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Christmas in the Country

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Christmas in the Country 2014

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20th Annual Illumination Ceremony

Grand Ballroom

Join Grand Geneva on Sunday, November 23, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom for the kickoff of the annual six-week long Christmas in the Country Celebration. Roam the halls taking in all of the sights and sounds of Christmas and see more than two million lights illuminate for the first time this season followed by a Grand Fireworks display. Enjoy holiday cookies, hot apple cider and live music.

  • Sunday, November 23, 2014
  • 4:30pm
  • Grand Ballroom
  • Interactive family activities will take place with our favorite holiday characters
  • Sneak peak at our holiday show
  • Please bring a new unwrapped toy or article of clothing for Toys for Kids (kids in need range from infants to 18 years of age)
  • New this year - get your family portrait taken in our holiday sleigh, proceeds to benefit United Way of Walworth County 
  • Grand fireworks display
  • Visit from Santa Claus

 

A Christmas Portrait

Forum Theater

Come join us for an entertaining and uplifting Christmas in the Country with singing, dancing and a stroll down memory lane. Experience the bustling excitement and joy that is only found during the Christmas Season! Do you remember your first sleigh ride? How about that perfect gift under the tree? Let your heart relive these holiday moments and more as we present this timeless musical treasure for the whole family to enjoy. Don't miss A Christmas Portrait

  • Show dates: November 28-December 26, 2014
  • Adults: $30, Children (ages 14 and under): $20
  • NEW extended show this year, now 90 minutes of Holiday fun! 
  • Group rates available for 15 people and larger
Show Schedule (subject to change)
Nov. 28-29: 7:30pm Show
Dec. 2: 1:30pm Show
Dec. 3-4: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
Dec 5: 1:30pm Show
Dec. 6: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
Dec. 9-10: 1:30pm 
Dec. 11-12: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
Dec. 16-17: 1:30pm Show
Dec. 18-19: 1:30pm and 7:30pm Show
Dec. 20: 7:30pm Show
Dec. 24: 7:30pm Show
Dec. 26: 7:30pm Show

Call (262) 203-8110 for tickets.  

 

Thomas & Friends: A Holiday Adventure 

Forum Theater

It's almost time for the annual Holiday Party on the Island of Sodor. Preparations are in full swing when unpredictable winter weather begins, leaving the engineers to finish up all of the planning....and it's a lot of work! In order to make sure everything runs smoothly, they're calling on the really useful engine, Thomas! Thomas and the Engineers are going to need your help too, so come join us for Thomas & Friends: A Holiday Adventure. 

  • Treats with Thomas: Adults $15, Children (ages 14 and under): $10, includes a cookie for each person
  • Breakfast and Show: Adults $30, Children (ages 14 and under): $25, includes breakfast buffet for each person, breakfast is served before the show from 8am-9am
  • NEW extended show this year, now 45 minutes of Family fun! 
Show Schedule
Nov. 28-30: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 5: 10am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 6-7: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 12: 10am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 19: 10am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 20-24: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas
Dec. 26-28: 9am Breakfast and Show (breakfast is served from 8am-9am), 11am Treats with Thomas

Call (262) 203-8110 for tickets. 

All rates include tax and service charge.   

 

Gingerbread House Display

Area residents, in both amateur and professional, adult or child categories, display their masterpieces beginning November 24 through the holidays, just outside Ristorante Brissago. Come in and view these fabulous creations!

 

Breakfast with Santa

Ballroom

Look for Santa as he visits with guests at the NEW Breakfast with Santa event. Designed especially for kids, enjoy a snowman breakfast buffet that you can enjoy in your pj's if you want.   Every Saturday morning, 9am-11:30am, from November 29 through December 20. Bring your list!  Adults $21, Kids (6-12) $12, Kids (2-5) $6 Reservations suggested. 

 

Call (262) 249-4788 to make your reservation.

 

Holiday Tea

Lobby Lounge

During this festive time of year, Grand Geneva will be bringing you special afternoon Holiday Tea. Reserve a table and take a step back in time and tradition. Reservations are available from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm daily, November 29 - December 28, 2014. $14.95 per person. Holiday Tea is not available on Christmas Day. Reservations required. 

Call (262) 249-4788 to make your Holiday Tea reservations. 
 

Santa Visits

Main Lobby 

Bring your list and check it twice! Visit Santa and his elves while enjoying musical performances every Saturday and Sunday

Santa Visits: November 29 - December 21, Saturdays from 2pm-4pm and Sundays from 10am-Noon
Musical Performances: 
November 29 - A Christmas Portrait Preview from 2pm-4pm
December 6 - Badger High School Bach Group from 2pm-4pm
December 13 - Badger High School Vocal Ensemble from 1pm-3pm and A Christmas Portrait Preview from 3pm-5pm
December 20 - Badger High School Vocal Ensemble from 2pm-4pm and A Christmas Portrait Preview from 4pm-5pm
December 27 - Thomas & Friends Preview from 4pmp-5pm

 

Elf Mail Run

Main Lobby 

Drop off your letters to Santa in our magical mailbox located in the main lobby and Santa will send a message back for the kids. Then, join us daily at 4pm as Santa's helpers collect the mail to deliver to the North Pole. November 28 - December 24. 

 

Classic Holiday Tale

Main Lobby

Join us for a cozy reading of a classic holiday story, for children of all ages. We encourage the little ones to come in pajamas and slippers, as guests will be invited to relax while we bring a holiday story to life. Every Friday at 8:30pm. 

 

Music to Your Ears

Lobby Lounge

Relax with a holiday beverage as you enjoy live entertainment.

 

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in "Grand" style! Whether you choose to celebrate over a romantic meal in one of our restaurants, with a gathering of friends, or with your family, we offer a variety of packages and dining options. Plus, enjoy a fireworks display to ring in the new year! 

Call (800) 558-3417 to make your room reservation.