About Delafield

Welcome to Delafield

Historic Delafield, established in 1837, offers unique quaintness nestled in the hills of the Kettle Moraine. Surrounding Nagawicka Lake, Delafield is just 30 minutes west of Milwaukee and adjacent to I-94.

Delafield At a Glance

  • Population: 7,141
  • Established: 1959
  • School Districts: Kettle Moraine, Arrowhead, Lake Country, and Oconomowoc

Community Attractions

Our community offers historic sites, specialty shopping, award-winning restaurants, lodging, and a variety of recreational activities year round. Charming Delafield offers 3 stimulating shopping districts: The Highway 83/I-94 interchange boasts a collection of department stores, national retailers, a variety of specialty shops, an array of restaurants, and friendly accommodations for the overnight and weekend visitor that includes the Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta and the AmericInn. Just as friendly and inviting, the downtown district hosts exceptional craftsmen, home accessories and gifts, clothing,  mouth-watering eateries, a delightful array of unique specialty shops and is home to the award winning Delafield Hotel / I.d. Bar and Restaurant. Our 3rd shopping district, Village Square, located on Highway 83/16, offers the consumer a variety of shopping solutions that includes a fitness center, large grocery store, take-and-bake pizza and more.

Celebrations & Festivals

The City is host to community celebrations and festivals throughout the year. Come join the fun at the Delafield Block Party, Lake Country Women's Club Art Fair, a Halloween Celebration in Downtown Delafield in the fall, and share in the holiday spirit at the annual Breakfast with the Reindeer event. Visitors can also visit Hawks Inn, St. John's Northwestern Military Academy and Nashotah House. They still carry on their traditions and offer scheduled tours throughout the year.

Recreation / Sporting Activities

We also have many recreational and sporting activities available to everyone. Enjoy the bike and hiking trails surrounding the area. For a more restful activity, relax and enjoy a leisurely round of golf, fish on one of our area lakes, or unwind with the family at one of our beautiful parks. Participate in a unique family outing at the beautiful Olympic-sized Naga-Waukee Ice Arena open all year for family fun.