Mark your calendars because February 14th is coming soon! How about making Valentine’s Day weekend special with a getaway to Lake Geneva? Here are 14 ideas for all the romantic celebration possibilities. With so many incredible opportunities for dining, entertainment, or even an overnight stay, Lake Geneva is the place to be!


Lake Geneva Experiences

Give the gift of memories made by visiting some of Lakes Geneva's most unique attractions over Valentine’s weekend!


#1  Geneva Lakes Arts Foundation Gallery 223
Friday through Monday, Feb 11-14
Come take a peek at Gallery 223’s Winter show featuring many local artists with a variety of mediums on display. This Winter Market Show is open until February 20 and is free to the public Thursday-Monday 10am-5pm. This gallery would be the perfect first stop on a day where shopping, art, and relaxed sightseeing is what you love! Learn more >


#2  Studio Winery’s Tasting Room Live Music Weekends
Friday & Saturday, Feb 11-12
Visit Studio Winery and Geneva Lake Distilling for a casual evening of great music, delicious cocktails and wine in a fun atmosphere! Tasting Hours are 2-4pm but stick around for live music from 5-9pm both evenings. Free to attend. Light snacks and beverages can be purchased throughout the evening. Steve Weber plays some classic rock on Friday evening and Ivy Ford band kicks up the blues vibe on Saturday. Learn more >


#3  Valentine’s Zipline and Dine Event
Saturday, Feb 12
For those who have a real sense of adventure, join Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures for their 4th Annual Zipline & Dine experience. Start your evening careening down their 1,221-foot zipline with views of Lake Como at sunset and then enjoy a multi-course dinner in the LGZA Welcome Center. If wanting a more exclusive experience you can add on to the classic package a 2-hour tour through the treetops and a private table for dinner. Also available is a zipline tour with takeout dinner. Prices range from $55 to $175 per person with event starting at 3pm for the enhanced zipline tour, 4pm for the classic zip and dine, and 4:30pm for zip and to-go. Learn more >


#4  Tristan Crist Magic Theatre
Saturday, Feb 12
Come visit this spectacular Vegas-style show where you'll be dazzled by over an hour of magic and illusions by award-inning illusionist Tristan Crist and master magician Brett Daniels! With two show times to choose from, why not pair this event with a romantic dinner for two at one of our many nearby restaurants to really make it a night on the town! Learn more >

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#5  Dancing Horses Theatre
Saturday & Sunday, Feb 12-13
Looking for a unique show to wow that special someone? The Dancing Horses is a one-of-a-kind equestrian event featuring stunning horses and their talented trainers delivering a performance that will blow you away. Tickets can be purchased for shows starting at 1pm or 7pm on Saturday or Sunday at 1pm. After enjoying the show be sure to stop back into town for a cocktail or bite to eat! Learn more >


Dinner & A Show  

Make Valentine’s special with a meal from the heart that perfectly pairs with a show!


#6  Fireside Dinner Theater – Tribute to Dolly and Kenny Rogers
Thursday through Sunday, February 10-13
Make Fireside Dinner Theatre part of your special event traditions! Celebrate this Valentine’s with a tribute to Dolly and Kenny from their annual concert series. Enjoy a gourmet meal from one of Fireside's lovely dining rooms, and then browse one of their gift shops or enjoy a cocktail in the lounge by the fire leading up to the show. Tickets for dinner and the show are offered for a variety of showtimes, evening or matinee. Learn more >


#7  Lake Geneva House of Music Valentine’s Event
Saturday, Feb 12

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with style and class at the Lake Geneva House of Music! Cameron Webb and his Soul and Blues Revue bring the sweet soulful sounds of the past and present. Paying homage to some of the great like Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Al Green, Marvin Gaye and many more this concert will be sure to wow your sweetheart. Adding to an already great experience is the special dinner service featuring a gourmet prime rib dinner. Every dinner ticket holder will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne. Doors open at 7:30pm. Learn more >


Specialty Dining Experiences

Take your Valentine’s dinner up a notch with these customized culinary experiences!


#8  Scarpetta Wine Dinner at Lake Lawn Resort
Friday, Feb 11

This one-of-a-kind wine dinner will bring you romance while you dine under the stars in a heated igloo overlooking Delevan Lake. Offering a 4-course regional Italian meal paired with a variety of wines, the Scarpetta wine dinner offers a decadent indulgence of the senses. Enjoy items such as a braised beef ravioli with butternut squash, maple puree, and chili lime radish mache slaw, Angus filet and herbed gnocchi, plus a gorgeous winter salad and unique dessert; this dining experience will thrill your special someone. Event starts at 6:30pm with cash bar reception and dinner begins at 7pm. Learn more >

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#9  Valentine’s Day Dining Experience at Pier 290
Saturday, Feb 12
This featured romantic prix fixe menu offers an elevated dining experience in an elegant atmosphere. Enjoy a 5-course dinner featuring items such as their Classic lobster bisque and stuffed tenderloin of beef. Served at their upper deck you’ll have one of the best views of beautiful Geneva Lake as well. Afterwards enjoy live weekend entertainment, grab a cocktail, and check out their multiple firepits with those stunning winter views. Check out their featured menu and make reservations online. Learn more >


#10  Maxwell Mansion’s Valentine’s Weekend
Friday, Sunday, & Monday, Feb 11,13,14
Maxwell Mansion has so much to offer during Valentine’s weekend. Each day offers a different featured menu and seating times. Enjoy worldly cuisine from India in three unique styles. Friday features two seating options (6pm and 8pm) with a 4-course dinner and optional cocktail package in either a heated igloo or the grand ballroom. Sunday offers a unique high tea with creative bites, chai tea and a cocktail at 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm. On Monday, get intimate with sharable menus with exquisite sweet and savory tastes available at 6pm and 7:30pm. Learn more >


#11  Igloo Dining Experiences
Snuggle up with your favorite person (or people) inside an "igloo" for a one-of-a-kind  Valentine's weekend experience. From cocktails and small bites to a full course dinner, you can dine and imbibe under the stars in one of these cozy abodes surrounded by snow. We've rounded up a list of igloo dining experiences you can enjoy throughout the Lake Geneva region this winter. Learn more > 


Romantic Stay Packages

Pamper yourself and your loved one with overnight accommodations at these these luxurious destinations and take advantage of special spa, dining and other amenities during Valentine’s weekend. 


#12  Grand Geneva Resort & Spa: Love is Grand Valentine’s Package
Choose time to unwind and experience all the romance at Grand Geneva. You can plan your stay from various overnight packages that include a bottle of sparkling wine and resort credit, fine dining experiences, and even a luxury option that includes a helicopter ride around their heart shaped lake! Learn more >


#13  The Abbey Resort: Rest, Relaxation, & Romance Package or Galentine’s Weekend at Avani Spa
Experience the ultimate in pampering at the Abbey Resort. The romance package includes dining and spa credits during your stay along with a bottle of champagne and chocolate truffles in your room. For the Galentine’s special, it’s all about togetherness. Fun activities are to be had such as yoga and mimosas, create your own cocktail creation class, and visiting their harborside bonfire. Learn more >

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#14 Lake Lawn Resort:  Valentine’s Sweetheart Escape & More
Lake Lawn Resort has everything you need to make a weekend special! Various overnight packages include those extra touches such as chocolate covered strawberries and wine with resort credits for dining and spa services, a box of spa goodies from their luxury Calladora day spa when you book a girls’ weekend package, and wonderful activities to enhance your stay such as igloo dining and ice skating on Delavan Lake. Learn more >


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