On the shores of Delavan Lake, Shake the Lake Music Festival returns better than ever, bringing you 3 Days of FUN, FOOD, and DRINK. We have a packed lineup of “Decades Rock” Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Along with amazing tunes, there will be fun activities, such as an 80’s-themed Costume Contest, Lip Sync Battles, the Walworth County Bags Tournament Championship, Carnival Games, Food Trucks, Kids Activities and much more!!  You may purchase tickets at the gate Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Free parking on Resort grounds. 

New this year:  Euro Bungee!  From 12 noon until 5pm on Saturday only.

Purchase tickets at the gate!  Free parking on resort grounds. 



Opening the festival will be the area’s best U2 cover band, U2 Zoo!  Headlining is Trippin Billies, the nation’s premier Dave Matthews touring tribute act.

6:00pm U2 Zoo
9:00pm Trippin Billies


Expect a fun-filled day rocking to the best 80’s music.  Wear your best 80’s costume!  Prizes will be awarded during their show for the best outfit, and winners will be announced onstage.  The most dynamic Prince Tribute band, The Prince Experience, so come out and party like it’s 1999!

12:00pm House of Music
2:00pm Triple D
6:30pm SuperFly
9:00pm Prince Experience


A great afternoon of 70’s rock will keep the party rolling.  The day will get started with the great cover hits from the Big Al Wetzel Band and finish off with the midwest’s premier Chicago tribute band, Chicago Tribute Anthology. CTA produces a driving rhythm section, powerful horns, and authentic vocals that combine to recreate the sound of one of the most exciting and enduring bands of all time, Chicago!

12:00pm Big Al Wetzel Band
2:00pm Chicago Tribute Anthology



The 2nd Annual Bags Championship will be held on the Shake the Lake grounds at 4:00 pm on Saturday, July 29.  There will be cash payouts for the top 3 teams, as well as other great prizes!  There will be a trophy presentation for our 1st place winner.

Our Bags Championship ticket package includes 2 tickets for Saturday’s festivities and entry for your two-person team into the tournament. You must select this ticket option to participate.


Throughout the weekend, there will be tons of fun activities.

  • Giant Jenga
  • Bag Toss
  • Ladder Golf
  • Water Balloon Challenge (water balloon fights)
  • Mist Zone (large misting machine)
  • Electronic Bball shoot
  • Electronic Football throw
  • Life-sized Connect 4
  • Pirate Beanbag toss
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Foot Darts

saturday only from noon – 5pm:

Giant Rock-Climbing Wall

Euro Bungee – Trampoline Bungee Jumping

High Striker

The Food Trucks at the festival are:
Anchor In (Delavan)
Grandma’s Goodies
Hard Wood Cafe Catering Company (Greater Milwaukee Area)
Marco Pollo (Milwaukee)
Lumpia City (San Diego & Milwaukee)

 Purchase tickets at the gate.  free parking on resort grounds.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There will be free parking adjacent to the festival grounds.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

No outside food and beverage.

You CAN bring your own chairs.

How can I contact the organizer with questions?

Email your questions to [email protected] or call us at 262-728-7950

Do kids get in free?

Kids 10 and younger get in free.