewater
October 12 & 13 | 5pm – 10pm

HALLOWEEN LEGENDS & LORE
Old World Wisconsin, Eagle
October 19 – 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) | 5:30pm – 9:30pm

WALK OF TERROR ON THE SQUARE
Municipal Lot, East Troy
October 19 – 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) & October 31 | 6pm – 11pm

HALLOWEEN IN THE WOODS
House In The Wood, Delavan
October 24 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

ENCHANTED FOREST / SPOOKY WALK
Kishwauketoe Nature Conservatory, Williams Bay
October 26 | 6pm – 7:15pm / 8pm- 9pm

KID-FRIENDLY WALK OF TERROR ON THE SQUARE
Municipal Lot, East Troy
October 31 | 5pm – 8pm

 

Haunted Walworth County 2018

 

 

Printable copy of Haunted Walworth County 2018

For additional Halloween activities, go to

VisitWalworthCounty.com

 

The countdown begins! 31 Days of Halloween 🎃

October is here, and I could not be more excited to share all the Halloween activities that are happening all over Walworth County! There are so many things to share, that some of our 31 days are double, toil and trouble; so keep your eyes peeled 👀. Creepy haunts, costume parties, along with autumn activities are popping up all over to get you in the Halloween spirit.

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1. Com enjoy a weekend of thrills & chills at Halloween Happenings at Scenic Ridge Campground – Oct 5-7, 12-14 OR Hear the Singing Pumpkins at their patch in Edgewater Park – Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27

2. Party with the whole family at Scare on the SquarePearce'sMaze2018  East Troy’s First Fridays event – Oct 5 OR Get lost in the Corn Maze at Pearce’s Farm Stand – Oct 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28

3. Take part in a Victorian funeral at Black Point Estate’s When Angels Carried Them Away : Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era – Oct 5-6, Oct 12-13 OR Hear the historic gossip of Lake Geneva during Sordid & Scandalous: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva – Oct 6, 13, 20

4. Hear tales and see spirits of the past at The Fuzzy Pig’s Shockwave Haunts – Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 OR Find the local haunts during Whitewater’s Spirit Tour – Oct 12-13

5. Enter the two realms of Dr. S. Cary’s Scream Park – Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, Nov. 2-3 OR Get spooked on Scenic Ridge Campground’s Haunted Trail – Oct 6 & 13

6. Find the Grand Geneva ghosts on the Haunted Hayride at Dan Patch Stables – Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27

7. Don’t let a ghost sneak up behind you during the Lake Geneva Ghost Walks – Oct 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27

8. Help solve whodunit at the Murder Mystery Dinner at the Baker House – Oct 13, 20, 27

9. See the creation of a Dia de los Muertos altar at Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda Presentation at Aram Public Library – Oct 17

10. The veil is thin between this world and the next at Old World Wisconsin’s Halloween Legends & Lore – Oct 19-20, 26-27

11. Have the wits scared out of you at Walk of Terror on the Square – Oct 19, 20, 26, 27, 31 & a Kid Friendly version on Oct 31Scare on the Sqaure 2018.jpg

12. Run or walk through the Trick or Treat stations at Miles for SMILES – Oct 20

13. Join the “cold-blooded creatures” on the Eco-Halloween Hike at Richard Bong State Recreation Area – Oct 20

14. Make your own Dia La Muertas Sugar Skull Mask at Studio Winery – Oct 21Studio_Sugar Skull Mask.jpg

15. Meet the creatures of the night at the House in the Wood’s Halloween in the Woods – Oct 24

16. Witness the classic monster story, Frankenstein at the Young Auditorium – Oct 24

17. Bring your little costumed ghouls to uptown Whitewater for Ghouls Night Out – Oct 25

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18. Spooky spirits and wicked brews under one large tent at Lake Lawn Resort’s Boos & Brews Halloween Bash   – Oct 26-27

19. Join us for a walk of fun at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservatory – the non-scary Enchanted Forest or a little later the Spooky Walk – Oct 26 OR Oodles of candy, pumpkin decorating & more at Delavan’s Spooktacular – Oct 26

20. Costume contests, spooky spirit, & harvest ales at The Ridge Hotel’s Costumes & Cocktails – Oct 26 OR Play a game, race a pumpkin, or shop a craft fair at Williams Bay’s Boo In The Bay – Oct 26-27

21. Enjoy a fall festival at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours’ Pumpkin Drop & Fall Festival  – Oct 27-28
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22. The little ghosts & goblins will be taking over downtown Burlington during Spooky City – Oct 27 OR Head to downtown Elkhorn for Scare on the Square – Oct 27

23. Come to a family-friendly fall celebration at The Cove’s COVEtoberfest – Oct 27

24. Dress up to haunt the halls of Maxwell Mansion’s Halloweenfest: Maxwell Costume Party – Oct 27

25. Trick or Treat the Town of Lyons and then head to the Halloween Bonfire – Oct 27

Image Courtesy of TripAdvisor26. Celebrate Timber Ridge’s Bruce The Moose’s Spooktacular Halloween Birthday Party – Oct 28 OR Bring your little monsters to the Town of Delavan’s Halloween Party – Oct 28

27. Trick or Treat – Town of Delavan, Town of Geneva, Lake Geneva AND Trick or Treat on Our Main Street at the Geneva Lake Museum – Oct 28

28.  Get lots of treats at the Darien Public Library’s Halloween Party for Kids – Oct 29

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29. Ice cream, music & fun games (if you wear your best costume) to Ready, Set, Boo! in Whitewater – Oct 31

30. Miniature ghosts, goblins, and witches emerge for Delavan’s Goblin Walk to the Legion’s Haunted House – Oct 31 OR Trick or Treat at the Aram Public Library – Oct 31

31. Trick or Treat – Bloomfield, Burlington, Darien, Delavan, East Troy, Elkhorn, Fontana, Genoa City, Sharon, Town of Sugar Creek, Town of Troy, Walworth, Whitewater, Williams Bay – Oct 31

For more Halloween fun, check out the Events Calendar!

Happy Halloween Haunting! 🎃👻👾💀👺

Trick-or-Treat 2016

October is upon us, and that means that it’s time to get creative with costumes for one of the most frighteningly fun times of the year for littles: Trick-or-Treat time! WCVB is your one stop spot for all of the Trick-or-Treat times throughout Walworth County. Find the perfect costumes, scope out the list, grab a candy bucket or two, and get ready to pound the pavement for spooktacular, sugar-filled fun!

All of us at WCVB hope that you have a safe and bone-chillingly fun Halloween! For more Halloween fun, for kids big and little alike, check out the Events Calendar on our website.

31 Days of Halloween: 2016 Edition

October is officially here, and that means it’s time for 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN!

If you love the frighteningly fun Halloween holiday, then you’ll love our list of hauntingly exciting things to do throughout the month to celebrate the quirky, and sometimes spooky, holiday. There are tricks and treats for all ages around the Lake Geneva area, so get ready to fill your calendar with oodles of spine-chilling activities for an eerily good time!

31 Days of Halloween Fun throughout the Lake Geneva area. Walworth County 2016

 

  1. Hear the Singing Pumpkins at Edgewater Park in Williams Bay. (Fridays & Saturdays through Oct. 29)
  2. “Watch your heads” on the Sleepy Hollow Haunted Hayride at Dan Patch Stables. (Fridays & Saturdays now through Oct. 29)
  3. Enter the world of the Sinister Siblings at the Twisted Realms Haunted House in Elkhorn. (Fridays & Saturdays now through Oct. 29, plus Oct. 31)
  4. o4. Get chills from stories of the local lore that surrounds Whitewater during their Spirit Tour. Stories like that of the Poison Widow and peeking into the crypt of Mary Worth will send shivers down your spine. (Oct. 8)
  5. Go if you dare…to the Haunted Trails at Scenic Ridge Campground in Whitewater. (Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through Oct.)
  6. Be spooked at a Haunted Victorian Mansion at the Estate of Terror at Pearce’s Farm Stand in Walworth. (Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 7 – Oct. 29)
  7. Learn the history of some of Lake Geneva’s historical families while walking the Oak Hill Cemetery, which was founded in 1880. (Oct. 8)
  8. Are you willing to withstand the horror? Shockwave Haunts at The Fuzzy Pig, in Whitewater, promises to a frightful scare. (Fridays & Saturdays through Oct. plus Oct. 27 & 30)
  9. Take a “ride” on the Haunted C&NW Railroad at the Lake Geneva Clue Room. Can you find the vampire before it’s too late? (daily through Oct.)
  10. Travel by lamplight across the grounds of Old World Wisconsin, where the legend of Count Dracula will come to life. (Oct. 14, 15 , 16, 21, 22, 23, 28)
  11. Embrace death like the Victorians did. Join Black Pointe Estate and the Lake Geneva Cruise Line for When Angels Carried Them Away: Death & Mourning in the Victorian Era (Oct. 15)
  12. Get into the Halloween spirit with wine and paint at Northleaf Winery’s Paint Like the Masters event. (Oct. 16)
  13. Sink your teeth into eerily fun crafts, games, snacks, and stories at the Aram Public Library’s Bunnicula Bash! (Oct. 17)
  14. Experience spooky Halloween Legends & Lore at Old World Wisconsin with ghost stories, enchanted circles, cackling witches, grave diggers, and whole host of other bizarre creatures, tales and treats. (Oct. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30)
  15. Practice your aim at the Lake Geneva Canopy Tours with their 6th annual Pumpkin Drop! If you hit the bullseye, you win a prize. Fun for the whole family! (Oct. 22 & 23)
  16. Don your favorite Halloween costume and stretch your legs at Lake Lawn Resort’s Skeleton Scurry! (Oct. 22)
  17. Brace yourself for an afternoon of frightful family fun at the Scare on the Square in Elkhorn. (Oct. 22)
  18. You never know what you might find in the woods…Get ready for a Halloween Scare at the Darien EMS Haunted Trail at Wild Wood Park. (Oct. 22)
  19. It will be an afternoon of spooks and haunts in Lake Geneva Canopy Tours’ Haunted Woods! (Oct. 22 & 23)
  20. Join in on the ghost hunt at Geneva Lake Museum’s Paranormal Activity Around Geneva Lake. This Tuesdays @ Two event will introduce you to ghost hunters who will share their experiences in Lake Geneva. (Oct. 25)
  21. Bring your little ghouls in their costumes to local uptown businesses in Whitewater for a howling good time playing games and having treats for Ghouls Night Out. (Oct. 27)
  22. Sample beers and cheese at Brick Street Market’s Hoot N’ Howl Beer Tasting event. (Oct. 27)
  23. Prepare yourself for an evening of interactive fun at Lake Lawn Resort’s live theatrical production of “DRACULA”. (Oct. 27)
  24. Get ready to be Boo’d all weekend during William Bay’s Boo In The Bay event! (Oct. 28 & 29)
  25. For the ghouls and goblins who do not wish to be spooked, join friendly characters for an Enchanted Walk through the Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy. (Oct. 28)
  26. Get dressed up and be ready for family fun at the Spook-tacular & Pumpkin Decorating event at Phoenix Park in Delavan. There will be a contest for both costumes and pumpkin decorating! (Oct. 28)
  27. Downtown Burlington will be full of spooks and entertainment with Spooky City day! There will be a costume parade, free hayrides, spooky crafts, and tons more family fun. (Oct. 28)
  28. For those of you looking for a little something scary to test your wits, the Spooky Walk at the Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy will do the trick. (Oct. 28)
  29. Spooky fun will be riding your way this afternoon at The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Greenhill Center of the Arts – Barnett Theatre at UW-Whitewater when Ichabod Crane himself stops by for a visit. (Oct. 29)
  30. Have a spooktacular time with hay rides, face painting, clowns, snacks and treats at the Delavan Halloween Party! (Oct. 30)
  31. Celebrate Halloween with local Trick-or-Treat events throughout Walworth County. (Oct. 31)

For more eerily fun Halloween events and happenings, check out our Events Calendar! Happy haunting…