Holiday fun in Waukesha Pewaukee

Holiday Fun for the Whole Family

Waukesha Pewaukee is a great place to visit every day of the year, but around the holidays, we really get into the spirit with fun holiday activities, great for the whole family to enjoy.


Angel Art Crawl, Dec. 3

Forget making a list and checking it twice. All you need is an evening at the Art Angel Art Crawl on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 10 p.m. in Downtown Waukesha. With 175 artists displaying the finest, most unique gift ideas, you’ll have your holiday shopping wrapped up in no time, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the festivities.

Waukesha’s pubs, delis, cafes and bakeries put out a really nice spread and celebrate the evening with Crawl Night specials. If shopping doesn’t do it, you can work off the great food, dancing to live entertainment. And if you’re up to being a little creative, take advantage of the art and pottery classes available for kids and adults.

Mistletoe Market Art & Craft Fair, Dec. 2–3mistletoe-market

Looking for more great treasures? The Waukesha County Expo Center is filled with them during the Mistletoe Market Art & Craft Fair. Find unique gift items all in one place. Stop by Friday, Dec. 2 10am-4pm or Saturday, Dec. 3 10am-4pm. The cost of admission is $3 (teens and kids 16 and under are free).

12 days of pewaukee12 Days of Pewaukee, Dec. 3-14

From Saturday, Dec. 3 – Tuesday, Dec. 14, Positively Pewaukee is hosting a variety of holiday activities at various places in Pewaukee. 12 days of Pewaukee features merchant specials, events, treasure hunts, a parade. Be sure to check here for full details on specials each day.

Waukesha Silver Bells, Nov. 18 – Dec.23

waukesha-silverbells-breakfast-with-santaWaukesha’s downtown not only decks out for the holidays, it makes everything magical with horse drawn carriage rides, carolers, photos with Santa and a Santa Breakfast Workshop. Our retailers keep the doors open later all through the month of December and we offer some creative venues, like the Plowshare Fairtrade Marketplace featuring unique gifts from artisans in more than 30 countries, and the Antiques & Uniques Mall on Main, which has an extensive collection of antique jewelry, china, furniture and more.

For Purely Elfish Reasons, Weekends, Dec. 2 – 18

for-purely-elfish-reasonsOur Waukesha Civic Theatre, located in downtown Waukesha will be featuring For Purely Eflish Reasons weekends Dec. 2- 18. Full of catchy songs, groan-worthy punchlines, and slapstick humor, For Purely Elfish Reasons is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Tickets are on sale now!  There are also two more shows at Waukesha Civic Theatre to enjoy: Joel Kopischke’s I Got Yule, Babe and Elvis: The Legend Lives On.

Need a Little More Christmas?

country-christmasFeast your eyes on Wisconsin’s largest and most spectacular outdoor holiday lights display – The Country Christmas at the Country Springs Hotel. Grab the kids and head out on I-94 to County Rd. T (North). Take a short right on Golf Rd. and drive through more than one million holiday lights and animated displays along a mile-long trail.

Park the car and head inside the pavilion to see the Christmas Village featuring a working model train display. Walk through the Streets of Bethlehem where a near life-sized display replicates the Vatican’s famous Fontanini nativity scene.

Country Christmas is just $15 per carload or minivan Sun. – Thurs or $20 per carload or minivan Fri. -Sat and holidays. Limos or large vans are $30 and minibusses are $40. Bring cash as debit or credit cards are not accepted at the door.

If the holiday spirit moves you or you have visiting relatives, the Country Springs Hotel is offering a special Country Christmas Hotel Package, starting at $159.99 per night that includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in a deluxe guest room
  • 4 water park passes
  • One carload admission to Country Christmas
  • 1 large one-topping pizza, 1 order of garlic bread and 4 soft drinks
  • 4 cookies and 4 cups of hot chocolate inside Christmas Village at Country Christmas

The Country Christmas Package is available select nights November 25 – December 30, 2016.
The package is subject to availability. Call 800-247-6640 to make reservations and be sure to mention “Country Christmas Hotel Package”