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.

Kouts Pork Fest

Kouts Pork Fest - August 26

August 26, 2023

Experience the excitement as the Kouts Pork Fest  parade sets off along Main Street, setting the festive atmosphere for a day filled with incredible attractions and a focus on pork. Try to estimate the weight of the pig, or participate in a pork burger eating competition.

Begin your celebration the night before, on August 25 as the Beer Garden comes alive from 6pm to 10pm! Prepare to be transported back in time with the incredible sounds of “HAIR,” an outstanding 80’s cover band.

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  • 40 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 42 Minutes to South Shore
  • 77 Minutes to Elkhart County

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