Category Archives: Downtown Valparaiso

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Outdoor Dining in Northwest Indiana

      Our Comprehensive Overview of fine Northwest Indiana.  Please note, these are mostly high-end restaurant with positive reviews worth the drive, we did not include fast food places.      •  Bistro 54, 54 Main St.,  Hobart, 947-2817,, open Thur. – Sat. only, full bar, Quaint old house on the waterfront with…

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New Restaurant Opens Downtown Valparaiso!

     With Cafe 306’s Floridian inspired menu and desserts, you’re sure to feel like you’ve landed on the beach without leaving the Region. If a tropical vacation is not on the schedule for you this year, a trip to Downtown Valparaiso’s Café 306 may, at the very least, put you in a Florida-state of mind. …

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Valparaiso Chocolate Walk

Join Valparaiso Events for a day of chocolate bliss! The 8th Annual Chocolate Walk is a chocolate lover’s dream. Ticket holders will be able to visit some of Downtown Valparaiso’s treasured destinations and receive a tasty chocolate sample at each one. Since this is a “walk” you can take your time to stroll through beautiful…

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Olga’s Place Expands to Downtown Valparaiso

Olga’s Place is a mother daughter locally owned restaurant with two locations that started in Westville Indiana and recently opened a second location in the popular Downtown Valparaiso District. WESTVILLE LOCATION: 219-785-7100 454 W. Main Street, Wesville Don’t let the exterior fool you, once inside, you’ll feel like you’re in a fine dining restaurant! The…

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Northwest Indiana Steakhouses and Steak Restaurants

Northwest Indiana steakhouses and Steak Restaurants       Our Comprehensive Overview of fine Northwest Indiana steakhouses and Steak Restaurants presents the top spots to get sizzling sirloin and fiery fillets – rare, medium, well — to enhance your eating out experience. It’s very common today, to go to a restaurant and someone in your…

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Memorial Opera House

     The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce hosted an 125th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting. On stage was the backdrop of the Upcoming Production, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Several  representatives from the local community, the chamber of commerce and the theatre community were present. As a special treat, there were two performances shown by  the actors of the…

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Hilltop Neighborhood House Announces Soup Day

Hilltop Neighborhood House is very excited to invite organizations to participate in celelbrating their 19th Annual “Heartwarming Soups and Hometown Entertainment” community dinner on February 27th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.      This dinner has become a “Signature” event for them. They hope to have 17 or more different restaurants to participate and donate…

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A Man and His Prostate – 1 Time Show

Seven Time EMMY Award Winner Ed Asner To Appear At Memorial Opera House. Starring in his new comedy stage-play “A Man & His Prostate,” to Benefit The Memorial Opera House Foundation. Ed Asner is one of the most honored actors in television history, with 16 EMMY nominations, seven EMMY Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, and…

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Holly Days & Live Nativity Comes to Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Indiana will come to life with the sights and sounds of the holiday season on the first Friday in December every year from 5-8 p.m for Holly Days! Stroll through the decorated streets of the downtown neighborhood and kick off your holiday shopping with our fine retailers. Visit your favorite stores to enjoy their…

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Popcorn Festival

     Your Popcorn Festival celebration begins the Saturday after Labor Day underneath the William E. Urschel Pavilion which will be held Saturday, September 11th, 2021. The Festival features entertainment and activities for the whole family. Test your skill in the Hot wheels Race of Champions, see who will take home the title of Cutest…

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