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 Ice Skating. These skating rinks are perfect for beginners and seasoned skaters alike.

Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort

Reservations: Advance reservations required due to limited capacity. Purchase your ticket online on the day you plan to skate at The Mountain Top. Tickets will not be available for sale prior to the day of due to weather dependency

Cost: $5 ticket for a 1.5-hour time slot / $10 ticket with skate rental for 1.5 hour time slot

Hours: Weekend: 9-10:30am, 11am-12:30pm, 1-2:30pm, 3-4:30pm, 5-6:30pm and 8-8:30pm
Weekday: Noon-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 6-7:30pm

Harbor Patio Ice Rink at The Abbey Resort

Reservations: Not required. Weather dependent.

Cost: Complimentary for Resort Guests / $2 Rental Fee for Non-Guests

Hours: 10am-7pm

Lions Park Ice Rink in Williams Bay

The ice rink will be located at the Lions Park tennis courts.

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free. Supply your own skates

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-Sundown, Friday-Sunday 10am-8pm.

Veterans Park on the Elkhorn Square

Skate on the square in Downtown Elkhorn.

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free. Supply your own skates.

Hours: 10am-8pm

Geneva National Ice Rink

The fully lighted outdoor rink at Geneva National brings back-to-basic joy to this classic winter pastime. Hot chocolate and other seasonal concessions available. 

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Rental Fees:
Overnight Hotel Guests: Complimentary
Public $25
GN Community Residents $20
GN Members $15
*Rentals to public not available Friday and Saturday

Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-9pm, Friday 3-10:30pm, Saturday 11am-10:30pm, Sunday 11am-8pm

Sledding

Sledding is practically an official Winter Sport here in Walworth County. Grab your sleds and we’ll race yah to the bottom!

Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort

Reservations: Limited capacity will be available on the sledding hill. Purchase your ticket online in advance. 

Cost: $5 ticket for a 1.5-hour time slot / $10 rental fee for 1.5 hours

Hours: Weekend: 9-10:30am, 11am-12:30pm, 1-2:30pm, 3-4:30pm, 5-6:30pm and 8-8:30pm
Weekday: Noon-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 6-7:30pm

City of Lake Geneva Sledding Hill – Sage St & Mill St, Lake Geneva

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: Posted 4-10pm daily.

Rudy Lange Sledding Hill –  Washington St & Terrace St, Delavan

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: Posted 8am-10pm daily.

Beverly Jo Park – 367 Dunford Dr., Burlington

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: 8am-7pm daily.

Geneva National Sledding Hill

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Overnight Hotel Guests Complimentary, Public $15, GN Community Residents $10, GN Members Complimentary
*Rentals not available to public Friday and Saturday

Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-9pm, Friday 3-10:30pm, Saturday 11am-10:30pm, Sunday 11am-8pm

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Calling all skiers and snowboarders! Hit the slopes this season at your favorite ski hills and resorts.

The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort

The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa boasts 20 downhill ski runs and terrain designed for all ages, groups and abilities. Learn more by visiting GrandGeneva.com

Reservations: Lift tickets must be purchased online in advance.

Hours: Monday-Thursday (non-holiday): 12-9pm
Friday-Sunday (non-holiday): 9am-10pm
Holidays: 9am-10pm

Cost: Friday-Sunday (non-holiday): $55 Adult / $39 Child
Monday-Thursday (non-holiday): $40 Adult / $23 Child
Holidays: $60 Adult / $42 Child

Rental Equipment Available for Fee. Lessons open for booking.


Alpine Valley Resort

Alpine Valley Resort offers some of the most diverse skiing and snowboarding terrain in the Midwest. Featuring over 90 acres of skiable terrain and a vertical drop of 388 feet spread out over 20 runs, the terrain is filled with mature trees and a rolling landscape providing diverse skiing opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Reservations: Guests must purchase lift tickets upon arrival at front gate.

Cost: Full Day Weekends and Holidays: $79 All Areas / $60 Beginner Areas
Full Day Weekdays: $65 All Areas / $50

Rates may fluctuate. Check pricing online prior to visit.

Hours: Weekends and Holidays: 9am-10pm
Weekdays: 10am-10pm

Rental Equipment available for fee. Lessons open for booking.

Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

For those who like to take in the beauty of winter at a more relaxed pace, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing might be for you.

The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort

Take on more than 5 miles of beautiful trails while Cross Country Skiing or Snowshoeing. Trail Passes are required.

Reservations: Trail Pass Required. Purchase pass day of.

Cost: Trail Pass $10 / Equipment Rental $15

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 12-9pm
Friday-Sunday: 9am-10pm

Cross Country Skiing Trails at Big Foot Beach State Park

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Vehicle Admission Sticker Required. Must provide own equipment. Weather dependent.

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: Sun up – Sundown

Cross Country Skiing Trails at Duck Pond Recreation Area

Must provide own equipment. Weather dependent.

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: Sun up – Sundown

Cross Country Skiing Trails at White River State Trail

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Free

Hours: Sun up – Sundown

Snowshoeing at Geneva National

Snowshoe by daylight or candlelight on the iconic Player and Palmer courses with views of Lake Como!

Reservations: Open to the public.

Cost: Overnight Hotel Guests Complimentary, Public $35, GN Community Residents $30, GN Members $25
*Rentals not available to public Friday and Saturday

Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-9pm, Friday 3-10:30pm, Saturday 11am-10:30pm, Sunday 11am-8pm

Snowmobiling

For information regarding Walworth County Snowmobile Trails, visit WalworthCountySnow.com.

Whether you’re skating, snowshoeing, or skiing, explore more of Walworth County’s great outdoors this winter. For more winter activities and events visit our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com.

BOGO Cards Are Back: Start Saving in Walworth County

Having fun and saving money don’t always go hand-in-hand, but with the Walworth County Visitors Bureau’s Buy One, Get One (BOGO) Cards, they most certainly do! The annual BOGO card is finally here, and it’s packed full of savings from area businesses! Visitors and locals alike will find value in the BOGO card, which has 47 discounts on area attractions, dining, shopping, and much more. The cards are $10 each, and are being sold at the Walworth County Travel Information Center located at 2375 E. Geneva Street in Delavan or online at VisitWalworthCounty.com/Bogo.

The BOGO Card is available now, and all promotions are good until August 30, 2021. A full list of participating businesses and their deals are available below:

  1. The Bottle Shop (Lake Geneva): Buy one flight, get second flight 50% off. Not valid with any other offers.
  2. The Bottle Shop (Lake Geneva): Buy one item, get 2nd 10% off. Not valid with any other offers.
  3. Calladora Spa @ Lake Lawn Resort (Delavan): 50% off a Full Body Scrub. Excludes Saturdays and Holidays; valid for single use for one customer; cannot be combined with any other offer.
  4. Delavan Lake Store (Delavan): Buy one, get one free ice cream cone.
  5. Delavan Lake Store (Delavan): Buy one, get one free drink in The Lounge.
  6. Delavan Lake Store (Delavan): Buy one, get one free cup of coffee.
  7. Delavan Paddle Sports (Delavan): Rent one kayak, get second kayak rental free.
  8. Delavan Paddle Sports (Delavan): Rent one paddleboard, get second paddleboard rental free.
  9. Delavan Paddle Sports (Delavan): Buy one admission to the Delavan Mill Pond, get one admission free.
  10. East Troy Brewery (East Troy): Buy one beer, get one free. Must be 21 or older.
  11. Fairfield by Marriot (Lake Geneva): Buy one night, get your second night 50% off. Sunday through Thursday night stays only.
  12. Geneva Gifts (Lake Geneva): Buy one pound of homemade fudge, get one pound free. Not to be combined with other specials.
  13. Geneva Gifts (Lake Geneva): Buy one pound of Jelly Belly beans, get ½ pound free.
  14. Geneva Gifts (Lake Geneva): Buy one full-price item, get 50% off 2nd full-price item. 2nd item of equal or lesser value.
  15. Geneva Lake Museum (Lake Geneva): Buy 1 adult admission, get one free
  16. Grand Café @ Geneva Resort (Lake Geneva): Buy one entrée, get one 50% off. Max up to $10 off.
  17. Gypsy Air Tours (Southern Wisconsin): Buy one 30-minute flight gift certificate for one person, get a second person free. Must purchase from website; use promo code: WCVB20.
  18. Hawk’s View Golf Club (Lake Geneva): Buy 1 18-hole round on Barn Hollow, get 1 free.  Valid Monday-Thursday with tee time reservation. Carts not included.
  19. Hawk’s View Golf Club (Lake Geneva): Buy 1 bottle of house wine, get one free. Second bottle must be of equal or lesser value. Must be consumed on property.
  20. Hawk’s View Golf Club (Lake Geneva): Purchase 1 appetizer, get 1 free. Second appetizer must be of equal or lesser value.  Offer not valid with Friday Fish Fry.
  21. Jasmine Salon & Spa (Lake Geneva): Book 1 color service, get 1 haircut free.
  22. Jasmine Salon & Spa (Lake Geneva): Book 1 60-minute massage, get 1 30-minute facial free.
  23. Jones Market (Fort Atkinson): Buy one Roll Sausage, get one free. Valid only at the Jones Market. Not valid on sale items, promotional items or seconds. Not valid with other coupon, discount or promotion. One coupon valid per day. Coupon Code #44
  24. Jones Market (Fort Atkinson): Buy one Dainty Ham, get one free. Valid only at the Jones Market. Not valid on sale items, promotional items or seconds. Not valid with other coupon, discount or promotion. One coupon valid per day. Coupon Code #45
  25. Jones Market (Fort Atkinson): Buy one 16 oz. Package Bacon, get one free. Valid only at the Jones Market. Not valid on sale items, promotional items or seconds. Not valid with other coupon, discount or promotion. One coupon valid per day. Coupon Code #49
  26. Lake Geneva Area Golf Trail (Delavan): 50% Off a 2021 Golf Passport.
  27. Lake Geneva Cannery (Delavan): Buy one fruit pie, get one 8 oz. jam 50% off.
  28. Lake Geneva Clue Room (Lake Geneva): Buy one admission, get one free. Maximum four paid admissions with 4 free admissions.
  29. Lake Geneva Cruise Line (Lake Geneva): Buy one adult “Geneva Bay” tour ticket, get one free. Free ticket must be of equal or lesser value to the purchased ticket; not applicable to other tours.
  30. Lake Geneva Cruise Line (Lake Geneva): Buy one adult “Geneva Bay” tour ticket, get one free. Free ticket must be of equal or lesser value to the purchased ticket; not applicable to other tours.
  31. Lake Geneva Cruise Line (Lake Geneva): Buy one adult “Geneva Bay” tour ticket, get one free. Free ticket must be of equal or lesser value to the purchased ticket; not applicable to other tours..
  32. Lake Geneva Motel (Lake Geneva): Stay 1 night at rack rate, get 2nd night 50% off. Subject to availability.
  33. Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures (Lake Geneva): Buy one trail pass, get one free. Helmets are required for biking.
  34. The Lookout @ Lake Lawn Resort (Delavan): Buy one adult entrée, get one appetizer free. Valid Mon. – Thur., excluding holidays; free item will be of equal or lesser value.
  35. Majestic Oaks @ Lake Lawn Resort (Delavan): Buy one round of golf, get one round free.  Valid Mon.-Thur. anytime and Sundays after 1pm.Valid for single use for one customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
  36. Marina Bay Boat Rentals (Lake Geneva): Buy 2 hours of tubing, get 1 hour free. Subject to availability.
  37. The Mountain Top @ Grand Geneva (Lake Geneva): Buy one lift ticket, get one 50% off. Max up to $25 off.
  38. Nailed it DIY Studio (Elkhorn): Buy 1 project, get 1 free. In studio projects only.
  39. Northleaf Winery (Milton): Buy one glass of wine, get one free. Must be 21 years of age. Max value $5.
  40. Ristorante Brissago @ Grand Geneva (Lake Geneva): Buy one entrée, get second half off. Max up to $20 off.
  41. Royal Oak Farm Orchard (Harvard, IL): Buy one maze admission, get one free.
  42. Sperino’s (Elkhorn): Buy one lunch item at Pepperoni Pub, get one free. Equal or lesser value free; dine-in only.
  43. Sperino’s (Elkhorn): 50% off delivery fee.
  44. Stillwater Coffee Company (Elkhorn): Buy one 16oz Latte, get a cinnamon roll free. 
  45. T.C. Smith Historic Inn (Lake Geneva): Stay one night at rack rate, get 2nd night 50% off. Valid Mon. – Thur., excluding holidays; coupon may only be used once; not valid with any other offers.
  46. The Waterfront @ The Abbey Resort (Fontana): Buy One Handheld, get 1 starter 50% off. Discount valid only in the Waterfront Restaurant. No other discounts apply.
  47. The Waterfront Gift Shop @ The Abbey Resort (Fontana): Buy one Abbey logoed item, get one 50% off. Valid on regularly priced Abbey logoed items (clothing or giftware). Discount applies to an equal or lesser valued item. No other discounts apply. 

All offers are subject to availability and at the discretion of each participating business. The BOGO Card and its offers expire 8/31/2021, unless otherwise noted. Businesses listed in order by number on BOGO Card.

You can purchase your BOGO Card for $10 at the Travel Information Center at 2375 E. Geneva St, Delavan,WI or online by visiting www.VisitWalworthCounty.com/Bogo. Happy saving!

(pssst….Want a free BOGO Card? Bring in 5 winter wear items to the Travel Information Center, The Bottle Shop, or Duesterbeck’s Brewing Company now through January 5th as part of the Big Bundle Up Coat Drive, and you’ll receive a free BOGO Card!)

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 you know it, you’ll have checked off everyone on your list with thoughtful gifts from amazing local artisans and retailers. 

By choosing to shop at local businesses, you will enjoy a more distinctive and personal experience and help support Walworth County businesses. Start your holiday shopping right here in your own backyard.  Happy Holidays. 

Check out our Holiday Gift Guide Below

Find more holiday shopping specials and events, visit our Event Calendar at VisitWalworthCounty.com. Happy Holidays!