|| 17th ANNUAL WINTERFEST
& THE US NATIONAL SNOW SCULPTING COMPETITION
Wednesday, February 1 through Sunday, February 5th
Riviera Park, Downtown Lakefront Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva’s 17th Annual Winterfest and the US National Snow Sculpting Competition. Weekend features music, magic, refreshments, activities, helicopter rides, shopping and dining and crowning of the champions. 800-345-1020
Winterfest 2012 Schedule of Events
Monday & Tuesday, January 30–31
Riviera Park – building of the 9-foot snow blocks
Wednesday-Friday, February 1–3
Riviera Park - 10 AM – 5:30 PM – teams at work sculpting
Saturday, February 4
Riviera Park – 11 AM “shovels down”, sculpting ends. 11 AM – 2 PM “Peoples’ Choice Award” voting (ballots are distributed on site). 3 PM – crowning of the US National Snow Sculpting Competition Champion’s Award, second, third place and the Peoples’ Choice award at the beautiful and famed Riviera on the lakefront in downtown Lake Geneva.
Riviera Park & Lakefront - Children’s sculpting, wagon rides, helicopter rides.
Riviera Ballroom - 10 AM – 4 PM – Riviera Marketplace, Gold sponsor information booths. Children’s entertainment, food, fun and refreshments.
11 AM The WOZ-Music, Magic
12 PM Tom Stanfield – Sing-a-longs
1 PM The WOZ-Music, Magic
2 PM Tom Stanfield – Sing-a-longs
3 PM US National Snow Sculpting Competition Awards Presentation, public invited.
Sunday, February 5
All Day – viewing of finished sculptures
10 AM – 3 PM – Riviera Marketplace, Gold sponsor information booths. Children’s entertainment, food, fun and refreshments. Down Home Blue Grass and Country entertainment.
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa – Winter Carnival Activities
Saturday, February 4
This annual event at The Mountain Top goes from 10 AM – 8 PM and includes ski school and ski patrol demonstrations, snowboarding and skiing competitions, and a myriad of children’s games and snow activities. Festivities conclude with a torch light parade involving more than 100 members of the resort’s ski school staff and a ‘Grand Fireworks’ display at 8 PM. 262-248-8811
• Ski School Demonstration • Balloon Clown • Ski Patrol Demonstration
• Silly Slalom – Children • Slope-Style Ski & Snowboard Competition
• Silly Slalom – Adults • Three-legged Race • Treasure Hunt – All Ages
• Mountain Mite Demonstration • Face Painting • Raffle Drawing
• Torch Light Parade & Fireworks
Race and Slope-style contestants can register on the day of the race. Bring your own equipment or rentals are available. Food and beverages served at the ski Chalet.
Downtown Lake Geneva
Saturday-Sunday, February 4 & 5
In-store activities and events throughout downtown
Lake Geneva shops and restaurants.
Lake Geneva has something fun for everyone all year round. For a complete listing of area events, visit the Lake Geneva Area Convention & Visitors Bureau web site at www.lakegenevawi.com or call 800.345.1020.