Category Archives: East Chicago

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Kielbasa Fest – East Chicago

      Kielbasa Fest has now become an annual event at Kosciuszko Park, located  at 151st Street and Indianapolis Boulevard in East Chicago. The park is named after the famous polish war hero. The festival will be held on Saturday,  August 20th, 2022.            The idea for the fest was started when a statue of…

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Fusic Fest Coming to East Chicago Aug. 6th & 7th

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH – HEADLINERS “JEEZY” & “ELVIS CRESPO”      Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago are pleased to announce the return of FUSIC Fest featuring four time Grammy nominated Def Jam recording artist Jeezy, with over a dozen gold and platinum hits.      Also taking the stage is the…

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Salsa In The Park with Jose Alberto “El Canario”

     Come and Listen to the Jose Alberto’s El Canario Band on Saturday, July 30th, 2022, a Free Concert in the Park, where patrons bring their lawn chairs and park in the free parking near Block Stadium, East Chicago, Indiana.        José Alberto “El Canario,” is a salsa singer from the Dominican Republic. José Alberto…

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Summer Festivals

     Spend your Summer Weekends celebrating in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN!  From Car Shows, ice cream socials to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Fairs AND CRAFT BEER…

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East Chicago Rhythm & Soul Fest

     Come out Saturday June 25th, 2022 for East Chicago’s Rhythm and Soul Fest at Washington Park located at 142nd and Parrish Ave.,     Featuring Al Hudson and the One Way Band,There was a time in the early 80s when a new release by the group One Way was an important event for me.…

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Lake, Porter and LaPorte County Updated Covid Test Sites

 NWIndiana Testing Sites Have Changed     It’s been over a year, and the Covid Test Sites have changed. Many hospitals are no longer offering Covid Tests. The Current Covid Conditions are still challenging to many of us, especially when it comes to testing.        Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance…

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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Lake County Eats Locally

Lake County Eats Local is back for a second year! The 2020 farmers market season will include both land-based and mobile markets running from June through October. We are excited to announce collaborations with Methodist Hospitals – Northlake Campus, ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen, Sons of Amvets and Healthlinc East Chicago. You can also follow them…

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East Chicago Offers Mobile Clinic April 13-17

      A Free mobile vaccination clinic will be offered in East Chicago from April 13th thru April 17th from 9am – 6pm. The location will be the East Chicago School Administration Building at 1401 E. 144th St., East Chicago, Indiana.         Register online by visiting ourshot.in.gov or call 211 (866-211-9966)…

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July 4th

        This year, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  Please check Date: 2022       CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, FRIEWORKS ON July 1st AND July 3rd, 2022 free admission, ($5 parking fee) town complex, Festival Boat…

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