Thursday, January 23, 2014

Lake Geneva's Riviera Docks and Park

The snow sculpture competition, judging and festivities take place mostly at Lake Geneva's famous Riviera Docks, Park and Ballroom. This is one impressive structure built on a man-made peninsula right downtown across from Popeye's. //// The Riviera Docks was built in 1932, and hosted many of the era's Big and Swing bands like Wayne King, the Dorsey brothers, Artie Shaw and Louis Armstrong. //// A beautiful fountain was dedicated in 2004 in front of the building (but is now covered for the winter). /// The Gage Marine lake boats operate out of the docks and there is a regular market place of small stores on the lower level and a ballroom upstairs. //// One of Lake geneva's Grand Places. --RoadDog

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