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!
FOR OUR COMPLETE LIST Click Here (to see the updates!)
Lowell Labor Day Festival – Click here
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2020
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2020
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH, 2020
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2020 – LABOR DAY
Malden Labor Day Parade and After the Parade Celebration, Malden, Indiana
2019 LABOR DAY FESTIVALS AND EVENTS:
• Active Living Faire, Monday Sept. 7th, 2020 20 Mile Bike Ride, 5K walk and 5K Fishing Clinic, Click here
• Marshall County Blueberry Festival in Plymouth Indiana Cancelled (Fireworks)
• Hesston Steam & Power Show in LaPorte, IN Cancelled, click here
• Lowell Labor Parade & Fireworks, Cancelled ( Fireworks) click here
• Taste of Duneland in Downtown Chesterton, Cancelled, Click Here
• Rock ’N’ Rail Street Festival: Cancelled www.griffith.in.gov ORClick Here
Portage All-Day Outdoor Music Concert! Cancelled www.portagemusic.com.
Join us as we celebrate the oldest-running Labor Day PARADE in Indiana on Cancelled SUNDAY: Kiddie Parade 12:15 – 1pm! Family Fun Activities at Liberty Park till 3pm. Fireworks at Old Towne Square, at dusk. BIG PARADE: Monday, Sept 2nd at 10am, Find more info at www.lowell.net
Gary SouthShore Railcats Baseball Games! Cancelled
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!
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!
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
Tips For Keeping Your Family Safe on Vacation
Visit The Indiana Dunes
Mascot Hall of Fame – Whiting
Lake Michigan Beaches
Friendship Botanic Gardens – Michigan City
Blueberry Picking In Northwest Indiana
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