Shake The Lake Music Festival 2019

Shake The Lake returns to the shores of Delavan Lake for 3 days of fun! The annual festival will feature a packed lineup of talented artists and tribute acts to get the crowd going. On top of the tunes, there will be plenty of food, drinks, and other activities. We’ve got your guide to all of the excitement!

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Shake The Lake 2019 boasts an exciting lineup of cover bands and tribute acts. Enjoy headliners such as Modern Day Romeos, Who’s Bad?, and Journey Recaptured with scenic Delavan Lake behind you.

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Fun For All Ages

LLR_2610Saturday will feature additional activities for kids such as bubble soccer, human foosball, obstacle course inflatables, a rock climbing wall and much more!

If you’ve been looking for a way to prove that your cornhole skills are superior, look no further than the 4th Annual Walworth County Bags Championship. The competition will be taking place on the festival grounds at 4:00 pm. The top 3 teams will be awarded cash payouts as well as other great prizes! A special ticket purchase is necessary to enter into the competition and the deadline to register your team is Thursday, July 26th, 2019.

Food & Drink

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What’s a festival without delicious food and refreshing beverages? You can feast on a variety of concessions from the award-winning Lake Lawn Resort culinary team or even food trucks such as Joan’s Dogs and Lopez’s Anchor In. Whether you love beer or spirits (or both), Shake The Lake has got you covered with a selection of craft beverages.

The Craft Beverage Experience will feature local flavors from breweries and distilleries such as Lakefront Brewery, Geneva Lakes Brewing Company, Driftless Glen Distillery and more! There will be a full service bar with signature cocktails like the Hook, Line and Sinker Old Fashioned-Inspired Punch or a Cannonball Cherry Lemonade made with Door County infused cherry vodka. A variety of domestic and craft beers will also be available on tap.

Don’t miss out on a memorable weekend! Get your Shake The Lake tickets today!

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For more information on Shake the Lake and other festivities, begin planning your adventure at VisitDelavan.com

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Celebrate Easter in Delavan!

 

rabbit-3249427_1920.jpgDelavan is the perfect place to celebrate Easter, from brunches to egg hunts – for both the kids and the adults alike.

Lenten Fish FryNothing beats a good Wisconsin Fish Fry.  The Waterfront Pub and Grill is pleased to offer their fish fry on Wednesday during lent.
Lenten Fish Fry | Wednesday, April 17 | 11 am – 9 pm
The Waterfront Pub and Grill | (262) 728-4700 | waterfrontdelavan.com

Breakfast With The Easter BunyYou can’t pass up the chance to meet the Easter Bunny!  The United Methodist Church is serving up a delicious breakfast and the guest of honor is the bunny himself.
Breakfast With The Easter Bunny | Saturday, April 20 | 8 am – 12 pm
United Methodist Church | (262) 728-3644 | delavanumcwi.org

Easter Egg Hunt DelavanIf it’s the colorful eggs filled with delicious candy your kids desire – we have the events for you.  Delavan’s community Easter Egg Hunt is on Saturday, April 20 in Phoenix Park at 9:45 am.  Can’t make the hunt in the morning?  Postscript Pub invites you to join them for an Egg Hunt at 1 pm.
Easter Egg HuntEaster Egg Hunt | Saturday, April 20 | 9:45 am
Phoenix Park | (262) 728-5095 | delavanwi.org

Easter Egg Hunt at Postscript | Saturday, April 20 | 1 pm
Postscript Pub | (262) 725-6817 | postscriptpub.com

Easter DustingWe don’t leave anyone out of the fun. Adults can head to Staller Estate Winery for their Easter Dusting on Saturday, April 20. Search for over 300 hidden eggs around the winery. Every egg has a prize, anything from bottle discounts, to Private Wine Tastings!
Easter Dusting | Saturday, April 20 | 11 am – 6 pm
Staller Estate Winery | (608) 883-2100 | stallerestate.com

Delavan has some of the best restaurants in the area and they have created menus to tempt everyone’s tastebuds. Make your reservation not to reserve your seat.

Easter Brunch at Lake LawnEaster Brunch | Sunday, April 21 | 9 am – 3 pm
The Waterfront Pub and Grill | (262) 728-4700 | waterfrontdelavan.com

Easter Sunday Brunch | Sunday, April 21 | 9:30 am – 3 pm
Lake Lawn Resort – Frontier Restaurant | (262) 728-7950 | lakelawnresort.com

Rosewood's Easter BrunchChampagne Easter Brunch | Sunday, April 21 | 10 am – 12 pm
The Duck Inn Supper Club | (608) 883-6988 | duckinndelavan.com

Easter Specials | Sunday, April 21 | 11:30 am – 8 pm
The Village Supper Club | (262) 728-6360 | villagesupperclubdelavan.com

Rosewood’s Easter Brunch | Sunday, April 21 | 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Rosewood | (262) 725-7286 | rosewoodwi.com

 

 

Catch the Luck of the Irish!

Like fish fry to Fridays, green beer, shamrock cocktails and delicious recipes of corned beef and cabbage have all become staples in the St. Patty’s Day celebrations. Delavan takes this celebrations seriously, so you can find good food and fun all weekend long. Take a look at the fun to come for St. Patrick’s Day 2019:

 

Adult Craft: A “LUCKY” St. Patrick’s Day Banner

Aram Public Library | March 11th & March 14th

Make your own good luck with this St. Patrick’s themed craft night. Explore your creative side and display your luck with pride as you create this “lucky” banner. All materials are provided for our St. Patrick’s Day craft, but space is limited so please register. Fortunately, two craft sessions are scheduled both Monday, March 11th and Thursday, March 14th!

 

Postscript Paddy Days

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Postscript Pub | March 15th – 17th

The newest addition to Visit Delavan, Postscript Pub made it just in time to highlight their exceptional homemade Irish specials coming up this St. Patrick’s Day. Irish stew and drink specials will be served Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Wear green to the bar and get your first drink free! The chef will be rolling up his sleeves to put together a top-notch corned beef and cabbage dinner to serve on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations appreciated for a table of 6 or more.

 

Luck of the Irish Promotion

 

DBA_LuckoftheIrishDowntown Delavan | March 15th – 17th

Catch that good luck of the Irish with this special promotion running throughout downtown Delavan, March 15th – March 17th! Enjoy savings at any stores where you find the lucky shamrock in the window. Please Shop Downtown Delavan at these participating stores: Bradley’s of Delavan, Lubick Gallery, Remember When, and Scene II.

 

 

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Saint Patrick’s Day Super Bash

New Horizons | March 16th

New Horizons and Hunter’s Auto Service are hosting their 4th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Bash on Saturday starting at 1 pm! Enjoy a variety of entertainment. Live music and $100 cash to the Winner of the “Best Dressed Leprechaun” contest. Green beer and shots specials available for purchase and enjoy corned beef and cabbage served by Greenie’s Clubhouse.

 

Live Music: Loriann Bowdish

DLS_Molly'sIrishSnugDelavan Lake Store | March 16th

Come for the wine and stay for the music by Loriann Bowdish. For the entire month of March, The Lounge will be serving up ‘Molly’s Irish Snug’, a list of seven signature cocktails, ice cream and coffee drinks all mixed up by Delavan Lake Store’s leading lady, Molly.

 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Lake Lawn Resort | March 16th – 17th

The Lookout Bar & Eatery will be serving a specialty lunch and dinner menu, chalked full of great dishes from Irish Potato Soup, to freshly carved corned beef with braised cabbage, red skin potatoes, carrots and horseradish sauce. Save room for dessert, because the Isle of Capri will be featuring Crème de Menthe Andes Candies Chocolate Mint Shamrock Cupcakes!

 

Delavan Lions Club Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

The Village Supper Club | March 17th

For 56 years, the Delavan Lions Club has partnered with The Village to bring the community an All-You-Can-Eat Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner on March 17th. Made better with an added bonus of all-you-can-eat baked chicken and French fries for those who are not corned beef fans. Carryouts are available. Pre-Sale tickets can be purchased at Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly, Bradley’s Department Store, Noble Insurance and The Village Supper Club.

 

Saint Patrick’s Day at Hernandez

Hernandez Mexican Restaurant | March 17th

Stop out for lunch at Hernandez Mexican Restaurant for good food and all kinds of fun! Bring the kiddos because Raf is offering your choice of FREE face painting or balloon animal (selection will vary) for the family when you come in for lunch! Free face painting will be available from 11 am – 1:30 pm and adults can enjoy the bloody Mary bar and green beer while they wait. The kitchen will be cooking up the best of both cultures; corned beef and cabbage in honor of the holiday, along with Hernandez’s regular menu!

Updates and more St. Patrick’s Day events can be found at VisitDelavan.com!

Sky Circus on Ice : An Exquisite Winter Performance

Kites will bring colors to the ice this weekend, February 15th, 16th, & 17th, highlighting the best of the winter season in Delavan, Wisconsin. Sky Circus on Ice brings some of the greatest kite performers, snow sculptors and ice carvers to Delavan Lake for a weekend of fun and wonderment you will not want to miss!

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LL_SkyCircus_9401Beginning on Saturday, kite performers and professionals hit the ice at 10:30 am to begin preparations to take these majestic giants to the sky at the Grand Kite Launch at noon. Hundreds of kites will take flight and paint the sky with familiar shapes and beautiful colors. Kite Teams will perform synchronized dances in the sky; acts from world renowned kite teams like Chicago Fire and Windjammers.

Feeling inspired? Let’s go fly a kite! Gift of Wings will be giving away free kites to the firstLL_SkyCircus_9205 100 kids that participate in the Kids Mad Dash at 2:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Parents, there’s no better time to teach your kids how to fly a kite, because there will be Free Kite Flying Lessons starting at 11 am both days, and kites will be available for sale during the event. For those already experienced kite flyers, be ambitious and make your own kite at the Kite Making Workshop ($4/per person) from 10 am – 4 pm, inside the Lake Lawn Room.

Snow Sculptures and Ice Carvings

LL_SkyCircus_9270In addition to the kite performances, snow sculptures and ice carvings will decorate the grounds of Lake Lawn as well as the brick street in historic downtown Delavan.

Watch these works of art take shape starting on Friday, February 15 and continue on display throughout the weekend. Make sure you see them all — catch the complimentary trolley to take you back and forth between the Lake Lawn lakefront and Downtown Delavan. (Other stops will be made, check the event page for more information.)
Make your mark on this annual festival and bring your whole family to the Family Snow Carving Class and create your own frozen masterpiece!

Outdoor Fun

Make sure to bring the kids along to this great event, because you don’t want to miss the LL_SkyCircus_9438.jpgAerial Candy drop of Andes Candies Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Or get that perfect picture as the little ones race down the Blizzard Slide Run along the Lakefront. For those of you wanting to cuddle and warm up at the end of the weekend, enjoy the free Family Night at the Movies, Sunday night at 6 pm and 7:30 pm. The Wings of Life & Flight of the Butterflies will be shown.

Keep Warm

LL_SkyCircus_9645Don’t let the cold keep you from enjoying this amazing event. There will be hot food at concessions and bonfire pits to keep you warm.

Or, head inside to warm up and enjoy the Indoor Kite Performances, taking place at several times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Then meet the performers and learn about the art of kite flying at the Tribute to Indoor Flight, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 8 pm.

Can’t imagine the wonderment there is to behold? Take a look at what is in store in this video by Gift of Wings!

 

View the full schedule of events on VisitDelavan.com!

 

Save in 2019 – Explore Delavan with the Visit Delavan Coupon Book!

Visit Delavan Coupon Book 2019 CoverThe Visit Delavan Coupon Book is back and filled with some familiar favorites and some tempting new venues for dining, shopping, and services in Delavan, Wisconsin! Getting yours is easy – just give us a call at 800-395-8687 or fill out our request form at VisitDelavan.com/couponbook/.

With 66 different offers available, covering dining at eight restaurants, shopping at thirteen stores and deals for five different recreational establishments, 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 try out a paddleboard, then finish off the day with a luxurious spa treatment. There is so much to experience in Delavan.

Don’t forget to check out what exciting events are going on during your visit in Delavan! Our events calendar is loaded with festivals, live shows and unique dining experiences that will enhance your visit at any time of the year! Need some ideas? Check out Delavan’s winter festival, Sky Circus on Ice February 15 – 17, where professional kite teams from around the world showcase their skills on Delavan Lake. Or chug down the tracks to the Delavan Train Show March 9 & 10, for one of the largest train shows in the Midwest featuring operating layouts located throughout downtown businesses.

Whether coming alone, bringing the whole family, or planning a getaway with a few friends, your time in Delavan will be both fun and affordable, all through the use of the Coupon Book. Call ahead at 800-395-8687 or fill out our request form at VisitDelavan.com/couponbook/ to get your Coupon Book sent to you to help plan your trip!

Ring in the New Year 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 show stoppers to fantastic dining, Delavan is the perfect place to ring in the New Year.  To view all of the New Year’s events, go to www.visitdelavan.com/events/.

New Year’s Eve

Light It Up – New Year’s At Noon | 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Rosewood, 2484 County Rd. O South, Delavan
(262) 725-7286, www.rosewoodwi.com
All of the festivities of a New Year’s Eve celebration with an earlier bedtime! Includes a chef attended station menu, show, countdown, and champagne toast.

Dancing HorsesDancing Horses Christmas Show | 1 – 3:30 pm
The Dancing Horses Theatre, 5065 Highway 50, Delavan
(262) 728-8200, www.thedancinghorses.com
Featuring an array of horse breeds who perform alongside their trainers in the Vegas-style show of artistry and athleticism.

New Year’s Eve at the Duck Inn | 4 pm – 2 am
The Duck Inn Supper Club, N6214 Hwy. 89, Delavan
(608) 883-6988, www.duckinndelavan.com
Reserve your table for a special New Year’s Eve at The Duck Inn Supper Club.

New Year’s Eve Weekend | 4 pm – 12 am
The Waterfront Pub and Grill, 408 State Rd. 50, Delavan
(262) 728-4700, www.waterfrontdelavan.com
Featuring fabulous dinner selections with a countdown to midnight and a champagne toast.

NYE - Lake LawnNew Year’s Eve Celebration | 5 pm – 1 am
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan
(262) 728-7950, www.lakelawnresort.com
Hosting New Year’s Eve parties for all ages.  Rocking New Year’s Eve in the Great Room with live music, dancing, and bar service.  There is also a family party with a DJ, dancing, family games, and kids’ crafts.  There is also a DJ and karaoke in the Lookout Bar & Eatery.  The Frontier Restaurant is offering a fine dining experience to ring in the new year lakeside.

Light It Up – New Year’s Gala | 6:30 pm – 12:30 am
Rosewood, 2484 County Rd. O South, Delavan
(262) 725-7286, www.rosewoodwi.com
Enjoy a cocktail and cheese reception, chef attended dinner stations, cabaret show, dancing, countdown to midnight and a champagne toast.

NYE - Delavan Lake StoreRing In The New Year at The Lounge | 7 pm – 12 am
Delavan Lake Store, 2001 North Shore Dr., Delavan
(262) 725-6747, www.delavanlakestore.com
Start the night off with music from Johnny B., followed by karaoke, games, and a champagne toast at midnight.  Children are welcome and will have supervision for a small fee.

Steak and Shrimp New Year’s Eve Dinner Party | 7 pm – 4 am
The End Zone Sports Bar and Grill, 4112 Blue Gill Rd., Delavan
(262) 728-2420
Enjoy a fixed priced dinner of steak, shrimp, and drinks.  Thee will be a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight, as well as party favors, DJ, and dancing.

NYE - CattailsGreat Gatsby Masquerade Ball | 9 pm – 1 am
Cattails, 2517 N. Shore Dr., Delavan
(262) 725-7720
Enjoy a champagne toast, food, music, and raffle prizes.  All guests dressed in theme will be entered in a raffle drawing.

NYE - Ol' WiscoMidnight Masquerade New Year’s Eve Party | 9 pm – 2:30 am
Ol’ Wisco Bar and Grill, 328 E Walworth Ave, Delavan
(262) 728-3995
A masquerade ball with a DJ, 1 free drink, and a champagne toast at midnight.

New Year’s Day

NYD - Lake LawnNew Year’s Day Bloody Mary Brunch | 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan
(262) 728-7950, www.lakelawnresort.com
A tradition on New Year’s Day – the Bloody Mary Brunch with the “build your own” Bloody Mary Bar.

Light It Up – New Years Day Brunch | 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Rosewood, 2484 County Rd. O South, Delavan
(262) 725-7286, www.rosewoodwi.com
Celebrate the New Year with a cocktail reception, chef attended brunch stations, cabaret show,  countdown, and champagne toast.

Dancing Horses Christmas Show | 1 – 3:30 pm
The Dancing Horses Theatre, 5065 Highway 50, Delavan
(262) 728-8200, www.thedancinghorses.com
Featuring an array of horse breeds who perform alongside their trainers in the Vegas-style show of artistry and athleticism.

Other New Year’s Activities

Vision BoardVision Board Party | Friday, December 28 | 6 – 8 pm
Staller Estate Winery, W8896 County Road A, Delavan
(608) 883-2100, www.stallerestate.com
Start 2019 with a vision for success.  Create a Vision Board to help you set goals and be successful in the New Year.

NEW Piano GuysDueling Pianos Holiday Show | Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, December 27 – 29 | 8 – 11 pm
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan
(262) 728-7950, www.lakelawnresort.com
Welcoming the N.E.W. Piano Guys back to Lake Lawn Resort for the holidays.  A high energy show featuring the songs you love.

New Year’s Eve Weekend | Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, December 29 – 31 | 4 – 10 pm
The Waterfront Pub and Grill, 408 State Rd. 50, Delavan
(262) 728-4700, www.waterfrontdelavan.com
Featuring fabulous dinner selections throughout the weekend.

Take advantage of area lodging deals and make a New Year’s getaway.

Go to www.visitdelavan.com/stay/
for lodging & package options in Delavan, Wisconsin.

Make Memories This Holiday in Delavan

Delavan is the place to make memories this holiday season.  From delectable brunches and dinners to cabaret shows – we invite you to join us in celebrating the season.

Christmas Eve

Jingle & Mingle | December 24 | 11 am – 2 pm
Delavan Lake Store
2001 North Shore Dr., Delavan
(262) 725-6747, www.delavanlakestore.com

Christmas Eve DinnerChristmas Eve Dinner | December 24 | 5 – 10 pm
The Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva St, Delavan
(262) 725-9155, www.lakelawnresort.com

Mike Stone TrioLive Music: Christmas Eve Hot Jazz | December 24 | 7 – 10 pm
New Horizons
214 S. 7th St., Delavan
(262) 728-8720

Christmas Day

Grand YuletideA Grand Yuletide Christmas Day Buffet | December 25 | 10 am – 6 pm
The Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva St, Delavan
(262) 725-9155, www.lakelawnresort.com

Christmas Dinner | December 25 | 10 am – 2 pm
Delavan American Legion Post 95
111 S. 2nd St., Delavan
(262) 728-8948, www.delavanlegionpost95.org

After Christmas Fun

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The Dancing Horses Theatre
5065 Hwy. 50, Delavan
(262) 728-8200, www.thedancinghorses.com
December 26 | 1 – 3:30 pm
December 27 | 1 – 3:30 pm
December 28 | 1 – 3:30 pm
December 29 | 1 – 3:30 pm
December 29 | 7 – 9:30 pm
December 30 | 1 – 3:30 pm

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Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan
(262) 728-7950, www.lakelawnresort.com
December 27 | 8 – 11 pm
December 28 | 8 – 11 pm
December 29 | 8 – 11 pm

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Aram Public Library
404 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan
(262) 728-3111, www.aramlibrary.org
December 28 | 12 – 2 pm