May’s here, and the Region has plenty to celebrate this weekend! Whether you’re looking to get outside and enjoy the weather, find something sweet to eat, or celebrate the things that make the Region unique, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Northwest Indiana.
Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana and be sure to add some to your calendar!
Celebrate Mexican history at the City of Hammond’s Cinco de Mayo celebration
Join the City of Hammond in celebrating Mexico’s historic victory at the Battle of Puebla this Friday at the Hammond Civic Center. From food to music to good times with good people, you’ll have a night of non-stop fun at this event. Learn more here.
Compete for prizes and street cred at Munster’s 25th Annual Car Show
Is your car the hottest in the Region? Find out this Saturday at the Town of Munster’s 25th Annual Car Show! Beginning at 9 a.m., folks will be able to vote on winners for a variety of categories from “Best in Show” to “People’s Choice.” Plus, local vendors, craftsmen, and foodies will be in attendance to help you better discover the Town of Munster. Learn more here.
Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift at Lubeznik’s Sip & Shop Trunk Show
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Lubeznik Center for the Arts is hosting a Sip & Shop trunk show this Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. Bring mom to the event as an early gift for an afternoon of art and mimosas, or shop local artists for that perfect present you know she’ll love. Learn more here.
Enjoy some delicious sweets from local shops at the Chocolate Walk
Valparaiso Events is back again with its annual Chocolate Walk event this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Visit local shops and restaurants in downtown Valpo for chocolates, candy, and sweet deals and specials! Learn more here.
“Listen to your Mother” at the Hobart Art Theater this weekend
“Listen to your Mother” is one of Northwest Indiana’s premier events revolving around motherhood, and it’s coming this weekend to the City of Hobart! Register for the event to secure your seat at the Hobart Art Theater before tickets are all taken, and prepare yourself for a night of heart-tugging and gut-busting tales. Learn more here.
Show how super you are at Portage’s annual Mother-Son Super Fun event
The City of Portage is hosting its annual Mother-Son Superhero Fun event this Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is open to mothers with children between the ages of 5-11 and will feature eight different bounce units, including an obstacle course and two bounce houses! Learn more here.
Learn to save a life with the La Porte Fire Department’s CPR classes
Back by popular demand, the City of La Porte’s Fire Department is offering another round of free CPR classes, and the next session is happening this Saturday at 8 a.m. and noon! Classes are comprehensive in imparting life-saving skills, so expect your session to run about four hours. Learn more here.
Step up your golf game with help from Briar Leaf Golf Club
Having the right equipment can make all the difference in a round of golf, and Briar Leaf Golf Club is helping you find what works for you at its PING Golf Fitting Day this Thursday. Try out all the latest gear from PING, including drivers, wedges, irons, and hybrids. Learn more here.
Connect your mind, body, and spirit with Community Healthcare System’s Walk & Talk
Community Healthcare System is inviting you to join a group walk to talk about your health and well-being with a healthcare professional this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Get out into nature and get in touch with your mental, physical, and spiritual health. Learn more here.
Show your appreciation for VNA Hospice NWI with a downtown stroll through Valpo
VNA Hospice NWI has organized a fun day of activities beginning with a two mile stroll through downtown Valparaiso this Sunday to show community appreciation for the VNA Hospice program. Following the walk, participants are welcome to join in a DJed dance party, picnic lunch, and chances to win raffle baskets! Learn more here.