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!?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.