Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations & Closings

Coronavirus CANCELLATIONS:

The virus has cancelled the 168th Lake County Fair, Pierogi Fest, Fourth of July parades and many other special events that make Northwest Indiana summers fun and a destination for hundreds of thousands.
FESTIVALS: (In Order Of Occurance)
Corkscrew and Brew, Rescheduled June 20th, 4-8pm, Chesterton
Dyer Summerfest Cancelled.
Jammin with the Dunes – June 5th, Cancelled, Michigan City
Live in the Ville – June 5th – 6th, Cancelled, Hessville – Hammond
Swale Music Fest – June 13th, Michigan City Cancelled
Queen of all Saints Festival – Michigan City Cancelled
Celebrate Schererville – Cancelled
St. John Festival –  Cancelled
Eat, Shop Rock, Hammond, Cancelled.
Cedar Lake Summerfest – Cancelled
Antique Tractor & Farm Show Crown point – Cancelled
Highland July 4th Festival, Cancelled
South Lake County Antique Power Steam Show – Cancelled
St. Thomas More Festival – Cancelled
Portage Nativity Fest – Cancelled
Saint Demetrios Greekfest is in Hammond, Indiana has been rescheduled forAUGUST 21ST – AUGUST 23RD 2020. 
Festival of the Lakes, Hammond, Cancelled
Griffith Park full of Art – Cancelled
Portage Historical Society Annual Summer Festival – Cancelled
Pierogi Festival Cancelled.
Marriage Mill Ceremony in Crown Point, Cancelled
Touch of Dutch Festival Cancelled.
Kouts PorkFest – Cancelled.
Mill Pond Festival Cancelled.

Saint Demetrios GreekFest –Rescheduled – August 21st – 23rd
Taste of Michigan City, Cancelled
World Cultural Fest – Valparaiso – Cancelled
Pioneer Days – Cancelled
CONCERTS:
Ultimate Doo-Wop Show – POSTPONED –Munster -Theatre at the Center
NWI Symphony Free Concerts in the Park – Cancelled.
Wicker Park Summer Concert Series, Highland Cancelled.
Crown Beer Fest – Rescheduled for AUGUST 22nd, 2020
Northwest Indiana Symphony’s “Carmina Burana Concert” and/or “West Side Story in Concert,” 
      For Refund Information, click here,
Arts In the Park – (LaPorte) Start July 9th
Concerts at Theatre at the Center –  Opening June 20th
LaPorte County Symphony Concerts – Cancelled 

EXPOS, FAIRS, EXHIBITS, THEATRE:
Lake Central Spring Craft Fair – Rescheduled for May 30 – CANCELLED
Lake County Fair: Cancelled.
Porter County Fair – Cancelled
LaPorte County Fair – Cancelled
Memorial Opera House – Matilda Postponed, Opening July 22nd with “Schools Out For Summer” 
Dunes Summer Theatre –  Cancelled for this year
Canterbury Summer Theatre – Cancelled for this year
Footlight players – Opening Sept. 22nd
Theatre at the Center – Theatre shows are Closed till December, Concerts are Open
All Northwest Indiana Casinos
Shakespeare in the Park – Cancelled
JULY 4TH: (More Info to Come, check back often)
Cedar Lake Summerfest Fireworks Cancelled.
Crown Point July 4th Parade and Fireworks Cancelled.
Gary Fireworks and Parade Cancelled.
Hebron July 4th Parade and Fireworks Cancelled.
Highland July 4th 5-Day Festival Cancelled.
Hobart Fireworks – Rescheduled for August 22nd Cancelled.
Lake Station parade and Fireworks Cancelled.
Laporte July 4th Parade, and Fireworks
– Cancelled.
Porter Indiana – Family 4th Fest – Cancelled.
Portage July 4th Parade and Fireworks Cancelled.
Munster Celebration and Fireworks Cancelled.
Merrillville Parks: July 4th Parade, Summer Concert, Gospel Fest Cancelled.
Schererville Fireworks – Rescheduled
Whiting Parade and Fireworks. Cancelled.
Yet To Be Determined:
Griffith July 4th Parade
Hammond Parade and Firworks at Wolf Lake
Michigan City Patriotic Parade – June 29th 1pm
Michigan City Fireworks Over Lake Michigan – Rescheduled
Hidden Lake Park – July 4th Celebration and Firworks
South Haven Parade – hosted by Portage Trustee’s Office
JULY 4th NOT CANCELLED:
Chesterton – Indiana Dunes – Wed July 1st
East Chicago – July 3rd
Valparaiso – July 4th

MISC EVENTS:
April 2nd – Lions Club Spring Bingo Fundraiser – St. Elijah Hall –   Re-scheduled for the Fall
Capelia BalletRescheduled for July 31st and Aug 1 – VU, Indiana Ballet Theatre
Munster Car Show – May 2nd – Postponed to August 1st
“Talley’s Folly,” May 1st – May 31st – Postponed, Center for the Arts, Munster
Southlake Mall, (Opening May 18th) River Oaks Mall, and Lighthouse Place Mall (Opened May 4th)
Highland Cruise Nights at Wicker Park

CORONAVIRUS CLOSINGS:

Barker Mansion in Michigan City is closed till further notice.
Bonner Center – Senior Center – Portage – Closed thru the end of June
Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana is closed till further notice.
Porter County Museum, Valparaiso Indiana, closed till further notice.
Lost Marsh Golf Course – Hammond
Civic Auditorium – LaPorte Indiana
Challenger Learning Center – Hammond
Crown Point Library – Crown Point
Hammond Public Library – Hammond
Portage Township Parks – Closed till the end of June
Whiting Public Library – Whiting
Indiana Dunes National park Restrooms and Buildings
Front Porch Music Open Stage Nights – Thursdays – Valparaiso 

COVID-19 RELATED STORIES:

Indiana Enters Stage 3
 • Indiana Governor Opens the State 
NwIndiana Covid-19 Test Sites
Indiana To Offer 50 Free Test Sites
• Lack of Social Distancing Closes Porter Beach
Locally Made Portable Sinks Help Fight Coronavirus
• Wicker Park Golf Opens May 13th
 • Places To Drop Off Masks & PPE Donations – One in EVERY CITY!
 • Easy to Sew Masks in 5 Minutes with NO FOLDING
• Working from Home During Covid-19
• Visit These Virtual Museums!

Indiana Covid-19 Positive Cases & Resources in Lake County
Porter County Indiana Covid-19 Positive Cases
LaPorte County Covid-19 Positive Cases

 • Local Restaurants Offering Delivery and Pick UP!
 • Senior Shopping Hours & Discounts Due to Coronavirus
 • Home Remedies for Cleaning, Personal Hygiene & MORE!
 • Indiana Dunes Open w/Social Distancing
•  Friendship Botanic Gardens Opens
Methodist Hospitals Offers Telehealth 
Covid-19 Cancellations, Postponements & Reschedules

Valparaiso Lab Offers Testing To Anyone

 

 

 

 

Sue Baxter