Fun events for the whole family at Heidel House Resort and in Green Lake.

Entertainment and Events

Many great events take place year-round at Heidel House Resort and within the Green Lake area. You are sure to find one that interests you. For more information about events at Heidel House, call us at 800.444.2812 and view photos here. Please keep in mind reservations are required for many of our events. For package rates and related seasonal specials, visit our Rates and Specials section. For more information about area events, please contact the appropriate Chamber of Commerce listed below.

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Heidel House Events

NEW! Pig Roast
August 20 and September 24, 2014
Savor the flavors of a whole smoked hog and other barbeque favorites on the Heidel Terrace overlooking Green Lake. Learn More

Beer Cruise
August 15, September 5 and October 3, 2014
Cruise around beautiful Green Lake on our 60-foot catamaran-style yacht, the Escapade. Take in the panoramic views as you sample a variety of great beer from a featured brewery and enjoy light appetizers. Learn More

Grey Rock Dine & Sail Experience
August 21 and September 11, 2014
First, savor a delicious dinner with a view at Grey Rock. Then, set sail to tour Green Lake on a scenic cruise aboard the Escapade, our 60-foot catamaran-style yacht. While aboard, enjoy samples of tempting desserts and your choice of a glass of wine or beer. Learn More

Lobster Bake
August 1 and August 29, 2014
Fresh seafood and live music along the shores of Green Lake. Learn More

Oktoberfest
October 18, 2014
Join us for traditional German-style food, beer, live music and activities.

Thanksgiving Buffet
November 27, 2014
Feast on an expansive Thanksgiving meal surrounded by loved ones and the lake.

Experience the Magic of Christmas
December 13, 2014
This family-friendly event has become a tradition for many, with holiday activities to please all.

New Year's Eve Festivities
December 31, 2014
Choose your celebration to ring in 2015! Dance to a live orchestra and feast on steak and lobster with our Ballroom package, party the night away in the BoatHouse Pub with no cover charge or have an intimate dinner at Grey Rock with a live pianist.

Chef's Tasting at Grey Rock
Thursday - Saturday All February Long
Celebrate the month of romance with Grey Rock's special Chef's Tasting! Enjoy a flavorful four course dinner, each course accompanied by a wine or beer pairing. Learn More

Heidel House Brew Fest
March 28, 2015
Don't miss our fourth annual beer tasting event, where you'll mingle among representatives from numerous Wisconsin microbreweries and sample their seasonal and specialty flavors. Learn More

Easter Brunch at Grey Rock
April 5, 2015
Gather your family and friends for a fun and memorable Easter brunch, complete with lakeside views and a visit from a beloved bunny! Learn More

Mother's Day Brunch at Grey Rock
May 10, 2015
Treat Mom to a special, worry-free Mother's Day brunch. All will enjoy the delicious menu items and relaxing lakeside ambiance. Learn More

Fireworks Dessert Cruise
July 4, 2015
See Green Lake’s July 4th fireworks display aboard the Escapade – the best seats in town! Includes a selection of gourmet desserts. Tickets are $30 plus tax. Call 800.444.2812.

Sunsplash
July 11, 2015
Join us for food, fun, music and sun at our annual lakeside celebration! Learn More


Heidel House Entertainment

Live Musicians
Enjoy complimentary entertainment in the Grey Rock Lounge every Saturday night, year round from 7 - 10 p.m. View the Grey Rock entertainment schedule.

In the summer season, the BoatHouse Pub offers complimentary acoustic entertainment on the patio from 7 - 10 p.m. View the BoatHouse entertainment schedule.


Green Lake Area Events

July | August | September


Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, July 18; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you all about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Farm to Market Cooking Class - Green Lake
Saturday, July 19; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Chef Lynn Bult is teaming up with Boerson Farms to offer a series of three Farm to Market cooking classes this summer. During each class, approximately ten delicious recipes will be prepared by class participants using local, healthy, in-season, fresh ingredients.

Second City at Thrasher Opera House - Green Lake
Saturday, July 19; 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Second City is the most famous brand in live comedy. Performing a blend of classic scenes from their over fifty year archive, material ripped from the day’s headlines and their trademark improvisation, a night with The Second City is a laugh filled, once in a lifetime event.

Concerts in the Park - Dead Horses - Green Lake
Wednesday, July 23; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Dead Horses return to Deacon Mills Park, bringing their folkgrass sound. Refreshments and raffles available.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, July 25; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you all about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Chalk Walk - Green Lake
Saturday, July 26; 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The city sidewalks get a makeover at this annual event. Children, adults, families and professionals display their creative skills all around the city in spaces sponsored by Green Lake businesses.

Water Ski Show - Green Lake
Saturday, July 26; 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club is back with their amazing water ski show. Watch from Hattie Sherwood Park or from your boat in the water as the club dazzles you with their themed show. Food and drink will be available.

Concerts in the Park - Spanglish - Green Lake
Wednesday, July 30; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Green Lake welcomes Spanglish to Starlight Stage for the first time. Their Latin music will have you up and dancing in no time. Refreshments and raffles will be available.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, August 1; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

27th Annual Green Lake Wooden Boat Show - Green Lake
Friday, August 1; 6:00 p.m.
Sunset cruise - wooden boats meet at the Wharf, Deacon Mills Park in downtown Green Lake.

27th Annual Green Lake Wooden Boat Show - Green Lake
Saturday, August 2; 9:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Boat show from 9 -10 a.m., boat registration for boat owners from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., boat show open to the public 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. "Thunder in the Wharf." All boat captains will start their engines at 3 p.m. for the parade of wooden boats.

Come Together Over Green, Green Lake Association - Green Lake
Saturday, August 2; 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This event is about more than having fun with friends, more than dancing to live Beatles-themed music from The Cavern Beat, more than unique raffle and auction items, more than fundraising - the Green Lake Associations's gala is an important community event that supports our ever-expanding conservation efforts and priorities that are building a healthy Green Lake.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, August 8; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Green Lake Fine Art Show - Green Lake
Saturday, August 9 - Sunday, August 10; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Green Lake Fine Arts Show is heralded as one of the Midwest's finest art shows. The show has received the Green Lake Magazine's Reader's Poll Award for "Favorite Attraction for 2004 - 2013.

Summer Lovin' Bingo - Green Lake
Friday, August 8; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Check out Town Square's new and improved Bingo! More games and more chances to win.

Randy Sabien's Fiddlehead Band at Thrasher Opera House - Green Lake
Saturday, August 9; 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Randy Sabien is a bluesy rockin’, swingin’, funky, jazz violinist and music educator. With an intensely rhythmic, vibrant and inventive style, he has captivated audiences worldwide, playing with scores of bands and musicians of all stripes.

Creative Korean Cooking - Green Lake
Thursday, August 14; 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Details coming soon on this great class!

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, August 15; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Movin' on the Mascoutin - Green Lake
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Winnebago Trail Walk - Green Lake
Saturday, August 16; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join the Green Team for a walk along the Winnebago Trail Conservancy. Originally part of the Green Lake Conference Center, this property consists of southern oak forest and remnant prairie along the north shore of Green Lake.

Battle of the Bands - Green Lake
Saturday, August 16; 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The 5th anniversary of Battle of the Bands will take place in Deacon Mills Park. This fantastic display of music talent will have fans cheering and voting to determine their favorite.

Farm to Market Cooking Class - Green Lake
Saturday, August 16; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
During each class, approximately ten delicious recipes will be prepared by class participants using local, healthy, in-season, fresh ingredients. At the end of class you will sit down to enjoy a delicious dinner and to discuss the preparation of each recipe.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, August 22; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Harmonius Wail at Thrasher Opera House - Green Lake
Friday, August 22; 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Smoldering vocals laced among jazzy mandolin and guitar; an infectious blend of continental jazz, swing, gypsy music and melodic vocals.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, August 29; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

13dot1 Half Marathon and 5K Run - Green Lake
Sunday, August 31; 8:15 a.m.
A 13.1 mile race with breathtaking views of beautiful Green Lake, miles of gorgeous tree-lined scenery, which includes historic structures, stone walls, gently rolling hills and manicured golf courses.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, September 5; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Tim Cavanagh and Emo Philips at Thrasher Opera House - Green Lake
Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6; 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
In-demand comics who are highly respected in the entertainment world.

Creative Southwest Cooking Class - Green Lake
Thursday, September 11; 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, September 12; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Fall Community Clean-Up Day - Green Lake
Saturday, September 13; 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Help keep Green Lake beautiful.

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, September 19; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Hickory Nut Syrup Program - Green Lake
Saturday, September 20; 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join the Green Team and Mike Starshak for this tradition of hickory nut syrup making that goes back to American Indians! Hickory nuts are a delicious tree nut that have been a valued food source throughout history. Bring the family out for this fall event which has some pretty sweet rewards.

Happy Days Thrasher Gala Fundraiser - Green Lake
Saturday, September 20; 6:00 p.m. -9:30 p.m.
Hey Daddy-o! Put on your fifties threads and bop on down to the Thrasher Opera House with Richie, Fonz and the band! Solid! Live band, auctions and prizes! Fifties decor and entertainment galore!

Green Lake Farmer's Market - Green Lake
Friday, September 26; 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fresh local produce at the Green Lake Farmer's Market in Playground Park throughout the summer. Farmers can tell you about their produce and even suggest recipes. From fruits and veggies, meat and poultry, to honey and coffee...you'll find it all here. Enjoy live music and chef demonstrations too.

Annual Harvest of Bargains - Green Lake
Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
Help support the wonderfully restored 1910 Thrasher Opera House by donating new & lightly used items throughout the year, then come back and find new treasures during the annual recycling event of the year!

Harvest Fest - Green Lake
Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
Walk among the hundreds of crafters in three downtown parks, eat gourmet food from our food fair and listen to music and entertainment during the day. Entertain the young ones in Playground Park with bounce houses and other activities after they get their henna tattoo or face painted. The biggest parade of the season will take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday with crowd favorites returning and new acts every year. Come early on Sunday to watch the classic cars role in for the Jack Taylor Memorial Classic Car Show.

Harvest Fest Bingo - Green Lake
Saturday, September 27; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Check out Town Square's new and improved Bingo! More games and more chances to win.

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