Winter Wonderland

Lake Geneva's Winter Happenings

From ice sculpting competitions and ice skating to an immense ice castle with tunnels, slides, and thrones, Lake Geneva is a must-visit winter wonderland! Perfectly located downtown for the season's adventures, The Cove offers suites with separate sleeping quarters, living area with fireplace and kitchen -- ideal for a wintry getaway! 

Downhill Skiing and Tubing
Daily | Wilmot Mountain

Recently renovated by Vail Resorts, Wilmot Mountain boasts 23 downhill trails, 7 lifts, and ski/snowboard terrain park plus 22 lanes for tubing!  Private and group lessons, equipment rentals, and dining are available on-site.

11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, WI
Phone: 262-862-2301

NEW! Ice Castles
Daily | Mid-January - Early March

Built with thousands of icicles and lit up with LED lights that twinkle to music, this cool castle on the Riveria Beach -- just steps from The Cove -- will feature tricked-out with tunnels, fountains, sculptures, slides, and thrones — all made of ice! Must purchase tickets in advance.

Address: Riviera Beach, 812 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva
Phone: 866-435-2850

Winterfest 2019
January 26 - February 3, 2019

Celebrated for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship, Winterfest allows the public to marvel as artists carve their frosty creations. Also enjoy Hovercraft competitions, a human dog sled race, the Ice Castles, the Chilly Jiggers ice fishing derby, an Igloo Experience, ice bars, and more! 

Riviera Pier, 812 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva
Phone: (262) 248-1000

Lake Geneva Cocoa Crawl
Friday | February 1, 2019

Pick up a map and stop at all the designated downtown shops and spots from 4:30-6pm and sip and savor each purveyors' hot cocoa recipe -- then vote on your favorite! A toasty, fun way to kick off the weekend!  

Downtown Lake Geneva
Phone: 262-248-1000

Ice Skating at Flat Iron Park
Daily | Weather Permitting

Bring your skates or rent ice skates from Clearwater Outdoors, then hop over to Flat Iron Park -- just across the street from The Cove -- and slide, spin, and skate the hours away! 

Address: Flat Iron Park, across from the lake at Wrigley Dr. & Center St.
Phone: 262-248-1000

X-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Daily | Weather Permitting

Rent your gear in advance at Clearwater Outdoors, then head out to Big Foot State Park, just one mile south of The Cove at 1550 S. Lake Shore Drive.

 744 W. Main St., Lake Geneva
Phone: 262-348-2422

Snocross Grand Finale
March 15-17, 2019

One of the most exciting X-Games sports comes to Lake Geneva, offering plenty of up-close, high-flying snowmobile action with indoor viewing and outdoor seating. Major snowmobile manufacturers will be on-site with the latest models and equipment.

7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva
Phone: 800-558-3417

Zip-lining and High Ropes Courses
Daily | Weather Permitting

Take a guided tour through eight zip lines (including a 1,200-foot-long racing line), five sky bridges and four spiral staircases built into the trees and snowshoe over nine miles of hiking trails at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours.

Address: N3232 County Road H, Lake Geneva
Phone: 262-248-9271

The Igloo Experience
Thursday-Sunday | December-February

Who doesn't want their own private snow globe? Frost yourself in an illuminated outdoor igloo and enjoy winter libations, apps and sweets while cuddled up amidst the glow and snow. Reservations required.

 W4240 Hwy 50, Lake Geneva
Phone: 262-249-3832

Dancing Horses Theater

Animal Show & Petting Zoo

All Aboard a Boat Cruise

Starting in Late April

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Safari Lake Geneva (Opens in May)

Tristan Crist Magic Theatre

Just a Block from The Cove

Book Your Getaway Today.

111 Center St, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147 Phone: 1-262-249-9460 Fax: 1-262-249-1532 Email: © 2017 The Cove of Lake Geneva. All Rights Reserved.
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