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.

Ride the Kraken at Deep River Waterpark

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Deep River Waterpark in Crown Point offers thrilling aquatic adventures for all ages. With exhilarating slides, a relaxing lazy river, the KRAKEN 6-lane slide racer, and interactive play areas, it’s a splash-filled paradise. Families enjoy wave pools, ride the rapids, and bask in the sun, creating unforgettable memories in this vibrant, water-soaked wonderland. Fun flows freely all summer.

For information on nearby lodging and  Trip Ideas.  Request a destination guide for the South Shore.

  • 30 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 45 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 79 Minutes to Elkhart County

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