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.

Lake County Fair - Rides, Shows, Exhibits, Food!

Lake County Fair - Rides, Shows, Exhibits, Food!


August 2-11,  2024

The Lake County Fair in Crown Point is a beloved annual event that combines traditional agricultural exhibits with modern entertainment, creating a fun and engaging experience for all ages  The  Fair is a celebration of community and tradition, offering something for everyone to enjoy. It serves as a vibrant gathering place for residents and visitors alike, highlighting the rich agricultural heritage and diverse talents of Lake County.

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  • 34 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 48 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 90 Minutes to Elkhart County

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