Local Favorites in Indiana’s Cool North

When seeking out the best places, always consult the locals!   And that holds especially true in Indiana's Cool North.  The locals know the best places to eat and enjoy life, including those surprising secrets in the region! Why not check out some of these places firsthand?  

Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival


August  9-11, 2024

The Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival at Central Park in Griffith, is a summer event featuring live blues performances and mouth-watering barbecue. Attendees enjoy a festive atmosphere with great music, delicious food, and local vendors. It’s a popular community gathering that celebrates blues culture and culinary delights.

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  • 32 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 46 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 88 Minutes to Elkhart County

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