Upcoming Events

September

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been added to your travel planner!
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Dates: September 27 - October 13, 2019 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the...Read More

Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show

Dates: September 27 - September 29, 2019 9am-5pm (CT)

Farming demonstrations include steam engines, shingle mill, sawmill, field tillage, threshing corn shelling, rock crushing, dynamometer, sorghum cooking, a parade of power, a flea market, food...Read More

Century of Progress Homes Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Century of Progress Homes Tour

Date: Saturday, September 28 8am-4pm (CT)

Explore five houses that were originally displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and are now located in the National Lakeshore. Tour the Cypress Log, Florida Tropical, Armco-Ferro, and...Read More

St. Peter GermanFest has been added to your travel planner!
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St. Peter GermanFest

Date: Saturday, September 28 Noon-10pm (CT)

Inspired by Chicago's Christkindlmarket, they have invited all types of German crafters and bakers to set-up shop. There will be a wide selection of German and craft beers from around the region

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Valpo Brewfest has been added to your travel planner!
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Valpo Brewfest

Date: Saturday, September 28 1-4:30pm (CT)

This annual event is a celebration of great craft beer and the cool people that enjoy it. Sample over 200 different styles of beers from America's best craft brewers. Limited tickets available. Must...Read More

HERO Half Marathon has been added to your travel planner!
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HERO Half Marathon

Date: Sunday, September 29 8am (CT)

Run on the most beautiful course in the Midwest. Great views of Lake Michigan, the Dunes and wetlands. This course is truly a unique experience, especially during the fall.

October

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival

Dates: October 04 - October 06, 2019 All day (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The festival showcases the region's natural and cultural significance through hiking, paddling, biking, and other activities such as geocaching,...Read More

Annual Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Fall Festival

Dates: October 05 - October 06, 2019 9am-5pm (CT)

WRF Nursery & Garden Center will open their pumpkin fields to the public the first weekend in October during their Annual Fall Festival. Each all-inclusive wristband is good for a...Read More

Harvest Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Harvest Festival

Date: Saturday, October 05 11am-9pm (CT)

There will be unique crafts, food vendors, car cruise-in, and a bounce house as well as music from local bands in the region throughout the day.
 
 
 

 

Valparaiso Gun & Knife Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Gun & Knife Show

Dates: October 05 - October 06, 2019 8am-5pm Saturday; 9am-3pm Sunday (CT)

The largest gun and knife show in Northern Indiana with 350 tables.

Chefs Around the Table has been added to your travel planner!
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Chefs Around the Table

Date: Thursday, October 10 5-10pm (CT)

This unique fundraiser will feature 100 gentlemen "chefs" from around Porter County preparing their favorite dishes. This lighthearted gala will also include a competition for the "Top...Read More

Dunes Fall Photography Talk - Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Fall Photography Talk - Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Thursday, October 10 2-3pm (CT)

Join local photographer Edward Bryne as he showcases his fall photographs of locations in the Indiana Dunes. This program focuses on explaining the best tips of techniques of...Read More

Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest

Dates: October 11 - October 13, 2019 Times vary by date (CT)

This festival honors the Elvis Presley legacy of giving by raising funds for Porter County Special Olympics. See top Elvis tribute artists for an EPE Ultimate Preliminary contest.

Porter's Perfect Pint has been added to your travel planner!
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Porter's Perfect Pint

Date: Saturday, October 12 1-5pm (CT)

Join in the annual beer tasting and silent auction fundraiser. Enjoy a commemorative pint glass, door prizes, and samples from approximately 40 regional and national craft brewers. There will also...Read More

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, October 12 8:30pm (CT)

Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets, and meteors, and learn about constellation lore from the darkest site in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.