Join Delavan Parks and Recreation for a movie in the park, Friday, July 30th. Beethoven will grace the cinema-sized screen in Darien West Park at sunset (approximately 8:45 pm). Be sure to pack your favorite movie snacks, lawn chairs, and cozy blankets to get comfy.
Your besties + wine + sunset tour of Delavan Lake = the best Saturday night ever. Climb aboard the Put on your dancing shoes and make your way to the Phoenix Park Bandshell on Friday, July 30th, for Swing Dancing Lessons and the Jack Farina Swing Dance Band! Try your hand at learning how to Charleston, chicken walk, and sock hop from the pros at Bell Danseuse Dance Academy from 6-6:45 pm. The 16-piece Jack Farina Swing Band will take the stage at 7pm and play all the big band era hits. See you at the Bandshell!
Another incredible Sunset on the Patio is on deck this weekend at Rosewood. This week’s featured artist is Alison Margaret! Playing a jazz and acoustic set, Margaret is sure to usher in the new week with relaxing vibes. Enjoy expertly crafted cocktails and dinner fresh off the grill while you’re at it! For tickets to this week’s show, visit www.Rosewoodwi.com.
Ever wanted to try your hand at fishing but never got yourself a state fishing license?! This weekend only, residents and non-residents alike can fish freely on Wisconsin lakes, streams, rivers, and ponds without licenses. State regulations still apply, but now is the perfect time to cast your line and reel in the big ones!
Celebrate the official start to summer at Lakefest at Community Park! Join in on the fun all day long starting at 7 am! Be dazzled by the Southern Wakes United waterski team, teach the kiddos to fish at the Kids Fishing Tournament, and enjoy a day lakeside! Delicious local food trucks will be servin up festival faves like funnel cake, corn dogs, and lemonade shakeups. See you at Lakefest!
Head on out to the Phoenix Park Bandshell this Saturday, June 6th, for an evening of Beatlemania with The Britins! This Beatles cover band will play all your favorite hits as you dance the night away! Grab some takeout from your favorite downtown restaurant and turn this free concert in the park into a picnic!
In town for Memorial Day Weekend? Sip your way through the county’s best craft beverage producers along the Walworth County Beer and Wine Trail! Sign up for a free Passport and get exclusive deals and discounts at 14 area breweries, wineries, and craft beverage producers including Delavan’s own Staller Estate Winery! As you visit more locations, you’ll be eligible to win prizes including stickers, pint glasses, and socks! Get your passport and start sippin’ at explore.visitwalworthcounty.com today!
Delavan’s Summer Concerts in the Park series at Phoenix Park Bandshell kicks off this weekend! Head to the Bandshell on Saturday, May 29th for Gimmie Skynyrd! The Band brings a fantastic tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd along with other great Southern Rock artists like ZZ Top, Molly Hatchet, Allman Brothers and more. Grab takeout from your favorite downtown restaurant and enjoy the show!
Lake Lawn Resort is kicking summer off in true american style! Join them on Sunday, May 30th for the Memorial Day Pig Roast Cookout Buffet! This lakeside smorgasboard will feature all your fave bbq bites, brewskies, and sweet treats. Lawn games like cornhole, giant jenga, and human foosball will be set up for the whole family to enjoy. Stick around for live music from Blame The Dummer starting at 4pm!
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.
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!
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.
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!
ARecipe 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.