Category Archives: Festivals

Festival of the Lakes 2018

     The Annual Festival of the Lakes will be held from July 18th – July 22nd in Hammond Indiana held at the Wolf Lake Memorial park. Festival includes amusement rides, food vendors, live entertainment, Polka Party, fishing derby, vendors, games and more. Admission is free, but there is $25 parking fee per car. Be prepared…

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Birding Festival Keynote Banquet Dinner

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival Keynote Dinner May 19      Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 17-20 at the fourth annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival.  The festival is a partnership with the state’s major environmental groups highlighting the Indiana Dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes!

by Flo Lawnicki    The National Park Service hosts the event at Chellberg Farm. Chellberg Farm once belonged to Swedish immigrants Anders and Johanna Chellberg, who arrived in Northwest Indiana in 1863.  They purchased the 40 acres of land to establish the farm in 1869 and added forty additional acres five years later. Chellberg Farmhouse…

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Create a Holiday Tradition

Create a New Christmas Tradition Today We believe one of the best things about Christmas is the family traditions that build up around it, creating happy memories that last long after the last of the Christmas is gone. So, continue your family tradition or start a new one, and here’s five special ideas we’ve chosen…

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Over 50 Fall Festivals Announced

Spend your Fall 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 Fall weekends ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Shows & Fairs AND CRAFT…

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Activities abound at 14th Active Living Faire

The 14th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake on Saturday, Sept. 30, will feature a Bike-athon and a Walk-a-thon to raise funds for non-profit organizations. Interested organizations can partner with the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI)., the sponsor of the Faire, and have their members raise money by having friends, family and…

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New Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes

The inaugural Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, will take place October 6-8, 2017 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and several nearby locations. The greater dunes region is packed with outdoor adventure opportunities and the festival will bring together all these activities in one place. With support from Indiana Dunes Tourism, the Indiana Dunes State Park,…

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Fusic Fest In East Chicago!

Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the 2nd Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2018 at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm-…

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Lake County Fair

     The Lake County Fair runs from Friday, August 3th thru Sunday, August 12th, 2018. The fair is known for it’s Huge carnival midway, lots of good food, free entertainment, free contests for the kids, farm animal shows, horse shows, free horse shows everyday, Silly Safari,  motor sports in the Grandstand, agricultural exhibits, free Petting…

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Arts On the Ave Festival Downtown Hammond

The 4th Annual DHC Arts on the Ave is a celebration of the arts Saturday, September 15, 2018, (Now held annually on the 3rd Saturday in September) from 11 am – 7 pm, on Hohman Avenue and Sibley Blvd in Downtown Hammond, Indiana. • -Live music including: – The unprofessional (Gus Galante, Tom Levin, Barry…

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