How do you celebrate summer in Northwest Indiana? With some tunes of course! Enjoy a weekend of concert hopping, from the Zao Island’s live summer concert kick off performances, to the huge and always fun 7th annual Jammin’ With Save the Dunes! The Lubeznik Center are showcasing the annual LOK Young Artists Expo for their First Friday event and the Portage Township Live Entertainment have a fun-loving singing pair to enjoy. Once again, there is something for all ages and walks of life, whether your hobby is biking or fishing! Clap your hands folks, it is summer time in the Region!
With a long weekend, comes more fun! Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a day at the ballgame, watching the Gary Southshore RailCats open a new season. Sample the gourmet food offered at Michigan City’s first Food Truck festival and finish the Saturday night with a laugh, listening to standup comedian Ralphie May take down the Blue Chip Casino stage. Have fun, but remember what this extra weekend day means. Head to Chesterton high School’s new Memorial monument dedication ceremony or watch the Memorial Day parade take over Portage and thank those who have fought for our country. Have a great Memorial Day!
The cities throughout Northwest Indiana are prepping for summer. With summer break just around the corner, this weekend is full of fun activities for the entire family to enjoy outside and what says summer more than ice cream? The Schererville Party in the Park event is all about Dairy! From cows to goats, a Friday night full of milkshakes and ice cream is the perfect start to a great weekend. Saturday support local organizations with a 5k Run and dog walk, watch City of Whiting play softball, and then have join the Bonner Senior Center residents for dinner. The Valpo theaters, Memorial Opera House and Chicago Street, are opening their new shows, and the entire family are welcome to learn what it takes to be an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s fire crew! Let’s start the countdown to...
Another great weekend ahead to just spend with friends and family! This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so be the best kid you can be and have some fun with Mom! Head out to the Schererville Party in the Park for games and food and drinks on Friday. On Saturday, grab your running shoes and race through Northwest Indiana in one of the local events. And, if running is not your thing, join Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr on his bike for the Region Riot Criterion Bike race! Then, on Sunday enjoy the day with brunch, flowers and family for the holiday. It is going to be another great weekend of memories with Mom!
The first weekend in May is a weekend of celebration. Kick start the good time with a Fiesta party, honoring the Mexican tradition with music and margaritas. But, don’t forget that this is the first Friday of the month, which calls for another First Friday walk through downtown Michigan City, where you can stop to watch ballroom dancing while enjoying the shops along Franklin Street. The opening of May is also being celebrated with the opening of the Chesterton European Market, where you can spend hours browsing through vendors selling apparel, jewelry, and an endless amount of food and treats. End the weekend with a “Stroll for Hospice” through Valpo with the Visiting Nurses Association, because in May, we celebrate the life, the birth, and the memories of the community.
Sit back and enjoy the show. Swap the TV set this weekend to go out and watch a live concert or show. Watch the Valparaiso School staff battle the Harlem Wizards on the court or fighters pit against each other in the 911 SlugFest in Hammond. Or put your dancing shoes on and swing your hips to the tunes of Elvis Presley or with the dancers of “The Drowsy Chaperone” at the Memorial Opera House. Then, finish the weekend humming along to the melodies of the two orchestral concerts in Michigan City. Whether it is live music, the cheers from the sports game or the laughter of kids engaging in fun, healthy activities, Northwest Indiana invites the community to enjoy the sounds of summer.
Saturday is Earth Day, and in Northwest Indiana, we take any opportunity to get outside. So, if that means volunteering at a local clean-up event or walking the plank in Whiting, enjoy a great weekend outside. Get your kids ready for summer with a closet sale, stocked with great new outfits and toys, and then head over to the Portage YMCA where you can learn some tips on how to keep your kids healthy and entertained while out of school. When night creeps in, stop in for a quiet evening at the theater or watch a loud, crazy wrestling match go on in Hammond. It is another weekend packed with fun for all out here in Northwest Indiana.
Easter is around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana! Hop around all of Northwest Indiana for fun and family-friendly egg hunts in cities like La Porte and Valparaiso. Or head on over to Portage for a family movie night featuring Boss Baby for kids with sensory or special needs. It's fun for all ages! There are these and more fun events in this week's 10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana!
Easter eggs, bunnies, and more in this week's 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana. This week's feature highlights some of the best Easter egg hunts in the region. Featuring cities like Whiting, Michigan City, Hammond, Portage, and more. There's bound to be a great hunt near you! There are these and more fun events in this week's 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana!
We're not FOOLIN' around when we say we have some great events this weekend. Now that the weather is a little friendlier, there are plenty of fun events to put you in the Springtime mood. In East Chicago, the I am HOPE Benefit Concert is sure to put a little hop in your step and in Valparaiso, the Independent Cat Society won't be playing a trick on you with their April Fool's Egg Hunt! There are these and more fun events in this week's 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana!
Though it may not feel like it, Spring is here and we have a list of some fun season themed events this weekend. In Portage there is the Spring Fashion Show and Dessert Bar and in Michigan City, there is the Spring garden show to pep you up for the Spring cleaning duties. There's these and more fun events in this week's 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana!