Category Archives: Tourism

Crown Point Oktoberfest

Join us on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 3-11pm at the new bulldog park for food, fun and festivities. Live music, hayrides, bounce houses, kids applesauce eating contest, adult pie eating contest, chili cookoff, bags and more. To register for any of these events or for information regarding vendors please contact the Mayors Office of…

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Westville Pumpkin Festival

     The Westville Pumpkin Festival will be held on October 4-6, 2019. There will be Arts and Craft Booths, Food, Rides, Games and Live Music in the Entertainment – Food Tent.      It’ll feature 5k run/walk, Kids fun run, Parade, Pumpkin Palooza, live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Bingo, Contests, Basket Raffle, Pumpkin Goodies, Queen…

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Chance of a Lifetime Historical Tour

Historic Community Center/YMCA Tour & City Sale Sept. 28 by Carl Zurbriggen    Join us on Saturday, September 28th to experience the history of the Whiting Family YMCA and former Whiting Community Center built by John D. Rockefeller!     Explore the facility like never before by taking a tour behind the scenes.  Look and experience…

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Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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Things to Do in Crown Point Indiana

Crown Point Opens New Bulldog Park Downtown    Crown Point just completed one of the newest public multi-use projects  — Bulldog Park. What started out as a mere vision is now a public place that makes the city even more welcoming for visitors and residences alike.   City officials wanted the downtown to be more than just…

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Things To Do In Michigan City

by Anikka Watson      With easy access to places like the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan, Michigan City attracts many visitors especially during the summer season. However the city itself also has plenty to do. This article will cover the top locations in Michigan City, and why you should schedule your next weekend…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

     Don’t miss the MHOF’s biggest event of the year!   Mark your calendar for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s biggest event of the year….the 2019 Induction Weekend  June 14th, 15th, and 16th, honoring current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers,…

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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 29th and June 30th, 2019. The festival will take place in the downtown area right adjacent to their new development, Central Park Plaza, and along a vibrant tree-lined streets and nestled amongst…

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City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award

     Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists.  Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition.        Mayor Jon Costas announced the award at the…

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2019 Season

     Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is pleased to announce its 51st season of award-winning plays and musicals, with weekly performances beginning June 12 through August 3.      Drawing on talent from throughout the country, the Canterbury Resident Company will present audiences with a summer slate packed with comedy,…

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