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September

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been added to your travel planner!
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Dates: September 27 - October 13, 2019 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the...Read More

Century of Progress Homes Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Century of Progress Homes Tour

Date: Saturday, September 28 8am-4pm (CT)

Explore five houses that were originally displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and are now located in the National Park. Tour the Cypress Log, Florida Tropical, Armco-Ferro, and...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, September 28 7:30-9:30pm (CT)

Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets, and meteors, and learn about constellation lore from the darkest site in the Indiana Dunes National Park.

St. Peter GermanFest has been added to your travel planner!
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St. Peter GermanFest

Date: Saturday, September 28 Noon-10pm (CT)

Inspired by Chicago's Christkindlmarket, they have invited all types of German crafters and bakers to set-up shop. There will be a wide selection of German and craft beers from around the region

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Valpo Brewfest has been added to your travel planner!
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Valpo Brewfest

Date: Saturday, September 28 1-4:30pm (CT)

This annual event is a celebration of great craft beer and the cool people that enjoy it. Sample over 200 different styles of beers from America's best craft brewers. Limited tickets available. Must...Read More

HERO Half Marathon has been added to your travel planner!
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HERO Half Marathon

Date: Sunday, September 29 8am (CT)

Run on the most beautiful course in the Midwest. Great views of Lake Michigan, the Dunes and wetlands. This course is truly a unique experience, especially during the fall.

October

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival

Dates: October 04 - October 06, 2019 All day (CT)

The festival showcases the region's natural and cultural significance through hiking, paddling, biking, and other activities such as geocaching, photography, birding, and orienteering. The festival...Read More

Annual Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Fall Festival

Dates: October 05 - October 06, 2019 9am-5pm (CT)

WRF Nursery & Garden Center will open their pumpkin fields to the public the first weekend in October during their Annual Fall Festival. Each all-inclusive wristband is good for a...Read More

Harvest Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Harvest Festival

Date: Saturday, October 05 11am-9pm (CT)

There will be unique crafts, food vendors, car cruise-in, and a bounce house as well as music from local bands in the region throughout the day.
 
 
 

 

Dunes Fall Photography Talk - Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Fall Photography Talk - Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Thursday, October 10 2-3pm (CT)

Join local photographer Edward Bryne as he showcases his fall photographs of locations in the Indiana Dunes. This program focuses on explaining the best tips of techniques of...Read More

Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest

Dates: October 11 - October 13, 2019 Times vary by date (CT)

This festival honors the Elvis Presley legacy of giving by raising funds for Porter County Special Olympics. See top Elvis tribute artists for an EPE Ultimate Preliminary contest.

Trunk or Treat Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Trunk or Treat Fall Festival

Date: Saturday, October 12 5-8pm (CT)

Come Trunk or Treat with us and stay for the Haunted Walk. This is a family-friendly event.

Haunted Hayride has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Hayride

Dates: October 17 - October 19, 2019 6:30-9:30pm (CT)

A haunted Halloween event. Concessions will be available. The event is not recommended for children ages three and under.

Saw-whet Owl Banding Demonstration has been added to your travel planner!
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Saw-whet Owl Banding Demonstration

Dates: October 17 - November 14, 2019 Check website for dates & times

Burn the midnight oil at the annual saw-whet owl banding. Visitors can learn about Indiana's smallest owl in this up-close-and-personal experience. Though special nights are scheduled,...Read More

Fall Harvest Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Harvest Festival

Dates: October 18 - October 19, 2019 4-6pm Friday; 11am-2pm Saturday (CT)

Get ready for two days of costumes, tricks, treats, spooks, and more at the Fall Harvest Festival. On Friday night, dress up in your spookiest or silliest costume and go door-to-door all...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.