Upcoming Events

June

72nd NWI Soap Box Derby has been added to your travel planner!
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72nd NWI Soap Box Derby

Date: Saturday, June 23 7am-5pm (CT)

This is a youth soapbox car racing program. Racers ages 7-20 (can not turn 21 on or before July 31, 2016) compete in three divisions stock, super stock and masters. There is a super kids division...Read More

Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 03 - November 03, 2018 9-9:45am (CT)

This hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for adults. The theme will feature a different, timely theme. Visit their website to see each month's...Read More

Beach Fun Saturday has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Fun Saturday

Dates: June 16 - June 30, 2018 11am-3pm (CT)

Enjoy a great day at the beach with paddle boarding, kayaking, and snorkeling. All equipment is provided. This event will be offered the last three Saturdays during the month of June.

Beginning Birding Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Beginning Birding Program

Dates: June 02 - June 30, 2018 9-10:30am (CT)

Join a ranger and fellow birding enthusiasts every Saturday morning in June. No birding experience is required. A spotting scope and binoculars will be provided. The program will start at the...Read More

Beverly Shores Then and Now has been added to your travel planner!
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Beverly Shores Then and Now

Dates: May 04 - October 28, 2018 11am-3pm (CT)

Learn about the history of Beverly Shores, which began as a planned resort community in 1927. The exhibit will include town landmarks and the former Beverly Shores School. Held on Friday, Saturday...Read More

Brincka-Cross House and Garden Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Brincka-Cross House and Garden Tour

Dates: March 17 - October 20, 2018 10-10:45am (CT)

The Brincka-Cross House and Garden Tours will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month, March through October, except May which will meet on May, 12th instead. Have you ever been to Brincka-Cross...Read More

Chesterton Cruise Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton Cruise Night

Dates: May 26 - September 29, 2018 5-9pm (CT)

Cars of all kinds - vintage, sport, and foreign. A night of family fun. Held on the last Saturday of the month, May to Sept.

Chesterton's European Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton's European Market

Dates: May 05 - October 27, 2018 8am-2pm (CT)

An outdoor family/artisanal market held in historic downtown Chesterton every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October.

Discover Nature at Naturepalooza has been added to your travel planner!
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Discover Nature at Naturepalooza

Date: Saturday, June 23 11am-3pm (CT)

There is always something new to discover or try at Naturepalooza! This free family-friendly, annual picnic in the wooded lakeshore venue will include exhibits by local environmental groups, nature...Read More

Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore

Dates: May 05 - December 16, 2018 9am-4pm (CT)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More

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

Dates: January 02 - December 31, 2018 11am-8:30pm Monday-Thursday; 11am-10pm Friday & Saturday; 11am-8pm Sunday

 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

Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 03 - November 09, 2018 11-11:45am (CT)

This short hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for children of all ages. The theme will change each month. Visit their website for each month's theme....Read More

Footloose 5K Walk/Run has been added to your travel planner!
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Footloose 5K Walk/Run

Date: Saturday, June 23 6pm (CT)

Come for the RUN, stay for the FUN! An evening of flashback 80's themed fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm

Dates: June 03 - October 28, 2018 4:30-5pm (CT)

Come help a ranger feed the farm animals every Sunday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's historic Chellberg farm. The farm's current residents include cows, pigs, and chickens. The animals are at...Read More

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt

Dates: January 02 - December 31, 2018 Self guided, can be done any day the Visitor Center and park are open

Ready for an adventure? Then do the Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt. Pick up the form and map at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. You'll be guided to nine great sites in the Indiana Dunes National...Read More