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Lake Geneva Ice Castles open to the public this Friday

Tickets go on sale Tuesday morning
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Posted at 11:55 AM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 12:55:25-05

LAKE GENEVA — Lake Geneva will once again see a frozen wonderland this year because the Ice Castles are coming back!

The iconic Ice Castles will open to the public at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 22, the group organizing the event announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Tuesday morning at

While the ice castles are returning, things may look a little different due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Visitors at the Ice Castles at Geneva National Resort will notice a reduced capacity and social distancing, as well as a face mask requirement. Tunnels and crawl spaces will be clearly marked as one-ways so there's limited face-to-face contact with other visitors.

"We are thrilled to welcome families back to Ice Castles at Geneva National Resort this winter," Ice Castles CEO Kyle Standifird said in an earlier statement. "The safety of our guests and staff has always been our top priority, and the new features and guidelines we have in place this season are designed to create a safe and magical environment for everyone."

"We are excited to provide a venue for fresh-air adventure and an amazing lakefront landscape that accentuates the magic of this one-of-a-kind outdoor attraction,” added President of Paloma Resort Properties, which owns and manages Destination Geneva National. “Since last season, we’ve opened 32 brand-new Suites – spacious accommodations just steps from the entrance to Ice Castles.”

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