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!

Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival


August  9-11, 2024

The Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival at Central Park in Griffith, is a summer event featuring live blues performances and mouth-watering barbecue. Attendees enjoy a festive atmosphere with great music, delicious food, and local vendors. It’s a popular community gathering that celebrates blues culture and culinary delights.

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  • 32 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 46 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 88 Minutes to Elkhart County

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