Category Archives: Porter County Expo Center

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Blythe’s Athletics wins National Award

by Becky Mateja Lombardini,      What do sports, fairs, ranges, ranches, and Labradors have in common?  Mike Blythe of Valparaiso Indiana!  Mike is the owner of Blythe’s Athletics, Blythe’s Horse Farm, Creekside Stable & Kennels and is an integral supporter of the Porter County Fair.  Back in 1982, a young man from Griffith, Indiana…

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Chefs Around the Table

Join us for this fabulous night of food and fun while raising money to strengthen families and support children throughout Porter County. Let your tastebuds be tempted by the 78 amateur chefs who will prepare samplings of their favorite recipe for you to try on Thursday, October 13th, 2022 – Co-hosted by Joe Buczak and…

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Porter County Fair

     The Porter County Fair scheduled to run July 23rd thru Aug. 1 2020 has been cancelled.       The Grandstand was scheduled to feature top-notch entertainment every evening of the Porter County Fair. Other than first-class concerts you can experience planned was the Fireworks, demolition derbies, tractor pulls, Horse Shows and more! “A fair…

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Valparaiso Art Festival

    The Valparaiso Art Festival will showcase the talents of more than 80 juried artists and artisans from across the nation on June 26th and June 25th, 2022 from 10am – 5pm. The festival will take place in the downtown area right adjacent to their new development, Lafayette Streets and Indiana Ave, and along a…

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Local Organizations and Schools to Invited to Porter County’s Reuse Fair,

    Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction invites non-profit organizations and schools to register for its Earth Day Reuse Fair, scheduled from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 18th, 2020 in conjunction with the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso.      The event aims to connect…

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Valpo Motorcycle Show Returns!

     The Valpo Motorcycle Show returns this year and will feature “vintage chopper and classic motorcycles.” After a hiatus of several years, the Valpo Motorcyle Show is returning back to the Porter County Fairgrounds with plans to keep returning back every year. The hiatus has not shaken the steadfast resolve of founder Mario Alvarez of…

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Porter County Fair Begins July 22ND

     The Porter County Fair runs July 21st thru July 30th, 2022. Lots of things have changed at the fair, and we have focused these changes below. The Grandstand features top-notch entertainment every evening of the Porter County Fair. Other than first-class concerts you can experience the Fireworks, demolition derbies, tractor pulls, Horse Shows and…

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Shipshewana on the Road Returns to Valparaiso

     Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? How about a day of shopping for the most unique trinkets and treasures under the sun? For the past two decades Shipshewana On The Road Gift, Food and Craft Show has brought the most interesting, most innovative, most creative and just plain awesome products…

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Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

       Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction invites residents from Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties and beyond to connect with the environment through exhibits, entertainment, reuse and activities featured at the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30th 2022.      The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1…

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2017 Spring Events at the Porter County Expo Center

Most of us in Northwest Indiana have cabin fever, so we wanted to let you know what’s going on at the Porter County Expo Center, so you can start filling up your calendar. For more Events like These, visit our Calendar of Events at: https://panoramanow.com/calendar/ Bridal Expo, January 22th, 2017, Noon – 4pm — The…

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