According to an extensive study completed by MyDatingAdviser.com, Lake Geneva has been ranked as the 17th best Christmas town out of 152 cities across America. The spot is famous for its festive winter fun, but Lake Geneva isn’t the only city in Wisconsin that is bursting with holiday cheer. The following are the best holiday events and attractions Wisconsin has to offer.
A Madison Symphony Christmas: Dec. 3 through Dec. 5
From Christmas carolers serenading you in the lobby to extravagant performances by local opera singers, a children’s choir and The Madison Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsinites are in for a magical musical experience featuring their favorite holiday songs. Tickets start at $28, and the first performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.
To learn more about A Madison Symphony Christmas, visit madisonsymphony.org.
Story Time with Santa: Dec. 4
Santa has come to the Adams County Library for story time with your little ones. Listen as he reads Twas the Night Before Christmas and other holiday classics, and takes the time to meet each audience member after the show. Letters to Santa are encouraged, and photo-ops on Ol’ St. Nick’s lap will also be available. The story time is free and open to the public on Dec. 4 at 11 a.m.
To learn more about Story Time with Santa, visit adamscountylibrary.info.
Breakfast with Reindeer in Delafield: Dec. 4
How many of you can say you have had a Christmas-inspired breakfast with Santa’s reindeer? Lake County’s Delafield Chamber of Commerce is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for little ones to dine with Santa’s furry friends and meet St. Nick himself. Meet some elves, get holiday shopping done at nearby local boutiques, and have memories that will last a lifetime.
To learn more about Breakfast with Reindeer in Delafield, visit delafieldchamber.com.
A Christmas Carol: Dec. 10 through Dec. 12
Back for its 14th season, the Wausau Community Theater is showing its staple holiday play, A Christmas Carol, from Dec. 10 through Dec. 12. Witness as the classic holiday tale comes to life before your eyes and discover the true meaning of Christmas. Tickets start at $14 and vary depending on age.
To learn more about A Christmas Carol, visit wausaucommunitytheatre.org.
Kohl’s Family Sundays at Home: Holiday Edition: Select dates through Dec.19
Working in collaboration with the Milwaukee Art Museum, Kohl’s is bringing Milwaukeeans its holiday edition of Kohl’s Family Sundays. The weekly event will take place until Dec. 19 and is featuring virtual tours of the art museum, live music and storytelling, festive cooking lessons on sweet treats like candy apples, and so much more to keep you and your little ones entertained from home.
To learn more about Kohl’s Family Sundays at Home: Holiday Edition, visit mam.org.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Dec. 26
Globally known for its progressive rock version of Christmas classics, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming to Milwaukee on Dec. 26 for an evening of your favorite holiday songs with an alternative twist. The orchestra’s live music will come equipped with an extraordinary laser show and for every ticket sold, the orchestra will donate money to charity. So far the group has donated over 16 million dollars (and counting) to charitable causes.
To learn more about the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, visit fiservforum.com.
Magic of Lights: Select dates through Jan. 2
Experience a holiday light show from the comfort and safety of your car at Magic of Lights at American Family Field. The sparkling show will feature your favorite holiday themes and characters along its path, and will also house a drive-up hot cocoa concession stand.
To learn more about Magic of Lights, visit magicoflights.com.