Category Archives: Costume Characters

“FUR” Your Enjoyment – the Mascot Hall of Fame

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      No, it’s not a typo.  You’ll find the word fur cleverly used throughout the upcoming Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame which was opened on April 7th for a “furst look.”     Mayor Joe was on hand to answer questions and greet people as families with kids poured into the huge…

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Pierogi Festival Announces New Changes & New Additions

        For 24 years, Pierogi Fest has delighted attendees with old favorite s and lots of new changes, and this year’s festival will once again exceed attendee expectations. Once again, the festival will serve up massive amounts of food, with more than 80 food booths…one of the largest food festivals in the Midwest! The dates…

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Pierogi Festival Returns to Whiting

The Pierogi Festival family is wacky and wonderful and held this year from July 27th – July 29th, 2018 in downtown Whiting, Indiana. You’ll find a life-size Polish pastry or Mr. Pierogi himself and a cast of characters that has grown over the years. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our…

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Super Hero Saturday Coming to Whiting Indiana

Unleash your inner super hero on Saturday June 16th, 2018 in Downtown Whiting. Dress in your favorite super hero costume and soar into Whiting from 11am – 3pm to enjoy FREE super hero Activities up and down 119th Street. Go above and beyond to win this year’s Cosplay (Costume Play) Contest for all ages. See…

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Party Like a Pirate Festival

     The Chamber is swabbing the decks and battening down the hatches to set sail on April 21 2018,  for the annual Party like a Pirate Day downtown Whiting, Indiana!      The will be lots of kids activities and games up and down 119th Street. The scavenger hunt will be sure to please;  little buccaneers…

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SuperHero Saturday, Whiting Indiana

On Saturday, June 16th, 2018 the City of Whiting and the Chamber have combined forces to bring all things Super Hero to 119th Street!  This is a family friendly event offering free activities for the little ones like a superhero training center and a rock climbing wall, a costume contest, bounce house and more! Enjoy…

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Entertain with Costume Characters

     For well over ten years, Dynamic Music, of Valparaiso Indiana, has provided costume characters for children’s birthday parties. After a while, owners Sue and Les Baxter realized that just having a character show up was not enough to make the birthday party complete.      So, they developed  customized Children’s games utilizing popular adult music…

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