Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer in Lake Geneva and what better way to celebrate the long weekend than by taking a trip to soak in some sun, water, and relaxation! Check out our top places to stay and things to do to make the most of your vacation! 


Memorial Day Lodging


Lake Geneva is the place to book when thinking about a stress free getaway. Enjoy some of these resort features to celebrate your start to summer!

The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa 
Kick of your holiday weekend with a stay at The Abbey! Rent a boat, splash around in their indoor and outdoor pools, and take advantage of the full slate of family fun activities! Premiering Memorial Day weekend, on Sundays, experience the event Burnin' Down the Docks where you can enjoy great live music, cold Wisconsin beers, and award winning BBQ from 12-5PM. Many stay packages are available. LEARN MORE > 

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
Who wouldn't want to start their week off with a bang?! Well at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa you can do just that! From Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day every Sunday guests who book the "Start Your Week With a Bang Package" will enjoy a special fireworks show (weather dependent). With this overnight experience you also receive a lovely picnic basket with a blanket, popcorn, cheese curds, and a bottle of sparkling wine. Then to top off your stay, the Grand Geneva is offering 20% off golf rounds on The Brute or The Highlands courses. LEARN MORE >

Lake Lawn Resort 
All weekend long at Lake Lawn Resort is a celebration! From Friday through Sunday enjoy live entertainment, lawn games, Delavan Lake cruises, plus so much more from their golf course and spa. To really get the party started join in on the fun at their annual Pig Roast Lawn Party on Sunday, May 29! LEARN MORE >


Beaches, Boats & Water Sports


Tis the season to enjoy the lake! Whether looking for public beaches, boat launches, or places to rent out a kayak, jet-ski, or boat we have a full list of resources to get your water fun in while you are here. READ MORE > 

Local Attractions & Tours


No trip would be complete without experiencing our sensational attractions and activities. 

Yerkes Observatory
As their website states, "It's time to be star-struck again!" The Yerkes Future Foundation has been restoring the beautiful buildings, grooming the lush grounds designed by the Olmsted Bros. and collecting historical artifacts in preparation of their reopening. Kicking off May 27th, reserve your tickets and tour the observatory that put us on the map for a leading role for exploration of the stars and our universe. MORE DETAILS > 

Lake Geneva Area Golf 
Lake Geneva is a premier golf destination, with courses designed by names like Palmer, Nicklaus, Player, Dye, ÊNugent and Trevino. And with more golf courses within 20 minutes than most people have vacation days, Lake Geneva continues to be one of the premier golf destinations in the Midwest. For full list of course options READ MORE >

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Featured Local Events 

Lake Geneva Farmers Market

Farmers Markets
Farmers Markets are a great way to get to know a community and sample local products. Enjoy shopping for fresh produce and exploring specialty foods stalls, handcrafted art, soaps, fresh flowers, and more throughout the weekend in various areas of our region. For a full list of farmers markets open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday READ MORE > 

Or if looking for a unique year round market, consider taking a scenic trip to the East Troy Railroad Museum to hop on a train to Elegant Farmer which is famous for their pies in a bag and home-baked goods! 

Memorial Day Weekend at Pier 290
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend down at the lake! Enjoy the official start to summer by hanging out at their private beach, listening to live music all weekend long, eating tasty food, and staying cool with a refreshing cocktail! And their nighttime bonfires with views of the sunset are a must see! 

Phoenix Park Band Shell
Who doesn't love the sounds of a concert in an outdoor venue? It's the quintessential start of summer and our friends at the Phoenix Park Band Shell launch their free concerts in the park over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. From Jazz to Country, Big Band to Rock and Pop, you'll music playing throughout the summer! For concert schedules and details READ MORE > 

Memorial Day Parade
No Memorial Day would be complete without honoring those that have served. American Legion Post 24 will be hosting a Memorial Day Parade and service in Downtown Lake Geneva on Monday, May 30 at 10:00AM. Parade route starts at the Corner of Broad Street and Wisconsin Avenue and will end at the Brunk Pavilion in Flat Iron Park with a memorial ceremony following. READ MORE > 

For more ideas of how to plan your holiday visit check out our full calendar of events HERE >