Celebrate the start of August by taking part in one of the many exciting events happening around you in Northwest Indiana this weekend. Whether it’s an outdoor event, a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, a concert, or something in between, there are tons of options to choose from.
Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana to fill out your action-packed weekend!
Enjoy some tasty corn at the Valparaiso Kiwanis Corn Roast
A yearly tradition loved by many, the Corn Roast is an awesome event in support of Valparaiso Kiwanis where you can find some tasty variations of Indiana’s favorite crop. Find more information at the event’s page here about the Valpo Kiwanis Corn Roast Fest 2022 happening on Saturday, August 6.
Head to Downtown Valparaiso for Valparaiso Events’ Sidewalk Days
Happening both Friday and Saturday this weekend, Sidewalk Days is a family-friendly event happening in Downtown Valparaiso where you can see local businesses and shops share their products for plenty of great shopping! Head to the Valparaiso Events website here for more information about the event.
Rock your heart out this Friday to Doug Clapp at Zao Island
Zao Island’s Summer Concert series continues this Friday, August 5. This time, stop by to listen to some great music from Doug Clapp, and enjoy a fun round of mini golf or arcade games while you’re there! Click here to find out more.
Catch the tunes of Mr. Speed Kiss Tribute at North Township Trustee’s Summer Concert Series
Starting at 7:30 and continuing until 10:30 this Thursday night, the Summer Concert Series by North Township Trustee will be bringing you the sounds of Mr. Speed Kiss Tribute for just $10 a ticket for those 21 years and older. Click here to learn more about this weekend’s concert and other awesome concerts and events hosted by North Township Trustee.
Check out the vintage rides at the Crown Point Car Cruise
Brought to you weekly on Thursdays, the Crown Point Car Cruise is an awesome event where you can walk around and enjoy looking at some of the coolest rides in the Region. Click here for more information about the event happening from 4:15 to 8 p.m.
Bring a friend to jump around at WhoaZone at Whihala Beach
Located on the waters of Whihala Beach in Whiting, WhoaZone is an awesome adventure park to enjoy on any day this upcoming weekend! Head to their website here to learn more about how to get involved, including hours and pricing.
Relax with some Yoga in the Gardens with April Fallon at Friendship Botanic Gardens
Whether you’re an experienced or beginner yoga-goer, all levels are welcome at this Thursday’s Yoga in the Gardens with April Fallon. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City, so be sure to click here to learn more.
Take advantage of Free Day Fri-Yay at Mascot Hall of Fame
Every first Friday of the month offers a free experience at the popular Region spot, Mascot Hall of Fame! Head to the website here for more information on how you can get involved and join in on the fun.
Face the music with The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra
This Saturday, the Northwest Indiana Symphony is hosting a free concert in the park. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at Central Park in Griffith, IN. This is one of the last two concerts in their summer series, the final being on Sunday at Wolf Lake Pavilion in Hammond, IN at 5 p.m. Click here for more information about these and future events.
Wind down with Stars and S’mores in Lake County
Take a trip to Stoney Run in Hebron to enjoy a beautiful summer night. Lake County Parks and Rec will provide s’mores fixin’s for only $5! The event starts at 8:15 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m.. Preregister and get tickets here.