Winter Outdoor Recreation in Indiana’s Cool North

In the winter months, Indiana's Cool North truly earns its name with a variety of outdoor activities like ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. While some activities are weather-dependent, seize the days when conditions align perfectly. Moreover, there are specific ice skating opportunities available that don't rely on snow or cold weather, making them a must-see!

4th of July Events in Michigan City and LaPorte - Parades, Fireworks and More

July 4th Parades & Fireworks in Michigan City & LaPorte


June 28 – July 4, 2024

4th of July celebrations begin early in LaPorte County.

  • The annual Red, Wine and Brew – June 28-30 in LaPorte.
  • The Michigan City Patriotic Parade – June 29
  • Fireworks at Washington Park, Michigan City – July 4
  • LaPorte Kiwanis 4th of July Parade – July 4.

Nothing says “America” like parades and fireworks!

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

    • 7 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
    • 39 Minutes to South Shore
    • 55 Minutes to Elkhart County

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