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September

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Wednesday, September 02 Check website for times

Join Naturalist and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm for a presentation about our moon along with come "Stellar" treats. The hike begins...Read More

Chautauqua in the Dunes, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Chautauqua in the Dunes, Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: September 09 - September 12, 2020 Check website for times

Chautauqua in the Dunes brings together learners of all ages to explore and engage with the topics of the day including environment, economics, politics, religion, art, and history. In keeping with...Read More

History Comes Alive Weekend has been added to your travel planner!
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History Comes Alive Weekend

Dates: September 11 - September 13, 2020 Check website for times

Join in the special activities happening all weekend. There will be a Fur Trader Encampment, Beaver Trading Hike, Shipwreck Stories and much more.

Singing Sands Stargaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Singing Sands Stargaze

Date: Saturday, September 19 Check website for times

Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night ofstargazing. Special telescopes will be set up as well as periodic constellationtalks. Bring a blanket and join on the main...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - A Little Honky Tonk Bar: A Modern Country Cabaret has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - A Little Honky Tonk Bar: A Modern Country Cabaret

Date: Wednesday, September 23 Check website for times

On the heels of the success of 2019's Honky Tonk Cabaret, the Memorial Opera House has decided it was time of offer a little bit more country (with a little bit of rock-n-roll!) They'll present an...Read More

October

Clue, The Musical has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Clue, The Musical

Dates: October 02 - October 18, 2020 Check website for times

The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical that brings the world's best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what...Read More

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Friday, October 02 Check website for times

Join Naturalist and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm for a presentation about our moon along with come "Stellar" treats. The hike begins...Read More

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival

Dates: October 02 - October 04, 2020 Check website for times

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 NWI Storytelling Festival & Ghost Stories! has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual NWI Storytelling Festival & Ghost Stories!

Dates: October 16 - October 17, 2020 Check website for times

A night of fright awaits you in this open-air concert at the Wilson Shelter for the 30th year in a row! Bring a blanket and a friend to hold on to as this program will feature a collection of spooky...Read More

"Howl"ween in the Dunes! has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

"Howl"ween in the Dunes!

Date: Saturday, October 24 Check website for times

Get spooked and thrilled this Halloween at Indiana Dunes State Park. The activities will take place throughout the weekend.

Scheduled Events:

Critter with Costumes - 10 am

Creepy Campground Crafts -...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.