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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Summer Events

Summer events in Lake Geneva are not for the unimaginative. Annual events like Venetian Fest and Art in the Park leave the shoreline dotted with color. One-off events like the Summer Beach Ball Drop, Water Balloon Launch and Zipline Extravaganza awaken the adventurous spirit in you. Read on to discover what events are taking place in and around Lake Geneva, WI in the summer of 2019.

Summer Events 2019


Summer Beach Ball Drop, Water Balloon Launch, Zipline Extravaganza

When: June 1 & June 2, 2019

Where: Lake Geneva Canopy Tours
N3232 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Price: $25 per person

Looking for a one-of-a-kind local adventure? Join Lake Geneva Canopy Tours for their Summer Beach Ball Drop and Water Balloon Launch Zipline Extravaganza. Fly through the trees at amazing heights while soaking one another with water balloons. It’s great for families, friends or a competitive couple seeking some silly fun. The event is accompanied by live music and features food from the vegan-friendly Simple Cafe.


Lake Geneva Restaurant Week for Charity

When: June 1 – June 9, 2019

Where: See participating restaurants

Price: $8 two-course breakfast, $10 two-course lunch, $25 or $35 three-course dinner

Go on a nine-day journey of delicious dining for a cause during Lake Geneva Restaurant week. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to taste the local cuisine and venture out of your comfort zone with new foods and flavors.  While on your food flight, make sure to vote for a charity. The first place charity receives $5,000 for the most support.

Weekly Wine Tasting at The Bottle Shop

When: Saturdays 1 PM – 4 PM

Where: The Bottle Shop
617 W Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Price: Complimentary

Before you buy, try! Complimentary wine tastings are offered every Saturday at The Bottle Shop, voted the number one wine shop of 2018, in The Best of Walworth County. Simply stop by, try something new, and mingle. They also have many other creative and live entertainment events sprinkled throughout the year, so make sure to visit their website and keep up to date!


Annual Art in the Park

When: August 10 & August 11, 2019
10 AM – 5 PM Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM Sunday

Where: Flat Iron Park
201 Wrigley Dr.
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Price: FREE Admission

The juried fine art exhibit takes place annually at Flat Iron Park. Sponsored by the Geneva Lakes Art Foundation, there are standards to entrance making it one of the most professional and talent stocked art shows around. Dates for Summer 2019: August 10 & 11. Stop by the GLAF’s Gallery 223 on Broad St. anytime.

Venetian Fest

When: August 14 – August 18, 2019

Where: Library Park/ Flat Iron Park
Main St – Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Price: FREE Admission

Cue the lights! Venetian Fest is a 4-day festival spanning the lakefront in Lake Geneva. Kicked off by an hour-long boat parade, Venetian Fest features carnival rides, live entertainment and spectacular fireworks displays.

57th Annual Venetian Fest

Bristol Renaissance Festival

When: Weekends July 6 – September 2, 2019

Where:12550 120th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53142

Price: Child (ages 5 – 12) $11.50
Adult (ages 12 – 61) $25.95
Senior (ages 62 and up) $24.95


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