Wisconsin's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

Experience the spirit of the holiday season in Wisconsin this December with these eleven special events, ranging from the Waelderhaus Gingerbread Festival on December 6 to the Christmas in the Dells Dinner Show on December 24.

Old World Christmas Market, Elkhart Lake, WI

December 6, 2023 at 10:00am
Spend the day immersing yourself in centuries-old holiday tradition at The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI. Sample international wares from over 75 artisans at the 25th annual Old World Christmas Market, and enjoy delicious German fare at the food court. Reconnect with the joys of the Holiday season with family and friends at this festive open-air market.

Waelderhaus Gingerbread Festival, Kohler, WI

December 6, 2023 at 1:00pm
Be enveloped by the scents of the season as Waelderhaus in Kohler, WI hosts its 27th Annual Gingerbread Festival. Sample holiday delicacies while singing along to live music and tours of the historic Waelderhaus offered daily. Don't miss out on this magical celebration.

Holiday Gifts and Art Fair, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

December 7, 2023 at 10:00am
The Central Wisconsin Cultural Center is the place to be this holiday season for unique gifts and to have some festive fun! Support your neighbors and local artisans while you browse handmade items on offer til right before Christmas.

Enchantment in the Park, West Bend, WI

December 11, 2023 at 6:00pm
Head to Regner Park on December 11th for a special evening of enchanting holiday lights and festive music. Enjoy music by Amy Kopfmann, a music therapist for Life Enrichment and Hospice. Savor the beauty of the season as you stroll through the sparkling park.

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival, Milwaukee, WI

December 12, 2023
Be dazzled by the glow of Downtown Milwaukee this holiday season! Marvel at the more than a half million lights, larger-than-life sculptures, and take a Jingle Bus tour of all the sights in Cathedral Square, Zeidler Union Square and Pere Marquette Park. This brilliant holiday tradition is not to be missed - join Downtown Milwaukee this December.

Holidays On The Rails, Green Bay, WI

December 13, 2023 at 9:00am
This December, join the festivities at the National Railroad Museum for Holidays On The Rails! Get in the holiday spirit with a train ride around snow-covered grounds, crafts, cookie decorating, games, and more. Meet Santa himself and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Winter Holiday Bazaar at Fountain Banquet Hall, Sturtevant, WI

December 16, 2023 at 9:00am
At Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Avenue in Sturtevant, WI, come see the amazing selection of one of a kind gifts at the Winter Holiday Bazaar. Shop from a variety of vendors and find the perfect holiday gift. Enjoy the beautiful crystals and gift certificates available.

Merry-Time Festival of Trees, Sturgeon Bay, WI

December 18, 2023 at 11:00am
On Saturday, November 11, join the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay for the Merry-Time Festival of Trees celebration! Admire dozens of beautifully decorated trees and decorative displays, and maybe even go home with a lucky winner in the raffle! Explore the holiday decorations twinkling around the Museum during the Jingle Mixer on Tuesday, December 12. Celebrate the holiday season with live music, hors d'oeuvres, spirited hot beverage bars, silent and live auctions.

Holiday Wine Train, Trego, WI

December 22, 2023 at 5:00pm
Take a break this holiday season and embark on a unique adventure with the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad Excursion Train. Enjoy a festive atmosphere with holiday wine from Door Peninsula Winery, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, and even a toast with Santa. Get in the holiday spirit with traditional decorations, soft holiday music, and the newly added adults-only lounge car.

Christmas in the Dells Dinner Show, Wisconsin Dells, WI

December 24, 2023 at 2:00pm
Experience the magic of Christmas in the Dells Dinner Show at Christmas in the Dells in Wisconsin Dells! Enjoy a festive extravaganza of sugarplum fairies and elves, an incredible cast of talented singers, dancers, and a huge band, and a delectable four-course Christmas feast. Start a tradition and make memories for you and your family this holiday season!

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