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.
Kid’s activities include Bounce Houses, Train Barrel Rides, Princess day, Superhero day, Face Painting, and much more! Many other surprises!
The Car Show has a $20 entry fee with the first 100 entrants receiving a dash plaque. All profits will go to benefit the Griffith Fire Fighters Assoc. Any questions please contact GFFA President Steve Cope at (219) 616-1986.
5K – 1K Run:
Held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The 5th Annual Rock ‘N’ Rail event benefits the scholarship program at the Griffith Family YMCA. Did you know that the Y doesn’t turn anyone away for the inability to pay? Money raised from this event goes to the YMCA scholarship program. Those scholarships are given to low income individuals and families so they can participate in programs and membership. Come for the race, stay for the fun! Griffith’s Rock ‘N’ Rail Street Festival will be happening after the race!
5:30 – Small Town – Tribute Band
7:30 – Fleetwood Mac Mania
9:30 – Marrakesh Express Tribute Band
4:00 – Little Giant – Doors tribute
6:00 – Infinity – Journey Tribute
8:00 – Kashmir – Led Zepplin Tribute
10:00 – Echoes of Pompeii – Pink Floyd Tribute
4:00 – Bonfire – AC/DC Tribute
6:00 – American English – Beatles Tribute
8:00 – Hollywood Nights – Bob Seger Tribute
10:00 – Elton Rohn – Tribute
4:00 – Gospel Hour
6:00 – Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute
8:00 – Midwest Big Band with Jim Bulanda
10:00 – Shawn Klush – Elvis Tribute
Want to Sell your Car? Need to find Parts? Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet, & Motorcycle Show will take place Sunday, August 28th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. The show is open to all cars at 8:00 a.m. with registration on the day of the show.
The event location is located at 215 Division Rd., Valparaiso, just south East of Hwy 30 and the 49 Bypass. Those interested in selling their automobile is allowed with no extra charge with a paid admission of just $5.
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