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.

Miller Beach Shopping

Miller Beach Shopping


Come shop in Miller Beach, the secret little beach town in Gary’s Miller’s Beach Neighborhood!

The Miller School Shops & Spaces is a creative community collaborative within the esteemed Miller Schoolhouse, in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary. This historic building serves as the backdrop for merchants, offering an array of goods and services.

Lake Street Gallery features original works by local artists and craftsmen, and fine crafts from the United States and Canada.

Indie Indie Bang Bang is an eclectic lifestyle boutique offering gourmet gifts, jewelry, fashion accessories, home décor, artwork and more.

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  • 19 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 33 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 75 Minutes to Elkhart County

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