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10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, July 14 – 17

Peyton Mahlmann
By: Peyton Mahlmann Last Updated: July 11, 2022

Want to add some fun to your upcoming weekend? You’ve come to the right place! We have a list here that features a ton of great events in cities all around the Region - including Valparaiso, Crown Point, Michigan City, Hammond, Hobart, La Porte, and more.

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana to fill out your action-packed weekend!

Don’t miss the Region-favorite, 2022 Festival of the Lakes in Hammond

Starting Wednesday, July 13 and continuing through Sunday the 17, this year’s Festival of the Lakes will feature a ton of great artists on stage, family-friendly activities, and so much more for those with all kinds of interests. Find all the specific event and activity info that you need to know at the Festival of the Lakes Facebook page here.

Check out the fun at Currie Motors Ford of Valpo for its Cruising Downtown Valparaiso event

Happening weekly in Lot 37 at the Valparaiso University campus, the Cruising Downtown Valparaiso event hosted by Currie Motors Ford of Valpo starts at 5 and runs until 8 p.m. Check out more details for the event at the Facebook page here.

Feel the tunes and good vibes of the Jack Whittle Trio at Zao Island this Friday night

Every Friday, Zao Island welcomes you to attend their summer concerts to enjoy awesome music in a fun environment around good company. Click here for more information about this week’s singer, Jack Whittle Trio.

Attend the 2022 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Golf Outing

Grab your clubs, because the 2022 golf outing with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is here! Click here for all the event details, including registration.

Grab a ticket to NIETF’s Percy Jackson-themed musical

Showing from July 15 to 17, “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” will be shown by Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (NIETF) at the Young People’s Theatre Company in Michigan City. Find the latest updates on the upcoming play at the NIETF Facebook page here.

Get your taste buds ready for the 2022 Taste of Crown Point

The City of Crown Point welcomes any and all this weekend to this year’s Taste of Crown Point, happening on Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Find all the information on its Facebook page for the event here

Take a stroll through Hobart’s Summer Market on the Lake

Happening weekly on Thursdays, Hobart’s Summer Market on the Lake starts at 4 p.m. and continues until 11. Find all the need-to-know details here to get involved and see all the great shops, food, music, and more that you can find.

Splash into fun at Whiting’s WhoaZhone at Whihala Beach

As a great family-friendly activity for participants of all ages, WhoaZhone is located at Whihala Beach in Whiting with a floating bouncy course on the waters of Lake Michigan. Head to the website here for more details and information on how to get involved.

Bring your little ones to Tiny Mascot Story Time at Mascot Hall of Fame

Every third Friday of the month, Mascot Hall of Fame invites you to enjoy Tiny Mascot Story Time, an opportunity to bring the kids to enjoy a fun reading time with special characters to enhance their love of stories. Find more information on the website here.

Enjoy some outdoor music with Johnny Breeze at Sunset Grille

Starting at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, Johnny Breeze will be bringing the tunes and good vibes to all in attendance at Sunset Grille. Head to the event’s page here for more key details.