Thomas Centennial Park - Chesterton Bandstand
6:00 a.m. registration; 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CT)
Start your day with a 5k run or a 1-mile stroll with your dog (register at Duneland Resale). 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. Contests are free to enter.
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)
An event of fun for the entire community, attracting hundreds to downtown Chesterton. The event features bouncy houses, live entertainment, dancing, many children's activities, food available for purchase, and a beer garden.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; 5:30 twilight parade (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. The Twilight Christmas Parade ends with Santa Claus. Local businesses stay open late, and hot chocolate along with other traditional holiday sweets will be available.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (CT)
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.