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Delavan Dining Updates

Keep checking in here for the latest Delavan restaurant additions and updates. Clink the Menu button to access each menu.

Restaurants

 

Boxed and Burlap 262) 374-5497 — Menu

Hours: Monday-Saturday: 6am-6pm, Sunday: 6am-3pm

Pickup

Brodie’s Beef (262) 728-0500Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:30am-6pm, Friday-Saturday: 11am-7pm

Pickup / Delivery 

Chili’s – (262) 728-8510 — Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday, 11am-11pm

Pickup / Curbside Pickup /  DoorDash

Culver’s(262) 740-0289Menu

Hours: 10am-11pm

Drive Thru

The Duck Inn – (608) 883-6988 — Menu

Hours: Friday and Saturday Only (4pm – 9pm)

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Dulceria Acapulco – (262) 740-0848 — Menu Varies Call for Availability

Hours: Sunday-Friday: 9am-6pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Dunkin’(262) 725-7248Menu

Hours: 5am-10pm Daily

Drive Thru

Dairy Queen ((262) 728-1951 — Menu

Hours: Monday-Thursday:10am-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 10am-10pm

Drive Through

Delavan Family Restaurant (262) 728-1715Menu

Hours: Thursday-Friday: 8am-7pm, Saturday-Sunday: 8am-2pm

Pickup / Delivery 

Dominos (262) 728-8888 — Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00am-12:00am, Friday-Saturday 10:00am-1:00am

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Elizabeth’s Cafe – (262) 728-3383 Menu

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 7am-8pm

Pickup / Delivery

Genoa Pizza (262) 728-2300Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:00am-12:00am, Friday-Saturday 10:00am-1:00am

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery

Greenie’s Clubhouse(262) 728-1339 — Menu

Hours: Daily opening at 4pm
Pickup

Hernandez’s (262) 728-6443Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-8:30pm, Friday-Saturday: 11am-9:15p,

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery

Jimmy Johns’s (262) 740-1850Menu

Hours: 11am-9pm

Pickup / Delivery 

Jo Jo’s Pizza(262) 728-5656Menu

Hours: Monday: 11am-8pm, Wednesday-Thursday: 11am-8pm, Friday-Saturday: 11am-10:30pm, Sunday: 12:30pm-8pm

Pickup / Delivery 

Kentucky Fried Chicken – (262) 728-3183 — Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10:30am-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 10:30am-10pm

Drive Thru

La Monarca (262) 749-3107Menu

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11am-9pm, Friday:11am-10pm, Saturday: 8am-10pm, Sunday: 8am-7pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / DoorDash

Little Caesar’s (262) 728-7005 — Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 11am-10pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Lopez’s Anchor In – (262) 728-2391 — Menu

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 3pm-8pm, Friday-Saturday: 8am-11pm

Pickup / Drive Thru Delivery / Delivery

Los Agaves – (262) 728-4039 — Menu

Hours: 10am-11pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery

The Lounge at Delavan Lake Store (262) 725-6747 — Menu Varies Call for Availability

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 8am-9pm, Friday-Saturday: 8am-11pm

Pickup

McDonald’s (262) 728-3995 — Menu

Hours: 24 Hours

Drive Thru /  DoorDash

Papa Murphys – (262) 740-7200 — Menu

Hours: 11am-7pm Daily

Pickup 

Patty’s Deli (262) 728-1145Menu

Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30-4:30, Saturday: 10am-3pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery (10am-2pm Only)

Riga-Tony’s Delicatezzi Italiano (262) 740-2540Menu

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-6pm

Pickup / DoorDash

Subway (262) 728-8862 —Menu

Hours: Sunday-Friday: 8am-8pm, Saturday: 7am-9pm

Pickup / DoorDash

Subway Inside Walmart(262) 728-4540 —Menu

Hours: Monday-Wednesday:7am-9pm, Thursday-Friday: 7am-9:30pm, Saturday:7am-9pm, Sunday:9am-8pm

Pickup

Sweet Aroma Ristorante (262) 728-6878Menu

Hours: Thursday-Saturday: 4pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Taco Bell (262) 740-0517 — Menu

Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10am-1am, Friday-Saturday: 10am-3am

Drive Thru

Vesuvio’s Little Italy (262) 740-1762Menu

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 3pm-10pm

Pickup / Delivery / DoorDash

The Village Supper Club (262) 728-6360Village-Supper-Club-menu.compressed

Hours: Friday-Saturday: 3pm-8:30pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

The Waterfront Pub and Grill – (262) 728-4700 —  Menu

Hours: Saturday-Thursday: 3pm-8pm, Friday: 11am-9pm

Pickup / Drive Thru Delivery / Curbside Delivery 

Watershed Saloon – (262) 725-6445Menu

Hours: 4-9pm

Pickup  / DoorDash

Wendy’s – (262) 728-0140 — Menu

Hours: 4-9pm

Drive Thru  / DoorDash

Whiskey Ranch (262) 882-2800Menu

Hours: 11am-6pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All Aboard for the 13th Annual Delavan Train Show

Chugga-chugga choo-choo! All aboard!logo The Delavan Train show rolls into town once again Saturday March 21-Sunday March 22, 2020.  This two-day event brings the magic and lore of the railroads to life right here in in the heart of historic Downtown Delavan.  Join in on the fun as model train exhibits and layouts from all over the country set-up and turn the town into a depot of fun.

Begin your railway adventure at the Delavan American Legion Hall where you will receive a souvenir map and a “ticket” to be punched at each stop along the way! With layouts in many shops and buildings all around town, climb aboard the Trolley to make sure you see it all.

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The Delavan Train Show has events and activities for kiddos and serious hobbyists alike all while boasting a small town festival atmosphere perfect for a family weekend. Admire the intricate layouts, learn about the history of the rails, complete an ‘I-Spy’ scavenger hunt, and even operate some of the trains.

This show features layouts in multiple DSC_2231.JPGscales and features some of the most intricate and exciting ones from both “big” national shows and local hobbyists.  Whether you’re just plain curious or an all-out aficionado this show is for you!

Admission is free and open to the public all weekend long. In addition to the trains, many great gift certificates and prizes will be given away to attendees. And if you get hungry, plenty of yummy treats will be available for purchase on-site.

Get a chance to see the only hobby where you can be the city planner, structural engineer, and the conductor all at the same time only at the Delavan Train Show.

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Staying Safe This Fourth of July: Tips From the Experts

As Wisconsin has started reopening, many businesses in Delavan have taken great steps to protect their customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you’re visiting our local restaurants and businesses this holiday weekend, help us promote personal and corporate responsibility by embracing safe practices. Our community’s health relies on all of us to make smart choices.

Here are five helpful tips from The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services to keep your holiday weekend a safe one:

  1. Social Distance: Maintaining 6 feet of physical distance is still the best way to prevent spread of the virus.
  2. Monitor Your Health: Stay home if you have even one symptom, such as fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
  3. Mask Up: Wear cloth face coverings, especially when physical distancing is difficult to maintain.
  4. Call Ahead: If you’re planning to go out, call the restaurant or business and ask about their policies to help customers maintain physical distancing and how they’re monitoring employees’ health and hygiene.

From all of us at Visit Delavan and The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Service!s, have a safe and healthy 4th of July Holiday in Delavan

Your Delavan Summer Bucket-List

Summer is in full swing and there are SO many things on our Summer Bucket-List we can hardly wait to get started!  This year’s bucket list offers more than 30 ideas of things to do this summer for every budget, interest, and age. We’ve even included some fun ideas for date nights as well as for when you get together with the girls. Think you’ve done it all in Delavan, think again! 

  1. Go strawberry picking in the orchards at Apple Barn Orchard and Winery.
  2. Try out your best kick-flips and 180-ollie twists at Andy’s Skate and Bike Park.
  3. Go wild at Animal Gardens! Get up close and personal with over 60 animals and experience incredible shows featuring animals with incredible talents and have even been featured on America’s Got Talent. 
  4. Taco Tuesday on your mind? Celebrate the weekly holiday with Hernandez’ Restaurant downtown! Enjoy fresh guacamole alongside their famous tacos.  Don’t forget the margarita.
  5. Read your heart out during Aram Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.  School may be out, but learning never stops.
  6. Catch a show at The Belfry Music Theater.  With acts inspired by the Beatles, to the Beach Boys, to Broadway Musicals, there is a show everyone can enjoy on the schedule for this summer.  You can even livestream the shows from the comfort of your own home!
  7. Pick up farm fresh strawberries from Blue Clay Berry Farm and turn them into a tasty treat!
  8. Treat yourself to a day at the Calladora Spa at Lake Lawn Resort.  Relax and unwind with a massage, facial, and a pampering pedicure. 
  9. Take a stroll through the gardens at Congdon Gardens. An ever changing display of flowers, shrubs and trees surrounds a serene pond that invites viewing and relaxation. It’s a place where you can observe, learn, enjoy.
  10. Shop the freshest local produce and goodies at the Delavan Fresh Market in Tower Park every Thursday afternoon.  (We cannot get enough of the Good Oak Farmstead Chive and Cheddar loaf).
  11. Climb aboard the Lake Lawn Queen for a grand tour of Delavan Lake. While on board you’ll see 5 Frank Lloyd Wright homes and other historic lakefront properties.
  12. Hit the greens and golf on one of the oldest courses in Wisconsin at Delbrook Golf Club.  Play 9, 18, or 27 holes on a beautiful course right here in Delavan. 
  13. Experience the local art scene by visiting Lubick Gallery.  Find locally made treasures and pieces of fine art from area artists to bring new life into your home. 
  14. Go Fish! On the lake of course, silly! Lake Comus is the perfect place to cast your line for a day of fishing with the family.  Cath largemouth bass, bluegill, and northern pike on this local fishing hotspot.
  15. Sign up for Lake Life Camp! If your kiddos ever wanted to learn how to waterski, wakeboard, or wakesurfing, Lake Life Camp is the perfect place to learn! Kids of all skill levels from complete beginners to experienced surfers can come and master the watersport of their choice. Caution: major fun to be had!
  16. A Take your tastebuds on a trip around the world at Yo Shi Sushi.  Known for their fresh sushi and sashimi, enjoy a light meal of your favorite rolls or try something new! “Itadakimasu” or “lets eat”!
  17. Sip to your heart’s content with a wine tasting at Staller Estate Winery.  With over 14 blends all and produced and aged on site, you’re sure to find you new favorite!
  18. Think you have what it takes to solve the Delavan Walldogs Scavenger Hunt? Download the clues and search high and low to match the 21 murals to their hints and hidden objects.  Submit your completed scavenger hunt to info@visitdelavan.com for a chance to win a prize! Kiddos can play along too with the Kids Walldog Scavenger Hunt where they can win a Walldogs t-shirt!
  19. Re-center and re-focus your energy when you sign up for yoga classes at Yoga Hohm.  With classes for complete beginners or experts working to tighten their technique, find your zen and register for classes today. 
  20. Catch up over coffee with your best girlfriends at Boxed and Burlap.  Boxed and Burlap’s coffee is custom roasted and cannot be found in any other mid-western coffee shop and  offers a full service espresso bar along with a selection of tea and pastry items. (Its also the perfect place to snap your next insta post)
  21. Cool off with a scoop (or three) of your favorite ice cream at Delavan Lake Store! After a day at the beach, there is nothing better than a hand scooped ice cream cone.
  22. Plan a breakfast date at Elizabeth’s Cafe.  Dine al-freso in their new outdoor dining area and savor skillets, piles of pancakes, and egg-cellent creations! Be sure to bring an empty stomach. 
  23. Stay in a historic home! Book a stay at Main Street Manor Bed and Breakfast and stay in one of the grand old homes of Delavan.  The 2012 restoration of the house showcases it’s historic beauty and original grandeur.
  24. Maybe learning how to sail has been on your kiddo’s summer bucket list, then Delavan Sailing School is the place to be! With certified instructors and a variety of programs perfect for newbies and nautical masters alike, Delavan Sailing School will make sure your kid’s summer is nothing but smooth sailing.
  25. Order a Delavan Travel Guide to help plan the perfect day out and about! Where will the day take you? Only you can decide (with the help of your handy dandy travel guide of course).
  26. Use your Delavan Coupon Book! Explore everything Delavan has to offer for less with over thirty offers from local attractions, restaurants, shopping, and much much more! 
  27. Soak up the sun on Lake Delavan. Sometimes, all you need is a relaxing day on the shore.  Lay out on the beaches of Community Park and let the world pass on by.  
  28. Supper Clubs are a staple Wisconsin experience. Savor a homestyle fish fry paired with a strong old fashioned at the historic Duck Inn for the most authentic Delavan dining.
  29. Get transported into the world of your favorite superheroes at Heros Ink Comics.  Or maybe Magic the Gathering is your thing, sign up for a slot at Friday Night Magic where you could win prize packs and so much more.
  30. Catch a Concert in the Park at Phoenix Park Bandshell.  Back for the 2020 season, you can catch a free concert in the park weekly throughout the summer.  Be sure to check the schedule frequently for any changes or cancellations.

For more summer happenings, check out our Events Calendar at VisitDelavan.com!

Celebrating Independence Day in Delavan

It’s almost time to celebrate the Red, White & Blue, and here is how to make the most of the 4th of July celebrations here in Delavan!

The Town of Delavan will be hosting their annual Independence Day Celebration, Saturday June 27th. Kicking it of at 4pm in Community Park, Food Trucks will be serving up yummy treats and festive eats. Snack on goodies from Mr.P’s Grilled Cheese LLC, BBQ Shack, Yogi’s Pud’n, Lucy’s Kettle Corn, and Sweet Treats.

It certainly wouldn’t be a Delavan celebration without some live music! Catch performances by Jenny Hundt at 4:15-5:45 and fan favorite South State starting at 6:00 lasting through the evening.

The sky will come alive with dazzling fireworks at dusk. So grab your lawn chairs, pack your picnic baskets, and head on over to Community Park June 27th for an extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

For more Fourth of July festivities, check our events calendar on VisitDelavan.com

Celebrating Father’s Day In Delavan

June 21st is creeping closer and closer, which means you better start thinking about Father’s Day. Of course, you can go with the standard ties, watches and wallets, but if you want to stand out and show Dad how much you care, you’ll have to do better than that.

To help you out, we’ve searched Delavan high and low for the best gifts for Father’s Day. Whether he likes music, golf, or working on big home improvement projects, we’ve compiled a list of gifts and experiences to make this the best Father’s Day ever. 

Fine Dining with Dad: If the dads in your life have come to enjoy the finer things in life, treat them to a dinner at Delavan’s favorite casual fine dining establishment: Johnathan’s on Brick Street. Featuring fresh seafood, hand cut steaks, and much much more there is something to suit even the most discriminating pallets.  Book your reservations for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday today. 

Boating and Floating:  Enjoy a day on the lake with Dad! Take Dad for a day on the water with boat rentals from Lake Lawn Resort. Rent speed boats, pontoons, and fishing boats hassle and worry free. Rentals are offered to resort guests and the public and often sell out, so reserve your rental today at www.lakelawnresort.com.

Something He’ll Actually Use: If you can count on your hands how many trips Dad takes to the hardware store every weekend, consider getting him that power tool he’s been eyeing for months or a smoker to fulfill his barbecue pit masters dream, or even a whole system of smart lighting to finally replace those pesky bulbs that constantly burn out.  Shop our local TNT ACE Hardware to find the perfect gift he’ll use for years to come. 

A Hole in One:  If your dad is anything like mine, there is nothing he loves more than hitting the greens with his buddies.  This Father’s Day, get dad out and about all season long with the 2020 Lake Geneva Area Golf Trail  Passport. The Lake Geneva Area Golf Trail offers a wide range of play from family-friendly par-3 to challenging nationally ranked courses, there is something here for every level.  The 2020 Golf Passport is Dad’s ticket to the ultimate golf experience.  Each Golf Passport contains two certificates for Complimentary Greens Fees to be used in either the spring or fall in addition to a Buy One Greens Fee, Get One Free certificate for the summer.  That’s a total of 30 rounds of golf for $149.50.  Thats over $2,850 in savings! Order yours by calling (262) 728-6000 or by visiting lakegenevagolftrail.com (pssst…with the Golf Passport, Dad can golf at two courses right here in Delavan!)

A Fine Tuning:  Do you have fond childhood memories of Dad strumming on his old guitar at family gatherings? Dig out that bad boy and have it tuned up at LSJ Music Company.  Whether it simply needs new strings or a complete restoration, LSJ is sure to please with their expertise. 

Big Boy Toys: Get Dad out on the big boy toy of his dreams this Father’s Day with One Powersports.  Between ATVs, go-karts, and jet skis, ONE Powersports LLC is the place to find big thrills at affordable prices.  Unleash his inner adrenaline junkie with a brand new Polaris Hammerhead at $300 off!

British Invasion: Was the soundtrack of your childhood filled with 60’s Brit Rock ala the Zombies, Rolling Stones, and the Beatles? Enjoy an evening of nostalgic music retrospective as the Belfry Theater presents British Invasion Years – Music of the 60’s June 26th and 27th. Groove together and make it a night neither of you will ever forget!  Get your tickets soon as this event is sure to sell out.

A Clean Kitchen: How many times have you heard grumbling coming from the other room about how messy Dad’s Kitchen is after a big family meal?  Skip the mess this Father’s Day and get your meal to go with Lake Lawn Resort’s Weekend Meals To-Go! Now you can get all of his favorites prepared perfectly and ready for pickup! Enjoy wings, wraps, salads, ½ pound burgers, ribs, award-winning fish fry, and even steak dinners! It’s fast and easy! arry out menu is available Fridays from 4:00pm – 9:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am – 9:00pm. Call 262.725.9137 to order!

Father’s Day Night Cap: If your Dad is anything like mine, he is always on the quest to find the best old fashioned in Delavan.  And to his standards, very few come close to the famous Delavan Lake Store Old Fashioned.  If Old Fashioneds aren’t quite his drink of choice, the Lounge Bar is fully stocked and offers a wide variety of local and regional beers, wines, and craft cocktails. 

We hope that your Father’s Day in Delavan is one just as amazing as your Dad is.  To all of the Dads, Grandpa’s, Uncles, and important men in your life, Happy Father’s Day!

Enjoy A Socially Distant Day Out In Delavan

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been anxiously awaiting the day when we can all return to normal and resume our daily activities.  Maybe you’ve been missing shopping the streets of downtown, or dining on the decks of your favorite restaurants.

While we are still social distancing and following the recommendations of the CDC, we can still get out of our homes and enjoy a day out in Delavan with a few precautions.  Here are five activities to have the best socially distant day here in Delavan.

1. Search High, Search Low: 91462131_2551891761751625_7431028265214541824_n.jpgStart your day with a little family competition in the fresh air with the Delavan Walldog Scavenger Hunt.  Use hints and clues to find all 20 Walldog Murals throughout Delavan.  Don’t forget to download the Kids’ Scavenger Hunt for the kiddos to play too!

2. Grab Some Lunch To-Go: image-pv_web.jpgAfter your scavenger hunt, refuel with some yummy lunch from your favorite Delavan Restaurants to-go! Be sure to check out our Distance Dining Guide to see participating restaurants and takeout menus.

3. Afternoon Tee: Once the afternoon rolls around, head out for a round of golf, the original socially distant sport. Book LakeLawn_222_rtch-850x0-c-default.jpgyour tee times with Delbrook Golf Club or Majestic Oaks at Lake Lawn Resort.  Walk the greens or rent individual carts to ensure your safety.

4. Treat Yourself: A day out in quarantine always calls for a treat! Order out your favorite ice cream treat from Lopez’s Anchor In. Or if Italian pastries are more your 95261378_10158227259449696_5320729585069850624_o.jpgstyle, pick up fresh cannoli from Riga-Tony’s Delicatezzi.

5. A Walk in The Park: To close out your day, take a sunset stroll through your favorite park, or venture out to a new one. With over 27 to choose from, you’re sure to find some picturesque views and a breath of fresh air. Just be sure to keep your six feet of distance between you and other park goers.

We hope our itinerary for a socially distant day out in Delavan inspires you to get out and enjoy some fresh air.  As always, we encourage you to stay safe and be well!

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Curbside Friday Fish Fry

Friday Fish Fry is a Delavan Tradition.  Order your favorite feast from your favorite local restaurant to-go with curbside delivery.  View participating restaurants and menus below:

Delavan Family Restaurant – (262) 728-1715 — Menu

Hours: 8am-7pm

Pickup / Delivery 

The Duck Inn – (608) 883-6988 — Menu

Hours: 4pm – 9pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

Greenie’s Clubhouse at Delbrook Golf Course – (262) 728-1339 — Menu

Hours: 4pm

Pickup / DoorDash

The Village Supper Club – (262) 728-6360 — Menu

Hours: 3pm-8:30pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery

The Waterfront Pub and Grill – (262) 728-4700 —  Menu

Hours: 11am-9pm

Pickup / Drive Thru Delivery / Curbside Delivery 

Watershed Saloon – (262) 725-6445 — Menu

Hours: 4-9pm

Pickup  / DoorDash

Whiskey Ranch – (262) 882-2800 — Menu

Hours: 11am-6pm

Pickup / Curbside Delivery / Delivery

Walldog Mural Coloring Pages

Sharpen your colored pencils and lay out your crayons, its time to get your coloring on! We’ve turned some of our favorite Walldog Murals into coloring sheets to help de-stress and get your creative energy flowing. Click on the links below to print your coloring page.  After you’ve had you coloring fill, try your luck with the Walldog Mural Scavenger Hunt.

Temperance Colony Coloring Page

Elmer Gauger Old Barn Studio Coloring Page

Tribute to the Military Coloring page

PT Barnum Circus Coloring Page

Wisconsin School for the Deaf Coloring Page

Architechts Coloring Page

Stamp Controversy Coloring Page

La Delavana Coloring Page

Red Devils Coloring Page

Legacy Coloring Page

Legacy II Coloring Page

FranCisco Vargas Coloring Page

Eat’n Time Coloring Page

Muster Tree Coloring Page

Borg Gibbs Coloring Sheet

Community Kids Wall Coloring Page

Lake Delavan Coloring Page

Six Tips For an Egg-cellent Easter at Home

Easter is on its way! While this year’s festivities will look a little different than we’re used to, we can still celebrate and create new traditions at home.  Here are six tips for making your holiday an “egg-celent” one.

1. Worship Online: Lots of churches are utilizing their online presence to lead worship services and bible studies while we are temporarily sheltered in place. Check out the churches below to find an online Easter service:

  • Delavan Christian Reformed Church’s Facebook
  • Delavan United Methodist Church Online Sermons
  • United Church of Christ Facebook

2. Craft Up a Storm: 1517499149-easter-crafts-for-kids.jpgDecorate your home with colorful Easter crafts to help lighten your spirits and get in the Easter spirit. Using supplies, you probably already have around your house, make egg carton chicks, cotton ball bunnies, and q-tip sheep for a fun-filled crafter-noon.  Check out this nifty idea guide for inspiration!

3. Bring the Egg Hunt to Your Backyard: 700x450clues.jpgIf your family tradition was hunting for eggs in the annual Phoenix Park Easter Egg Hunt, your kiddos are probably super bummed about its cancellation. This year, bring the hunt to your own backyard.  Ramp up the stakes with clues, riddles, or even the coveted golden egg.

4. Cook a Special Easter Meal: no-bake-butterscotch-and-peanut-butter-birds-nest-cookies-03.jpgA staple of the Easter holiday is gathering for a special meal.  Whether it’s an all you can eat brunch or a home cooked feast, keep your tradition alive.  Pick up ingredients on your next essential grocery run to Piggly wiggly to whip up all your favorite family recipes and a little something sweet to make a fun themed treat for the kiddos.  (We LOVE this recipe for no-bake peanut butter birds nests)

5.Wine-d Down: Planning for Easter can be stressful without a pandemic in the background. Pick up special bottle of champagne or wine from Staller Estate Winery (curbside of course) or Sonoma Cellars to relax with a special bottle of bubbly. social.jpg

6. Order Out: If cooking isn’t quite your thing, consider ordering out and supporting a local business. Check with our distance dining page for a list of restaurants offering takeout services at this time.

Which of these tips will you be using to help make your Easter a hoppin’ one? Share with us in the comments below.  Happy Easter everyone!

Let the Walldog Scavenger Hunt Begin!

You’ve definitely seen them around town.  They are large, colorful and play a huge role in telling Delavan’s history. And while they’re still relatively new in town, they fit right in as if they’ve been here forever.  They are the Walldog murals of course!

The 1904252154Delavan Walldog murals were brought to life in 2015 by a group of mural artists from around the country.  These artists create historical advertisements and pieces celebrating small town American history.

With over twenty murals across down, every age and era of Delavan’s history is represented in an active and unique style.   From its prudent beginnings, through Delavan’s Circus age, to modern day, the murals tell our town’s story in a way words cannot.

And while you’ve certainly seen them, have you ever taken a closer look? We invite you to take the Walldog Mural Tour and participate in the Walldog Scavenger Hunt. Put your seeking skills to the test and match each clue to the mural numbers on the map below based on the hints and clues provided.

With two 1904255702different versions, this is an adventure the whole family can take part in.  Take on the challenge with the Adult Scavenger Hunt or enjoy the Kids Scavenger Hunt with your little ones.  When you are finished with your hunt, send your completed form to info@visitdelavan.com to be entered for a chance to win a prize. Winners will be drawn once a month!

 Download the Scavenger Hunt Map and Clues:

Scavenger Hunt Clues

Kids’ Scavenger Hunt Clues

Self Guided Walldog Tour Brochure and Map