Upcoming Events

August

Animal Origami, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Animal Origami, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Tuesday, August 20 Check website for times

Learn about some of our dunes' animals and then fold them at your fingertips. This program takes place at the Nature Center.

Cruise Night - Portage has been added to your travel planner!
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Cruise Night - Portage

Dates: August 06 - August 27, 2019 Check website for times

Enjoy a classic car cruise-in, groovy music, food vendors on site and a raffle prizes drawn every hour. Held every Tuesday night in August.

Espionage Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Espionage Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

 Escape rooms are an interactive adventure game where you and your team are locked in a themed room. You have 60 minutes to find a series of clues, solve puzzles, and crack coes to escape...Read More

Fur-tastic Show' N' Tell has been added to your travel planner!
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Fur-tastic Show' N' Tell

Date: Tuesday, August 20 Check website for times

Stop in the Nature Center any time for a fun look at some mammals of the dunes. See them up-close and learn more about their special fur adaptations.

Gabis Arboretum Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Gabis Arboretum Railway Garden

Dates: May 11 - October 31, 2019 Check website for times

Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special...Read More

Mission Escape has been added to your travel planner!
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Mission Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

You will be tasked with tackling logical problems and puzzles. You will put out little physical effort and your wit and observation will be the key to your success. Everything you need to be...Read More

Paradox Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Paradox Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

Room 1: House in the Woods - Everyone in town knows the creepy old house in the woods. No one, however, wants to talk about it or even find themselves nearby. Your friend, Tim the journalist, wanted...Read More

Summer Music in the Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Summer Music in the Park

Dates: August 06 - August 27, 2019 Check website for times

All concerts will be held indoors at either Sycamore Hall or Oakwood Grand Hall. Concerts are open to the public. Bring the whole family. Through a collaboration between Portage Parks &
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Survival Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Survival Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

Survival escape rooms are the newest escape games hitting Northwest Indiana. State of the art games, fast paced, and exciting! Outsmart aliens, escape dangerous traps and solve cunning puzzles with
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The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center and park are open (CT)

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More