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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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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