Top Food Events in Indiana’s Cool North

Calling all food enthusiasts! Food is the star of many Indiana's Cool North festivals, even if it's not the official name of the festival!  Whether you love popcorn, BBQ, or fair foods, or prefer to sample tastes from a variety of local restaurants, there are so many festivals featuring a wide array of culinary delights. Be sure to put one or more on your calendar.

Cool Off at Washington Park & Beach


Imagine a picturesque summer day painted with a vibrant blue sky, where vacationers eagerly secure their ideal spot along the magnificent sandy shores of Lake Michigan. In an instant, they joyfully plunge into the crystalline waters, gracefully skim the waves on watercraft, or enthusiastically construct sandcastles, all while creating cherished memories. This offers a glimpse into the abundant wonders awaiting visitors at Michigan City’s hidden treasure, Washington Park.

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 17 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 40 Minutes to South Shore
  • 57 Minutes to Elkhart County

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