Wine Fest Weekend

24 Oct, 2018

Grab your girlfriends for an unforgettable wine infused weekend along the shores of beautiful Green Lake. Heidel House Resort and Spa’s annual wine tasting event is featuring signature wines from across the country this year. Whether you come for the afternoon or make it a weekend trip, we’re sure that you will have a blast! To help make planning your weekend getaway easier, we made up a potential itinerary so you can get the most out of your time here.

Wine Fest is Saturday, November 17 from 1 - 5 p.m.

Wine Fest is Saturday, November 17 from 1 – 5 p.m.

Friday, November 16

6:00 p.m. – Arrive at Heidel House Resort & Spa

6:15 p.m. – Get checked in and head to your room

6:30 p.m. – Settle into your room while you get ready for dinner

7:15 p.m. – Enjoy a delicious, lakeside dinner at Grey Rock. (Don’t forget to make your reservations in advance!)

8:30 p.m. – Make your way upstairs to the Grey Rock lounge where you can enjoy a cocktail in front of the fireplace while you catch up with your girlfriends.

10:00 p.m. – Head back to your room to rest up for Wine Fest tomorrow


Saturday, November 17

7:30 a.m. – It’s time for the most important meal of the day. Take a walk to the Sunroom restaurant in the lobby for some breakfast.

9:00 a.m. – Spa time! Hop in the car for a quick drive across the street to Evensong Spa where you will be spending the next couple hours enjoying special Vinotherapy services. (Be sure to book your appointments early as these Vinotherapy services are very popular and only available during Wine Fest week!)

11:30 a.m.  – Don’t worry about leaving the spa for lunch. Just order off the menu in the spa café and it will be ready for you when you’re done with your services.

12:30 p.m. – Make your way back to the resort to pre-register for Wine Fest.

1:00 p.m. – Wine Fest begins! Spend the next four hours sampling signature wines from across the country while snacking on hors d’oeuvres and enjoying the sounds of live music.

5:00 p.m. – As Wine Fest winds down, make your way to the lower level of the main lobby where you will find BoatHouse Pub. A variety of pub-style fare is available for your taste buds to enjoy for dinner.

8:00 p.m. – It’s been a long day. Recap the events of the day with your friends in the indoor whirlpool or hot tub.


Sunday, November 18

10:00 a.m. – Unfortunately the weekend is coming to an end and it’s time to check out.

10:30 a.m. – Swing through downtown Green Lake and stop at Sassafrass for breakfast and coffee.

11:30 a.m. – Take a walk through a few of the unique shops downtown before you head home.


In an effort to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe experience at Wine Fest, we are offering discounted rates on rooms for Saturday, November 17 for guests who would like to stay the night. Please call 800.444.2812 for room reservations. There are also taxis and an Uber in the area to make sure that you get home safely.

Advance ticket purchase is required for this event. Tickets are $50/person plus tax and service fee. Ticket price includes admission to event, a souvenir tasting glass, hors d’oeuvres, live music and unlimited sampling. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.

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