Delafield - Family Friendly Fall Destination

SEPT 5, 2010, DELAFIELD, Wis.: Delafield, Wisconsin, set amid the beautiful lake country just 25 miles west of Milwaukee, is hosting a full schedule of autumn events throughout the city. For outdoor lovers to art aficionados, girlfriends enjoying a getaway, to families celebrating harvest time and holiday festivities, Delafield is a lively destination for a day or weekend. The complete fall schedule can be found online at visitdelafield.org. Some of the highlights include:

September 10‐11 Delafield Art Walk
Shop for original artwork as you stroll through the streets of historic downtown Delafield
There are art activities for the kids and live music for the adults, along with a delicious selection of bars and restaurants from Mexican and Italian cuisine, as well as an Irish pub, martini bar, and several specialty brew houses.

September 12 An American Classic Annual Car Show – Downtown Delafield

September 18‐19 The North Face® Endurance Challenge
Ultra challenging trail run that cuts through picturesque Kettle Moraine State Park, including portions of the Ice Age Trail. Trail lengths from 10K to 50K! On September 18, the Karno Kid’s Race for children 12 and under takes place in the State Park. Registration is on‐site and free the day of the race.

October 23 Grand Pumpkin Illumination and Trick‐or‐Treating
Share the streets of downtown Delafield with little ghosts, princesses, and other costumed creatures at the city’s annual trick or treat festivities, which begin at 5pm. This family‐friendly free event also features hundreds of hand‐carved jack‐o‐lanterns lit at 7 pm.

Sports Enthusiasts Enjoy Fall in Delafield
Enjoy golf, hiking and biking as you spend crisp fall days in Delafield. There’s golf at Naga‐Waukee Golf Course, Delafield’s award‐winning 18‐hole course. Satisfying musky and walleye fishing on many crystal clear lakes including nearby Lake Nagawicka. Relaxing bike rides and walks along the Lake Country Recreational Trail or Lapham Peak unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Delafield Summer Stage performances and Farmer’s Market in its final weeks
Through the fall, you can still enjoy the final weeks of some of Delafield’s best summertime
offerings including performances at SummerStage, the outdoor theatre in Lapham Peak. Or, local produce offered at the Delafield Farmers Market through the end of October.

Delafield offers excellent eateries, plentiful shopping in popular stores and trendy boutiques, and welcoming accommodations from locally owned Country Pride Inn and the luxurious Delafield Hotel, named to the Traveler’s lists of Conde Nast Magazine and National Geographic, to wellknown chains like Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, and La Quinta Inn & Suites. Go to visitdelafield.org and browse the interactive calendar of events to find out where to stay, what to do, and what do see when you come to Delafield this fall! Or call 888‐294‐1082. 


News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Luke Kloberdanz, IATA staff (800-227-0046, luke@iceagetrail.org)

The City of Delafield becomes an Ice Age Trail Community

Delafield, WI — When complete, the Ice Age National Scenic Trail will cross approximately 132 communities in 31 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. Along the way, the Trail takes users to some of the best glacial features in the world, provides opportunities for personal rejuvenation, is an outdoor classroom, and is an economic resource for communities. These assets make the Ice Age Trail a welcome addition to many communities ranging from small roadside stops to bustling metropolises.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance has established the Ice Age Trail Community program, designed to help communities leverage the Trail as an economic and social engine, while promoting the Ice Age National Scenic Trail to community members and visitors alike. Commitment to this program represents an agreement to cross promote one another, building healthy and vibrant communities.

The City of Delafield is the most recent addition to the Ice Age Trail Community roster. Tucked in the heart of the Kettle Moraine, Delafield is rich with outdoor beauty and year-round recreational activities. It offers casual and award-winning dining, lodging, specialty shopping and unique historic sites. Delafield is full of friendly faces and stays true to its small town ideals.

To celebrate this designation the Alliance and City of Delafield plan to host a National Trails Day event on June 3rd, 2017. Details to follow.

The Ice Age Trail, one of only eleven National Scenic Trails, is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting Wisconsin's world-renowned Ice Age heritage and natural resources.

The Ice Age Trail Alliance is a non-profit volunteer- and member-based organization established in 1958 that works to create, support and protect the Ice Age Trail. Visit www.iceagetrail.org for hiking information and volunteer opportunities.

Delafield is a vibrant city, nestled in-between Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin, and is set among the tranquil waters and rolling hills of Waukesha County’s “Lake Country." For more information, please call the Delafield Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Council at 1-888-294-1082 or visit www.visitdelafield.orgAlso find us on Twitter (@visitdelafield) and Facebook (facebook.com/visitdelafield).

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