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YOUR WINTER VACATION DESTINATION

Spend Christmas In
Lake Geneva

If you're looking for a winter getaway this Christmas, plan your stay at Grand Geneva. Every year, the holidays come to life during our annual Christmas in the Country celebration. Gaze at more than two million Christmas lights indoors and out, including our family-favorite 12 days of Christmas drive through light show. Enjoy a variety of activities from Breakfast with Santa to classic Christmas tale readings and festive holiday tea making this the most magical time of year. The six-week long picture-perfect holiday celebration welcomes locals and guests alike to share in the festive holiday spirit.

In addition to all of our on-site activities, there is an abundance of Christmas activities in the Lake Geneva area, as well, such as a ride on Santa's boat cruise and reindeer visits in downtown Lake Geneva. Pick up your last minute gifts and create a new tradition with the family!

2018 Christmas Activities

Gingerbread House Display

Area residents, in both amateur and professional, adult or child categories, display their masterpieces beginning November 18, 2018, through the holidays, on the upper level just outside Ristorante Brissago. Come in and view these fabulous creations! Vote for your favorite Gingerbread House online. 


Holiday Game Zone

Holiday Grand Game Zone

Loramoor Ballroom
We hope to see you in the Grand Game Zone over the Holiday! Enjoy air hockey, ping pong tables as well as 18 arcade games for you to experience. Plus, activities with our Experience Team.

Santa and Kids

Santa Visits

Main Lobby
Bring your list and check it twice! Visit Santa and his elves while enjoying musical performances on Saturdays. Local High School entertainment will perform throughout the season.

  • Every Saturday, November 24 - December 22
  • Santa: 2-4pm
Elf

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.

Christmas Decorations

Classic Holiday Tale

Swinghurst Theatre
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. Starting at 11am on Saturdays, November 25 through December 10, then daily December 16 through 30. 

Music to Your Ears

Relax in Lobby lounge with a holiday beverage as you enjoy live entertainment.

Trolley Tour of Lights

Concierge Desk
Hop aboard the Grand Geneva trolley for a tour around the resort to see all of our decorations. 

  • Starting on Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Tours available hourly at 5, 6, 7 and 8pm
  • Meet at the concierge desk
  • The trolley is heated and enclosed
  • Tickets are $2 per person for non-resort guests, lap-sitters are free
  • Complimentary for guests staying at Grand Geneva, Timber Ridge, Villas and Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Reservations are required and can be made starting November 1, most tours do sell out. Please call Grand Experiences at (262) 248-8811 ext. 3782 for more information or to reserve your spot.

If you miss the trolley tour, don't worry! You are welcome to ride in your own vehicle down Grand Geneva Way, starting at Hwy 50. The trolley tour is not necessary to see all our decorations, but a fun way to experience them.

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christmas tree service

Add some Chritmas spirit to your stay at Grand Geneva. Enjoy a fully decorated tree in your guestroom upon arrival, complete with ornaments, ribbon topper and an ornament for you to cherish at home. It's all the Christmas cheer with none of the cleanup! 

$79 for the duration of your stay. Please call (262) 248-8811 to reserve your Christmas tree.