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World Renown Sports & Ecclectic Entertainment

World-renowned golf courses like The Highlands golf course at Grand Geneva and The Geneva National Arnold Palmer Course give you a chance to test your skills on PGA certified rolling greens. For water enthusiasts, check out the nationally recognized Geneva Lake Sailing School and Lake Geneva Yacht Club, home to the US National Championship Regatta and pioneers of Dinghy Fest held July 8-12, 2019. If music and entertainment are more your thing, check out Lakeside taverns hosting local bands or venture north and take in a show at the beautiful outdoor amphitheater, Alpine Valley.

Sports & Entertainment in Lake Geneva


Golf Courses

Where: Geneva National 1221 Geneva National Ave S, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Overlooking Lake Como the resort boasts of three 18-hole courses, designed by and named after masters. The Palmer, Player and Trevino courses create the perfect trifecta for a legendary golf experience.

Where: Grand Geneva 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Grand Geneva Resort is home to two distinct 18-hole golf courses. The Highlands is reminiscent of a Scottish link style course while the Brut, like its name suggests, is considered one of the most challenging courses in the Midwest.

Where: Lake Lawn Resort 2400 Geneva St, Delavan, WI 53115

Visit the sought out Champion Majestic Oaks Golf Course In Delavan. The tree-lined course was originally opened in 1921 and was masterly re-engineered in 1990 by Dick Nugent. Play 18-holes overlooking beautiful Lake Delavan.



Bars With Live Music

When: Most weekends in the Summer

Where: Chuck’s Lakeshore Inn 352 Lake St
Fontana, Wisconsin 53125

Chuck’s has been a Wisconsin tradition for over 50 years. Located on Lake Geneva’s western shores it offers a pristine 7-mile view of the lake. Come for food, drinks and local entertainment in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

When: Fri starting at 9:00 PM, Sat evenings & Sun 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, weather permitting

Where: Champs Sports Bar 747 Main Street, Lake Geneva, WI. 53147

Champs Sports Bar, located downtown offers the largest outdoor beer garden in Lake Geneva. Entertainment includes local DJs and bands. Admission is always FREE. It’s the perfect setting for large groups and parties.


Golf Outings

Nine & Dine

Play nine holes of golf on any of Grand Geneva’s three courses and receive a $20 dining credit to The Hunt Club Steakhouse or Clubhouse Grill Room.

When: Summer 2019, after 4:30 PM

Where: Geneva National Resort

Price: $55 per person

Nine, Wine & Dine

Enjoy nine holes of golf, a riding cart, a dinner voucher and a complimentary drink. Families welcome!

When: Fridays after 4:00 PM

Where: Hawksview Golf Course

Price: $43 per person on the championship Como Crossing course, $33 on the family-friendly Barn Hollow course

Alpine Valley Music Theater

When: Performance dates & times vary

Where: 2699 Co Rd D, East Troy, WI 53120

Summer 2019 Headliners:

Dave Matthews Band Jul 5 & 6

Phish Summer 2019 Jul 12, 13 & 14

Jimmy Buffet Jul 20

Hootie & The Blowfish Aug 23

The Who Sept 8

Enjoy epic performances at a breathtaking outdoor music venue located just 15 miles North of Lake Geneva.

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Sailing School & Races

2Where: Geneva Lakes Sailing School 
1250 S Lake Shore Dr, Fontana-On-Geneva Lake, WI 53125

Offering sailing school for all levels from beginner to advanced. Adults, children and corporate team building are welcome.

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Where: Lake Geneva Yacht Club 1250 South Lake Shore Drive, Fontana, WI 53125           262-275-2727

LGYC has been a Geneva Lakes sailing tradition since 1894. Members have achieved International recognition including the 1992 winner of America’s Cup and member of the World Sailing Hall of Fame, Buddy Melges.

 See the 2019 race schedule here.

Music By The Lake

When: Sat’s Jun-Aug

Where: Music By the Lake at George Williams College on the Lake  350 Constance Blvd, Williams Bay, WI 53191

Price: Varies by performance

Since 1890 locals and visitors have been gathering on the pristine lake-side campus of George Williams College for live musical performances outdoors. The newly erected Allyn Pavillion has showcased performances by Peter Frampton, Chicago Philharmonic and Cheap Trick in recent years.

This Summer’s lineup includes:

The Oak Ridge Boys

Music of ABBA

Judy Collins

And More

Golf USGC Qualifiers & Special Events

USGC Local Qualifier

Date: Tue Jul 2

Where: Grand Geneva

Are you one of the best two person amateur teams in the country? Find out at the USGC Qualifier. Winners move on to the USGC National Qualifier and have the chance to play in the 2020 International King’s Cup in Ireland.


Tito’s 36-Hole Major

Date: Fri Aug 16 – Sat. Aug 18

Where: Geneva National

Enjoy 36-holes of golf, food, Tito’s handcrafted cocktails and the chance to win a FREE entry to the USGC National Qualifier in Myrtle Beach. This event will be broadcasted both on a podcast and TV. Get ready for your closeup.


99th Morgan Stanley WI State Open

Date: Mon. Aug 19 – Wed. Aug 21

Where: Geneva National

The annual state open assembles WI’s top professional and amateur golfers on two legendary courses, the Palmer and Travino courses at beautiful Geneva National. Click below for qualifying sites and dates to enter this event.


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