Best Ways to Cool Off in Indiana’s Cool North

Summer is heating up! And just as the name Indiana's Cool North implies, we have places to help you keep cool!  There are a number of budget-friendly splash pads and beaches to take the kids.  If you like adventure, visit one of our waterparks or try paddling on one of our many river and water spots.  There's even a floating obstacle course in Lake Michigan. Make the most of the dog days of summer by finding some great places to cool down!

Michigan City Oktoberfest - a Labor Day Tradition

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September 1-4, 2023

Oktoberfest in Michigan City’s Washington Park, is a Labor Day long-standing tradition that you will want to put on your calendar.

Oktoberfest features over 40 live entertainment acts on three stages, multiple full bars and a wide variety of food, art, craft and merchandise vendors as well as a Kids Zone. Labor Day weekend fun for the whole family!

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

  • 19 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 54 Minutes to South Shore
  • 59 Minutes to Elkhart County

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