Thomas Centennial Park - Chesterton Bandstand
The Festival of Trees gives businesses, organizations, and families the opportunity to share the celebration of the holidays by sponsoring and decorating a tree in downtown Chesterton. Come out and see the trees and vote for your favorite. Other festival activities include a tree decorating contest. Kiwanis clubs focus on changing the world by serving children, one child, and one community at a time.
Set in Chesterton's beautiful Thomas Centennial Park, the Annual Corkscrew & Brew will gather local wineries and breweries for this springtime, tasting. There will be food available for purchase as well as music to be enjoyed by all. This is a 21+ event.
6am registration at Duneland Resale; 9am-3pm (CT)
Start your day with a 5k run or a 1-mile stroll with your dog. Visit more than 35 booths featuring local shelters and rescues, pet services, pet merchandise, and treats. There will be training and obedience demonstrations, as well as fun contests.
11am- 7pm (CT)
Get into the holiday spirit and become a part of a unique Chesterton tradition. Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Duneland with an all-day hometown celebration. Eat and shop at the outdoor holiday market. Take a carriage ride through the historic downtown area and don't forget the tree lighting ceremony, and the Twilight Christmas parade!
This extraordinary shopping experience has become a beloved holiday tradition for the European Market community. Many favorite market merchants, artists and chefs come together during this special event to give you the perfect opportunity to gather your favorite market goodies for holiday gifting. The Mistletoe Market will be in downtown Chesterton in the footprint of the European Market.