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10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, June 23 – 26

Peyton Mahlmann
By: Peyton Mahlmann Last Updated: June 20, 2022

We’re here to spice up your weekend with some awesome events and activities to bring your family and friends along to. Whether it’s an outdoor hike, an art festival, bowling, or learning something new, there’s something for just about everyone.

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana to fill out your fun-packed weekend, and be sure to add a few to your calendar!

Head to Hammond for a Pollinator Hike

Appreciate the bees, trees, and everything in between this weekend at the Pollinator Hike at Gibson Woods in Hammond. Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. Head to the event’s page here for more details. 

Learn life-saving skills with La Porte firefighters

CPR training is known to involve life-saving lessons that can make or break an emergency situation. You never know when the skills may come in handy, so grab a friend and join La Porte Fire Department for this Thursday’s free class. More information here

Join in the fun of Paladin’s Scavenger Hunt

Open to the public, this adventure hosted by Paladin is set to be a great time for family and friends. Head to the link here for more information. 

Keep up with your favorite seniors with Graduation Station

With the last of the Region graduations finishing up last week, you can bet we have tons of photos from all the celebrations and fun!. Look for photos of your favorite graduate here. Don't forget to like, share, and tweet these and spread the congratulatory word.

Listen to the tunes of Nick Danger at Zao Island

Starting at 7 p.m. and continuing until 10 p.m., the Zao Island Summer Concert Series will feature Nick Danger this Thursday on stage. Find more information at the website’s link here.

Attend Harley Davidson of Valparaiso’s Cruise Night

Featuring awesome-looking cars, great food, music, and a good crowd of community members, the Friday night Cruise Night hosted by Harley Davidson of Valparaiso will start at 6 p.m. Get involved at the link here for the event happening on Friday, June 25.

Take a walk through the Valparaiso Art Festival 

Happening on Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Valparaiso Art Festival hosted by Valpo Events will be coming to you live from Downtown Valparaiso in Central Park. Find more information at the link here

Check out Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ Starry Night Gala

On Saturday, June 25, Lubeznik Center for the Arts will be hosting its Starry Night Gala, featuring cocktails and dinner, a silent auction, and lots of fun dancing. Find more details on the event’s link on the website here.

Bowl to support Franciscan Health’s great programs 

Hosted at the Stardust Bowl, this year’s Franciscan Health Annual Bowling Benefit will be named “Dr. Branco Bowl” to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Arthur Bronco. Find more information here to get involved and support some of the awesome programs at Franciscan Health.

Enjoy sunset golden hour at Sunset Grille’s Soul Shine event

Happening from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sunset Grille, this year’s Sunset Grille Soul Shine is set to be an awesome time, so be sure to invite your friends and family to join in on the fun. Click the link here for more information.