2014 Wisconsin Dells Fall Wine Walk

A sample of red and white wine at each of twenty shops, delectable appetizers, a souvenir wine glass, beautiful fall weather and the ultimate tour of downtown Wisconsin Dells! Sound like a relaxing evening? Friday (September 26th, 2014) marks the 2nd annual Wisconsin Dells Fall Wine Walk, and the popular event is nearly sold-out!

Visit Wisconsin Dells this Friday and experience one of the area’s most popular events! Tickets for the wine walk are still available for $25 in advance ($30 day of) and are running out fast, so be sure to reserve yours ASAP. Tickets can be purchased at Robin’s Nest Restorations (714 Oak Street), Alpha Beta Karma (212 Broadway), and Artistic Expressions (531 Broadway) in downtown Wisconsin Dells.

Each of the twenty locations will be serving both a red and white wine, pairing them with carefully selected appetizers to enhance the flavors. This year, twenty downtown restaurants and shops are participating, leaving you with plenty of options to find a new favorite wine… or two! One of 2014′s highlighted wines stems from our very own, Fawn Creek Winery in Wisconsin Dells! Other wines will be featured from across the United States as well as countries famous for their exceptional wine production.

On top of enjoying wine and appetizers, most of the locations offer special discounts to wine walk participants. If you’re feeling lucky, some shops have games, prize giveaways, and other contests as well!

Check-in begins at 11am on Friday at Paint It! Pottery Shop (517 Broadway). Upon checking in, you will receive your special, 2014 Wisconsin Dells Fall Wine Walk wine glass, and a guide booklet to participating business locations, wines, special events and discounts.

The Wisconsin Dells Fall Wine Walk is a one-of-a-kind evening showcasing delicious food, even better wines, friends and fun! Don’t miss out on the 2nd annual Wisconsin Dells Fall Wine Walk! For more information, including a list of which wines each location will be serving, head to the Wine Walk Facebook page:

The following is a list of participating businesses:

Alpha Beta Karma Boutique
Artistic Expressions Gift Gallery
Carvelli’s Pizza and Pasta House
Chalet Lanes & Lounge
Clothing Company
Dells Bells Wedding Chapel
Dells Mining Co.
Great Harvest Bread Co.
High Rock Café
High Violet Salon & Spa
Out Of The Woods
Paint It! Pottery Shop
Robin’s Nest Restorations
Showboat Saloon
Steffes True Value
Swiss Maid Fudge
The Ivy Cottage
Winnebago Fine Goods & Gift Shop
Wisconsin Dairyland Fudge
Zinke’s Village Market & Liquor


Football Season 2014: Catch the Big Game

Football season has finally kicked-off for the 2014 season! You don’t have to miss out on the action just because you’re on vacation. Football is a huge Wisconsin tradition, so it makes sense that Wisconsin Dells would have a great selection of sports bars. We’ve taken into account the food, the size of the TVs and the beer flow to come up with a list of some places in the area to watch your favorite team bring home the big win!

Spring Brook Sports Bar & Grill

Wings, burgers, and brews, oh my! Spring Brook Sports Bar & Grill’s menu caters to the sports fanatic’s taste buds and is the perfect compliment to any game. Don’t miss a second of the action at the Spring Brook Sports Bar & Grill; they have 26 TV screens to glue your eyes to! Sit at the bar, a high-top table, a booth in the dining room and still have front row seats to your favorite game.

Monk’s Bar & Grill

Burgers, beer and football go together like…well nothing else because it’s one of the best combinations out there! Monk’s Bar & Grill has some of the most satisfyingly delicious burgers in the area and a variety of TV screens, making it an ideal place to catch the big game. With two locations in the Dells area, we promise you will enjoy the atmosphere as much as the game. Monk’s at the Wilderness has 45 flat screen TVs for the ultimate sports fanatic! For a true Wisconsin experience, we recommend the Bucky Badger Burger with a side of cheese curds.

Wisconsin Brew Pub

Celebrate all things football and Wisconsin at Wisconsin Brew Pub at the Kalahari Resort. Test out the (Pabst Blue Ribbon) battered Everyday Wisconsin Fish Fry or the Tailgater Burger while cheering on your favorite team. Celebrate a big win with a Build Your Own S’mores dessert! You’ll love the casual, friendly tavern atmosphere of the Wisconsin Brew Pub.

Marley’s A Taste of the Caribbean

Feel as if you’re on a tropical vacation to the Caribbean, and catch the big game at the same time! Marley’s menu features delicious appetizers and entrées with a Jamaican flair. All of your favorite brews are available but why not switch it up and enjoy a fruity drink to complete the beachy theme. Dare we mention the 12′x12′ projection screen? It will practically feel as if you’re at the stadium!

Brat House Grill

Talk about front row seats! Watching the game on Brat House Grill’s giant, 14′ HD TV will put you right in the middle of the action! Game day specials make the Brat House Grill an even better place to watch football! Their menu is filled with Wisconsin favorites… like brats! A full bar complete with creative drinks, a wide variety of brews, and a friendly atmosphere, make “Wisconsin Dells’ Wurst Bar” an ideal place to catch the game.

Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co.

Considering Moosejaw Pizza & Dells Brewing Co. brews their own beer in 10 different styles, it isn’t hard to guess why it’s the perfect place to watch football. Their extensive and delicious menu items can easily pair with your handcrafted Dells Brewing Co. brew. Out with friends? The upstairs bar has a fun atmosphere with a little more noise (perfect to pump you up!). TVs surround the circular bar so you have a great view of the game, no matter where you choose to sit. Have the kiddos for the day? No problem! The downstairs bar has multiple TV screens as well, along with a game room to keep the little ones occupied.

So get ready to cheer, drink and eat your way to a victory this season in Wisconsin Dells!

Celebrate Life Event 2014

Marley’s A Taste of the Caribbean – Celebrate Life 2014

Wisconsin Dells only American Cancer Society event

Talk about a feel-good event! Guests celebrated life this past Saturday at Marley’s A Taste of the Caribbean in Wisconsin Dells. The Celebrate Life event was held on September, 6th and raised money and awareness for the American Cancer Society (ACS).

The ACS event kicked off early for some. Guests moved and grooved to popular tunes with a zumba party from 9:30 am-11:30 am.

The main event was held from 3 pm-8 pm and was well worth the $20 admission donation. The bright colors of Marley’s created the perfect setting for a variety of family-friendly activities. Visitors were invited to take part in both live and silent auctions (with Todd Nelson, auctioneer) containing everything from a football signed by the Packers to durable patio furniture. The event also included a raffle with a chance to win the featured prize of $1000! The winners of this year’s raffle, Keith & Michelle Koehler, donated their prize back to the ACS cause!

Each year, a variety of donors contribute to making top-notch prize packages available to guests. Stories among those who attended were that of courage, triumph and loss due to the harsh battles with cancer. Visitors commented about the need for events like Celebrate Life; everyone’s lives seem to be touched by cancer in some way, shape or form.

Live music was provided for the evening by Brian Beebe and Friends (a welcome returning act to the Marley’s ACS stage). The band’s fun covers of current songs and original pieces were the perfect background for a night of storytelling.

The Celebrate Life event at Marley’s replaces the Wisconsin Dells Relay For Life (which ceased about 9 years ago). Celebrate Life has seen phenomenal support since its beginnings, and has been getting bigger and bigger with every passing year. Each year, the event raises over $50,000 to help fund research at the American Cancer Society, and this year was no exception.

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Marley’s A Taste of the Caribbean for hosting the Celebrate Life event and all attendees, in person and spirit, who are committed to the fight against cancer!


Fall Corvette Adventures

Rev your engine and keep your eyes peeled… Fall Corvette Adventures is coming to Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells this weekend (September 12th-14th, 2014)! This 3-day touring event is held in conjunction with the Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival, and provides Corvette owners with a real reason to get together and celebrate the Corvette name.

Fall Corvette Adventures provides a variety of guided tours for participants to travel Wisconsin’s beautiful roads. Friday’s tour options include a cruise to Oshkosh and the EAA AirVenture Museum, a scenic trip to the Mississippi River for lunch, and a stop at the Burr Oak Winery. No matter which route the drivers choose, everyone is invited to Dells Raceway Park in the evening. Here, participants are invited to drive their Corvette on a paved and banked track! Tours on Saturday include winding, rustic routes to a variety of eateries and wineries and Sunday offers a variety of short, morning rides.

For Corvette owners, the Fall Corvette Adventures is the perfect time to make new friends, memories, and get a glimpse of Wisconsin at its finest.

If you plan to be in Wisconsin Dells this weekend for the Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival, be sure to charge your camera and visit Broadway Street for a chance to catch a glimpse of some of these hot rods in action!

For a more complete list of Wisconsin Dells events, visit


Wisconsin Dells Fall Preview

Fall brings a variety of new life to the Wisconsin Dells area. Festivals, farmer’s markets, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and the beautiful fall colors are just around the corner! Here’s a quick glimpse at several of this year’s fall happenings! For a more complete schedule of events, visit or

Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival 2014

September 12-14th, 2014 - Bring in the new season with a celebration like none-other! Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival is a three day extravaganza featuring delicious food, carnival rides, a 75-unit parade, rousing live music, a flea market, Maxwell Street Days, the Wo-Zha-Wa Walk/Run, and arts and crafts that everyone can enjoy! The event has free admission, and there’s more than enough going on to keep busy bodies occupied all-day long.

Fall Wine Walk

September 26th, 2014 – The September Fall Wine Walk is quickly approaching. A variety of downtown businesses will be participating in an evening of fine wine, hors d’oeuvres and more! The event is limited to just 450 ticket holders and tickets are on sale now! Pick up your Fall Wine Walk tickets at Artistic Expressions (531 Broadway), Alpha Beta Karma (212 Broadway) or Robin’s Nest Restorations (714 Oak Street). The event will take place on September 26th from 4pm-9pm. For more information, visit the Wisconsin Dells Wine Walk Facebook page.

Riverside & Great Northern Railway – Pumpkin Trains

Weekends in October - Pumpkin Trains are coming to the Riverside & Great Northern Railway! During the month of October, the railway will be offering visitors a chance to ride on their family-friendly pumpkin trains. All young riders get a chance to choose a pumpkin to take home as a souvenir. There’s no goblins, ghosts or zombies at this family-friendly fall attraction, just good ole pumpkin patch fun! For more information on the Riverside & Great Northern Railway, click here.

Car Shows

See Events Calendar - Gear up for the fall season by attending one of the many car shows in Wisconsin Dells! Dash to the Dells (Ford Truck Show), Fall Corvette Adventures, Muscle Car Adventures, Cruise for a Cause and more are all rolling to the Dells this fall season! For more dates, shows and cruises, keep your eyes glued to the!

Farmer’s Markets

Weekends - Farmer’s markets are the perfect spot to enjoy the crisp, autumn air. The Wisconsin Dells area is home to several fantastic markets that offer perfect produce, flowers and homemade gifts. Check out the Sunday farmer’s market at Thunder Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast or the Saturday market at Tanger Outlets. For more information on local farmer’s markets, visit our recent blog.

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