NWI Spring Car Shows and Festivals

    Spend your Weekends 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 ! Folks 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!

HERE’S SOME SAMPLES TO GET YOU STARTED . . .


Michigan City Food Truck Festival

A 2-day Food Truck festival on Memorial Weekend will be held in Fedder’s Alley, located on Lake Michigan shoreline, celebrating culture and food. Hosted by Michigan City Parks and Recreation, the area is located inside Washington park. Food trucks also been a staple of many Northwest Indiana Summer festivals, such as Griffith’s Rock ‘N’ Rail Fest,… Continue Reading →

Wolf Lake Wetlands Festival – Hammond Indiana

The 18th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands, Wind and Water festival will be held on Memorial Weekend, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. AND from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday at the William Powers State Fish & Wildlife Area, Shelter #2,…Continue Reading →

Spring Out to Sunset Festival – #Valpo

Spring Out To Sunset Hill for their Annual Spring Out Festival held on the thrid Saturday in May,   from Noon to 4pm. You’ll find lots of Family Fun from the Porter County Parks and Recreation in Valparaiso Indiana. Featuring: Laser Ball, Inflateables, Meet the Animals, Vintage Baseball, Live Music, Wagon Rides, Homebrew Competition, Craft Beer Garden. With…Continue Reading →

Valpo Car Show & Swap Meet – Valparaiso Indiana

Valparaiso Car Show and Swap Meet kicks off on the third Sunday in May ,and it’s back bigger and better than ever before. And, it’s still free to show your Car! ($5 admission fee for everyone) Hosted by Region Rides, the show is open from 9 am – 2pm, with car registrations at 8am. Continue Reading →

Cobe Cup Returns to Northwest Indiana

The excitement returns to Northwest Indiana thanks to the Regional Streeters Car Club. The historical Cobe Cup Car Cruise will be held in  on Saturday Memorial weekend. The course mocks the original historical race of 1909 – going thru Crown Point, Lowell and Cedar Lake. The Cobe Trophy Race was an automobile race held in… Continue Reading →

Downtown Highland Car Cruise

Downtown Highland will be the venue for the Town’s 4th Downtown Car Cruise on first Saturday in June ,from 4 pm to 8 pm. The event will be hosted by the Highland Main Street Board, in conjunction with the Highland Redevelopment Commission. The event will feature scores of vintage cars, parked in Highland’s downtown, along Highway… Continue Reading →

St. John Festival!

​​​The St. John Festival festival fosters an atmosphere of community and fellowship to be held Mid July​. Helping at the festival is one of the best opportunities to meet your fellow parishioners and make new friends. Thank you to all who made the 2016 festival a success! ​FAMILY FUN: New carnival… Continue Reading →

Sue Baxter