ICE CASTLES AT GENEVA NATIONAL
Lake Geneva’s Coolest Winter Attraction
Built with thousands of lit-up icicles, the interactive Ice Castles display is projected to open on Geneva National’s driving range in early January 2020. Featuring tricked-out tunnels, thrones, slides, and fountains, this over-the-top Instagrammable ice kingdom will be yours to discover through early March.
Now in its second year in Lake Geneva, Ice Castles relocated to Geneva National Resort & Club to accommodate an expanded footprint while positioning the structure along the scenic Lake Como shoreline.
“We are thrilled to bring Ice Castles back to Lake Geneva this winter,” said Ice Castles CEO Ryan Davis, “Our partnership with Geneva National Resort & Club will allow us to create an even bigger castle with more interactive features and magical elements for guests to enjoy.”
Located just across Lake Como from Geneva National, The Ridge Hotel promises to offer magnificent views of Ice Castles from the hotel’s backyard veranda and Crafted Americana restaurants. Couple our Igloo Experience with a visit to Ice Castles, and enjoy a truly royal winter.
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Ice Castles Questions
When will the Ice Castles be open in Lake Geneva?
Ice Castles hopes to open its Lake Geneva location at Geneva National Resort & Club in early January 2020 and remain open until early March. (The opening day and length of operation are determined by the weather.) Tickets will go on sale at icecastles.com 7-10 days prior to Ice Castles opening.
What are the hours of operation?
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Sunday, noon – 11:00 p.m.
Once inside Ice Castles, there is no time limit on how long you may remain.
What are the admission prices?
Ticket prices are $11.99 for children and $16.99 for adults during the week or $15.99 for children and $20.99 for adults on weekends. Children 4-years-old and under get in for free.
Where do I purchase tickets?
Ice Castles requires that you purchase tickets in-person or on the website. Standby tickets are not guaranteed to be available for walk-ups. Tickets may be exchanged up to 24 hours before the reserved event at no charge. There is a $5.00 per ticket fee to exchange tickets for a different date/time if it is within 24 hours of the event.
Where to Stay?
The closest hotel to Ice Castles, The Ridge Hotel promises to offer spectacular views of Ice Castles from across Lake Como. The closest lodging to Ice Castles is at Geneva National’s Inns, six-bedroom group villas ideal for larger families and groups. The Ridge Hotel will offer exclusive overnight packages that combine lodging with Ice Castle tickets. Details coming soon.
Where to Dine?
Crafted Americana at The Ridge Hotel will offer views of both our igloos on the back veranda as well as the glistening lights of Ice Castles across the lake. Dining is also available on-site at Geneva National’s Resort Clubhouse, turf. kitchen + tap and the Hunt Club Steakhouse.
Are wheelchairs and strollers allowed?
While Ice Castles is not created to meet handicap accessibility standards, wheelchairs are welcome. If an individual in a wheelchair is sensitive to bumps, Ice Castles does not recommend a visit. While strollers are not recommended, Ice Castles suggests wearing a baby or pulling a child in a sled for a more enjoyable visit.
Are pets allowed at the Ice Castles?
Furry and feathered friends are not allowed inside Ice Castles, which cannot accommodate Emotional Support Animals. Only Certified Service Animals are allowed inside Ice Castles.
Photos courtesy of Ice Castles