Ice Castles: Winter in Lake Geneva, WI


Ice Castles at Geneva National

Lake Geneva's Coolest Winter Attraction 


Built with thousands of lit-up icicles, the one-acre interactive Ice Castles display is projected to open on Geneva National's driving range in early January 2020.  Featuring tricked-out tunnels, thrones, slides, and fountains, this over-the-top Instagrammable ice kingdom will be yours to discover through early March.  Prepare now for a truly royal winter. 

Stay Overnight Steps from Ice Castles

Offering exclusive Ice Castles Overnight Packages, The Inns at Geneva National are boutique vacation villas just steps from Ice Castles. Choose to rent a full six-bedroom home -- ideal for extended families, friends-cations, and corporate retreats -- or book an individual room within an Inn for more of a B&B experience. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail for the latest on Ice Castles overnights. 


Prepare for Your Ice Castles Visit: Purchasing Tickets

Tickets are sold online at 7-10 days prior to Ice Castles opening for the season.  In addition, a limited number of tickets will be available with the purchase of exclusive overnight packages at The Inns at Geneva National and The Ridge Hotel.  


Weekdays: $11.99 children | $16.99 adults

Weekends: $15.99 children | $20.99 adults

Children under age four receive free admittance


Monday, Wednesday & Thursday | 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday | 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday  |  noon - 10:30 p.m.

Sunday  |  noon - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday | closed

There is no time limit on how long you may remain inside Ice Castles.





Getting to Ice Castles: By foot, shuttle or car

If staying at The Inns at Geneva National, you may walk to Ice Castles, or if staying at The Ridge Hotel, a shuttle to Ice Castles will run hourly on the hour.  If driving your own vehicle, please enter at Geneva National's gates off Route 50 (just five miles west of downtown Lake Geneva), and proceed to Geneva National Resort & Club's Clubhouse parking lot at 1221 Geneva National Avenue South.

While at Ice Castles: Food, Cocoa & More Cocoa

On-site at Geneva National

An outdoor pavilion next to Ice Castles will offer hamburgers, hotdogs, and cocoa while a relaxed lunch & dinner buffet will be available (after your Ice Castles tour) upstairs in the Clubhouse Grand Ballroom, which offers panoramic views of Ice Castles. A sweet surprise awaits you inside Ice Castles as well.


Nearby Food & Drink

Hunt Club Steakhouse -- Located at the entrance to Geneva National, the resort's award-winning restaurant in the Crane Manor opens daily for happy hour at 3pm, and during Ice Castles, will offer an Arctic-inspired lunch menu on Saturday & Sunday, 11am - 3pm, Reservations recommended.

Crafted Americana -- With panoramic views overlooking Lake Como to Geneva National, The Ridge Hotel's signature restaurant should provide an idyllic ambiance with the glow of Igloos and an Ice Bar below.


The Igloo Experience -- Keep the frozen theme going strong when you dine in your own private snow globe on the back patio at The Ridge Hotel  Reservations required.

Bavarian Biergarten -- Warm up with a mammoth pretzel, brat, loaded potato cakes, cheeseboards, and biers in das boot while reflecting on some stellar Ice Castles views.

The Ice Box out Back -- Equipped with an Ice Castles-designed Ice Bar and throne plus two curling sheets, a campfire + gourmet s'mores station, and a nightly Champagne toast to Ice Castles, the backyard at The Ridge Hotel becomes The Ice Box. 

bean + vine -- Just inside the front doors of The Ridge Hotel, bean + vine offers Boar's Head soups and sandwiches, healthy snacks & drinks, Colectivo Coffee, Rishi Teas, and a grown-up Hot Cocoa Bar.  



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Lake Geneva, WI  53147
262.245.7000  |


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