4th of July Activities – Lake Geneva and Fontana WI

Independence Day Celebrations around Lake Geneva and Fontana, WI4th of July Lake Geneva

It’s hard to believe we’re rounding the corner to the 4th of July already!  The weather has just started to get summer-like in Lake Geneva and the lake traffic has really just started picking up.  If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll know that this is the place to find out all about what’s going on in Lake Geneva and around the lake!  So here’s your options if you’re looking for things to do in Lake Geneva with kids for the 4th of July.

Fontana, WI

Fontana’s Independence Day Celebration is on the 4th.  All the activities take place on the lakefront beach with fireworks beginning at dusk.

The Abbey Fontana WIThe Abbey Resort – Fontana, WI

The Abbey Resort & Spa have an entire weekend of activities planned to celebrate Independence Day!  Beginning on Friday, July 1st with a fish fry and jazz on the lawn.  Saturday evening they have a scrumptious prime rib buffet and live music.  The big party starts on Sunday, July 3rd and continues into Monday, the 4th of July for Fontana’s fireworks.  For more information about all the festivities check out the Abbey Resort’s Facebook Event Page!

Lake Geneva, WI

Independence Day festivites are held at The Grand Geneva Resort and Geneva National golf club.

Grand Geneva in Lake Geneva, WI

The Grand Geneva Resort is celebrating all day on Sunday, July 3rd.  This year, Grand Geneva is partnering with the Lake Geneva Food Pantry to benefit our community and those that need help.  They are asking that each attendee coming to the fireworks bring two nonperishable food items to be donated to the food pantry.  For the entire weekend of 4th of July Events at Grand Geneva, check out their website!  *Note: if you are looking for an extra special fireworks event (maybe you are going to propose or are celebrating an anniversary) the Embers Terrace is offering a very special package including dinner, dessert, drinks and a front row seat for the fireworks!  Click here for more info! Trust me, it would be an event you’ll cherish forever!

Geneva National Golf Club

Geneva National on Hwy 50 between Delavan and Lake Geneva will be celebrating on Sunday, July 34.  They are planning a traditional barbeque picnic in the pavilion.  There will be inflatable games on the driving range and much fun for the kids.  Fireworks will begin around 9:15 p.m.


Town of Delavan and the city of Delavan celebrate the 4th of July on both the 3rd and 4th.  On July 3rd, festivities take place in the Town of Delavan at the Community Park (the corner of Hwy. 50 and South Shore Dr.)  Parking is free and they have food, drinks, bing and tons of things to do for kids of all ages.  Fireworks begin at dusk.  On July 4th, the City of Delavan has their Let Freedom Ring celebration through downtown.  There’s a parade at 3:00 p.m. with entertainment, food and games following.  Fireworks are at dusk over Lake Comus.


You can open your Independence Day weekend with an evening of fun in Elkhorn.  Friday, July 1st, the City of Elkhorn will host it’s Star Spangled Celbration from 5 – 9:00 p.m. at Sunset Park (200 Devendorf St.)  They have a great open air concert in the pavillion and firworks at dusk.

Wherever you are celebrating Independence Day, let’s remember to give thanks for our freedom and all of the blessings we have.  Please, have a safe and fun 4th of July weekend with your families!


  1. Carl Fritz says:


    July 3rd
    Karaoke & Beer Tent at Goodland Park.

    July 4th
    9:00AM Big Wheel Races (Starting at Community Bank)
    11:00 AM Parade (Downtown Rain or Shine)

    Immediately following Parade head to Goodland Park
    1:00pm Area Fire Department Water Fights
    Fire Department Kick Ball Tournament (Following Water Fights)
    Lions Club Corn & Brat Stand Food, Hot Dogs, Brats, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cakes, Popcorn & More
    Bounce Houses, Craft Vendors, 50/50 Raffles

    1:00-4:00PM “Uncle Ozzie” polka and variety of other music
    4:30 – 8:30PM Karaoke DJ
    4:00 – 7:00PM Baggo Tournament

    Fireworks at Dusk – The Best Fireworks display around!
    “Where History & Progress Walk Together”