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If you're looking for a Christmas getaway this holiday season or holiday activities to create traditions for the whole family, plan your stay at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. 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, trolley tours and more. The six-week-long picture-perfect holiday celebration welcomes resort guests and the community 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. Pick up your last-minute gifts at local shops and create a new tradition with the family!

2022 Christmas Activities

Breakfast With Santa

Location Varies
Don't forget your Christmas Wish List when you visit Grand Geneva for our Breakfast with Santa. Designed especially for kids, enjoy a breakfast served tableside with friends and family while enjoying holiday entertainment.  All attire is welcome, whether you want to dress up for your photo with Santa or show up in your PJ's. It's almost as fun as Christmas morning. 

  • Monday, November 21 then Saturday and Sunday mornings through Sunday, December 18 (Limited tickets remaining on select dates)
  • Adults $45 and Kids (3-12) $25 (including tax and service charge)
  • Seatings from 8am-10:30am
  • Reservations required. Reservations are pre-paid and non-refundable. Call (262) 249-4788 for reservations. 
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Holiday Tea

Igloo Experience

Embers Terrace
Looking for a unique, picturesque experience this holiday season? Bring your closest friends and family to experience our igloos. You can reserve an igloo for up to 6 people.

Igloo tickets must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are sold per igloo, not per person. In addition to the ticket fee, there will be a $50 food and beverage minimum for each igloo, with a 20% gratuity included. 
(1 ticket = 1 igloo) - Weekdays: $50, Weekends & holidays: $65 (non-refundable)

More Holiday Fun

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Walk

Area residents, in both amateur and professional or adult or child categories, display their masterpieces beginning November 20, 2022, through the holidays, during a Gingerbread House Walk on the upper level in the Brissago Foyer. View these fabulous creations daily from 8am-8pm. New this year, judges from United Way of Walworth County and Grand Geneva will award cash prizes for the top three overall winners and prizes in five different age groups.  The results are in! View this year's winners now. 

Trolley Tour of Lights

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 21, 2022 (last Tour of Lights is Wednesday, December 30)
  • Tours available hourly at 5, 6, 7 and 8pm
  • Admission is complimentary for resort guests and $10 per person for non-resort guests (children 2 and under are complimentary, advance reservations are required for resort guests and non-resort guests)
  • Meet at the concierge desk
  • The trolley is heated and enclosed

Advance reservations are required and can be made starting November 7, most tours do sell out. Call (262) 248-8811 ext 3266 for more information. 

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.

Holiday sleigh filled with kids

Elf Mail Run

Drop off your letters to Santa in our magical mailbox located in the main lobby. 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 21 - December 24, 2022. 

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christmas tree service

Add some Christmas 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! 

$129 for the duration of your stay. Please call (262) 248-8811 ext 3782 to reserve your Christmas tree. 72 hour advance notice is required.