Valentine’s Day is associated most with romantic love between couples. It can also be a holiday to share with the entire family to celebrate their love for each other. Certainly, couples should take time for themselves, however, celebrating love can be a family activity that creates additional memories for a lifetime.
Here are some family-friendly tips to enjoy the days before, during and after Valentine’s Day in Walworth County, Wisconsin (WalCo).
Indoor Swimming, Water Parks and Open Swim
Spending time in water can be a natural way for both kids and adults to relieve stress, increase happiness and get plenty of exercise. Break the routine and watch the smiles grow, regardless of the weather, at these featured WalCo indoor pools and favorite water park.
Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, Lake Geneva
Multiple packages available including Daycation, Splash and Ski and Timber-rific Deals.
The Ridge Hotel, Lake Geneva
Stay overnight or check with the front desk for pool passes for non-hotel guests
Whitewater Aquatic & Fitness Center, Whitewater
Open swim hours change and are announced weekly on Monday
Geneva Lake Family YMCA, Lake Geneva
Guest day passes available with photo ID and guest information form (available online)
Making the Most of the Outdoors
Weather is unpredictable most of the time and in February of 2024, almost anything can happen. These featured activities are great options for family fun.
Alpine Valley Resort, Elkhorn
Hit the ski slopes whether experienced or beginners. Lessons are available. Or join in on the Winter Olympic games with cornhole, curling, snowball throwing and more.
The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva
Enjoy the Winter Carnival, check out the ski specials, and warm up at the lodge or the resort.
Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures, Lake Geneva
Select an experience and fly through the trees or hike the trails.
Out of this World Events and Attractions
So many great family activities to enjoy and memories to be made in WalCo.
Tristan Crist Magic Theatre, Lake Geneva
The Dancing Horses Theatre, Delavan
Lake Geneva Clue Room, Escape room, Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva Axe Throwing, Lake Geneva (yes, you read that right)
Igloo Dining, Check out VISIT Lake Geneva’s blog for great places to dine outdoors in igloos
Feb 1-4, Lake Geneva Winterfest, Lake Geneva, the area’s premier winter event featuring the National Snow Sculpting Championship. Free to attend.
Feb 2, Day in the Bay, Williams Bay, a wide variety of activities at businesses including kids activities, complimentary buffet, night-time nature hike and cookout, and more. Get a passport for a chance to win prizes.
Feb 2, Wisconsin Singers, Young Auditorium, Whitewater, the stage is ignited with more than 50 songs for unforgettable entertainment for all ages. Tickets online.
Feb 10, Kids Night Out, O2 Lounge, Lake Geneva, a kids only event filled with activities for ages 6-13. Tickets on Eventbrite.
Feb 10, Valentine’s Cookie Party, Patti’s Too, Delavan, Reserve a space to decorate six heart shaped cookies with all the icing and sprinkles provided. Call or stop in to make a reservation.
Feb 15, Rock Central’s Open Jam, Topsy Turvy Brewery, Lake Geneva, an event by a non-profit, music school in a beautiful restored and remodeled church, turned brewery, for musicians and listeners of all ages.