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.

Chesterton Art Fair - Over 100 Juried Artists

Chesterton Art Fair


August 3-4, 2024

Over 100 juried artists will gather in Dogwood Park in Chesterton, in a festival offering their works in all different mediums and at different price points.

Live music, family activities, and food vendors draw in people from all over the midwest.

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  • 26 Minutes to South Shore
  • 23 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 73 Minutes to Elkhart County

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