Yes, We Have Live Music in Indiana’s Cool North

Live Music is built into the fabric of things to do in Indiana's Cool North; in addition to the show venues, there are some lively music festivals and big name concerts at our upcoming fairs.  If you enjoy live music, we probably have your preferred genre performance by a top artist, local group, or a tribute to your favorite band.  Check out our list below, and then check out the Elkhart County Fair for some big name entertainment, as well as our events listing.  

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival - 45 Years of Tradition

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September 7, 2024

The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival in Valparaiso, celebrates the city’s connection to Orville Redenbacher, the popcorn pioneer. This lively event features a popcorn parade, live entertainment, and various popcorn-themed activities. Thousands attend to enjoy the unique flavors, crafts, and festive atmosphere, making it a beloved local tradition.

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