10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, June 17-20

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, June 17-20

Travel, get active, and have family fun with the kids this weekend with our 10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana!

Take a trip to the Dunes to enjoy the beach on the first day of summer

Learn more about the Indiana Dunes here

Go on a guided Father’s Day hike at the Gabis Arboretum

Find out more information about the event on June 19 here.

Take a trip to the Valparaiso Market on Saturday

Learn more about the market happening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday here.

Check out Latitude Commerical’s #FeatureFriday!

Find out what businesses are popping up in Northwest Indiana by visiting the Facebook page.

Take a ride on the South Shore Line to Chicago to spend a day in the city

Find the ride schedule here.

Take part in Valpo Park’s free downtown fitness at Central Park Plaza on Friday

Find more information here!

Make s’mores by the fire with supplies from Strack & Van Til

Find your nearest Strack & Van Til here. 

Join Valparaiso Pathways and fellow bike riders on a free Ice Cream Ride 

Each ride will start and end at the listed Valpo park after traveling paved pathways around town. No registration required. Learn more here

Take your future babysitter to Northwest Health – La Porte hospital’s Safe Sitter® course

The cost of the course is $45. Students will be required to wear a mask into the building and will be screened upon entry. Students need to bring a lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Find more information here.

Have fun outside with Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. at the 17th Annual Festival of the Lakes for Kids’ Day at the Aquatic Play Center

Children ages 12 and younger can enjoy free, unlimited play at the splash pad, which is located at 2100 Calumet Avenue. Find more info here.