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
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
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
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 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

August | September


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
Saturday, August 16; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This non – competitive ride, walk, run will depart from the Berlin or the Ripon end of the Mascoutin Trail. Experience nature at its finest with wildflowers, wetlands, birds and history of a former rail bed. Come and enjoy all the Mascoutin trail has to offer!

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.

Dog Days Bingo - Green Lake
Friday, August 23; 6:00 p.m.
Check out Town Square's all new Bingo with more games and more chances to win.

Movies in the Park - Green Lake
Friday, August 23; 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Join us at Deacon Mills Park in downtown Green Lake for a showing of Despicable Me 2.

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.

Chris Craft Parade "Lure of the Lake" - Green Lake
Saturday, August 30; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This newsy publication full of stories and memories of Green Lake as well as upcoming events will be delivered three times this summer 2014 via a Chris Craft (wooden boat) parade AND the public is invited to ride along.

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.

Wisconsin State Chili Cook-off - Green Lake
Saturday, September 6; 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Approximately 40 cooks will start brewing up their favorite recipes beginning at 11:00 a.m. in Deacon Mills Park. Spectators can enjoy the festive atmosphere mingling with the chefs and sampling their salsas and other hot items. Chili sampling begins at 3 p.m. when the judges will determine who the new champion is.

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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