September 10 - September 11, 2022
The 28th Door Village Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 7:30 to 5:00 and Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 10:00 to 4:00 at Scipio Township Park at 3501 W. Joliet Road in historic Door Village. There is No Admission charge to attend the festival. Parking $3.00. All proceeds from the festival go to improving and maintaining our Scipio Township Park.
Many of the favorite features of the festival will be returning. Grandma’s Parlor will feature demonstrations of hand-made crafts of yesteryear while Grandpa’s Woodshed will demonstrate such skills as wood carving and wood working. Grandpa’s Barnyard will include a variety of farm animals to delight children of all ages. A large variety Craft Vendors will also be a highlight for many who like to purchase quality products.
The popular Horse and Wagon Tours of History narrated by LaPorte County Historian Bruce Johnson and driven by Tammy Heinen and her handsome horses will continue on Saturday and Sunday. You will learn fascinating facts about Historic Door Village including the early settlers, the 1832 Fort of the Blackhawk War, Parkinson’s LaPorte-Valparaiso Stage Coach, the New York/Chicago Electric Air Line Railroad, and many local homes and businesses of the past and present.
Saturday morning will feature the annual Pancake & French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 10:00 A.M. which is Free to all Veterans. Sunday will be the famous Pork Chop Dinner from 11:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. A nice variety of foods will be available from local vendors at the Food Court as well as the delicious homemade baked goods from our popular Country Bake Shop. There will also be old-fashioned Ham and Beans as well as Chicken and Noodles on Saturday from 11:00 until gone on Saturday.
Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 and 3:00 PM will be the Living Cemetery Tour when actors portray people who are buried in the 1834 Door Village Cemetery. At their gravestones, citizens from the past will share fascinating stories of their lives from different eras in history.
People of all ages will again enjoy walking through the Pioneer Village encampment of 1832 and the Civil War Camp visiting with reenactors dressed in clothes of the era as they share and demonstrate artifacts commonly used during those time periods of history.
Enjoyable entertainers who will be featured on our stage during the weekend will include Phil Anderson, Homemade Jamm, the Good Timing Barbershop Quartet, Folk Grass and For Pete’s Sake!
Come to the Door Village Harvest Festival! There is something fun for everyone!
Door Village Park
3501 W Joliet Rd
Michigan City & LaPorte, Northern Indiana