• Lowell Labor Day Festival, SEPT 2nd – 4TH, 2022,
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• Rock ’N’ Rail Street Festival, Downtown Griffith, Indiana, Sept 1- 4th, 2022
• Hesston Steam & Power Show SEPT. 2nd – 5TH, 2022 in LaPorte,
• Oktoberfest – Michigan City, (NEW) Sept. 2nd – 5th, 2022
• Blueberry Festival, September 1st – 4th 2022,
• Taste of Duneland Cancelled
• Lake Station Fall Festival, September 6 7th, Cancelled
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Every Labor Day weekend, Griffith celebrates its railroad history with the Rock ‘N’ Rail Street Festival, which features a fantastic variety of food and street vendors, arts and crafts, family entertainment and non-stop live music on two Entertainment Stages inside a Family Beer Garden and the Live Band music Beer Garden.
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Held in September each year, this is THE area event for Fall 2022! The Apple Fest Art and Craft Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday September 10th and 11th, 2022 from 9am – 4pm at Garwood Orchards in LaPorte, Indiana.
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As the peak of the summer season approaches, that bittersweet feeling of embracing the warm weather and anything-goes mentality starts to kick in. After a carefree summer with salt in the air, those end-of-summer blues may hit you in the feels hard. However, you can end the season with a bang with these six activities…
The 19th annual Active Living Faire 2022 at Wolf Lake in Hammond Indiana will feature a fishing clinic for youngsters and the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, Sept. 4, 2022. Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the 15-mile ride, with frequent stops along the way,…
Be prepared to low crawl, bear crawl, carry sandbags, drag dummies and negotiate numerous obstacles spread throughout the racecourse. Military Veterans and First Responders will get the first chance to sign-up. Registration will then be open to the general public and capped at 250 contestants. The race will have staggered start times so…
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Barktoberfest is a Dog & family friendly event. Demonstrations and dog costume contest all kinds of vendors. This is a fundraiser for relay for life Freedom Park Bark Park and the Lowell Woman’s Club scholarship fund. Also collecting for tots give away. BARK FOR LIFE EVENT VENDORS (FOR PETS & THEIR OWNERS) Featuring: • DEMONSTRATIONS,…
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a popular event that sells out ahead of time. So, The “Tickets On Sale Date” is August 25th, 2022. The 2022 Performance Dates are September 9th and 10th and September 16th and 17th, 2022. Purchase your tickets at Deep River Water park in Hobart.…
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!
WEEKENDS IN NORTHWEST INDIANA . . .
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!
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!
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!
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)
Blast Camp Paintball, (Hobart) Sherwood Forest Paintball (LaPorte), and Team Combat Paintball (Merrivillville) (ages 13 up).
Inman’s Recreation, Zao Island, Zig E’s, Crown Point Fun Center, Cedar Creek Family Golf Center and more! ( Click HERE)
Local Indoor Fun Facilities
Local Amusement Parks
East Chicago Marina
Hidden Lake Park, Merrillville
Albanese Candy Factory – Hobart/Merrillville
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Visit The Indiana Dunes
Mascot Hall of Fame – Whiting
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Friendship Botanic Gardens – Michigan City
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Visit A Farmers Market – with Artisan Foods and Hand-Made Art
Visit Mount Baldy – Indiana Dunes
Washington Park Zoo – Michigan City
Buckley Homestead – Lowell
Hesston Steam Museum – LaPorte