Recreation Activities at NWI Parks

Parks & Recreation in NWI

We focus on providing the latest and best events in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties. Here you will find wonderful events for parks and recreation in Valparaiso, IN. Want to stay up-to-date? Remember to bookmark our page and check out our other pages for theatre events, festivals, and more.

 

Upcoming Events

Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Portage Township Trustee is presenting Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow in 2023 Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy and the Portage Township Parks Department will again [...]
26 Jul

St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

07/26/2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are having our FIRST EVER Car Show at our Summer Concert Series!🚗🤩 Lake Hills Car Show Dates: 🟥June 14th- The Rocky Road Band 🟥June [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Catfish Derby, Izaak Walton League Griffith Indiana

Catfish Derby, Izaak Walton League Griffith Indiana

Come out for an evening of fishing, food and comraderie. Your $25 registration fee includes your food, and entry. This is shore fishing only, with [...]
Dyer Community Market

Dyer Community Market

The Dyer Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a Dyer Community Market at Pheasant Hills Park. This new and exciting event has been created [...]
Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out…PARENTS NIGHT OFF!!!! Have your kids enjoy an evening without the parents to ruin the fun! This KNO is SUPERSIZED! Kids will enjoy [...]
St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

08/02/2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are having our FIRST EVER Car Show at our Summer Concert Series!🚗🤩 Lake Hills Car Show Dates: 🟥June 14th- The Rocky Road Band 🟥June [...]
Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Join us for Summer Disney Movies at Founders Square. Every Friday in June or July after the Market on the Square. Movies start at dusk. [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Whiting Symphony Orchestra Concert In The Park

Whiting Symphony Orchestra Concert In The Park

08/03/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  The Summer with the Symphony concerts at the Whiting Pavilion performed by  The Whiting Park Festival Orchestra (WPFO) is conducted by Maestro Robert Vodnoy [...]
St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

08/09/2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are having our FIRST EVER Car Show at our Summer Concert Series!🚗🤩 Lake Hills Car Show Dates: 🟥June 14th- The Rocky Road Band 🟥June [...]
Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Join us for Summer Disney Movies at Founders Square. Every Friday in June or July after the Market on the Square. Movies start at dusk. [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
16 Aug

St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

08/16/2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are having our FIRST EVER Car Show at our Summer Concert Series!🚗🤩 Lake Hills Car Show Dates: 🟥June 14th- The Rocky Road Band 🟥June [...]
Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Join us for Summer Disney Movies at Founders Square. Every Friday in June or July after the Market on the Square. Movies start at dusk. [...]
3rd Annual Shootout at the Slough

3rd Annual Shootout at the Slough

Join us for the always exciting Shootout at the Slough, a shooting competition for charity hosted by Pro Tac Resources!Location:Willow Slough Fish & Wildlife Area [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Portage Township Trustee is presenting Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow in 2023 Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy and the Portage Township Parks Department will again [...]
St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

St John Summer Car Show and Concert Series

08/23/2024    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are having our FIRST EVER Car Show at our Summer Concert Series!🚗🤩 Lake Hills Car Show Dates: 🟥June 14th- The Rocky Road Band 🟥June [...]
Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

Get ready for another great summer of music with the 2024 Acorn Concert Series. Individual Tickets: $20 in advance, increasing to $25 the week of [...]
Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Summer Disney Movies At Founders Square

Join us for Summer Disney Movies at Founders Square. Every Friday in June or July after the Market on the Square. Movies start at dusk. [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Power of Love - Huey Lewis Tribute Free Concert - Hammond

Power of Love - Huey Lewis Tribute Free Concert - Hammond

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are excited to welcome POWER OF LOVE, a Huey Lewis and the News Tribute Band, [...]
Save the Tunes at Chellberg Farm

Save the Tunes at Chellberg Farm

Enjoy music from national and local artists during a small-scale concert at the historic Chellberg Farm in Indiana Dunes National Park on September 5th from [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

Get ready for another great summer of music with the 2024 Acorn Concert Series. Individual Tickets: $20 in advance, increasing to $25 the week of [...]
Fall Classic Fishing Derby - Valpo

Fall Classic Fishing Derby - Valpo

Come join the Friends of Fishing for a day of fishing, fellowship, food and fun! Registration begins at 6:30am on the day of the event. [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow - Portage

Portage Township Trustee is presenting Cruise Nights at Haven Hollow in 2023 Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy and the Portage Township Parks Department will again [...]
Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out…PARENTS NIGHT OFF!!!! Have your kids enjoy an evening without the parents to ruin the fun! This KNO is SUPERSIZED! Kids will enjoy [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Wheelchair Inclusive Hayride

Wheelchair Inclusive Hayride

     Lake County Parks Annual Wheel Chair Hayride will be Sunday, October, 13th, 2024 from noon - 2:30.        In addition to [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Halloween Kids Night Out - Schererville

Halloween Kids Night Out - Schererville

Kids Night Out…PARENTS NIGHT OFF!!!! Have your kids enjoy an evening without the parents to ruin the fun! This KNO is SUPERSIZED! Kids will enjoy [...]
Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out - Schererville Parks and Rec

Kids Night Out…PARENTS NIGHT OFF!!!! Have your kids enjoy an evening without the parents to ruin the fun! This KNO is SUPERSIZED! Kids will enjoy [...]
Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

Illiana Garden Railway Model Train Museum

    Illiana Garden Railway Society (IGRS) - Bull Moose Line :Is a G-Scale Garden Train Layout was moved to Sunset Hill Farm Park, Valparaiso, [...]
Halloween in the Park - Hobart

Halloween in the Park - Hobart

Join Hobart Events for a fun filled Halloween themed evening in Festival Park! Pumpkins in the Park will be from 3:00-5:00 in Festival Park. Parade [...]
Full Moon Hike - Indiana Dunes State Park

Full Moon Hike - Indiana Dunes State Park

For visitor with mobility limitations, participation in these programs may be best experienced by utilizing the park’s off-road wheelchairs. Note that during peak visitation times, [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

    From November 30th, 2024 0 thru January 5th 2025  (recurring daily) you can take your family to see the Festival of Lights at [...]
Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

Festival of Lights Michigan City Drive Thru

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Photo of Buckley Homestead County Park
3606 Belshaw Rd Lowell IN 46356 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 696-0769Website: http://www.lakecountyparks.com/parks/buckley_homestead.html
Categories: Attractions, Crown Point, Directory, Historical, Lowell, Parks & Recreation, Seasonal
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Photo of Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve
Northeast corner of I-80/90 and IN 49 Chesterton IN 46304 United StatesWork Phone: 219-926-1842Website: http://www.coffeecreekwc.org/
Categories: Attractions, Chesterton, Directory, Gardening/Landscaping, Parks & Recreation
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Photo of Dynamic Music Costume Characters
Contact: Sue Baxter
656 Franklin St Valparaiso IN 46383 Work Phone: 219-464-9237Cell Phone: 219-510-7817Website: https://panoramanow.com/entertain-with-costume-characters/
Categories: Banquet Halls, Children's Entertainment, Christmas, Costume Characters, Dynamic Music Mobile DJs, Easter, Father’s Day, Festivals, Fourth of July, Halloween, Holidays, Labor Day, LaPorte, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Parks & Recreation, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Vendor Shows
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6442 Kennedy Avenue Hammond IN 46323 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 844-1500Website: http://www.freddyssteakhousehammond.com/
Categories: Attractions, Banquet Halls, Christmas, Concerts, Crown Point, Dining, Directory, Easter, Festivals, Hammond, Holidays, Labor Day, Lake County, Lake Station, Merrillville, Mother’s Day, Munster, New Chicago, Parks & Recreation, Portage, Schererville, St. Patrick’s Day, Theatre, Valentine’s Day
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Contact: Heather Wisniewski
3207 Cascade Dr. Ste A Valparaiso IN 46383 Cell Phone: 219-689-6925Work Phone: 219-299-8038Website: Heather Wisniewski Healthcare solutions
Categories: Christmas, Easter, Farmer's Markets, Festivals, Fourth of July, Halloween, Health and Wellness, Hebron, Highland, Holidays, Home Improvement, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Parks & Recreation, Porter County, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, Valparaiso
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Photo of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Joseph Bailly Homestead, Chellberg Farm, and Little Calumet Trail System
Highway 20 & Mineral Springs Road Porter IN 46304 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 395-1882Website: http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/bcvc.htm
Categories: Attractions, Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Directory, Dune Acres, Historical, Indiana Dunes, Parks & Recreation, Porter, Porter County, Seasonal
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7770 Corinne Drive Hammond IN 46323 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 989-7979Work Phone: (800) 255-5253Website: http://www.southshorecva.com/about-south-shore/indiana-welcome-center/
Categories: Attractions, Directory, Hammond, Holidays, Lake County, Parks & Recreation
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Photo of Inman’s Bowling & Recreation Center
3201 Evans Ave Valparaiso IN 46383 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 462-1300Website: http://www.inmansvalpo.com/
Categories: Attractions, Children's Entertainment, Directory, Parks & Recreation, Valparaiso
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THE PURE FAT LOSS CHALLENGEContact: Justin Savich
5 Washington Street Suite 300 Porter Valparaiso IN 46383 USAWork Phone: 219-501-0007Website: THE PURE FAT LOSS CHALLENGE
Categories: Health and Wellness, New Year’s, Parks & Recreation, Seasonal, Valparaiso
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tripsContact: Jane Grennes
3210 N. Calumet Ave Valparaiso IN 46383 USWork Phone: 219-462-5144
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