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NwIndiana Festival Featured For the First Time by the State of Indiana

Whiting’s Pierogi Fest is featured on the front cover of the 2024 Indiana State Festival Guide. This is the first time a Northwest Indiana Festival has been on the Festival Guide Front Cover. Nationally – recognized Pierogi Fest has won a number of accolades as one of the best festivals in the nation.  Distributed to…

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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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World Cultural Festival Returns to Valparaiso

     On Sunday, September 15, 2023 the 13th Annual World Cultural Festival will transform Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza into a center for cultural diversity from 12 noon to 5 pm. Sponsored by The Valparaiso International Center (The VIC), this family-friendly event will feature music and dance from around the world, international art and handicrafts…

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Swimming in Lake Michigan At Indiana Dunes Safety Tips

Safety first! Lake Michigan’s waters pose serious dangers to visitors at Indiana Dunes National Park. Never underestimate the power of Lake Michigan. Stay informed and protect yourself and your loved ones with these important reminders: Know before you go. Is it safe to swim today? Check current weather and beach conditions. Beware of rip currents.…

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East Chicago’s Rhythm & Soul Fest Featuring “Kindred The Family Soul”

     Come out Saturday June 17th, 2023 for East Chicago’s Rhythm and Soul Fest at Washington Park located at 142nd and Parrish Ave.,      Bring your own Lawn chair, food and drinks will be available for purchase. Show begins at 5pm – 10pm.  Music by Midnight Sun, No Agenda, DJ Dark Nite, and headling is “Kindred…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

     There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling,…

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Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet & Motorcycle Show

     Want to Sell your Car? Need to find Parts? Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet, & Motorcycle Show will take place Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. The show is open to all cars at 8:00 a.m. with registration on the day of the show.    The…

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What To Pack for Your Summer Overlanding Trips

What To Pack for Your Summer Overlanding Trips

Don’t forget any of the essential supplies you’ll need for this summer’s overlanding trip. Be sure to fill your checklist with all of these necessary items.

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Two New Food Vendors Selected For Summer In The Indiana Dunes

     Indiana Dunes NP has awarded two Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) for the West Beach and Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk concession stand operations for the 2023 and 2024 seasons.      After a competitive bidding process, Smoke On The Water was chosen to operate at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk concession stand. “Smoke on…

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Elite Fight Night (EFN) Announces Live MMA Sports – NwIndiana

Kicking off the New Year, Elite Fight Night (EFN) they will present their First Mixed Martial Arts Fight in Merrillville, Indiana – at the Dean & Barbara White Community Center (a new state-of-the-art indoor multisport venue). After hosting several outdoor events in the region at the Railcats Stadium in Gary, this will be the EFN’s…

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