Annual Events and Attractions
Stay in the City of Delafield to enjoy music and art festivals, shows, theatre and more throughout the year.
Along with a variety of historical attractions and Delafield Chamber produced events, there are also several, community annual events which bring in a number of visitors who stay in the City of Delafield. Delafield is 30 minutes from Milwaukee, making Delafield a great place to stay for to enjoy some of the hottest summer events in Milwaukee such as Summerfest – the World’s Largest Music Festival and the Wisconsin State Fair, and Milwaukee's favorite professional baseball team. Read on to learn more!
Delafield Farmers’ Market
Open Saturdays May 4 through October 26, 2013; 8am-1pm, rain or shine
City Municipal Lot near Main Street, downtown Delafield
Producer-only upscale market featuring locally grown vegetables and fruits, herbs, eggs, honey, soap, fresh and dried flowers, perennials, annual bedding and vegetable starter plants, alpaca yarns and variety of handcrafts by local artisans. Farmer’s Market runs every Saturday in the City of Delafield parking lot next to the Fish Hatchery building along Main St, one block west of Genesee St (County Road C), in downtown Delafield, Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.delafieldfarmersmarket.com.
SummerStage Outdoor Theatre
Season Schedule typically from June to September
Event Location: Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Delafield
SummerStage, the only outdoor performance theatre in Waukesha County, is set in the beautiful Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. When the weather turns warm, you can experience theatrical, musical, dance, and even comedic performances held in the open air. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and your favorite picnic meal and beverages as you enjoy the arts in a natural, rustic setting. A full schedule, details and ticket information is available on their website. Event tickets may be purchased on the SummerStage website or one hour before the show at the box office. For schedule visit: www.summerstageofdelafield.org
An event schedule is produced by the SummerStage of Delafield.
Lake County Art Festival
Typically the Second Saturday in July
Event Location: Naga-waukee County Park, Delafield
Art aficionados will be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of original art at the Lake Country Art Festival, now in its 37th year. Naga-Waukee Park hosts 150+ juried exhibitors in this highly anticipated, charitable event. Shop for ceramics, pottery, jewelry, wearable art, painting, woodwork, glass art, textiles and more! Children will enjoy making their own crafts and playing inside the bounce castle in the festival children’s area. Food and beverages available. County park admission fees applicable. For more information, visit www.lakecountrywomensclub.org
An event sponsored and produced by the Lake Country Women’s Club.
Waukesha BluesFest – "An American Music and Art Festival"
Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10, 2013
Event location: Naga-Waukee County Park, Delafield
Under a tent in the serene Naga-Waukee County Park, over 14 acts of musicians and bands take the stage at this two-day festival celebration of Blues music! Ample seating is under the tent to lend to a comfortable atmosphere and your listening enjoyment of “Blues” music. If you prefer to be in the sun, then bring along your own foldout chair or blanket to sit and listen in the grassy area adjacent to the tent.
Also on the BluesFest grounds, the Waukesha BluesFest Art Show, a juried art show of photography, painting, pottery, glass, jewelry and more! For ticket, schedule and details on the event, visit: www.waukeshabluesfest.com.
An event presented by the Waukesha Rotary Club.
Delafield Classic Car Show
Following Labor Day: September 15, 2013 - Cancelled for 2013
Location: Downtown Delafield
Tales of years past are told by classic automobiles, which line the streets of downtown Delafield during the Delafield Classic Car Show. From classic hot rods to scorching muscle cars and elegant sports cars – you’re sure to find sleek styling, bold colors, and timeless designs. Whether you’re a die hard car enthusiast, a history buff, or someone curious about Wisconsin’s car culture, this event is sure to capture the spirit, freedom, and beauty that automobiles have provided for over 100 years. For further event information, contact Al Wagner of An American Classic LLC at 262-646-3566. Check out these 2011 Car Show Photos »
An event produced by An American Classic, LLC. and financially sponsored by local businesses including The Delafield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Delafield - Close to Milwaukee’s Biggest Events:
Summerfest, Wisconsin State Fair & Milwaukee's Favorite Baseball Team
Seeking Milwaukee vacation ideas? Make your plans to stay in Delafield, Wisconsin!
Only 30 minutes away from Milwaukee, Delafield is the perfect “home base” for many of southeastern Wisconsin’s best summer time experiences and hottest summer events. In Milwaukee, check out Summerfest, the World’s Largest Music Festival (June 26 – June 30, July 2 – 7, 2013) and the Wisconsin State Fair (August 1 - 11, 2013). Book your hotel and stay in Delafield! Don’t put any worry toward Milwaukee traffic or parking – the coach shuttle bus from Delafield drops you off and picks you up right at the main gates!
The Delafield shuttle, which begins at the Naga-Waukee Park-Ride, at the intersection of Hwy 83 and I-94; makes it easy to catch your pick of over 800 bands at Summerfest and to get your fill of cream puffs and all of the State Fair animals. Wisconsin Coach Lines shuttle bus tickets are available for purchase right at the Park-Ride.
In just 30 minutes, you can be in your seat, eating a brat at a Milwaukee Brewers baseball game at beautiful Miller Park or conveniently take in popular ethnic festivals on the Milwaukee lakefront, to name a few! Make your Delafield lodging arrangments today.