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August 16, 2017 - August 20, 2017

2017 VENETIAN FESTIVAL 55th Anniversary

2017 celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Lake Geneva Jaycees Venetian Festival. The five-day Festival runs from August 16th-20th and takes place at Flat Iron, Library, and Seminary Parks in picturesque downtown Lake Geneva.

Venetian Festival features a weekend of great family entertainment including a Craft Fair, Carnival, Water ski show, local cuisine including a brat stand and beer tent. This is all capped off on Sunday with a traditional Venetian Style lighted boat parade followed by the area’s largest fireworks display high above Geneva Lake.

Lake Geneva Jaycees Venetian Festival 2017 Days of Operation August 16th-August 20th, 2017
Wednesday – Friday 5pm to Midnight.
Saturday & Sunday Noon to Midnight.

For Current Festival Information, hours and entertainment schedules, please visit our Venetian Web Site
Or Visit the Lake Geneva Jaycees Web Site:

Where: Flat Iron, Seminary and Library Parks
Location: Lake Geneva, WI

November 9, 2017

Jimmy Buffett Musical ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ Premieres in Chicago

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman and Beth Williams announced today that Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play a limited pre-Broadway engagement beginning November 9, 2017 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph). More information will be available soon at!

Where: Chicago
Location: Oriental Theatre