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 to Travel for Labor Day Weekend. But Lake Geneva isn’t the only spot with good events, Walworth County is bustling with them, too. Check it out:

Happy Labor Day! For a complete and updated listing of events throughout the weekend, please visit our Events Calendar on our website at

Flavors of the Fair: Carnival Food in Walworth County

The summer carnivals and County Fair may have been cancelled this year, but digging in to your favorite fair foods is still right on schedule here in Walworth County!  This weekend, August 14th through 16th, you can savor the sweets and fried treats you know and love at Staller Estate Winery and the Walworth County Fairgrounds during carnival themed special events. Step right up for some yummy fun.  

Fair Food at Staller Estate Winery

The crew at Staller Estate Winery have teamed up with the creative brains behind The Little Lamb Food Truck by the Black Sheep to present an evening of fair foods in the vineyards. Devour delicacies such as Cream Puffs, BBQ Pork Cones, Gyros, Fresh Dipped Corn Dogs, Jumbo Smoked & Grilled Turkey Legs, Chili Cheese Hot Dogs, Grilled Corn dipped in Butter, BBQ Pork Sandwiches, Tempura Fried Veggies, Grilled Corn Elotes, Mac & Cheese, Chili Dogs and much much more! 

Dine in the spacious outdoor seating area Friday August 14th from 4pm to 8pm or Saturday August 15th  Noon to 8pm. No tickets or reservations required! Don’t forget to pair your meal with a refreshing wine slushie or glass of your favorite Staller Estate blend.

Midway Fair Foods at The Walworth County Fairgrounds

Come one come all to the Walworth County Fairgrounds for the tastiest event of the summer! Enjoy your favorite foods straight from the Midway! Much on Popcorn, Candy Apples, Corndogs, Funnel Cakes, Slushies, French Fries and more all from your favorite fair-time vendors. 

Stop by the fairgrounds at 411 East Court St in Elkhorn Thursday August 13th through Sunday August 16th between noon and 8pm to get your fair food fix.  

Whats you favorite carnival food? Satisfy your summer cravings at these yummy events this weekend here in Walworth County. Don’t forget to share your foodie photos with us on instagram with the hashtag #VisitWworthCounty. 

For a complete list of events please visit

Insta Worthy Spots in Walworth County

Instagram has changed the way we travel! According to, more than 40% of adult travelers select a travel destination based upon how “Instagrammable” it is. If you’re planning a trip to Walworth County, you won’t want to miss our top spots to snap a pic for your social media.  In fact, we’ve curated a map of the most Insta worthy spots for you! Get out there and get “gramming”.

Staller Estate Winery

Be transported to the vineyards of Southern France right here in Walworth County at Staller Estate Winery! Get your gram on against a backdrop of vines, luscious grapes, and sparkling glasses across the property. 

Photo Credit: @taylorsharai

Lake Geneva Library Park

At Library Park, you can have it all! With the Frank Lloyd Wright architecture of the Lake Geneva Public Library, the greenest foliage and landscaping, and the dazzling waters of Geneva Lake, your picture will rake in the likes from any angle.  

Photo Credit: @francisasantos

Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy

More of a true nature blogger ? You can get some ah-mazing shots for the ‘gram at Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy. With crystal clear spring fed ponds, towering emerald forests, and beautiful marshland boardwalks, you’re sure to get a beautiful view (both behind and infront of the lens). 

Photo Credit: @kaylaeart

Walworth County Barn Quilts

Did you know that Walworth County is home to over 20 Barn Quilts? Take a scenic drive around the county and stop for photos along the way.  They’ll make the perfect addition to your feed with their rustic charm and farmhouse vibes.

Photo Credit: @VisitWalworthCounty

Pearce’s Farm Stand

Farm stands are so “in” right now, so head over to Pearce’s Farm Stand for your next photoshoot! Fields of sunflowers, perfect pumpkin patches, and posed photo ops across the farm make for fun backgrounds.  Don’t forget to pick up some fresh veggies and sweet corn! 

Photo Credits: @Pearcesfarmstand

Black Point Estate

nap a pic in the gardens, on the grand staircase or on the bench in front of the 18th century home for your next post.  Or step inside for a vintage inspired glamour shot! 

Photo Credit: @Tisha_littlejohn

White River County Park

Just a few minutes drive outside of Lake Geneva, you’ll find a nature and portrait photographers paradise! Rushing waters, gentle waving prairies, and towering forests are prime subjects for your next instagram photoshoot.  

Photo Credits: @emmautoftphotography

Brick Streets of Delavan

The ultimate instagram aesthetic can be found in the heart of Downtown Delavan!  Exposed brick buildings, colorful Walldog Murals, and the charming brick streets will make your feed pop. 

Photo Credits: @VisitDelavan

Lake Geneva Shore Path

 A favorite among the locals and visitors alike, the Lake Geneva Shore Path offers picturesque panoramic views of beautiful Lake Geneva. 

Photo Credits: @gayletale

East Troy Railroad Museum

Making stops at historic train depots and old fashioned ice cream parlors, the East Troy Railroad is a splendid spot for your next Instagram photoshoot.  The colors of the railroad will come alive and add some historical character to your feed. 

Photo Credits: @Easttroyrr

Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures

Take your next pic from a birds eye view at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours.  Get sky high action shots, energizing boomerangs, and aerial nature shots from the ziplines and high ropes courses. 

Photo Credits: @ziplakegeneva

Next time you upload your photos to your Instagram, be sure to tag them with #VisitWalworthCounty to be featured on our social media pages and blog.  Happy snapping! 

For a complete list of equally beautiful locations for your next instagram photoshoot across Walworth County, check out our website at

*All photos were used with permission from original owners.