The Best Summer Events in Indiana’s Cool North

Indiana's Cool North hosts a variety of vibrant summer events that draw visitors from near and far. Here are some of the best summer events to experience in the region; everything from our fairs and festivals to our 4th of July celebrations.  Be sure to mark your calendar with your favorites or find a new one to explore.

Cedar Lake Summerfest: A Family Fun Extravaganza

Cedar Lake Summerfest


July 4-7,  2024

There’s a lot of family fun to be had at the Cedar Lake Summerfest!  Highlights include a parade, a cardboard boat race, and 4 days of entertainment, food and a midway with carnival rides and games.

There are also  fireworks on the lake on Friday and Saturday.

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  • 45 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 59 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 102 Minutes to Elkhart County

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