Fair Food Finds

Since the cancellation of ALL Local County Fairs, several vendors and food trucks are getting creative in bringing their products to the public. Here are just a few locations, and we are looking for more places to add each weekend! Please email us if you spot any on your travels in Northwest Indiana! This blog will continue all summer LONG!

Door Village Methodist Church – Saturday, September 12th -4pm – 6pm, 3502 W. Joliet Rd, LaPorte, Indiana  (Previously served at LaPorte County Fair)  SERVING: Beef & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Sweet-n-Sour Sliced Cucumbers, Apple Pie Slice. No substitutions. Cash only.

St John’s Oktoberfest Goes Curbside Labor Day Weekend! 

Saturday (8-6) Smoked BBQ Ribs $14 per slab, Smoked Beans $3.49lb
Cookout! (Sat 10:00-2:00) *Weather Permitting* ,Ribeye Steak Sandwich $6
Dragobobs $4, Hoosier Daddy BBQ Sauce Boneless Pork Chop Sandwich $4
Hot Dog $3, Sunday (8-4) Smoked BBQ Ribs $14 per slab, Smoked Beans $3.49lb
Monday (8-1) *Closing Early* *Please call 2193658190 for all Ribs and Beans preorders.* 11333 W., 95th Pl, St. John, Indiana.



Dr. Vegetable:
Sat. August 28TH – 30TH
11am – 7pm,  Kapers Building Materials, Demotte, IN, 1305 S. Halleck St., Demotte  Serving: Elephant Ears, lemon Shakeups, corn dogs, cheese sticks, fried pickles, fried mozorella, Shake Ups, ice cream, snow cones, chicken, fried green tomatoes and pork tenderloin sandwiches! more
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Dori’s Elephant Ears AND Dori’s Food Stuff,
Sat. August 22nd, 505 S. Main St., Kouts, 11am – 6pm,  Cash Only, Remus Farms – Hobart, 962-6738, 9380 E. Ridge Rd. Hobart, IN, Serving:Elephant Ears, double Stuff Oreo Cookies, Funnel Cakes, Lemon Shakeups, Cash only, hot drinks.Facebook

Pickle Barrel Sirloin Tips – Merrillville
August 21st – 23rd, 11 – 7pm, Tractor Supply, 4471 E US Hwy 30 
Serving: Funnel cakes, elephant ears, deep fried oreos, deep fried cookie dough, glazed donuts, lemon shakes, sweet tea. Facebook

K & M Concessions:
 August 4th – 7th – VFW Post 988 – 705 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso Serving: Mozzarella cheese sticks! 100% beef hand dipped corn dogs, and hot dogs! Breaded and deep fried pork tenderloin sandwiches, fried green tomatoes and deep fried pickles!  fried veggies, Skyline Snowie with ice cream, shakes, and snow cones, and Ding Ding Chicken Wings. Facebook

Da Portable Rican:
Schererville Fireworks: Sept. 4th, click here for more
Cedar Lake Farmer’s Market
, Wednesdays,  3-8 pm;   Aug 12, Aug 26, Sept 9, Sept 23, Oct 14 and Oct 28th, Click here for more 
Munster Community Market
, 3pm – 8pm; Sept 1st and Sept 15th.  Every Other Tuesday, Click Here for more
Hobart Summer Market, EVERY Thursdays, 2-8 pm, Jul 23rd – Oct. 8th Click here for more
August 2nd – Founders Square, Sounds of Summer Concert in the Park
October 3rd, Founders Square Harvest Festival
Facebook Or Website

Tom’s Tasty Taters & Walleye Fish Sandwiches
LaPorte Fairground Drive Thru, July 24th, 25th and 26th

The Big Weiner:
Hobart Farmers Markets, Thursdays – starting July 9th Thru Oct 8th, Festival Park, Click here for more
Schererville Corn Roast, Sept/ 12th, Redar Park
Serving:Chicago-Style Hot dogs, Polish dogs, Chili Dogs, Italian Beef, Gyros, Walking Tacos, and drinks. Facebook


Sirloin Tip Meals: July 17th – July 19th, Noon – 9pm, Famous Athletics Valparaiso at 552 west Morthland Dr. across from Burger King on Highway 30, check for dates.

Hot Wisconsin Cheese:
July 17th – 19th, Jake’s Feed, 326 IN – 49 (south) Valparaiso, 11am – 7pm. Facebook

Kona Ice:
Dyer Farmers Market, Tuesdays 4-8pm, –   Aug 11, Aug 18, Sept 1, Sept 15, Pheasant Hills Park, Click here for more. Find them on Facebook 

SizzleBox Food Truck: 
Foodie Tuesdays, Unity Park Laporte August 11th
Dyer Farmers Market, Tuesdays 4-8pm, –  Aug 11, Aug 18, Sept 1, Sept 15, Pheasant Hills Park, Click here for more. Find them on Facebook

Twist Pretzels: 
Phantom Fireworks, – June 24th – July 4th! 218 Verplank Rd, Chesterton. Serving: Original Pretzel, Bacon Cheddar Pretzel, Pepperoni Pizza Pretzel, Jalapeno Cheese Pretzel, Garlic Parmesan Pretzel, Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel, and Salted Carmel Pretzel, elephant ears, funnel cakes and lemonade shake ups!  Facebook

Social Que BBQ and Catering
Reuben Sandwich – Smoked Beef Brisket, Kraut, Smoked Salmon BLT, Smoked Chicken Philly, Smoked Baby Back Rib Sandwich,  Quarter Lb Cheeseburger,  Smoked Bologna Sandwich, and Classic Smoked Bologna Sandwich. 

Skyline Snowie
Phantom Fireworks (Chesterton) 218 Verplank Rd., June 25th – July 4th! Shakes, Shaved ice, Sundaes,  Ice Cream and Snow Cones.  Facebook

Trust Fam Concessions – Michigan City
July 1st – July 3rd. 215 West 5th St.,, (South of Lighthouse Place Mall) Facebook

Bryan’s Concessions: July 4th and 5th- Argos Indiana, (South of Plymouth) Fireworks, Karoake, Live Music, Carnival Food, Magic Show, Across from Casey’s Gas Station 711 N. Michigan St., Argos Indiana. Facebook

Masterque – Mobile, Serving Smoked Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Baby Back Ribes, boil bags, pulled pork, pork skins, pork tips, sometimes located at the Corner of Hwy 12 and 20 in Miller Beach. Facebook

Check Back Each WEEKEND for more places to be added! 

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