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!

FOR OUR COMPLETE LIST  Click Here (to see the updates!)

Lowell Labor Day Festival – Click here


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2020

Date/Time Event
09/03/2020 – 09/04/2020
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Lowell American Legion Annual Garage Sale
American Legion, Lowell IN
09/04/2020
8:00 am
Hiking in Northwest Indiana
09/04/2020
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Nature’s Bouquet Walk
Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, Hammond IN
09/04/2020 – 09/07/2020
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hesston Steam & Power Show – Closed
Hesston Steam Museum, Laporte IN
09/04/2020 – 09/08/2020
5:00 pm – 5:00 am
Lowell Labor Day Parade And Festival – Cancelled
Liberty Park, Lowell IN
09/04/2020
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Busy Bees Art Club – At School, Home, or Online!
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
09/04/2020
11:00 pm – 4:00 am
Schererville Indiana Fireworks –  
Redar Park, Schererville IN
09/04/2020
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday Night at the Movies – LaPorte
Fox Memorial Park, LaPorte IN
09/04/2020
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday Night Steakhouse Night
09/05/2020
1:00 am – 5:00 am
Open Mic at Fox Art Gallery
Fox Art Gallery, Lake Station IN
09/04/2020
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Live Comedy at the Market – Valpo
The Market, Valparaiso IN

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2020

Date/Time Event
09/05/2020
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Crown Point Farmer’s Market
Bulldog park, Crown Point IN
09/05/2020
8:00 am
Fall Hiking in Northwest Indiana
09/05/2020
8:00 am – 12:15 pm
Farmer’s Markets In Nwi
09/05/2020
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Michigan City Farmers Market
Downtown Michigan City, Michiagn City IN
09/05/2020
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Nwi Car Shows
09/05/2020
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
LaPorte Farmers Market
LaPorte Farmers Market, LaPorte IN
09/05/2020
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nw Indiana Prepares Expo
Gary Sportsmen Club, Crown point IN
09/05/2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ride the Region to Benefit Food Bank
09/05/2020
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Valparaiso Market
Central Plaza, Valparaiso IN
09/05/2020
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Valparaiso Market
Central Plaza, Valparaiso IN
09/05/2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee in the Garden
Barker Mansion, Michigan City IN
09/05/2020
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fawn Run Farm Monthly Open House
Fawn Run Farm, Rolling Priaire IN
09/05/2020
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
09/05/2020
11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Portage Labor Day FestivalCancelled
Founder’s Square, Portage IN
09/05/2020
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hometown Country Jam Music Festival – Cancelled
Brickie Bowl, Hobart IN
09/05/2020
4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Crown Point Summer Concert Series
Bulldog Park, Crown Point IN
09/05/2020
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mill Street Car Cruise
Lowell Town Hall, Lowell IN
09/05/2020
6:00 pm
Griffith Twilight Cruise Benefit Fire Dept.
Pizza Hut, Griffith IN
   

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH, 2020

09/06/2020
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Clear Lake Coffee and Cars – LaPorte
Fox Park, LaPorte IN
09/06/2020
8:00 am
Health and Wellness Tips
09/06/2020
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
St John’s Farmers Market
Community Outpatient Centre, St. John IN

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2020 – LABOR DAY
Labor Day Bike Ride And Fishing Clinic

St. John’s Oktoberfest Goes Curbside
Chairs for Charity – Lowell Labor Day Festival

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
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Rock ’N’ Rail Street Festival: Cancelled  www.griffith.in.gov ORClick Here

 Whiting Symphony Orchestra’s FREE Patriotic Concert, Cancelled Click here for more
 Arts on The Ave., Hammond, Indiana, Cancelled click here for more

       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!

ATTENTION 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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