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July

Festival of Magic has been added to your travel planner!
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Festival of Magic

Dates: July 26 - July 28, 2019 Check website for times

Join them for a family-friendly trip to everyone's favorite boarding school! Visit all locations on your map to complete the scavenger hunt and win a prize: Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, King's Cross,...Read More

Outdoor Movie and Concert Night in the Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Outdoor Movie and Concert Night in the Park

Date: Friday, July 26 Check website for times

Looking for a wayto cool down on a hot summer night? Then swing by Hawthorne Park for a movie under the stars. Prior to the film, a free concert will take place at the shelter beginning at 7 pm...Read More

Stargazing Through Telescopes has been added to your travel planner!
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Stargazing Through Telescopes

Date: Saturday, July 27 Check website for times

Enjoy the beauty of the night sky through telescopes from the darkest site in the park. Telescopes will be provided for your viewing pleasure.

Valparaiso's Margarita Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso's Margarita Fest

Date: Saturday, July 27 Check website for times

Welcome to the Valpo Margarita Fest! The VMF will transform the beautiful Sunset Hill Farm County Park into a margarita wonderful with the perfect combination of margaritas, Mexican beers, live...Read More

Residences at Coffee Creek Coffee and a Concert - Summer Concert Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Residences at Coffee Creek Coffee and a Concert - Summer Concert Series

Date: Wednesday, July 31 Check website for times

Enjoy the beautiful backdrop of the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve and enjoy a delicious, complimentary coffee from the local artisan coffee shop Red Cup. Please bring your own chairs. The...Read More

August

Sunset Paddle at Marquette Lagoons has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Paddle at Marquette Lagoons

Date: Thursday, August 01 Check website for times

Learn the basics of paddling on the tranquil Marquette Lagoon. Kayaks and canoes are provided. Limited to 20 participants. For reservations call 219-395-1824.

Valparaiso Events Summer Concert Series - Afrodisiacs has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Events Summer Concert Series - Afrodisiacs

Date: Thursday, August 01 Check website for times

From classical to jazz, the Summer Rhapsody Music Festival is a feast of sounds and senses for music lovers of all ages. Bring a picnic blanket and chairs to relax in the park with this outdoor...Read More

Wings of Freedom Tour 2019 has been added to your travel planner!
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Wings of Freedom Tour 2019

Dates: August 01 - August 04, 2019 Check website for times

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

Beachside with a Ranger has been added to your travel planner!
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Beachside with a Ranger

Dates: August 02 - August 30, 2019 Check website for times

Stop by and learn about the park's preservation story. They'll highlight some of the challenges the region faced in the past as well as the largest threats that confront us today. Held every Friday...Read More

Market on the Square has been added to your travel planner!
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Market on the Square

Dates: August 02 - August 30, 2019 Check website for times

Market on the Square will be held every Friday evening in August. They will have fresh produce, unique crafts, vendors, and food trucks/ten. Music will begin at 6 pm. Plus a family-friendly movie at
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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.