19 Reasons to Attend Winterfest in Lake Geneva

Whether you’re looking for the perfect destination for Super Bowl Sunday, a romantic getaway for your Valentine, or the ideal winter solution for cabin fever, Lake Geneva’s upcoming Winterfest & U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition – taking place Jan. 28-Feb. 12 – will have you covered.

You know what they say: Time flies when you’re having fun! There’s a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, events, and tasty eats and drinks to enjoy with family and friends. Here are just 19 ways to revel in all the Winterfest fun coming up in Lake Geneva:

1.) Witness the talents of snow sculpting artists from around the world at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition. (Feb. 1-4)

2.) Grab a friend (and maybe some knee pads) and go Ice Skating Around The Lake at The Ridge Hotel. (Feb. 1-28)

3.) Stop downtown for a free night of family fun featuring tons of great cocoa recipes at the Cocoa Crawl. (Feb. 3)

4.) Sip on your favorite frosty cocktail at the Winterfest Ice Bar at The Baker House. (Feb. 2-4)

5.) Get in the shopping spirit and make your way to Winterfest Open House At Cornerstone Shop & Gallery. (Feb. 4)

6.) Find out who will win this year’s U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition Finale. (Feb. 4)

7.) Check out all of the Platinum, Gold, & Silver Sponsors Of Winterfest At The Riviera. (Feb. 1-4)

8.) Try your hand at some fun kid-friendly wnter games followed by a colorful light featuring choreographed skiers at the Winter Carnival & Fireworks at The Grand Geneva Resort. (Feb. 4)

9.) Bring an appetite for spicy sampling and visit the Chili Cook-Off at Hawks View Golf Course Sponsored by Lake Geneva Country Meats. (Feb. 4)

10.) Prepared to be mystified by the magical talents of popular Illusionist Tristan Crist. (Feb. 4)

11.) Hold on tight! Take a Helicopter Ride on the Beach During Snow Sculpting Competition. (Feb. 4-5)

12.) Have a need for speed? Kick up the energy and attend MaXXX Winter FUN at The Abbey Resort. (Feb. 4-6)

13.) Match Super Bowl fun with championship tailgating at the Super ‘Tailgating’ Bowl Party at The Lake Geneva School of Cooking. (Feb. 5)

14.) Get lucky at Winterfest Bingo Night – at Riviera Ballroom. (Feb. 7)

15.) Sample soups from area restaurants, watch magic unfold and join in an interactive music game at the kid-friendly Soup-Er Magical Evening at Harbor Shores. (Feb. 8)

16.) Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with wine and chocolate at the Winter Wineland at Hill Country Market. (Feb. 9)

17.) Marvel at dazzling skies, sculptures and surprises during the 3rd annual Sky Circus On Ice at Lake Lawn Resort. (Feb. 10-12)

18.) Form a team and take the reins at this annual wacky tradition! It’s the Human Dog Sled Races at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours with George Williams College. (Feb. 11)

19.) A LEGO lover’s dream, spend the weekend viewing professionally created LEGO exhibits and participating in LEGO creation workshop and activities during LEGO Weekend at The Abbey Resort. (Feb. 4-5)



10 Responses to “19 Reasons to Attend Winterfest in Lake Geneva”

  1. Janice Oren

    Glad to see this…looking to make some plans.

  2. Dawn Misavice

    Would love any info on events in or near Lake Geneva…GREAT place to visit…shop, dine and enjoy….


  3. dennis miller

    Love it here. Have a place in the summer months.

  4. Laura Cushing

    love Lake Geneva, winter or summer… hope to attend this event one day !

  5. Bonnie Campbell

    Need more information/costs please. Thanks, Bonnie

  6. brenda

    we were there last Saturday. was a great day, love the city, the sculptures are unbelievable. there is entertainment going on, restaurants everywhere, darling little shops. was a blast.


    New at your site;
    like to learn more of Lake Geneva!


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