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ABBEY SPRINGS

One Country Club Dr.
Fontana
262.275.6113
abbeysprings.org

Located on the shores of scenic Geneva Lake in Fontana, Abbey Springs offers the most unique, versatile setting for meetings, banquets, private parties, weddings and golf outings in the entire Lakes Region.

 

AEPPELTREOW WINERY & DISTILLERY

1072 288th Ave.
Burlington
262-878-5345
appletrue.com

Elegant hard ciders and orchard wines and brandies from locally grown heirloom apples. Diverse styles including draft cider, sparkling and still wines, dessert sippers and distilled spirits. On the grounds of Brightonwoods Orchard—fresh sweet cider and 100+ apple varieties available seasonally.

 

BLACK POINT ESTATE – A WISCONSIN HISTORIC SITE

Lake Geneva
262-248-1888
blackpointestate.org

Explore Black Point Estate, the magnificent Victorian summer estate built by Chicago beer baron, Conrad Seipp, in 1888 as a family getaway from the heat and bustle of the city. Today, guests arrive at Black Point by boat, just as family and guests did in a bygone era.

 

DISCOVER BURLINGTON

113 E. Chestnut Street
Burlington, WI
262-763-6044
burlingtonchamber.org

Bike Burlington, experience history, explore nature and enjoy life!  A treasure of Southeastern Wisconsin just minutes east of Lake Geneva. Discover walking tours, Chocolatefest, water fun, orchards, wineries, museums, events and much more. Stop by our Visitor Center or www.burlingtonchamber.org.

DELAVAN’S PHOENIX PARK BANDSHELL

2nd & Washington Streets
Downtown Delavan
phoenixparkbandshell com

FREE concerts in the park all summer long; Thursday Nights feature Spiritual Music; Saturday Nights, Some Friday Nights & Sunday Afternoons feature Pop, Rock, Jazz, Classical, Blues, Country, Bluegrass & Tejano Music. Special Events: Jazz in the Park, Heritage Fest, 4th of July Celebration of Freedom, Freedom Fest, Blues Fest, Classics Night, Cruisin’ Car Show, Scarecrow Fest & Hispanic Heritage Fest. Like us on Facebook.

DELAVAN’S SCARECROW FEST

Downtown Delavan
262-728-8670
visitdelavan.com

Delavan’s Scarecrow Fest is a Delavan Tradition. Downtown Delavan will host the 16th Annual Scarecrow Fest on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Festival includes Music, Flea Market and Craft Show, Duck Raffle, Build-A-Scarecrow Event, Pie Auction, Food, Face Painting, Pumpkin Decorating, Sales, Scarecrows “On Parade” and more. Information: 262-728-8670. Like Delavan’s Downtown Business Association on Facebook.

ELMER’S LAKE GENEVA BOAT LINE

195 Wrigley Dr.
Lake Geneva
262-248-9952
lakegenevaboatline.com

Elmer’s is the #1 spot for lake access and entertainment! We are a full-service speedboat, pontoon and wave runner rental located in downtown Lake Geneva on the Riviera docks. Our friendly and personable staff is dedicated to providing the most pleasurable vacation experience possible. Our boats are meticulously cleaned and maintained. We offer a variety of boats and wave runners for rent as well as charters on our 30´ catamaran sailboat. Elmer’s has been family owned and operated since 1929; stop by and see what we have to offer.

 

FONTANA PADDLE COMPANY

454 Lake St.
Fontana, WI
262-275-5708  
fontanapaddleco.com

Year round full service paddle shop offering paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, rowing, and snowshoeing. Located next to the public beach, walking distance to The Abbey Resort, lake path, and restaurants.  Rent, demo and shop from over 100 paddle boards, gear, kayaks, accessories, apparel and more.  Large groups welcome.

GENEVA LAKE MUSEUM OF HISTORY

255 Mill St.
Lake Geneva
262-248-6060
Genevalakemuseum.org

The museum’s 19th-century-era stores and businesses, brick street, Potawatomi Indian artifacts, Andy Gump, lakeshore residences, stagecoach and nautical vessels are but a few of the features to be explored at the Geneva Lake Museum of History. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation of history and historical items of the Geneva Lake area.

 

GORDY’S LAKEFRONT 
MARINE, INC.

320 Lake Ave.
Fontana
262-275-2163
gordysboats.com

From purchasing a new Cobalt or Mastercraft boat, to storage, supplies, ski and wakeboard school, fuel sales, stand-up paddle boards, Boat Club, boat and equipment rental—as long as it’s boating and Geneva Lake, Gordy’s has it all. Enjoy the Boat House Bar and Restaurant, Gordy’s Bait Shop Deli, or reserve the Cobalt Lounge (upstairs Boat House) for a private party. All are located in the heart of Fontana’s lakefront, so come by boat and dock on one of Gordy’s three available piers.

 

LAKE GENEVA BEER & SPIRITS FESTIVAL

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Grand Geneva Resort
Lake Geneva
262-245-1000
lakegenevabeerandspirits.com

Sample more than 100 different types of beer from 35 Midwest craft brewers. $45 per person includes unlimited tastings, commemorative tasting glass, food samples and live entertainment. Event may sell out, so order tickets in advance by calling 262-245-1000 or visiting our web site. Special overnight packages are available at Grand Geneva Resort by calling 262-248-8811.

 

LAKE GENEVA CANOPY TOURS AND OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTER

N3219 County Rd. H
Lake Geneva
262-248-9271
lakegenevacanopytours.com

A sky-high experience for the whole family, no experience necessary! We are open year-round and feature a guided Zip Line Canopy Tour through eight zip lines; five Sky Bridges; four spiral staircases built into trees and a 1,200-foot-long Dual Racing Zip Line. Twilight Tours available on Fridays and Saturdays during summer. In addition, a High Ropes Excursion offers 16 different obstacles 18 to 32 feet above the ground. Explore our almost nine miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Lake Geneva Canopy Tours is Travel Green Wisconsin certified and multiple year recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence. Reservations recommended. Please refer to website for pricing and policies. Group rates available. Customized Team Building programs for groups of 15 and up.

LAKE GENEVA CRUISE LINE / GAGE MARINE

Riviera Docks
812 Wrigley Dr.
Lake Geneva
262-248-6202
800-558-5911
cruiselakegeneva.com

Enjoy time with friends, family and couples. One- and two-hour scenic, daily narrated tours or private charters. Brunch, lunch and dinner cruises. Cocktail and Sunset Cruises, Ice Cream Social, U.S. Mail Boat and Black Point Estate Tours. April–November at the Riviera Docks, Lake Geneva. Eight beautiful climate controlled boats accommodate two to 225 guests. Check our website for weekly specials!

 

MF HELICOPTERS, LLC.

2085 Cty. Rd. L
Hangar A-17
East Troy
262-391-5177
mfhelicopters.com

At MF Helicopters, it is our goal to provide the best services at the best price, using one of the safest helicopters, the Robinson R44. From crop dusting, instruction, scenic rides, to aerial photography and search and rescue, our air crafts are available for you. Having a private party, event, or festival? Give us a call to create long lasting and unforgettable memories. You say you already own a Robinson R22 or R44? Let our Robinson Factory Certified staff assist in your maintenance needs. Our experienced and reliable staff will always work with you to satisfy your expectations! Find us on Facebook: MF Helicopters, LLC.

MUNSON SKI & MARINE

31695 N. Route 12.
Lakemoor, IL
888-488-2628  
munsonski.com

With all their years of experience, the Munson’s strive to be the leaders in the Midwest for boats, boards and skis while providing customers with trained expert advice and new cutting edge products at the most competitive prices.  They are committed to being the “leaders” in the boating industry. 

MUSIC BY THE LAKE

George Williams College
Williams Bay
262-245-8501
musicbythelake.com

The Music by the Lake festival appeals to music lovers of all ages in a breathtaking, open-air setting on Geneva Lake.  Summer concerts feature contemporary music, family programming, classical and popular entertainment.  Guests can enjoy the shows in reserved seating or on the lawn, where they can bring their own picnic.

OLD WORLD WISCONSIN

W372 S9727 Highway 67
Eagle
262-594-6300
oldworldwisconsin.org

Explore life in rural Wisconsin in the mid-to-late 1800’s and early 1900’s as you experience a fun time-travel adventure for the entire family.  Experience the thrill of the 1890’s cycling boom at Catch Wheel Fever!  Discover what life was really like in the 1880’s by helping with hands-on chores on an authentic German immigrant farm.  Enjoy a delicious lunch in the historic Clausing Barn Café and stop by the Ramsey Barn store to take a little bit of your Old World Wisconsin experience home with you.    Roam by foot or hop aboard a tram as you visit 10 working farmsteads, 12 heirloom gardens, more than 100 heritage breed farm animals and over 60 historic structures, relocated from around Wisconsin. 

PARADISE GOLF PARK

511 Wells St.
Lake Geneva

262-248-3456
paradisegolfpark.com

Challenge yourself on our modern, well-maintained, fully lighted 18-hole miniature golf park on a beautiful one-acre landscaped setting just minutes away from downtown Lake Geneva.

 

TEN CHIMNEYS

S43 W31575 Depot Rd.
Genesee Depot, WI
262-968-4110
tenchimneys.org

Ten Chimneys is the estate lovingly created by theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Now a National Historic Landmark, guests are treated to a barrier-free, guided tour that interprets not only the decor of the estate, but also the lives and values of its remarkable creators. Open Tuesdays – Sundays.

 

THE TRISTAN CRIST MAGIC THEATRE

609 W. Main St.
Lake Geneva
262-248-0505
LakeGenevaMagic.com

Lake Geneva's year-round magic, comedy and illusion show featuring world-class magician, Tristan Crist.  Enjoy an incredible performance that has been voted a top Lake Geneva attraction on TripAdvisor.  Watch a motorcycle appear in the blink of an eye, or marvel out loud as a lovely lady floats ten feet in the air.  With big illusions, close-up miracles, audience participation and more, there is truly something for everyone in this family-friendly show.  The intimate Tristan Crist Magic Theatre affords everyone a close-up view of the illusions as the magician invites you to "catch me if you can" during the 60 minute performance.  Seating is limited and the show does sell-out fast. Purchase your tickets online or call today to witness the magic in person!    

YOUNG AUDITORIUM

UW-Whitewater Campus
Whitewater
262-472-2222
uww.edu/youngauditorium

World-class performing arts venue bringing you the very best in Broadway, music, dance, comedy, theatre and family performances at great prices. Choose your own seat and print your tickets from home using our website. Tickets: Order online or call 262-472-2222

WALWORTH COUNTY FAIR

Walworth County Fairgrounds
Hwy. 11 East of Elkhorn
262-723-3228  
walworthcountyfair.com 

 

The Walworth County Fair runs August 31 – September 5, 2016.  It’s a premier event in Agriculture & Fair industry.  Entertainment includes Bull Riding, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Monster Truck, Demo Derby and Concerts.  (Visit www.walworthcountyfair.com for show schedules).  The fair also has Horse Events, Kiddieland, Barnyard Adventure Stage, Antique Car & Tractor Parade, Discovery Barn, Farmers Market & Old World Artisan Village.