Wine enthusiasts get ready to find a new favorite. The Valparaiso Wine Festival brings over 100 wines to sip and sample. Bring your friends and family and toast to a fun summer evening in the park....Read More
Dunes Adventure Camp for ages 14 to 17. Teens choose from adventurous activities and learn new skills including backcountry survival, nature photography, leadership, and conservation at this 5day, 4...Read More
What do plants need to grow and thrive? Learn to grow your own food and dig in to your very own gardens while learning how to keep the plants healthy all year long. Space is limited, so sign up...Read More
Summer nights are for relaxing, having fun and spending time with your family and friends. So plan to join in the park at the Summer Outdoor Movies. Watch some of the biggest hits from the past and...Read More
Turning up the heat in the summer with the coolest cats of all time, the Memorial Opera House will play host to the music of the most infamous trio of the 1960's. Presenting tunes like Volare, That's ...Read More
Bring the whole family to enjoy a morning of catch and release fishing at the North Pond. Don't have fishing gear? A naturalist will have a few extra poles and bait for those who are fishing for the...Read More
Discover just how fun and exciting nature can be at this 5 day/4 night summer camp inside Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Activities include day treks, water games, tree-themed games and crafts, a...Read More
Let nature fire up your senses! Explore the colors, textures, and sounds of nature and create your own masterpieces to take home. Space is limited, so sign up today.
Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages...Read More
Do you know how to find shelter, food, and water? This week will explore the survival techniques of animals and how we can do the, too. Space is limited, so sign up today.
Students who participated in Mighty Acorns during the school year can live, learn and play with fellow Mighty Acorns from across the Calumet region at this five day, four night camp in the dunes.
Four of the most famous WWII bomber and fighter aircraft will be flying into Northwest Indiana for a visit. The B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Michell and P-51 Mustang will be available...Read More
A two-day fine art fair with more than 100+ artists exhibiting artwork in a multitude of mediums - painting, drawing, photography, jewelry, sculpture, weaving, glass and pottery.
An event of fun for the entire community, attracting hundreds to downtown Chesterton. The event features bouncy houses, live entertainment, dancing, many children's activities, food available for...Read More
Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping and attractions.