10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 14 – 17

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 14 – 17

It’s Easter weekend, and Northwest Indiana is the place to be for all your fun holiday activities! Like the Easter Bunny, be sure to hop all over the Region to check out everything happening this weekend! We have egg hunts, concerts, and so much more for everyone to enjoy. 

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do here, and be sure to add a few to your calendar.

Join the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ for a virtual coffee and conversation

Log on to Zoom on April 14 from 1-2 p.m. to learn all about the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ! Get to meet some of the sisters and staff, learn more about their ministries, and even take a virtual tour during this fun event. Click here to learn more!

Hunt for Easter Eggs at Tippecanoe River State Park

On April 16, head on over to Winimac to take part in the park’s fourth annual egg hunt! Kids will be sorted into age groups as they participate in this fun Easter tradition, and crafts and games will be available for everyone after the event as well. Grab your baskets and click here to find out more!

Make a colorful Easter cocktail with a tutorial from Wise Guys Discount Liquors

Looking for a fun new drink to try? Then be sure to check out Wise Guys’ video here to learn some holiday recipes that are sure to be a hit at Easter brunch. 

Check out Visions of Santana and Head Honchos, a Carlos Santana tribute band

Come to La Porte on Saturday, April 16 to see the Midwest’s only premiere Carlos Santana tribute band! You’ll be able to rock out to all the classics such as “Smooth,” “Black Magic Woman,” “Oye Como Va,” and much, much more. This is a part of the Tribute Band Concert series at the Civic Auditorium. The concert starts at 8 p.m., and more info can be found here

Strut to Fiddlehead for their Drag Showcase

Fiddlehead restaurant in Michigan City is holding a drag showcase on Saturday, April 16, and you’re invited! The event will feature performances from Jayda Pill and Honey DeVille, and is hosted by Wilma Fingerdo, Food and drinks will also be available when doors open at 9 p.m., and you can learn more here! You must be 21 or older to attend this event.

Make magic and mingle at the Mascot Hall of Fame

New members at the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting are welcome to attend their new monthly Make and Mingle event on April 14! Learn more about what the Mascot Hall of Fame has to offer and make some new friends while you’re there, too! More info can be found here to learn more.

Take part in Schererville’s Flashlight Egg Hunt

Bring your kids to the Schererville Community Center for some Easter fun on April 14! This fun twist on a beloved Easter activity runs from 6:45-7:45 p.m. for ages 4-7, and 8:15-9:15 p.m. for ages 8-12. Learn more about the event here!

Come to Merrillville for some kid-friendly fun

On Saturday, April 16, Living Hope Church in Merrillville is hosting Kidz Blitz, a high energy, interactive show for kids and families! This fun event kicks off at 2 p.m., and even includes lights, a fog machine, and tons of action. Register for the event here.

Catch the South Shore train to watch the White Sox win

With baseball season in full swing, now’s the perfect time to head to Chicago to cheer on one of the city’s favorite sports teams. The White Sox have home games on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, so book your trip on the South Shore Line here to catch all the action (and maybe a baseball, too, if you’re lucky)!

Get creative with rock painting in Dyer

Grab your paint brushes, because Stone and Pallet in Dyer is hosting an Easter rock painting class on April 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can choose either two bunny stencils or create your own design, and admission is only $10 per person. Grab-and-go kits are also available for those on the go as well. Learn more about the event here.