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November

Winter Lights Night Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Winter Lights Night Festival

Date: Saturday, November 16 3-8pm (CT)

Kicks off of the annual winter lights display at Sunset Hill Farm. Decorate holiday cookies, meet Santa, sing carols, enjoy wagon rides, and roast s'mores by the bonfire.

Breakfast with Santa has been added to your travel planner!
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Breakfast with Santa

Date: Saturday, November 23 9am-11:30am (CT)

Santa is coming to WRF for a special all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. The full menu includes deliciously golden pancakes and syrup, breakfast sausage, juice, and coffee. Kids will have a...Read More

Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical has been added to your travel planner!
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Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical

Dates: November 29 - December 15, 2019 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

A holiday classic. A single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and...Read More

December

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, December 14 5:30-7:30pm (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...Read More

Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Valparaiso has been added to your travel planner!
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Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Valparaiso

Dates: December 14 - December 15, 2019 9am-6pm Saturday; 10am-5pm Sunday (CT)

Shipshewana On the Road shows are two-day sales where independent vendors offer their products or merchandise for sale to the general public.

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - "Tis The Season: A Holiday Cabaret has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - "Tis The Season: A Holiday Cabaret

Date: Wednesday, December 18 1-3pm (CT)

Kris Kringle is on his way to the Opera House! Christmas may only be a week after this cabaret, but we're here to open our doors to the community and sing our way into the Yule season. We'll...Read More

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Date: Friday, December 20 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long....Read More

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Indiana Dunes

Nature’s Masterpiece

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.