Adventure Awaits in Delavan, Wisconsin

Adventure Awaits in Delavan, Wisconsin

Explore the unique streets, parks, and shops of Delavan, Wisconsin. Once known as the winter home for numerous circus companies, Delavan is now known for its beautiful lakes, parks, and gardens. Downtown Delavan features historic brick streets in addition to great shopping and dining.

Here are 10 can’t-miss summer adventures in Delavan, Wisconsin.

1. Delavan Wine Walk

May 30 — Downtown Delavan

Sip, stroll, and shop your way through Downtown Delavan while tasting wines from small, family-run wineries located in the United States. Over 15 locations feature a tasting of both red and white wine, food pairings, and local artists.

2. Concerts in the Park

Delavan, Wisconsin: Concerts in the Park

Starting Memorial Day weekend and running through the summer, the Phoenix Park Bandshell in Downtown Delavan features free concerts each week, ranging from Rock to Blues, Gospel to Country, and everything in between.

3. Movies in the Park

Start a new tradition! Grab a blanket or chairs and head to the Phoenix Park Bandshell for the free Movies in the Park. Movies will be shown on a large screen on June 7, July 12, and Aug. 2.

4. Delavan Fresh Market

Grab the freshest produce and products from local farmers at Delavan’s Fresh Market. Running every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. in Downtown Delavan’s Tower Park.

5. Brick Street Days

June 21-22 — Downtown Delavan

Focusing on the arts, Brick Street Days will include live music, a vendor fair, art demonstrations, and activities for all ages.

6. Let Freedom Ring Celebration

July 4

A good old fashioned Independence Day festival including a pancake breakfast, swimming at Mill Pond, a parade, family activities, patriotic concert in the park, flag ceremony, and fireworks.

7. Cars Time Forgot Car Show

July 14 — Lake Lawn Resort

Delavan, Wisconsin: Cars Time Forgot Car Show

Set along the shores of Delavan Lake, this car show will take your breath away. More than 1,200 cars will be on display.

8. Shake the Lake Music Festival

July 26-28 — Lake Lawn Resort

Three days of music, fun, food, and drink along with activities to entertain young and the young at heart.

9. Maxwell Street Days

Aug. 9-10 — Downtown Delavan

Peruse a variety of must-have items from collectibles to weekend wear as the businesses bring their sales to the sidewalks. This is the time to get those end-of-summer deals. Great music and great food top off this event.

10. Walldogs Walking Tour

Delavan, Wisconsin: Walldogs Walking Tour

Proud to be a “Walldogs” community, Delavan is adorned with 20 murals on historic buildings, each depicting a unique part of Delavan’s history. There are mural tour brochures to help you navigate the murals.

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