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Summer Festivals/Activities 2017

Looking for a summer festival or activity to do while you’re up in Indiana’s Cool North? Look no further. We have taken all the known activities/festivals and compiled them into this easy to read list by county name.

Porter County:

What: Beach Yoga
Where: Indiana Dunes State Park
When: May 28-August 31 / Tues, Thurs & Sun at 9:00am (Thursday evenings at 7pm)

What: Portage Summer Music in the Park
Where: Woodland Park
When: June 6-August 29 / Tuesdays 6:00pm

What: Summer Outdoor Movies
Where: Central Park Plaza
When: June 13-July 25 / @ Dusk

What: The 3 Dune Challenge
Where: Indiana Dunes State Park
When: January 2-December 29

What: Chesterton European Market
Where: Chesterton
When: May 6-October 28 / Every Saturday

What: Eat Up, Wine Down
Where: Valparaiso
When: Every 1st Thursday of the Month / 5-10pm

What: Porter County Fair
Where: Porter County Expo Center and Fairgrounds
When: July 20-29

What: Chesterton Art Fair
Where: Chesterton
When: August 5-6

What: Kouts Pork Fest
Where: Kouts
When: August 26

What: Taste of Duneland
Where: Chesterton
When: September 2

What: Portage Brewfest
Where: Portage
When: September 9

What: Valpo Popcorn Festival
Where: Valparaiso
When: September 8

What: Bacon Fest
Where: Portage
When: September 16

LaPorte County:

What: First Friday Art Walk
Where: Downtown Michigan City
When: Every 1st Friday of the Month

What: Taste of LaPorte
Where: LaPorte
When: July 29

What: Taste of Michigan City
Where: Michigan City
When: August 4-5

What: Great Lakes Grand Prix
Where: Michigan City
When: August 3-6

What: Drum & Bugle Corps.
Where: Michigan City
When: August 7-8

What: Progressive Chicagoland In-Water Boat Show
Where: Michigan City
When: August 10-13

What: 9th Annual City by the Lake Triathlon
Where: Washington Park
When: August 11

What: Tour de LaPorte
Where: LaPorte
When: August 25-27

What: Dunebrook’s Dragon Boat Races
Where: Stone Lake
When: September 9

St. Joseph County:

What: 2017 Summer Concert Series
Where: Locations Vary
When: Battel Park Bandshell (Mondays) /Beutter Park (Thursdays) /Eberhart Golf Course (Fridays)

What: Fridays by the Fountain
Where: Jon R. Hunt Plaza
When: Every Friday in the months of June-August

What: South Bend Cubs
Where: Four Winds Field
When: Through September

What: Summer Jazz Series
Where: Snite Museum
When: July 20, August 17

What: George Lopez
Where: Silver Creek Event Center
When: July 22

What: Urban Adventure Games
Where: Four Winds Field
When: July 29

What: Wine Walks
Where: Downtown South Bend
When: August 8, September 13 / 5-9pm

What: Beer Walk
Where: Downtown South Bend
When: October 11

What: Art Beat
Where: Downtown South Bend
When: August 19

What: Michiana Renaissance Festival
Where: Mishawaka
When: August 26-27

What: Zoo Brew
Where: Potawatomi Zoo
When: September 16

What: Summer Fitness Series
Where: The Gridiron
When: June 10-September 30 / Every Saturday @ 8,9,10am

Elkhart County:

What: Tower Tunes
Where: Ox Bow County Park
When: July 20, August 10 / 6pm

What: Groovin’ in the Gardens
Where: Wellfield Botanic Gardens
When: June 24-August 24 / Thursday evenings

What: Elkhart County 4-H Fair
Where: Goshen
When: July 21-29

What: Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival
Where: Nappanee
When: August 3-6

What: Taste of the Gardens
Where: Wellfield Botanic Gardens
When: August 26

What: Nappanee Apple Festival
Where: Nappanee
When: September 14-17

What: Middlebury Fall Festival
Where: Middlebury
When: September 15-17

LaGrange County:

What: Shipshewana Flea Market
Where: Shipshewana
When: Every Tuesday/Wednesday

What: Amishland & Lakes Bike Tour
Where: LaGrange
When: July 29

What: Shipshewana Antique Festival
Where: Shipshewana
When: August 5

What: Fall Crafter’s Fair
Where: Shipshewana
When: August 5-7

Marshall County:

What: Marshall County 4-H Fair
Where: Argos
When: July 16-22

What: O’Pen BIC Midwest Un-Regatta 2017
Where: Lake Maxinkuckee
When: August 11-13

What: Bourbon Summer Fest
Where: Bourbon
When: August 12-13

What: Marshall County Blueberry Festival
Where: Plymouth
When: September 1-4

What: Culver Wine Fair
Where: Culver
When: September 15-17

What: Marshall County Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass
Where: Plymouth
When: September 16-17

Marshall County:

What: Central Park Concert Series
Where: Warsaw
When: July 28, August 11,18,25

What: Wawasee Kiwanis Triathlon & 5k
Where: Syracuse
When: August 12

What: Canal Days
Where: Village at Winona
When: September 2

Noticed we missed anything? Please let us know! 🙂