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Sunset Hill Farm County Park

Address

775 Meridian Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46385-8507

Contact

Phone: (219) 465-3586

About

Sunset Hill Farm County Park is a lovely 235-acre park where you'll find a primitive campground, several miles of trails, picnic and play areas, demonstration crops, and an amphitheater. The park's hiking trails traverse both prairie and woodland, where you can see birds and other wildlife. A working dairy farm until 1978, the park still grows demonstration crops as part of its educational mission to cultivate respect and understanding for earth's natural resources. The park offers scheduled naturalist programs, wagon rides, and public events. Camping for GROUPS ONLY. The fees are $2 perserson plus a $45 refundable damage deposit.

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Events:

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Lightning Bug Music Festival

Date: Sunday, July 02
Noon (CT)

Lightning Bug Music Festival is a family-friendly event. It is a celebration for music lovers, Lightning Bug also features regional craft beer and wine, kids' program area and a food truck village serving up fresh, local fare. Headlined by 2015 Grammy winner Jerry Douglas presented The Earls of Leicester, artists were selected to please the whole family in the hope that everyone will be dancing, laughing and making memories together. National touring acts will perform in our own backyard, in an idyllic location and for a great cause, Dunes Learning Center. This local nonprofit hosts nature camp programs year-round in the heart of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Festival proceeds will price Dunes Learning Center summer camp experiences to children in need.

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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Saturday, July 22
1:00 p.m. (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period reproduction uniforms, use period authentic equipment and follow baseball rules from the 19th century in order to accurately present the history of baseball to the public. Bring your family and friends out to Sunset Hill Farm and enjoy a day of vintage baseball. Don't forget lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.

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Prairie Magic Music Fest

Date: Saturday, July 29
2:00 p.m. (CT)

The Prairie Magic Music Fest is a celebration of rock, bluegrass, folk, and Americana music. Sunset Hill Farm County Park will host this festival with a dynamite initial line up. The festival will also highlight craft, food, and beer vendors. The Rolling Stonebaker Pizza, Valpo Velvet Ice Cream and Bartlett's Grill will be satisfying hunger while a beer garden will make local microbrews available to those 21 or over. The event is family friendly and kids 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Water will be available on site at no cost but coolers and outside food and beverages are not allowed.

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Babapaloosa Festival

Date: Sunday, August 06
Noon - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

An all-day music festival to benefit the See Change Foundation. There will be a beer garden hosted by Leroy's Hotstuff and Running Vines. Food trucks from Bartlett's and Leroy's hotstuff. Kids activities include bounce houses and YMCA activities. You will enjoy 5 amazing bands, All Good Things; Jerica Paliga; Township Train Wreck; Visions of Santana; and Corey Dennison.

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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Sunday, August 27
TBD

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period reproduction uniforms, use period authentic equipment and follow baseball rules from the 19th century in order to accurately present the history of baseball to the public. Bring your family and friends out to Sunset Hill Farm and enjoy a day of vintage baseball. Don't forget lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.

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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Saturday, September 16
Noon (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period reproduction uniforms, use period authentic equipment and follow baseball rules from the 19th century in order to accurately present the history of baseball to the public. So get your family and friends out to Sunset Hill Farm and enjoy a day of vintage baseball. Don't forget lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.

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Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show

Dates: September 22 - September 24, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Farming demonstrations include steam engines, shingle mill, saw mill, field cooking, parade of power, flea market, antique cars, trucks on Sunday and much more.

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Winter Lights Night Festival

Date: Saturday, November 18
3:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Don't miss Northwest Indiana's top holiday light display and festival. There will be pictures with Santa, music, crafts, cookie decorating, fireworks and more.

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Winter Lights Drive Through - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: November 24 - December 31, 2017
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Drive through Northwest Indiana's top holiday light display.