It’s a winter wonderland here at Delavan Lake Resort. There are plenty of fun activities in the area for the entire family. The cold weather brings even more outdoor adventures like ice fishing, skiing, ice sculptures, sledding, snowmobiling, and more! Find out more about these winter exclusive activities at Delavan Lake Resort and the surrounding area.

Delavan Lake Resort Activities

There are lots of opportunities to get out and get active this winter around Delavan Lake Resort. Take the family out for a day of ice fishing on Delavan Lake, only steps away from the resort. The lake is home to many different fish such as Musky, Panfish, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye.

There are also a variety of hills nearby for skiing and snowboarding. Alpine Valley Ski Hill is less than a 20-minute drive away and is home to 20 runs, the longest measuring at 3,000 feet. The diverse terrain provides a great skiing experience for all ages and skill levels.

After you finish your winter activities, come warm up next to the fireplace and enjoy the breathtaking views Delavan Lake has to offer.


Just a few miles away from Delavan Lake Resort is Lake Geneva, which is home to Winterfest, a 9-day festival of family fun from January 27- February 4, 2018. This festival has something for everyone, including art, races, comedy, magic, snow sculptures, a carnival, hot cocoa, and more!

Winterfest host the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition from January 31- February 4, 2018 where fifteen of the countries most talented sculptors compete for a national title. Come watch them face off at this free event.

But the fun doesn’t end there, there’s also the Winterfest Showcase with live music, comedy, and magic at the Riviera Ballroom. There’s even an after party at Champs Sports Bar and Grill.

You can also have your own chance to compete in the Amazing Yeti Race. Not only is this a fun family event, you can also raise money for a community cause. Embark on a journey through Lake Geneva to search for the Yeti or the Pig. Each stop on the trek will bring a new series of challenges that must be completed to discover the next location! Will your team be the first to the finish line? Click here for the full line-up of events.

Take advantage of all the winter activities Delavan Lake Resort has to offer and book your stay today. Click here to view the current specials for your next stay!