2024’s Must See Events in Indiana’s Cool North

Indiana's Cool North has some really big events; the ones you look forward to every year.   We are here to help you out and compiled a list of those events - everything from the county fairs to the favorite festivals and popular markets! Make sure you don't miss your favorite --  or discover something new to explore! Find even more events HERE.

Explore the Magic of the Children's Garden at Friendship Botanic Gardens



At Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City, kids frolic amid lush greenery, discovering the wonders of nature. They chase butterflies, marvel at colorful blooms, and listen intently to the symphony of birdsong. Engaging with outdoor exhibits and interactive displays, including the Children’s Garden, where they can use a hydraulic pump, and watch the water trickle down a 16-foot gold miner’s sluiceway.

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

    • 18 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 40 Minutes to South Shore
    • 54 Minutes to Elkhart County

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