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Its Fall Y’all: Scarecrow Fest Returns to Delavan Saturday, September 18th 2021

It’s almost Fall, y’all! And you know what that means! The 21st Annual Scarecrow Fest is just around the corner! Join in on the free and festive fun Saturday, September 18th for a full day of fall activities for the whole family throughout historic Downtown Delavan! 

This year’s Scarecrow Fest event will feature the ever popular Scarecrow Walk, free pumpkins, Walldog Mural tours, food trucks, DIY Scarecrow building workshops, sidewalk sales, market vendors, live music, and so much more, there’s sure to be something for everyone!

Scarecrow Walk

A Scarecrow Fest tradition lives on! Stroll the bricks streets and meet the Scarecrows built and decorated by local businesses and organizations.  From kooky, to classic, to farm style favorites, the Scarecrow Walk is the highlight of the festival you will not want to miss. You can even vote for your favorite Scarecrows to earn their creators awards and prizes.

Family Activities

When we say ‘fun for the whole family’ we truly mean it! Get inspired by the Scarecrows lining the streets and purchase a DIY Scarecrow Kit to go and build your buddy at home. Kiddos can pick up a free pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch. Embark on a Wallldog Mural Tour and learn more about Delavan’s unique history while completing a Scavenger Hunt perfect for all ages. Pose for a photo-op in front of an old fashioned pickup truck at the Aram Public Library. Ever wanted to hug a sheep or befriend a bearded dragon? Head to the Gee Funny Farm Petting Zoo at the Library throughout the afternoon and meet some new fuzzy friends.

Chow Down

With all the activity, your stomach will definitely be grumbling. Eat your way through Scarecrow Fest by visiting the many food trucks and vendors for a savory snack or a sweet treat. Enjoy offerings from the Isola.eats, Sandwich Sisters, The Mini Donut Truck, Taqueria La Estrella, and Pastries by Chad. Utiger’s Jewelry, the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and La Monarcha will also be selling burgers, brats, hotdogs, corn, baked potatoes, chili, and other refreshments! Can you say yum?!

Live Entertainment

No Downtown Delavan event could be complete without some live entertainment! The Scarecrow Fest lineup includes performances by The Sonic Boomers, Underground Sound Jazz, and Paulie and the Poor Boys. Pink Fraud will round out the festival with a free concert in the park at 7:00 pm at the Phoenix Park Bandshell and feature a laser light show by Laser Fusion.  

Shop the Downtown

While you’re exploring Downtown Delavan, be sure to shop the craft and vendor market featuring over 50 unique crafters, artisans, home bakers, and small business owners. With products ranging from homegrown produce, handcrafted pottery, and uncommon finds, your new favorite treasures are sure to be found. Additionally, downtown businesses will be hosting sidewalk sales and Scarecrow Fest specials available for one day only!

Don’t miss Scarecrow Fest, Saturday, September 18th, 2021 10 am – 4 pm in beautiful downtown, Delavan, Wisconsin. Scarecrow Fest is sponsored by the Downtown Business Association, Delavan Historic Foundation, Visit Delavan, Connect Communities, and Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

For more information on Scarecrow Fest and other upcoming events, go to VisitDelavan.com or call (262) 728-600

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Its All About the Red, White, and BOOM in Delavan, WI

Its all about the red, white, and blue here in Delavan this weekend! Delavan will be in high spirits as the town celebrates the Fourth of July. Check out what’s happening around town this holiday weekend!

Freedom Floats

It’s no secret that we love the water here in Delavan! Take your Independence Day Celebrations to the lake! Deck out your pontoon in red, white, and blue and enter it in the Turtle Lake Tap & Grill 4th of July Boat Parade on July 3rd! Prizes will be awarded to the most patriotic, best decorated, and best themed watercraft!

Breakfast Delights and Patriotic Bites

The rumors are true! The Delavan Fire Department Breakfast at the Firehouse is back this 4th of July! Head to the firehouse for all you can eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, and beverages and support our local heroes. This year in addition to sit down service, you can take your breakfast to go via drive-up service. Pancakes anyone?

America on Parade

After your amazing pancake breakfast, make the short walk over to the historic brick streets of Walworth Avenue for the annual 4th of July Parade! See incredible floats, wave to the firemen, and celebrate as the parade marches towards Phoenix Park at 3pm. Be sure to get there early, as the best viewing spots fill up quickly.

Lakeside Pig Roast Picnic

Spend your 4th of July at Lake Lawn Resort. Festivities are in full swing at the resort and include a beach bash with the Caribbean Beach Bash and lawn games starting at 4pm. Once you’ve worked up an appetite after an intense game of cornhole, say aloha to your empty stomachs. Grab a plate at the Luau Pig Roast! Enjoy island style macaroni salad, mahi mahi, corn on the cob, roast pig, and Hawaiian style desserts.

Take it Easy Takes the Stage

There is nothing more American than country music and rock and roll. Celebrate freedom with a concert in the park featuring Take It Easy – A Tribute to The Eagles. From their debut Witchy Woman to their climactic #1 Hotel California, Take It Easy covers all the bases. The concert starts at 5pm.

Turn Your Eyes to the Skies for Fireworks

Red, White, and BOOM! Join the City of Delavan as they close out the city-wide celebration of freedom with 4th of July Fireworks.  Prior to the show, honor our nation’s fallen heroes at the Flag Ceremony in the park. The show is set to begin just after dusk.

For more Independence Day events, celebrations, and getaway packages, check out our website at www.VisitDelavan.com. Happy Birthday, America!

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It’s All About The Music: 2021 Phoenix Park Bandshell Season Lineup

It’s all about the music this summer here in Delavan, Wisconsin! The Phoenix Park Bandshell is excited to announce the 2021 Free Concert Series! Enjoy beautiful summer evenings full of fresh air, live music, and fun throughout the season with tribute acts, original bands, and folk music every weekend. Check out the 2021 schedule below:

The Friends of the Phoenix Park Bandshell kindly ask that all attendees follow the most current CDC guidelines, maintain social distancing, and pack their own hand sanitizer.

For more information and upcoming events, head to www.VisitDelavan.com. See you at the Bandshell!

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Sip, Shop, Stroll, Repeat: Delavan Wine Walk 2021

Sip, stroll, and shop throughout Historic Downtown at the Delavan Wine Walk, Saturday, May 22nd! Sample tastings of fine wines from various regions throughout the world and discover the treasures of the historic downtown.

Each Wine Walk Participant will enjoy tastings at 13 downtown businesses as well as receive a tasting passport, event map, a complimentary bottle of water, and a souvenir glass tucked inside a Wine Walk tote!

Stop in at the open storefront located at 237 E. Walworth Avenue for check-in beginning at 3:00 p.m. From there, Wine Walkers will make their way through the Downtown and complete their tasting passports. Tasting locations include:

  • Beall Jewelers
  • Brick Street Yarn
  • Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Delavan Homestyle Bakery
  • Jonathan’s on Brick Street
  • Licoreria La Costera
  • LSJ Music Company
  • Oficina de Multiservicios
  • Ol’ Wisco Bar and Grill
  • Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Treasury
  • Unique Home Decor
  • Utiger Jewelry Inc.

For those who find a wine or two that are a “must enjoy again”, participants will have the opportunity to purchase the wines at the end of the event at Licoreria La Costera. 

Turn your Wine Walk experience into a weekend getaway with the Spring Wine & Dine Weekend package with Lake Lawn Resort. Starting at $499, this package brings together great wine, great food, and great friends. Start your weekend with a Tuscan Wine Dinner Friday evening followed by a Saturday afternoon leisurely tour of Delavan Lake Resort aboard the Lake Lawn Queen. You’ll then sip your way through downtown Delavan with tickets and shuttle transportation to the Delavan Wine Walk on Saturday,May 22nd from 3:30 PM until 7:30 PM.

Wine Walk registrants must be 21+ to participate. Only 150 tickets will be sold and can be purchased at VisitDelavan.com/WineWalk for $25. Designated Driver tickets will be sold for $15 in advance or at the door.

As always, we encourage participants to drink responsibly and have a designated driver or arranged transportation for this event.

For more events and information, please go to VisitDelavan.com. Cheers!

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Shop, Play, Stay, and Save with the 2021 Spring-Summer Delavan Coupon Book

Just in time for summer, the Visit Delavan Coupon Book is back and filled with some familiar favorites and brand new venues for dining, wellness, shopping, and services in Delavan, Wisconsin! Getting yours is easy – just give us a call at (262) 728-6000 or fill out our request form by visiting VisitDelavan.com.  

With 30over  different offers available, covering dining, shopping, wellness, and attractions, there is sure to be a savings option for you! Plan a day of fun all around Delavan just by exploring the many deals available in this book. Track down some great finds at local retailers, grab a game of golf or catch a dazzling show, then finish off the day with a luxurious spa treatment. There is so much to experience in Delavan. Whether traveling solo, vacationing with the whole family, or planning a getaway with a few friends, your time in Delavan will be both fun and affordable with the help of the 2021 Coupon Book.

Offers include: 

Call the Visit Delavan office at (262) 728-6000 or fill out our request form at VisitDelavan.com to get your Coupon Book sent directly to you! Or visit us at the Walworth County Tourism Information Center at 2375 E. Geneva St., Delavan WI, to pick one up! Happy saving! 

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Eggstra Special Easter Events

Hop to it, Easter is just around the corner! Check out the egg-cellent events happening in Delavan this Easter season.

Lent Specials – The Frontier Restaurant | Fridays through April 2nd | 5 pm – 9 pm
Enjoy some meat-free specials every Friday at the Frontier during Lent! Featured menu items include Oysters Retro, Shrimp Po Boy, and Fish Fry.

Easter Take & Bake Dinner – Lake Lawn Resort | April 3rd | 1 pm – 3 pm
Let us help make your Easter eggstra easy and relaxing this year. Order a Take and Bake ham dinner for you and your family to enjoy. Simply place your order, pull up to our conference center door, and let us deliver a delicious Chef prepared meal. Just follow the instructions on the label for a quick, easy and stressful free family dinner.
Must be pre-ordered by Thursday, April 1st at 5pm.

Egg Hunt – Phoenix Park | April 4th | 9:45 am
The Easter Bunny will once again visit Delavan and hide the eggs in Phoenix Park! Don’t forget your basket!

Easter Brunch – Lake Lawn Resort | April 4th | 9:30 am – 3 pm
Indulge in the the lavish Easter Brunch Buffet on Easter Sunday from 9:30am until 3pm. There will also be complimentary professional family photos in the Great Room from 10:00am-4:00pm, and an Easter Egg Hunt for resort and Easter brunch guests at 9:00am! Reservations are required.

Easter Brunch – The Duck Inn | April 4th | 10 am – 12 pm
Join The Duck Inn for an Easter Brunch complete with Champagne toast! Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (608) 883-6988

For more events and Easter hotel packages, go to www.VisitDelavan.com. Hoppy Easter!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Delavan, WI

Its time to dig out your shamrocks and celebrate all weekend long, St. Patrick’s Day is finally here! The fun is just over the rainbow and you won’t have to search for a four leaf clover to find it.  Check out these festive events sure to get your (Irish) jig on.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner | March 14th | 11:30-7 pm
Join The Village Supper Club and Delavan Lions Club for the 58th Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner. Delight in all you can eat Irish fare or take it to go as a carryout. Tickets are available at Stienbrink’s Piggly Wiggly, Nobel Insurance, and the Village.

St. Pawtrick’s Day Party | March 17th | 9 am – 5 pm
Even pups love St. Paddy’s Day shennanigans! Bring them to the third annual St. Pawtricks Party at Lollipups Pet Resort for a tail-waggin good time. All dogs that stop by will receive a free bandana treats.

N E W Piano Guys | March 19th and 20th | 7:30 pm
The N E W Piano Guys return to Lake Lawn Resort for some St. Patrick’s Day fun! Enjoy dueling pianos covering practically every music genre in their request-driven show. You won’t want to miss out on the hilarious comedic event of the spring at Lake Lawn Resort. Get your tickets here.

Irish Whiskey Tasting | March 19th | 7 pm
You can’t celebrate St. Paddy’s day without the spirits! Delavan Lake Store invites you to imbibe in a sampling of traditional Irish Whiskeys and drink around the Ring of Kerry. Tickets will disappear as fast as a rainbow, so get yours today.  Sláinte!

For more springtime events, please visit our Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com today. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Oh My, Its Time For Fish Fry

Friday Fish Fry is a Delavan Tradition!  Order your favorite feast from your favorite local restaurant by dining in or carrying out! Take a peek at all of the Delavan Restaurants offering Fish Frys below:

Culver’s – 262-740-0289 – Menu
Really want fish, but can’t wait till Friday? Culver’s is a Wisconsin staple and serves up Fish Fry every day of the week! Enjoy cod and walleye dinners, fish sandwiches, and jumbo butterfly shrimp baskets served with a side of cheese curds.

Delavan Family Restaurant – (262) 728-1715 — Menu
Family owned and operated, Delavan Family Restaurant is packed with local charm, good food and reasonable prices. Friday Fish Fry is offered every week and featured fried or baked lake perch for as little as $9.

The Duck Inn – (608) 883-6988 — Menu
Beer-battered or broiled, Fish Fry at The Duck Inn is not to miss! Enjoy a family meal at one of Wisconsin’s famous Supper Clubs. Top off your meal with a delish dessert expertly crafted by their in-house pastry chef.

Elizabeth’s Cafe – (262) 728-3383 – Menu
Fish Fry! Fish Fry! Eat all about it! Elizabeth’s Cafe offers weekly Fish Fry specials with all the fixin’s and dessert! Get there early, as it tends to sell out!

Greenie’s Clubhouse at Delbrook Golf Course – (262) 728-1339 — Menu
Fish Fry at Greenie’s Clubhouse is a can’t miss meal here in Delavan. Greenie’s re-opens for the 2021 season March 26th, so mark your calendars.

Johnathan’s on Brick Street – (262) 725-7715 – Menu
Chef Jonathan is known for his unique and falvorful twists on old favorites, and Friday Fish Fry is no exception. We’ll go as far as to say Jonathan’s On Brick Street is the best place for Fish Fry in Delavan and drinks.

The Lookout Bar & Eatery – (262) 728-7950 – Menu
The Lookout Bar & Eatery is THE place for Friday Fish Fry in Delavan. Their menu even boasts that its “Walworth County’s Best Friday Fish Fry”, so we can’t argue with that. What makes The Lookout Bar & Eatery so great? Spotted Cow battered cod, that’s what! And let be real, nothing beats that view of Delavan Lake.

Ol’ Wisco – (262) 728-3995 – Menu
Join Ol’ Wisco for an Ol Wisconsin tradition. Sip on new twists on Old Fashioneds alongside a Fish Fry dinner with your choice of potato and side salad.

Postscript Pub262-725-6817 – Menu
Small town feel where everybody knows your name is what makes Postscript Pub so special. Friday Fish Fry includes your choice of fried Atlantic cod, baked cod, or breaded catfish with all the classic sides. Stick around for happy hour drink and appetizer specials.

The Village Supper Club – (262) 728-6360 — Menu
If you are looking to cast a line to find some of the best Friday Fish Fry, The Village Supper Club has the right bait to fulfill your craving. This classic Wisconsin supper club serves up more than Friday Fish Fry, and it is one of the most popular restaurants in Delavan. They also happen to serve up one heck of a Prime Rib on weekends.

The Waterfront Pub and Grill – (262) 728-4700 —  Menu
The Waterfront Pub and Grill’s mouth watering fish fry, baked fish and cod boil are now available on Wednesdays and Fridays through Easter! Choose to dine in, carry out or pick up at the window.

Watershed Saloon – (262) 725-6445 — Menu
Get your Fish Fry Fix at Watershed Saloon! Fried Cod, Broiled Cod, can’t decide? Customize your Fish Fry just the way you like it. Carryout orders are limited to customizations.

Whiskey Ranch – (262) 882-2800 — Menu
Whiskey Ranch is kicks off the weekend with their signature Fish Fry each and every Friday! Come on out and enjoy fantastic drink specials, live entertainment, and delicious Fish Fry.

For more Delavan events and dining options, please go to www.VisitDelavan.com. Happy Fish Fryin’ everyone.

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All You Need Is Love: Valentine’s Day In Delavan

Love is in the air here in Delavan! Cupid has been hard at work planning festive fun for you and your sweetheart.  From crafts, to romantic meals, to sweet treats galore, there is romantic fun for everyone this Valentine’s Day.

Boxed and Burlap Specialty: Latte Amore | January 20th-February 14th | Boxed and Burlap
Brewed with love, and crafted with care, you won’t want to miss out on Boxed and Burlap’s seasonal signature latte: Latte Amore. Who knew a coffee based drink coupled with strawberry milk would turn out to be a match made in heaven. We definitely suggest trying it iced!

Be Mine! Craft Night | February 3rd | Delavan Lake Store
Looking to add some Valentine’s Day décor to your space? Join A Glass of Art at Delavan Lake Store for an evening of Valentine’s Day make and takes. Not artistic? Use easy-breezy stencils and get step-by-step guidance to ensure your projects turn out perfectly. Reserve your space by calling (262) 725-6747.

Valentines Day Weekend Getaway | February 12th-14th | Lake Lawn Resort
Escape with your sweetheart to Lake Lawn Resort this Valentine’s Day Weekend, February 12-14, 2021. Take advantage the Sweetheart Escape Overnight Package which includes spacious resort accommodations and complimentary champagne and chocolate strawberries. Or visit for a  gourmet Sweetheart Dinner at the Frontier Restaurant and the N.E.W Piano Guys Show. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Craft Beer Tasting |February 12th | Delavan Lake Store
Does your special someone love craft beer? Treat them for a tasting for two at Delavan Lake Store. Sample a selection from local and national craft breweries and enjoy an evening of entertainment in the coziest lounge in Delavan. Reserve your seats by calling (262) 725-6747.

Valentine’s Day Party at The Treasury | February 13th | The Treasury
Get your glam on for a festive Valentine’s party at The Treasury. Grab your valentines and galentines for sparkly cocktails (and mocktails), yummy wines, bubbly. and beer for an evening of fun and romance. Special live music performance by the incredible Valentine Bennett will fill the venue space and kick off an evening of romance.

Delavan Lions Club Valentine’s Carryout Dinner | February 13th | Delavan American Legion Hall
Enjoy Valentine’s Day weekend with a delicious meal at home… that you don’t have to make!
The Delavan Lions Club is hosting a Valentine’s Weekend Dinner – all carryout to raise funds to support the local community. Registration and pre-orders are required.

Valentine’s Donuts | February 13th-14th | Delavan Homestyle Bakery
Share a sweet treat (or a twelve) with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day with specialty Valentine’s Donuts at Delavan Homestyle Bakery! Festive flavors, specialty sprinkles, and flavorful fillings perfect for the holiday will only be available for a limited time. Not a donut person? Chocolate covered strawberries will also be available for purchase.

Valentine’s Day Flowers | February 12th-14th | Treasure Hut Flowers
Flowers are a Valentine’s Day staple! Show her just how much you love her with a bouquet of her favorite blooms from Treasure Hut Flowers. Choose from bouquets starting at $45 and a wide selection of gifts sure to wow her.

We hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day with your loved ones here in Delavan. For more events and activities or to plan your next getaway, please visit our Event Calendar at VisitDelavan.com.

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New Years in Delavan

Delavan, Wisconsin is the place to be when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve.  From family friendly events, to parties, to fantastic dining, Delavan has got it all.

Apocalyptic New Year | Cattails, Delavan | (262) 725-7720

Bring in the New Year like it’s the last!  Come see DJ Jesse James and get your free drinks 9-11 pm.  We will also be serving FREE food at MIDNIGHT.  Don’t miss out on the party of the year!!!

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 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 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.

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.

Big Band Jazz at The Treasury | The Treasury, Delavan | (312) 720-5185

A New Years Eve celebration at The Treasury featuring Kyle Deschner & The Underground Sound Jazz Combo 16 piece orchestra! Do NYE in style! Each ticket includes entry to The Treasury for performance & champagne toast at midnight! Space will be decked out with balloons & festive decor, glamourous bar, and balloon drop at midnight. Formal Attire & Red Carpet Entry.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Duck Inn Supper Club | The Duck Inn Supper Club, Delavan | (608) 883-6988

Celebrate the new year with your loved ones at The Duck Inn Supper Club.  Dinner service begins at 4pm and features Lobster DeJoghne, King Prime Rib, Slow Roasted Goose, and many more mouthwatering dishes. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (608) 883-6988. 

New Year’s Eve at Ol’ Wisco | Ol Wisco, Delavan | (262) 728-3995

We have your News Years plans ready for you. Come enjoy Jeff Walski playing live from 2pm to 5pm, followed by Contact High playing live from 6pm to 9pm, and last but certainly not least we have DJ Smilez starting at 10pm to help you ring in the New Year!

For more 2021 events here in Delavan, check out our Event Calendar at VisitDelavan.com. From all of us at Visit Delavan, may you have a safe and happy New Year.

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Tis the Season to Celebrate Christmas

Christmastime is here! Delavan is the perfect place to make treasured memories this holiday season.  From yummy brunches to Christmas Eve-Eve trivia– we invite you to join us in celebrating the season. Check out these holiday events happening just in time for Christmas:

Visit With Santa at Bradley’s Department Store |December 19th

Bring the kiddos to visit with Santa at Bradley’s Department Store. This will be his last visit to Delavan before the big day, so be sure to bring your letters and wishlists. Santa kindly asks guests to wear a mask when visiting. Stop by between 12pm and 2pm.

Dancing Horses Christmas Show | December 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, and 31st

The Dancing Horses proudly presents a Christmas tradition once again this holiday season. Be dazzled by the Las Vegas style show featuring amazing equestrian choreography. The magic of the holidays comes to life with special appearances from the mini Unicorn and of course the big man himself. Tickets can be purchased online for $37.50.

Christmas Eve-Eve Trivia at Delavan Lake Store | December 23rd

Relax, unwind, and test your knowledge of Christmas Classics with the crew at Delavan Lake Store. Enjoy festive drink specials including the Merry Margarita Martini, Cranberry Christmas Sangria, and Peppermint White Russians alongside a jolly game of holiday movie trivia. The cheerful fun kicks off at 7pm.

Frontier Christmas Dinner | December 24th and 25th

Executive Chef Billings has crafted yet another delectable holiday menu at the Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort. Indulge in a three-course meal featuring Roasted Prime Rib, Maine Cold-Water Double Lobster Tails, Duroc Pork Chop, and Eggnog Mud Pie. Dinner is served both Christmas Eve (5 pm-10 pm) and Christmas Day (5 pm-9 pm). Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online via Open Table or by calling (262) 725-9155

Grand Yuletide Christmas Day Brunch | December 25

Celebrate Christmas Day with a bountiful brunch at the Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort. Enjoy classic brunch fare with new twists, carving stations featuring Prime Rib and Honey Glazed Ham, decadent Pastries, and Desserts galore. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (262) 725-9155. Brunch seatings will be available 10 am-2 pm.

For more holiday events here in Delavan, check out our Event Calendar at VisitDelavan.com. From all of us at Visit Delavan, may you have a safe and happy Christmas Season.

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Thanksgiving In Delavan

It’s almost time to celebrate Thanksgiving here in Delavan! Whether you’re mastering trivia night or indulging in a family feast, this Thanksgiving will be one to remember. Get together as a family and give thanks this holiday with these special events going on throughout town:

Thanksgiving Pie and Trivia at Delavan Lake Store – November 25th, 7 – 10 pm

Engage in a little friendly competition before your holiday with Trivia Night at Delavan Lake Store. Will your crew reign supreme? Stick around for holiday drink specials and a slice of pie to kickoff your Thanksgiving celebrations.

Thanksgiving Feast at The Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort – November 26th, 11 – 7 pm

Celebrate the holiday with family and friends while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Frontier Restaurant’s abundant Thanksgiving Feast Buffet. Reservations are highly recommended. Reservations can be made online or by calling (262) 7259155.
Savor delicious dishes and enjoy the company with ease.

Phoenix Park Tree Lighting Ceremony – November 27th, 5:30 pm

Kickoff the holiday season at the Phoenix Park Tree Lighting Ceremony. Santa will arrive by fire truck to help Mayor Schroder light up the Christmas Tree in Tower Park. Warm up in the warming stations with complimentary hot cocoa and coffee while enjoying carols from the Delavan-Darien High School Choir.

For more holiday events, please visit our Event Calendar on VisitDelavan.com. We hope you have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Celebrate Halloween in Delavan

Happy Halloween season everyone! The spooks and spirits have awoken around Delavan and have planned some frightful fun throughout the whole month of October. From not-so-spooky events for the kiddos to adults only Halloween fun, you’re sure to find a spook-tacular time right here in Delavan.

Halloween In The Wood – October 11, 3:30-8pm

House In The Wood combines the spooky fun of Halloween with the beauty of nature to create an event that’s fun for the whole family. The woodland is transformed into a make-believe forest complete with a talking owl, a scaredy-cat skunk, a singing spider, and other creatures. Hikes start every 10 minutes, with the last hike ending at 8:30. Each group of under 10 people will have their own time slot. Masks and social distancing required. Cider, popcorn, and a craft are included. Advance registration is required.

Creepy Crafties with Aram Public Library – Thursdays at 4pm 

Join Aram Public Library on Facebook every Thursday in October for CREEPY CRAFTIES! They’ll share a different craft every week that you can create from the comfort of your own home! These spook-tacular creations can be made with materials you have at home OR by stopping by the library to pick up a Creepy Crafties kit filled with all the goodies you’ll need to recreate that week’s craft!

Not So Scary Stories with Aram Public Library – Mondays at 7:30

Hey all you little ghouls and goblins! Do you like stories with creepy crawlies, monsters, and things that go bump in the night, but aren’t super scary? Join Ms. Katherine every Monday evening during the month of October for some Not-So-Scary Stories on the Aram Public Library Facebook page!

Individual Readings at Snug Harbor Campground – Sunday, October 18

Medium Jonna Kay takes a quiet table to do personal, one on one, readings on this Sunday afternoon. Sign up for your time, and sit down, have a drink and Jonna will call you when it’s your turn. Jonna will also have a selection of Tarot and Oracle cards to look at future events, or you can get a reading from a loved one who has crossed over.

Legends Karaoke Costume Party at Delavan Lake Store – Friday, October 31

It’s a Costume Karaoke Party! Dress as whoever you plan on singing for the entire evening. There will be food provided, feel free to bring a dish, and don’t forget to tip your bartender. There will also be a Witches Brew to drink as well! 

Trick or Treating – Saturday, October 31

Time to don your costumes and Trick Or Treat the streets of Delavan.  The Town of Delavan will be Trick or Treating Saturday, October 31st from Noon to 3pm. Trick Or Treating hours for the City of Delavan are October 31st, 4pm to 6pm. 

Halloween Trunk or Treat – Saturday, October 31

Join Turtle Lake Tap & Grill on Saturday, October 31st, and kick off your trick or treating with the special Trunk or Treat event! Participation requires a decorated ride (or passengers) + enough treats to pass out to littles. Best decorated receives beer tokens & swag for all passengers over 21 years of age. Halloween specials will be served all night

Halloween Monster Bash – Saturday, October 31

Rosewood is the place to be this Halloween! The evening starts out with a Chef Attended Pizza Station served from 7:00pm-8:00pm and Themed Craft Cocktails in the Rosewood’s Haunted Bar and Theater throughout the evening!
Live music by Big Al & Jimbo (@Big Al Wetzel Band ) begins at 8:00pm-10:00pm. There will be prizes awarded for best costumes and an opportunity to close the evening with dancing for the night owls!
Seating is limited so secure your tickets ASAP!

As always, events and times are subject to change. Continue to check in with us at VisitDelavan.com for the most up to date information regarding Halloween events. Have a safe and happy Halloween season, here in Delavan.

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Vote for the Top Three Scarecrows At Scarecrow Fest 2020

Scarecrow Fest is finally upon us here in Delavan.  Starting Monday, September 14th, the Scarecrows on Parade will be on display and ready to welcome visitors and guests to the festivities of Scarecrow Fest in Downtown Delavan.   

During the entire month of September, scarecrows built by local businesses and organizations will adorn the streets of the downtown area. All scarecrows will be numbered and ballots will be printed for the public to vote for their favorites to decide the winning scarecrow. Vote for your top three favorite scarecrows by downloading the PDF Ballot below and filling in your top three Scarecrows. To submit a digital ballot, email a completed PDF to info@visitdelavan.com. You can also submit a physical ballot to the red ballot boxes at Lauren’s Antiques & Art Centre, Bradley’s Department Store, Remember When, or the Travel Information Center at the Lake Lawn Resort Airport. Voting will conclude September 29th.

Check out the Scarecrows and cast your vote today!

Download your ballot here:

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Autumn Adventures in Delavan

Fall is in the air, here in Delavan! Put on your coziest cardigan, pull out your planner, and sip on your favorite fall drink, its time to plan your Autumn activities. 

The Fall season is a perfect time for families to explore all kinds of different things to do across the Delavan area. From traditional apple orchards to pumpkin-themed paint and sips to virtual programming, Delavan is full of fun and family-friendly ways to enjoy the season.

Scarecrow Fest

Saturday, September 19, is Scarecrow Fest in Downtown Delavan! Scarecrow Fest is a community-wide, family-oriented event featuring scarecrows on parade and free activities throughout historic Downtown Delavan! With free pumpkins, classic car show, Walldog Mural tours, food trucks, DIY scarecrow kits, sidewalk sales, market vendors, live music, and so much more, there’s something for everyone! Usher in Autumn in Delavan Saturday, September 19th, 10 am-4 pm.  See you at Scarecrow Fest!

Apple Picking at the Orchard

Nothing says fall fun like a day at the Apple Barn Orchard and Winery! Go on an apple picking adventure throughout the orchards and pick from over 13 different varieties of crisp apples. The U-pick season kicks off September 19th! Stop in the Country Store and sample seasonal delights including apple cider doughnuts, caramel apples, Wisconsin cheeses, and homemade jellies and jams.  Grown-ups can sample a variety of house wines and ciders sourced from fruits grown on-site and take home a bottle of their favorite. Check out their calendar of events so you don’t miss out on the annual Apple Fest, September 26th & 27th, or Pumpkin Patch, October 2nd!

Pumpkin Paint and Sip

Grab some friends and get creative at Paint and Sip at Scoop’s on County Road O on Thursday, September 10th! Paint a  ‘Pumpkin Trio’ no experience needed. For just  $35 per person, you’ll receive all your supplies including the 12×24″ canvas, paints, brushes, and of course a drink! Reservations are required for this event so call (262) 728-3200 to reserve your spot.

Oktoberfest

The town of Delavan will roll out the barrel and celebrate Oktoberfest Saturday, October 24th in Community Park. Join in on the German-inspired fun at the Bier Tent while enjoying Brats, Bavarian Pretzels, and other traditional eats.  Polka your heart out to the beats of the Steve Miesner Band. Oktoberfest kicks off at noon at Community Park.  Prost!

Autumn with the Aram Public Library

If staying in is more your style, be sure to check out Aram Public Library’s Fall virtual programming! Gather the kiddos for Not-So-Scary-Stories, Creepy Crafties, and seasonally inspired Cusine for Kiddos.  Adults can tune in to the Virtual Beer Tasting featuring Duesterbeck Brewing Company Brews on October 21st..  Hear from Ben Johnson, from the comfort of your own home, clue you in to the brewing process and history of craft beer.  To taste along at home, you can pick up a set of beers at the library a week before the event.

Fall Color Tour

Enjoying the changing leaves in Delavan can be blink-and-you’ll-miss-them quick. With only a narrow window of time to enjoy them, it’s time to plan for a Fall Color Tour throughout the Delavan Parks System. Stroll through Ora Rice Arboretum or meander the paths of Congdon Gardens while enjoying the brilliant colors of the foliage.

You can find a complete listing of Fall Activities by visiting VisitDelavan.com.  Find your adventure, in Delavan.  

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Scarecrow Fest Returns to Downtown Delavan Saturday September 19th

Mark your calendars, the annual Delavan Scarecrow Fest is almost here! Join in on the festive fun Saturday, September 19th for a full day of fall activities for the whole family throughout historic Downtown Delavan! 

Scarecrow Fest is a community-wide, family-oriented event featuring scarecrows on parade and free activities throughout historic Downtown Delavan! With free pumpkins, classic car show, Walldog Mural tours, food trucks, DIY scarecrow kits, sidewalk sales, market vendors, live music, and so much more, there’s something for everyone!

Scarecrow Walk

A Scarecrow Fest tradition lives on. Stroll the bricks streets and meet the Scarecrows built and decorated by local businesses and organizations.  From kooky, to classic, to farm style favorites, the Scarecrow Walk is the highlight of the festival you will not want to miss.

Family Activities

This event truly has something for everyone! Pick up DIY Scarecrow Kits in front of Pet Pals between 11am and 2pm to take home. Shop sidewalk sales at your favorite Delavan retailers, and browse the vendors along the streets.  At 1:00 and 2:30, kiddos can pick a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.  Take a family photo with an old fashioned pickup truck at the Aram Public Library, perfect for this year’s Christmas card! While you’re strolling down Walworth Avenue, admire the cars displayed at the Classic Car Show.

Chow Down

With all the activities, your stomach will definitely be grumbling. Eat your way through Scarecrow Fest by visiting the many food trucks and vendors for a savory snack or a sweet treat. Enjoy offerings from the Barbecue Shack, Mr. P’s, Someplace Else, Sweet Tooth IceCream, and the Donut Truck. Utiger’s Jewelry, the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Delavan Lions Club, and La Monarcha will also be selling burgers, brats, hotdogs, corn, baked potatoes, chili, and other refreshments! Can you say yum?

Live Entertainment

No Downtown Delavan event could be complete without some live entertainment! Alice In Dairyland will kick off the day with opening remarks followed by performances by Johnny B at 11:00 am and the Sawdust Symphony Band at 2:00 pm.  The Milwaukee Tool Shed Band will round out the festival with a free concert in the park at 7:00 pm at the Phoenix Park Bandshell.  

Walldog Mural Tours

While you’re exploring Downtown Delavan, take part in the Walldogs Mural Tours and Scavenger Hunts! Take things at your own pace with a self-guided tour or join in on the Narrated Tours at 11:30 am or 2:30 pm with Mayor Ryan Schroder for an extra fee. Test your knowledge with an I-Spy style Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults while you admire the beautiful murals.  Those who submit completed scavenger hunts will be entered to win a Walldogs t-shirt or Walworth County BOGO Card! 

Come on down and usher in fall with the 2020 Scarecrow Fest in historic Downtown Delavan.  Scarecrow Fest begins at 10:00 am and runs until 4:00 pm with free admission and free parking. See you at Scarecrow Fest 2020! 

For more information and a complete listing of events check out our website at www.VisitDelavan.com!

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Labor Day Weekend in Delavan

Labor Day marks the end of summer, but it doesn’t have to mean the end of fun! This three-day weekend gives us one last chance to celebrate before school really kicks into gear. We have some fun family ideas that you can do all around Delavan that will make this long weekend a memorable one! Check them out below:

Don’t forget to check out our lodging accommodations so you can stay and play all weekend long. For a complete and updated listing of September Events, check out our Calendar on www.VisitDelavan.com.

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Fair Foods and Wineries Too!

The summer carnivals and County Fair may have been cancelled this year, but you can still indulge in your favorite treats and eats here in Delavan!  This weekend, August 14th through 15th, you can savor the sweets and fried treats you know and love at Staller Estate Winery. Step right up for some yummy fun! 

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 all created fresh by Chef Tyler! 

Dine in the spacious outdoor seating area–or even within the vines themselves–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.

Be sure to share your fixins with us as Visit Delavan on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram by tagging us at @VisitDelavn. For more weekend events, check out our Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com.

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Outdoor Seating and Eating In Delavan

Patio dining is back in action in Delavan. Enjoy a sunny, socially-distant meal outdoors at one of the city’s favorite patios. We recommend checking in with the restaurant for any updated safety measures in place.

Boxed and Burlap – Menu

Boxed and Burlap is a business that enjoys visionary spaces both inside and out.  They’re known for providing the community with bespoke handcrafted coffee, unique environments, and a coffee corner curated with high quality decor, accessory pieces and house plants for sale.  It’ll be your new favorite coffee shop (and the perfect place for your next insta!

Hours: 

Monday-Friday 6am-6pm

Saturday 7am-6pm

Sunday 8am-3pm

Lookout Bar and Eatery – Menu

Accessible by land or lake, The Lookout Bar & Eatery is your dockside destination for cold brews and good eats. You will be smooth sailing while you relax with your favorite cocktail or Wisconsin beloved brew, Spotted Cow. Our menu features a vibrant combination of traditional pub food featuring our very own true to Wisconsin fried cheese curds as well as Chef’s own style Buffalo wings. 

Hours: Daily 8am-10pm

Culver’s – Menu

Everyone’s favorite, Culver’s, is serving up frozen custard & signature burgers made with Midwest beef & dairy in the dining room or on the patio.

Hours: Daily 10am-10pm

Elizabeth’s Cafe – Menu

New this season is Elizabeth’s outdoor seating! Enjoy your favorites breakfast, lunch, or dinner! You cannot go wrong with this Delavan favorite. 

Hours: Daily 6am-9pm

Inn Between Bar and Grill

Settled by the water’s edge right off of N. Shore Drive in Delavan Lake, the Inn Between Bar & Grill boasts the best view on the lake. With a full-service bar and kitchen, The Inn Between is ready to help you relax enjoy the lake.

Menu Subject to Availability 

Hours: Daily 11am-2am

Jonathan’s on Brick Street – Menu

Jonathan’s is a casual fine dining restaurant featuring a diverse selection of fresh fish, seafood, hand cut steaks, and appetizers. We have a large small plate selection and also many diverse entrée selections to suit the most discriminating palate. If you like wine, you have come to the right place. You will be able to experience wines from all areas of the west coast, as well as international varieties…all at much more reasonable prices than you can get anywhere else. With current guidelines, Jonathan’s will only be accepting reservations at this time.

Hours:

Monday-Thursday 4pm – 9pm

Friday-Saturday 4pm – 10pm

Sunday 4pm – 9pm

Lopez’s Anchor Inn – Menu

This Delavan staple has been owned and operated by the Lopez family for thirty years. It offers made to order American favorites, homemade Mexican food, and outstanding ice cream treats.  You can walk up, call in, drive-thru, or get delivery.

Hours: Daily 11am-8pm

Los Agaves – Menu

Los Agaves Restaurant in Delavan, WI offers a wide range of authentic Mexican cuisine that will make your mouth water. We guarantee quality dishes and services at affordable prices. Our professional and friendly staff is always around to give you top-notch service. Come try our delicious ice cream and fruit.

Hours:

Sunday-Thursday 9am-11pm

Friday-Saturday 9am-12am

Panera Bread – Menu

Counter-serve bakery/cafe chain serving sandwiches, salads & more, known for its bread & free WiFi.

Hours: Daily 6am-9pm

Postscript Pub – Menu

Located across the street from Delbrook Golf Club in Delavan, you can have it all. Full bar includes Miller, Bud, New Glarus and kitchen. Opens at 11 a.m. except Mondays.

Hours: 

Monday 11am-8pm

Tuesday-Friday 11am-10pm

Saturday 11am-11pm

Sunday 8am-10pm

Riga Tony’s Delicatezzi Italiano – Menu

Riga-Tony’s Delicatezzi has been serving traditional Italian foods in Delavan since August of 2002. At Riga-Tony’s, guests can purchase fresh and packaged imported Italian products, such as homemade raviolis, Italian pastas, canned goods, and imported cheeses.  You can also find other uniquely Italian products such as homemade sausage, homemade Italian beef, homemade pizzas, and prime dry aged steaks. Riga-Tony’s also includes a deli-style counter where you can sit and eat or take a meal to go. Stop in for a truly Italian experience. 
Hours: 

Wednesday-Friday 10am-6pm

Saturday 9am-6pm

Sunday 9am-2pm

Rosewood – Menu

Rosewood begins their 3rd season of SUNSET ON THE PATIO committed to securing exceptional musicians in an intimate setting, providing for a quality listening experience every Sunday evening from 5:00pm to 9:00pm – rain or shine – with comfortable seating on the 4,000 square foot patio, cabana bar and fire pits. Casual grilled food and beverages are available at reasonable prices.

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Hours: Sunday 5pm-9pm

South Shore Bar and Grill – Menu

Off the beaten path a little bit, but so worth the short drive! Great food – best thin crust pizza around, friendly atmosphere, delightful drink menu and live entertainment. Round ’em up and come on over!

Hours: 

Monday-Friday 11am-2:30am

Saturday 9am-2:30am

Sunday 8am-2am

The Village Supper Club Menu

The Village Supper Club, Delavan Lake’s only restaurant, invites you to join them for a taste of American and Italian cuisine. All menu items are made from scratch and are prepared using the freshest ingredients to offer you the best flavors of Southeastern Wisconsin. 

Hours: 

Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-9m

Friday-Saturday 3pm-10pm

Sunday 11:30am-9pm

Waterfront Pub & Eatery – Menu

The Waterfront Pub & Eatery is an amazing pub and eatery overlooking beautiful Delavan Lake. The original Waterfront officially opened for business on the 13th of September, 1981 with 13 bar stools, red shag carpeting and shuttered windows. On July 23, 2007, the Waterfront was reborn with the current building. They have built on the legacy of the original by adding even more room to party, a convenient drive-thru for food, wine and beer, and best of all, a menu of evolved comfort food. Enjoy a mojito and raise a glass to the Harley perched high above the bar.

Hours:

Monday-Saturday 11am-12am

Sunday 11am-8pm

Watershed Saloon – Menu

Described as not your normal stop – bikes from the ceiling, open-air type bar so that no matter where you sit, it’s a good seat, and food quantities you won’t believe. Delicious daily food specials, live music, and special events. Fabulous Fish Fry, offering the option to have both fried and broiled (AYCE, too) if you can’t choose! This is a no brainer to come here.

Hours: 

Monday-Friday 3pm-2am

Saturday 11am-2:30am

Sunday: 11am-2am

Enjoy your meal here in Delavan. For a complete list of restaurants in town, please visit /www.VisitDelavan.com.

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Date Night in Delavan: Summer Edition

Want to shake things up for your next Date Night? Or treat yourselves to a romantic night away from the kids?  Look no further! Go beyond the cliche dinner and a movie Date Night with these unique ideas all found right here in Delavan.  

Delavan Lake Tours

Step aboard Lake Lawn Resort’s all new  76-foot two-level cruise boat and embark on a tour of Delavan Lake.  See Frank Lloyd Wright homes and other historical landmarks while enjoying the fresh air and panoramic views.  For a more romantic evening, book the Sunset Tour which includes wine, beer, and a spectacular view of the setting sun over the lake.  Book your tour today!

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Sunsets on the Patio

Back for a third season, Sunsets on the Patio at Rosewood are the perfect scenery for a lowkey date night.  Enjoy the 4,000 square foot patio, cabana bar, fire pits, and live entertainment every Sunday evening starting at 5 pm.  Enjoy grilled to perfection burgers, brats, and more from the chefs at Fire2Fork while you sit back and relax.  Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.RosewoodWI.com or at the door for $10.  See you on the patio! 

Concerts in Phoenix Park

No Delavan summer is complete without a Date Night at a Concert in the Park.  Come on our for live music, food trucks, and a great time every week at the Phoenix Park Bandshell.  Throughout the summer you can catch amazing acts featuring classic rock, electric string quartets, bluegrass, tejano, and many many more! Check the schedule and plan your outing with your sweetie!

Wine Tastings at Apple Barn Orchard & Winery

For a more romantic evening with your sweetheart, consider a wine tasting at Apple Barn Orchard & Winery. Unlike other local wineries, Apple Barn specializes in fruit wines from non-grape fruits fermented in small batches to ensure their richness and quality. The winery offers delicious fruit wines such as Honey Crisp Apple Harvest, Hardy Pear and Strawberry Jewel. Colorful variations include Raspberry Heritage, Summer Peach, Big Buck Blueberry and Country Rhubarb.  Sip and sample wines in the outdoor tasting area and enjoy the romance.

Paddle Boarding

Check something off your bucket list for your next Date Night with stand up paddle boarding at Lake Lawn Resort.  Whether you’re a novice or a pro, paddle boarding is a fun adventurous date and a great time spent out on the water. Laughs are bound to be had on a date as unique as this one. This experience naturally creates one that will be full of smiles and laughter.  Rentals start at $25.  This date is sure to be a splash!

A Recipe for Romance

Cook up some romance in the kitchen your next date night.  Start by shopping at the Delavan Fresh Market for fresh veggies, fruits, and flowers (to set the mood of course!).  With your ingredients, take the time and learn a new recipe together.   It might even become your new summer date night tradition. Bon Apetit!

A Stroll Through the Garden

A night out with your partner doesn’t have to be extravagant or fancy.  A unique and free activity perfect for your next Date Night can be as simple as a walk through the park! An evening stroll through the greenery at Congdon Gardens, or a stop to smell the flowers at Ora Rice Arboretum can be just as romantic as an indulgent dinner.  This is the perfect opportunity to slow down, take a deep breath, and reconnect with each other.  Check out our list of parks and trails throughout Delavan waiting for you to explore. 

et us know where your next date night will be in the comments below.  As always, for more ideas and information visit www.VisitDelavan.com.  Once you take your first peek, you’ll be ready to plan your next Date Night in Delavan. 

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – September 24th-26th

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

4th Annual National Woody Club Car Show

Over 50 classic “Woody” cars from around the country will gather in Community Park this Saturday for the 4th Annual National Woody Club Car Show! Check out the classic beach cruisers and good ol’ family trucksters along the shores of Delavan Lake from 10am to 4pm Saturday, September 25h!

Hop, Skip, and Jump for the Bandshell Ride and Fundraiser

While the regular concert season at the Phoenix Park Bandshell may be over, the show must go on! Join Whiskey Ranch Delavan for the Hop, Skip, & Jump Fundraising Ride with live music from Gary Gunderson and the 72’s, food trucks, ice cream, and more! Kickstands go up at 10 am! For those of you who aren’t riders, stick around for 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, and door prizes. Come on out, Saturday, October 25th from 9 am to 6pm.

2nd St. Andrews Annual Fall Festival

Fall festivities continue in downtown Delavan this weekend at the 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Enjoy free life music, 2021 Ford Bronco raffles, corn hole tournament, food trucks, kids activities, and so much more! Don’t belong to the church? No problem! The festivities are open to everyone in the community to enjoy on Saturday, September 25th from 2pm to 10pm at the Phoenix Park Bandshell.

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – September 17th-19th

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

21st Annual Scarecrow Fest

Its finally Scarecrow Fest weekend! The festivities kick off at 10 am on Saturday, September 18th, in historic downtown Delavan. The free festival will take over the downtown with Fall fun featuring the Gee Funny Farm Petting Zoo, Scarecrow Fest Classic Car Show, guided Walldog Mural Tours, DIY Scarecrow Kit sales, craft and vendor fair, free pumpkins, live entertainment, and plenty of amazing food. All the fun takes place from 10 am to 4pm! See you at Scarecrow Fest!

Oktoberfest Beer & Pretzel Tasting

Prost to the Fall with Delavan Lake Store & Lounge during Oktoberfest Beer & Pretzel Tasting on Saturday September 18th! Sip on Märzen beers, snack on oversized bavarian pretzels, and cheers to the Autumn with your closest friends and family. Each Oktoberfest Tasting participant will receive a souvenir DLS Stein to hoist for the rest of the season! Reserve your seats here.

Phoenix Park Bandshell Season Finale: Pink Fraud with Laser Fusion

After Scarecrow Fest, head to the Phoenix Park. Bandshell for their season finale show featuring Pink Floyd cover band Pink Fraud. Groove to the music and take in the incredible laser light show by Laser Fusion timed to the show. The show begins at 7pm, and we promise you, this is the best one of the season!

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – September 10th-12th

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

60th Annual Darien Corn Fest

Come for the food, stay for the fun! Join the Endzone in Delavan for an evening of live music from Johnny B Back for its 60th year, Darien Corn Fest kicks-off this weekend at Darien West Park! Join in on the fun all weekend long starting Friday, September 10th through Sunday, September 12th. Groove along with daily live music, shop the craft and vendor fair, enjoy the carnival, play bingo, enjoy the fireworks, and eat ALL the sweet corn you can imagine! See you at Corn Fest!

Sunset Wine Tour Aboard the Lake Lawn Queen

Wind down and wine down this weekend aboard the Lake Lawn Queen! Join the crew for a sunset tour of Delavan Lake with complimentary cocktails, soft drinks, and light bites. These views are not to be missed! Book your cruise at www.LakeLawnResort.com today.

REMINDER: Scarecrow Fest 2021

The biggest celebration of the season in Delavan is almost here! Scarecrow Fest kicks off the Fall season in Downtown Delavan, Saturday, September 18th! This free family-friendly festival will usher in the autumn with food trucks, live entertainment, classic car show, craft and vendor fairs, a petting zoo, free pumpkins, scarecrows galore, and so much more! Learn more here.

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – September 3rd-5th

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

Johnny B Strings Live at The Endzone

Come for the food, stay for the fun! Join the Endzone in Delavan for an evening of live music from Johnny B Strings from 7pm to 11pm. The kitchen will be serving up surprise specials for dinner, and drinks will be discounted all night! See you at the Endzone.

Sangria Saturday and Live Music at the Lounge

Every Saturday, the geniuses behind the bar at the Delavan Lake Store and Lounge concoct amazing specialty sangrias every Saturday! Join in on the fun this weekend and sip your way through the menu and enjoy some live music by Edison Blake.

172nd Walworth County Fair

The Big One is finally here! The Walworth County Fair is finally here! As the the Largest County Fair in Wisconsin, you won’t want to miss out on the festivities Wednesday September 1st through Monday September 6th! Join in on “Jam-Packed Fun in 2021 and enjoy award-winning exhibits & exhibitors, agriculture, entertainment from local artists and nationally known singer songwriters like Justin Moore and For King and Country, commercial vendors, monster truck rallies, tractor and truck pulls, and of course, the food! Visit walworthcountyfair.com for all of the details. While you’re there, be sure to stop by the Visit Walworth County Booth and say “hello”!

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – August 27-29

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

Vintage Picking at Staller Estate Winery

Calling all early risers, gardening goddesses, and wine lovers! Help the crew at Staller Estate Winery during their first pick of the season, Saturday August 28th! Arrive at the winery bright and early at 6:30 am and join in on the harvest happenings. When else would you have the opportunity to say you had a hand in making your favorite bottle of wine!?

Concerts in the Park: Gabriel Sanchez Presents the Prince Experience

One of the most popular shows at the Phoenix Park Bandshell returns this weekend for another amazing performance! Gabriel Sanchez Presents the Prince Experience is the ultimate tribute to Prince and all things 90’s. See you at the Bandshell for this performance you won’t want to miss, Saturday, August 28th at 7pm.

2nd Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Council Fundraiser at Whiskey Ranch Delavan

Head out to the Whiskey Ranch for good food, great music, and an even better cause! The 2nd Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Council Fundraiser is back, Saturday, August 28th benefitting the Delavan Darien Boy Scouts of America. Scouting is a very valuable program for many youth in our area. We want to keep this program alive for these youth and it takes many donations from our community to fund the program! See you at the cookout!

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – August 20-22

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

Movies in the Park: ET

Pack up your picnic baskets and head to Phoenix Park for a movie under the stars! The Delavan Lions Club is pleased to present a showing of the classic film, E.T., on the cinema sized screen, Friday, August 20th. The movie will begin at dusk and light concessions will be available for purchase.

Doggie Paddle at Mill Pond

Calling all dog owners! Bring the pups down to Mill Pond for the annual Doggie Paddle, Saturday, August 21st! This event is the only day of the year pups can swim at Mill Pond here in Delavan, and its sure to be a paw-some time. Owners can enter to win raffle prizes from Pet Smart, Fleet Farm, The Bark Market, and Pet Pals. Please note, humans must provide their pup’s vaccination records.

Queen Family Bingo Cruise

Bingo on the lake is back by demand for a second year in a row! Bring your friends, jump aboard the Lake Lawn Queen for lunch and bingo along with the most beautiful scenery you can have while enjoying a cruise around Delavan Lake! Book your tickets at www.lakelawnresort.com.

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

5 Things To Do in Delavan Before Back To School

Summer is drawing to a close, and before you know it, the kiddos will be packing their backpacks and headed off to school. There is still some time left to squeeze in one last summer adventure with the whole family here in Delavan! That’s why we’ve put together a list of 5 things to do in Delavan before they go back to school.

#1 Dancing Horses Theatre and Animal Gardens Petting Zoo

If you’ve got animal lovers in your family, this is one attraction you cannot miss! Enjoy a dazzling show featuring choreographed equestrian artistry as the Dancing Horses Area comes to life with over twelve horses and their trainers. This award winning performance will have your jaw on the floor! After the show, head out to the petting zoo and meet fuzzy barnyard friends and exotic animals up close and personal.

#2 Tour De Taco Shop

Its no secret that Delavan is home to some of the best mexican food in the area! If your kiddos have a never-ending appetite, head out on a tour of all the Taco Shops in Delavan! Start your morning at La Monarca for breakfast tacos, then make you way through the downtown stopping at Los Agaves, Hernandez’s, Aranda’s Mexican Grill, Taquiera La Estrella, and La Guanajuato! Keep your eyes peeled for Raf’s Taco Truck! You never know where it might stop.

#3 Enjoy a Day On The Water

Soak up the last few weeks of summer on the sparkling waters of Delavan Lake! Whether you’re enjoying the beach at Community Park or hopping on a pontoon rented from the Marina at Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan Lake is the best place to wrap up your summer adventures and make family memories that will last a lifetime.

#4 Catch a Movie Under the Stars

Pack up your picnic blankets and favorite movie snacks, and catch a flick under the stars at Phoenix Park! On Friday, August 20th, enjoy a showing of the 80’s classic E.T. on the cinema sized screen sponsored by the Delavan Lions Club.

#5 Celebrate With A Scoop

Round out the summer with one last hurrah at your favorite ice cream shop! Whether you head to Dulceria Acapulco, La Michoacana, Delavan Lake Store, or Lopez’s Anchor In, you’re in for a sweet treat.

For more events, celebrations, and end of summer getaway packages, check out our website at www.VisitDelavan.com. Happy Birthday, America!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – August 13-15

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

Shrimp Boil at Staller Estate Winery

The Little Lamb Food Truck is setting up shop at Staller Estate Winery, Friday August 13th for an all you can eat shrimp boil extravaganza. The culinary crew from the Black Sheep in Whitewater have teamed up with the winemakers at Staller to offer this amazing meal complete with seasonal wine pairings featuring unlimited salad, shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, sausage, and corn bread for just $24.95 per plate. Be sure to bring the wet wipes!

Friends of the Aram Public Library Annual Book Sale

Calling all bookworms! Join us for the Friends of Aram Public Library’s annual summer book sale under the big white tent on the Library’s front lawn. Hundreds of adult, children and teen books, DVD’s and music CD’s to choose from, all at bargain prices. The sale kicks off at 8 am and continues through the afternoon until 3pm.

Live Music at the Lookout: Kevin Kennedy

Let the Lookout do the cooking this weekend! Enjoy live music by Kevin Kennedy at the Lookout Bar & Eatery at Lake Lawn Resort, Saturday August 14th. Enjoy menu specials including their famous cheese curds, street tacos, reuben chimichanga, or cheddar beer brat.

BONUS: DAS Fest USA

Don your lederhosen, and roll out the barrel, the first ever DAS Fest USA is almost here! Celebrate all things German at the three-day festival at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, Friday August 13th through Sunday, August 15th! Prost to the celebration of the summer featuring brats, polka, dachshund dog races, biergartens, bingo halls, and so much more!

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!

Discover Delavan: Weekend Events – August 6-8

The weekend is here! Lets kick back, relax, and discover something different in Delavan Wisconsin.

Maxwell Street Days

Calling all discount divas, savvy shoppers, and deal dashers, Delavan’s Maxwell Street Days are back, Friday, August 6th and Saturday, August 7th! This is your chance to check out that cute little boutique you’ve been driving past for months, finally stop in to the antique stores, and grab a sweet treat from your favorite ice cream shop all at once while shopping the best sales of the season.

DIY Classes at The Sailors Wife

Get your craft on this weekend at The Sailors Wife in downtown Delavan! Grab your besties and create Macramé Plant Hangers on Friday, August 6th. Sip on wine, get creative, and enjoy a night out with your friends while creating a pice of home decor you’ll treasure forever. Sunday, join in on the DIY Lazy Susan Workshop where you’ll learn the ins and outs of using gel stain, stamping techniques, and more!

BBQ Chicken Cookout at The Endzone

Let the Endzone do the cooking for you this weekend! Join the crew on Sunday, August 8th for a BBQ Chicken Cookout with all the fixin’s. They’ll be manning the grill serving up bbq wings, breasts, thighs, and burgers from noon to 6pm. Be sure to catch live music from High Stakes from 2-6pm. See you at the Endzone.

Discover more in Delavan this weekend by visiting our Event Calendar at www.VisitDelavan.com!