12 Big Events for 2023 in Indiana’s Cool North

There are some big events in Indiana's Cool North;  the ones you look forward to every year!  We made a list of our biggest events so you  can plan ahead.  Everything from the county fairs to the favorite festivals and those popular weekly markets are on our list! Make sure you don't miss your favorite --  or make a date to explore something new.

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Lively Summer Festivals Spell Fun Across Indiana’s Cool North


June 22-25, 2023

The Jazz Festival has been Elkhart’s signature event since 1988, when the Band Instrument Capital of the World celebrates four days of jazz.

More than 100 performers take the stage at various venues in this internationally acclaimed event.

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 63 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 66 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 87 Minutes to South Shore

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