13 Jolly Events That Will Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

November 12, 2020

The lights will be strung, the holiday spirit will be flowing, and Santa is coming to town! It’s never too early to start planning for the holiday season, especially when there is plenty of holiday cheer to spread this year. Here’s our list of fun and festive events to add to your list.

Santa’s Village November 28th
Step into a magical village that is sure to spark the spirit of Christmas. Enjoy children’s activities and socially distant visits with Santa! Take a stroll afterwards to the Village Square for the annual tree lighting at 6:15pm.

Elkhart Lake “Shop Local” Holiday Shopping Event December 4th & 5th
There is no place like local for the holidays! The annual shopping event will be spread over two days to promote social distancing and masks will be mandatory when shopping in-store. Take advantage of special sales, promotions, giveaways, and a raffle for a grand prize!

Winter Wonderland Brunch December 5th & 12th
Let the kids share their gift wishes with Santa and receive a special gift at The Osthoff Resort. Fill up your bellies with a full brunch spread too!

Winter Wonderland Cocktail Workshop December 5th & 12th
Create delicious holiday craft cocktails. Spend the afternoon learning old school to new age cocktails and the history behind each cocktail. Reserve your spot by calling (855) 876-3399.

Cookie Decorating December 5th & 12th
A tasty holiday tradition – cookie decorating. Decorate a variety of holiday themed sugar cookies with colorful frostings and fun toppings. Each will be individually wrapped. Held at The Osthoff Resort.

Ornament Making December 5th & 12th
Create your own ornament for the tree, from custom name ornaments to cinnamon stick stars. An activity for the whole family. Held at The Osthoff Resort.

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides December 5th, 12th & 19th (Open to the Public)
While you spend the holidays at The Osthoff Resort, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride around the quaint village decorated for the holiday season. When you return, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. Save your seat by calling (844) 566-4392.

Holidays at The Hard Left Lounge Open Weekends Throughout December
New to the scene is the Hard Left Lounge at Siebens Resort. Comfy chairs and an Old-World atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to meet up with friends and family for the holidays.
December 4th – Opening Night
December 5th – Repeal of Prohibition Night
**December 4th & 5th Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots
December 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th – Winter Classic Doubles Dart Tournament
December 26th – Boxing Day
**Bring non-perishable or monetary donation for Sheboygan County Food Bank
December 31st – A Very Siebkens NYE

Holiday Pop-Up Restaurant December 10th – 14th, 17th – 21st, 26th – 28th, 31st & January 1st
The stockings are hung, the tree is decorated, and Christmas music will be playing. If you are looking for a few holiday cocktails and dinner in a winter wonderland, this is the place! Located in The Theater at The Shore Club.

Christmas Eve at The Osthoff Resort December 24th (Resort Guests Only)
Cozy up this Christmas Eve by the fireplace at The Osthoff Resort. Sip hot chocolate and indulge in a few Christmas cookies all while listening to live piano music. This is the way to spend Christmas with the family.

Christmas Day a The Osthoff Resort December 25th (Resort Guests Only)
Santa always makes a stop at The Osthoff Resort, wake up to a full stocking of treats, games, and other special gifts for the kids.

Live Music at The Osthoff Resort December 31st
Ring in 2021 with champagne toasts, party hats, and live music throughout The Osthoff Resort. The Abler Boys will be playing in The Concourse Restaurant & Lounge and Rosetti & Wigley will be playing in the Elk Room.

New Years Day at the Tiki Bar January 1st
Bundle up for this annual favorite in Elkhart Lake – New Years Day at the Tiki Bar! Come out to celebrate 2021 the Wisconsin way with brats, burgers, cheese curds and, of course, a polka band!

Please remember to practice social distancing and wear your face mask when attending holiday events. Have a safe and happy holiday season in Elkhart Lake.