10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, June 9 – 12

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, June 9 – 12
By: Aubrey Thomson, Lauren Grasham Last Updated: June 7, 2022

Start your summer attending exciting events with our list of 10 Fun Things coming up this weekend! Wherever your interests lie, we’ve got you covered from All About the Girls to miniature boats to reggae music.

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

Celebrate women at All About the Girls Part 7 in Downtown Valparaiso

Join GreatNews.Life at the Urschel Pavilion in downtown Valparaiso on June 9 for All About the Girls Part 7! Prepare for a fun-filled night of celebrating women, networking, and enjoying an open bar with beer, wine, and appetizers. Check out speakers from previous years in this video to get a taste of what to expect at the All About the Girls Part 7! Click here for more details.

Float your boat at Three Rivers County Park

How deep is Deep River? Which way does it go? What lives in the river? How fast does it flow? Find out these answers and more during our River Fun program. Kids will test out some natural building materials, build a boat and then get to see if its floats. Learn more here

Watch Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats perform at Memorial Opera House

Don't miss this world premiere event as we introduce Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats for the very first time! The Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats production offers a variety of attractive visual elements, along with a stunning musical representation featuring some of the areas greatest talent in the Region. Click here for more information.

Enjoy 50% off at Goodwill Industries of Michiana

Whether you are looking to fill out your summer wardrobe or just browse for fun trinkets, explore Goodwill Industries of Michiana on June 11 to get 50% on whatever treasures you may find. Click here for event information.

Keep up with your favorite seniors with Graduation Station

Graduations have already started to trickle in and high schools and colleges are heading into a packed graduation season these next few weeks. Look for photos of your favorite graduate here. Don't forget to like, share, and tweet these and spread the congratulatory word!

Listen to some reggae music at Zao Island

Stop by Zao Island on Friday, June 10 for some concert fun! As part of their Summer Concert Series, the theme for this week is Reggae Express, and it’s sure to be a hit! Find out more here, and if you just so happen to see someone in a black Lifer polo, be sure to say ‘hi” and smile for the camera!

Have a sweet treat at sunset over in Griffith

In the mood for some s’mores? If so, join Lake County Parks in Griffith for this beloved campfire snack for their Sunset and S’mores event. Click here to learn more!.

Party in the Parks with Valpo Parks

Who’s ready to party?! You are, on Friday June 10! Valpo Parks is hosting their Party in the Parks event over at the Urschel Pavilion in Central Park Plaza full of music, fun, and more. This party will celebrate Valpo for All Generations, will feature live music from Chris & Lou, a 50/50 cash raffle, as well as a "Name That Tune" competition, so click here to learn where to purchase tickets so you don’t miss out!

Live life like a pirate at Four Winds Casinos

Four Winds Casinos is partying like a pirate on Saturday, June 11 as part of their June promotions series! Attendees will find some great treasure with guests Gemini 3 at 5 p.m. and HiFi Superstar at 10 p.m eastern, making it a mighty good time! Click here to learn more, and don’t forget your eye patch and pirate hat when you come!

Take a hike through Gibson Woods

Calling all nature lovers - join a park naturalist for a walk through the preserve at Gibson Woods on June 10! More than 300 species of native plants are found here, making for a beautiful way to spend your afternoon! Click here to see how you can reserve your spot now!