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.

Fall at Hesston Steam Museum

Hesston Ghost Train


Take the family and head to Hesston Steam Museum for your fall fun.  Ride the trains and then take a break at Doc’s Soda Fountain.

Their Labor Day Weekend Steam and Power Show is Sept 1-4.

The Hesston Ghost Train is in operation on Oct 14-15; 21-22; and 28-29.

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

  • 26 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 54 Minutes to South Shore
  • 51 Minutes to Elkhart County

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