Elkhart Lake Calendar of Events

No longer merely a summer resort village, Elkhart Lake is a year-round vacation destination with a number of special events and programs held every season.


Among the annual highlights are Schnee Days, Jazz on the Vine, Road Racing at Road America, Farmers and Artisans Market, Wade House State Historic Site, Elkhart Lake Triathlon, Independence Day Celebration, Downtown Night/A Taste of Elkhart Lake and Old World Christmas Market. Remember to reserve your accommodations early; especially during major events at Road America and The Osthoff Resort.


Please call ahead and confirm dates before making travel plans.

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    Major Elkhart Lake Events

      January 2018

    • Schnee Days 2018

      January 25, 2018
      12:00 am - 11:59 am

      A celebration of snow, Schnee Days is a 4-day weekend of winter fun with various activities for children, …MORE >

    • The Abler Boys Perform at The Osthoff Resort

      January 27, 2018
      7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

      The Abler Boys perform in the Elk Room during the Schnee Days Pub Crawl on Saturday, January 27, …MORE >

    • February 2018

    • Pig in the Ice Festival

      February 17, 2018
      10:30 am - 7:00 pm

      All day fun featuring pig roast, ice fishing tournament, snowmobile races, ice cube hunts, and fireworks display. Activities …MORE >

    • Hearthside Dinner at Wade House

      February 24, 2018
      11:00 am - 3:00 pm

      Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the historic Wade House stagecoach hotel.   …MORE >

    • March 2018

    • Big Band Gala at The Osthoff Resort

      March 2, 2018
      12:00 am - 11:59 am

      Dance away your winter doldrums and swing into spring at The Osthoff Resort’s Big Band Gala. Capturing the …MORE >