The weather in Wisconsin can be unpredictable, especially when we are in between seasons. Looking for things to do as you wait for warmer weather to arrive? Need an alternative plan when the temperatures hit those unexpected extremes? Trying to fend off a little cabin fever? There is plenty to do in the Lake Geneva area to keep your visits filled with fun no matter the time of year. We’ve got a few suggestions of ways to enjoy those in-between seasons and keep your travel calendar filled year-round.


Catch a Show

Performers on stage at the Belfry

The Lake Geneva area boasts some pretty amazing venues for music and theater. The great thing about these shows and events is that they are not weather dependent! So, whether you enjoy classic theater, dinner and a show, magic, comedy, or musical performances you’ll find just the thing to fill your weekdays and weekends with. Here’s a few of our favorite venues for an entertaining night out.


Click HERE for a full list of entertainment venues and be sure to check out our Event Calendar for all of the upcoming entertainment you can put on YOUR calendar.


Learn Something New

Yerkes Observatory under a starry sky

Learning something new can be lots of fun, especially if you are learning in the beautiful setting of Lake Geneva. You can choose to visit one of the area museums or take a tour of a local historical site to get an idea of how Lake Geneva became such a beloved vacation spot. Or, learn a new skill by visiting one of the many local businesses and organizations that offer some great workshops, presentations, and classes to help fill your evenings and weekends with a little learning and growth.  

Here’s a short list of some entertaining ways to add a little education to your vacation.


A complete list of places to learn can be found here. For a list of the workshops and classes happening soon visit our Event Calendar and filter the list by selecting Workshops & Classes.


Attend an Event

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One of the best things about the Lake Geneva area is that there are fun events happening year-round! From star gazing and sci-fi to gaming, and whiskey and wine tasting to dining for a cause, you are sure to find something fun to do around Geneva Lake and its communities, no matter what season it is and what the weather brings. To keep yourself up to date on all of the events happening in the area be sure to keep the Visit Lake Geneva Event Calendar on your favorites list.


Get Active

A bunch of tennis balls on a tennis court

When the weather is not so picture perfect, you can still venture out to get active and get rid of those late winter doldrums or fill a cloudy spring day with fun. Even if it's a little cold outside you can choose hiking local parks and nature preserves and biking in the countryside, or scooter tours around the area for some outdoor adventures to enjoy the beauty of the changing seasons. If the weather has you looking for indoor adventures that will get your adrenaline pumping and shake off that cabin fever, try taking some pickleball lessons or challenging your travel partners to an axe throwing match. No matter what mother nature delivers, you are sure to find something to do in Lake Geneva that will keep you active and moving. 

Check out our list of fun Sports and Activity venues here.


Some of the best times to visit Lake Geneva are in-between the seasons. If you are okay with a little unpredictable weather and looking for a more relaxed pace look no further. While you might not be able to hit the beach or the slopes, you will still find a lot of fun and engaging things to keep your days and evenings filled.