Magical Wisconsin Winter Getaways :: 10 Top Activities & Things to Do

A Magical Cedarburg, Wisconsin Winter Getaway

It is magical in Cedarburg during the winter. The beautiful snow, the cozy and festive town all together make for a fun winter escape. Whether you stay indoors or venture out in the cold, we have something for everyone in our sleepy winter town.

Top 10 Winter Activities in Cedarburg, Wisconsin



1. Ice Skating

Grab your loved one, bundle up and try your hand at ice skating on Cedar Creek. Warm up with wine tasting, hot chocolate or dining at the Anvil Restaurant afterwards.

Cross Country Skiing in Wisconsin

2. Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

There are a number of trails in Cedarburg and the surrounding area that are great for snowshoeing or cross country skiing. We recommend the ski trails Riveredge Nature Center and the Zeunert Park Path. We recommend warming up afterward with a hot drink at Union House!

Wine Tasting in Cedarburg

3. Winery Tastings

The great news is that the wineries are open year round in Cedarburg. We love the incredible Cedar Creek Winery (they have a Christmas Blush out!), Sunshine Winery, and Chiseled Grape Winery. You can’t go wrong with a visit to our incredible Wisconsin wineries and shops.

Festive Fridays in Cedarburg wi

4. Festive Fridays

From mid-November – mid-December, Fridays become Festive. There are fun and free events leading up to Christmas. Visitors can enjoy live music, wine tasting, carriage rides, Irish dancing, cookie decorating, shopping, olive oil/balsamic tastings, cider and cookies and more. There is something for everyone to enjoy that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.


Photo Provided by The Fermentorium

5. Craft Beer Tasting

The Fermentorium will not disappoint craft beer lovers. There are 24 taps with some incredible Wisconsin beers. From beer with maple and other unique ingredients, IPAs, Ales, Wheats, Brown Lagers, Lagers, Pale Ales, fruit beers, blondes, stouts, sours and more. With so many options, a tasting flight is recommended and they have beer you can purchase to take with you and growlers are always an option. There is something for all pallets to enjoy at this fun and vibrant brewery.

Another option is the historic Rebellion Brewery. Located in the Cedarburg Mill that once housed the Silver Creek Brewery, this brewery offers an assortment of great beers, shots, mixed drinks and their famous Bloody Mary. They also offer food and free popcorn!

Getting Artistic in Cedarburg, WI

6. Get Artistic

Glaze Pottery offers a fun and artistic adventure. At their shop located in Thiensville, only 4 miles from our inn, guests can enjoy pottery painting, glass fusing, working with raw clay, and even have wine glass painting. They have over 500 different pieces you can paint which make for great souvenirs or personalized gifts.


7. Hit the Lanes

Head on down to Cedars III Bowling Center to enjoy a friendly game of bowling, watching a game on one of the 14 flat screen TV’s, pizza, sandwiches, appetizers and fun. They also have a bar with frosty beverages and pool tables.

Movie Theater Cedarburg, WI

8. Watch a Movie

Guests staying at our inn can walk to the Rivoli Theatre to catch the latest movie or watch a holiday classic, such as It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, White Christmas and Miracle on 34th Street. Built in the 1800s, this historic showplace offers modern seats and all the special historic touches.

Shopping in Cedarburg

9. Shop

Downtown Cedarburg is a great mix of old and new. Visitors love the unique shops, wonderful dining, art galleries and the incredibly beautiful ambiance with the historic buildings. A stroll downtown is sure to please and help you find unique treasures for your loved ones for the holidays.

Winter Getaway in Cedarburg - Romantic Room

10. Cozy Up

Cozy up in a romantic room after a day of fun in and around Cedarburg at our top rated Cedarburg bed and breakfast. Enjoy fireplaces, special touches and incredible breakfasts.

Celebrate In Style

  • Two Cedar Creek Winery tour tickets
  • Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut champagne
  • Two keepsake wine glasses
  • A bottle of Cedar Creek Wine (Vogue Rogue Red, Settlement Gold, La Belle Vie or Cranberry Blush)
  • Amy’s Gourmet Belgian Chocolate Truffles

$75 plus tax

A trip to Cedarburg, Wisconsin this winter is sure to be full of relaxation, romance, adventure and fun. Book your getaway today and enjoy some of the best rates of the year.

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