Winter In The Dells

The summer season draws in many travelers to the Wisconsin Dells who are looking to beat the heat at some waterparks and enjoy some of the most beautiful nature that the Midwest has to offer. The Dells is extremely family friendly. With school out of session and an abundance of local events happening, it’s easy to see why people flock here during the summer months. With its reputation for being the “Indoor Waterpark Capital of the World”, the Wisconsin Dells may not be your first thought when you think of a winter vacation. We are here to change your minds! Many travelers forgo vacations during this time of year and hunker down at home during the winter and holiday season. The Dells are still boasting with plenty of spectacular things to see and do! For those that are interested in learning more about what makes The Dells the perfect year-round destination, we’re featuring some local area events taking place this season below. If you’re traveling to the Dells for a winter vacation, you won’t want to miss these. Read on for more!

Bloody Mary Crawl.  If you fancy a drink, this is an upcoming event (November 6th) you won’t want to miss! Choose your own adventure on this hop on/hop off pub crawl in search of the best bloody marys in the Wisconsin Dells. Check in at any of the participating bars and choose how long you want to stay at each location and where you visit. Transportation is included in the cost of your ticket, just catch the bus to a new location whenever you feel like it! For more on the event, click here.

Tree of Light.  Kick off the holiday season in a cheerful way on the Wisconsin Dells River Walk. Beginning on November 12th, the sky will be illuminated by a fifty five-foot silver maple tree, showcasing over 30,000 dazzling lights! This one of a kind tree display will remain lit every night after dusk until January 1st.  Stroll along the River Walk and view additional lighting on seventy holiday trees. Visitors are welcome to take free self-guided tours any night of the week, with specials on the weekends. For more on the event and to see when Santa will be making appearances.

The Palace Theater. A local favorite in the Dells, The Palace Theater is home to all kinds of performances – from rock to musicals! As the winter season hits, their holiday specials and classic performances will begin to take place. Check out their calendar of upcoming events as you look to plan a trip – there’s always a great show taking place! Click here for more. 

Very Merry Holiday Fair. Located in Barbaroo, Wisconsin and just a short drive from Tamarack, is the Very Merry Holiday Fair. Taking place on December 10th and 11th, the Holiday Fair features sixty local artisans. You’ll have the chance to shop local pottery, wood working, textiles, sample delicious treats and much much more! Entry is free on both days. Learn more about the fair here.

As more events begin to emerge for the winter season, we will update you! Take advantage of a winter vacation and all the beauty that The Dells has to offer this time of year.  At Tamarack and Mirror Lake Resort, we’ve got the discounts to help get you there. We can’t wait enjoy this time of year with you. Stay tuned for more!  

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