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Northwest Indiana Celebrates Labor Day!

     Spend your Labor Day Weekend with the family for a weekend getaway in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows,Food Truck Festivals to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Fairs  AND CRAFT BEER
    You might also like the live Concerts and full fledged Festivals honoring our Nation’s Birthday on July 4th or our Nation’s Workers on Labor Day that have four full days held in Lowell Indiana, Hesston Steam Museum, and Michigan City Indiana. We even have lots of HISTORICAL EVENTS TOO!

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    There are lots of Labor Day Celebrations in every city in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically. Final Updates will be made by August 31st – so check back often!

 

Events – Friday, Sep 3 2021

Date/TimeEvent
09/02/2021 – 09/05/2021
1:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Rock N Rail Street Festival -4 Days!
Downtown Griffith, Griffith IN
09/03/2021
All Day
Fireworks Fridays at SouthShore Railcats Baseball
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hesston Steam & Power Show
Hesston Steam Museum, Laporte IN
09/03/2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Tunes At Noon – LaPorte
Fox Park, LaPorte IN
09/03/2021
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Amvets Farmers Market
Greater Gary Amvets Post 6, Gary IN
09/03/2021
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rock N Rails Car Show
Downtown Griffith, Griffith IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Railcats, Gary IN
09/03/2021
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rock N Rail Car & Motorcycle Show
Downtown Griffith, Griffith IN
09/03/2021
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Michigan City, Michiagn City IN
09/03/2021
5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
First Fridays on Lake Street
Lake street Gallery, Gary IN
09/03/2021
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Night Cruise Nights -Valpo
Harley Davidson, Valpariso IN
09/03/2021
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Griffith Central Market
Central Park, Griffith IN
09/03/2021
7:00 pm – 10:15 pm
BlackTop Mojo
hobart art theatre, hobart IN
09/03/2021
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A Night of Ghosts and Gore – Live Show
Beatniks On Conkey, Hammond In
09/03/2021
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
09/03/2021
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Steel Magnolias Show – Footlight Players
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
Free Movie in the Park – Hessville
Hammond Sportsplex, Hammond IN

Labor Day Events – Sat. Sep 4 2021

Date/TimeEvent
09/02/2021 – 09/05/2021
1:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Rock N Rail Street Festival -4 Days!
Downtown Griffith, Griffith IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hesston Steam & Power Show
Hesston Steam Museum, Laporte IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Railcats, Gary IN
09/04/2021
All Day
Car Shows In Northwest Indiana
09/04/2021 – 09/06/2021
All Day
Lowell Labor Day Festival
Liberty Park, Lowell IN
09/04/2021
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hoosier Old Wheels 50th Anniversary Car Show and Swap Meet
09/04/2021
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Watermelon Festival – Hobart
Johnson Farm Produce, Hobart IN
09/04/2021
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ride the Region to Benefit Food Bank
09/04/2021
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Hike & Scavenger Hunt – Labor Day
09/04/2021
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Crown Beer Fest
Bulldog park, Crown Point IN
09/04/2021 – 09/05/2021
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Station Harvest Festival – Cancelled
Riverview Park, Lake Station IN
09/04/2021
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Cruise Night – LaPorte
Downtown Laporte, LaPorte IN
09/04/2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Labor Day Live Demo At China Fireworks
Direct From China Fireworks, Gary IN
09/04/2021 – 09/05/2021
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Owl Prowl-  
Indiana Dunes Nature Center, Porter IN
09/04/2021
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A Night of Ghosts and Gore – Live Show
Beatniks On Conkey, Hammond In
09/04/2021
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Steel Magnolias Show – Footlight Players
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
09/04/2021
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
09/04/2021
10:00am – 8:00pm
Lindsay Buckingham In Concert
Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo MI
Michigan City Food Truck Festival
Fedders Alley, Washington Park

 

NWI Labor Day Events – Sun Sep 5 2021

Date/TimeEvent
09/02/2021 – 09/05/2021
1:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Rock N Rail Street Festival -4 Days!
Downtown Griffith, Griffith IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hesston Steam & Power Show
Hesston Steam Museum, Laporte IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Railcats, Gary IN
09/04/2021 – 09/06/2021
All Day
Lowell Labor Day Festival
Liberty Park, Lowell IN
09/04/2021 – 09/05/2021
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Station Harvest Festival – Cancelled
Riverview Park, Lake Station IN
09/04/2021 – 09/05/2021
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Owl Prowl-  
Indiana Dunes Nature Center, Porter IN
09/05/2021
12:00 am
Black Sheep Monthly Car Show – Laporte
Clear Lake, LaPorte IN
09/05/2021
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Watermelon Festival – Hobart
Johnson Farm Produce, Hobart IN
09/05/2021
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Munster Community Market
Community Park – Pool Parking Lot, Munster IN
09/05/2021
10:30 am – 11:30 am
SSSSSSSSNakes Alive at Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
09/05/2021
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Miller Beach Farmer’s Market
Lake Street, Gary IN
09/05/2021
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Indiana Dunes Miller Woods Hike
Paul H. Douglas Center, Gary IN
09/05/2021
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
A Night of Ghosts and Gore – Live Show
Beatniks On Conkey, Hammond In
09/05/2021
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Steel Magnolias Show – Footlight Players
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
09/05/2021
5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
09/05/2021
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Labor Day Hog Roast & Dead to Rights Concert
Cancelled
Music At Chellberg Farm Labor Day Weekend
Chellberg Farm, Indiana Dunes National Park
09/05/2021
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pink Ribbon Day at Gary Southshore Railcats Home Game
Gary Southshore Railcats, Gary IN
09/05/2021
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Concerts at Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Casino, Gary IN
09/05/2021 – 7:30pm
$5 per carload

09/05/2021
10:00am – 8:00pm
 
Labor Day Concert in the Park
With FIREWORKS! 
Whiting Lakefront Park, Whiting IN
Michigan City Food Truck Festival
Fedders Alley, Washington Park

NWI Labor Day Events – Mon Sep 6 2021

Date/TimeEvent
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hesston Steam & Power Show
Hesston Steam Museum, Laporte IN
09/03/2021 – 09/06/2021
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Railcats, Gary IN
09/04/2021 – 09/06/2021
All Day
Lowell Labor Day Festival
Liberty Park, Lowell IN
  
09/06/2021
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Watermelon Festival – Hobart
Johnson Farm Produce, Hobart IN
09/06/2021
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Active Living Faire Bike Ride and Fishing Derby
Environmental Educational Center, Hammond IN
09/06/2021
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Lowell Labor Day Parade
Historic Downtown Lowell, IN, Lowell IN
09/06/2021
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
High Dunes Hike
Indiana Dunes Nature Center, Porter IN
09/06/2021
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fan Appreciation Day at Southshore Railcats Home Game
Gary Southshore Railcats, Gary IN
09/06/2021
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
FREE Texas Hold ’em Every Monday Night
Mighty Mick’s Bar and Grille, Crown Point IN

 

 

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amusement parks attractions entertainment centers indiana dunes 1ATTENTION PARENTS:
Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do with kids that make the perfect getaway weekend for the family! Most of these venues have indoor arcades. You’ll want to visit Deep River Waterpark in the middle of Northwest Indiana, Inman’s Recreation Center in Valparaiso, Zao Island Amusement Center in Valparaiso, Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Fun Park (Schererville); Jak’s Warehouse (Indoor Theme Park – Highland area); Washington Park Zoo (Michigan City); Barker Mansion Museum (Michigan City) Friendship Botanic Gardens (Michigan City) and the Indiana Dunes Lakeshore Parks!   Just to name a few! Every city has a Splash Pad or Public Pool too!

FUN FILLED BOUNCE HOUSES:

If your kids like bounce house, you’ll find Five FunFlatables locations throughout Northwest Indiana that provide unique, year-round, soft inflatable playgrounds where the whole family can have continuous FUN Jumping, Bouncing, Climbing, Snaking. Click here for more!

INDOOR FUN:
Zao Island, Inman’s Recreation Center, Jaks Warehouse, Sky Zone, and Crown Point Fun Center, and Zig E’s Funland. All of these centers have arcade games, family games, fun food, and more. Click here for more!
SPLASH PADS:
Wolf Lake Aquatic Play Center, Wicker Park Memorial Splash Pad, Oasis Splash Pad, Central Park Plaza Splash Pad, Heron Lake Splash Pad, Hub Municipal Pool, Founders Square Splash Pad, Splash Pad at JeorsePark, just to name a few. Click Here)
PAINTBALL:
Blast Camp Paintball, (Hobart) Sherwood Forest Paintball (LaPorte), and Team Combat Paintball (Merrivillville) (ages 13 up).  
MINIATURE GOLF:
Inman’s Recreation, Zao Island, Zig E’s, Crown Point Fun Center, Cedar Creek Family Golf Center and more! ( Click HERE)

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.