Top 10 Must Grab Gifts in Indiana’s Cool North

Need to grab those gifts for the hard-to-shop-for individuals, or that unique gift for a special person? Northern Indiana is full of awesome shopping opportunities. From authentic, locally made treasures, to eclectic experiences you’ll only find in the Cool North.  See our Top 10 list that includes foods, pottery, passes to the Dune's parks, and the unique finds at artisan markets.

Goshen Fire and Ice Festival

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January 6, 2023

See professional ice carvers turn 300 and 600 pound chunks of ice into beautiful creations at this Goshen First Friday’s event.

There will also be fire dancers, spicy foods and hot beverages for the “fire” side of the festival.


For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 41 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 69 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 74 Minutes to Indiana Dunes

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