10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, August 18 – 21

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, August 18 – 21
By: Anekah Fish, Peyton Mahlmann Last Updated: August 15, 2022

Yet another wonderful, warm weekend of August is here, and there are tons of awesome events that you could get up to. Whether it’s biking, concerts, or festivals, there’s something for everyone to choose from.

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

Prepare yourself for four days of fun at Hobart’s Lakefront Festival

A Region favorite each year, City of Hobart’s Lakefront Festival is finally here! Happening all weekend long - from August 18 to 21 - Lakefront Festival will feature crafts, family activities, food, and great drinks. Find more details here to get involved. 

Grab a helmet to join Valpo Parks for its annual Valpo Night Ride Bike Bash

Valpo Night Ride Bike Bash is hosted each year, bringing together the community for a family-friendly bike ride at night through the city. Find more information here to get involved in the event happening on Saturday, August 20. 

Head over to the Lubeznik Arts Festival 

Happening on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend, the Lubeznik Arts Festival is set to include live competitions and demos, family activities, local food vendors, and a beer and wine garden. Find more details here

Get on your feet to dance at Zao Island’s last Summer Concert Series event of the year

After a long summer of amazing concerts, great tunes, and awesome experiences had at Zao Island’s concert stage on Friday nights, the final event of the summer is here and you don’t want to miss it! Click here to learn more, including performer Head Honchos. 

Join with NIETF’s for its annual 10 Minute Play Festival

Happening on Friday, August 19 is NIETF’s Annual 10 Minute Play Festival happening at 4th Street Theatre. Click here for all the details you need to get involved.

Enjoy a rooftop concert with a beautiful view at Sunset Grille

Not only does the event bring you awesome live music, but Sunset Grille’s weekly events also come with a stellar view of the Lake Michigan shore. Find more details here about this week’s performer - Nicholas Kazonis “Neek.”

Discover nature with Lake County Parks

Take part in a nature playdate with Lake County Parks this weekend, happening in Hebron starting at 10 a.m. Find more information here

Bring your friends to enjoy Memorial Opera House’s presentation of Raise Your Voice!

As LimeLight’s newest production at Memorial Opera House, Raise Your Voice! is a brand new collection of theater featuring tons of talent across the Region. Find more details here to get involved. 

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday morning at Harbor Country Adventures’ Dockside Artisan Market

Happening Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Millenium Plaza in Michigan City, the Dockside Artisan Market hosted by Harbor Country Adventures is an awesome chance to walk around and shop while enjoying local vendors and great food. Find more details here.

Take a trip to Mascot Hall of Fame for a fun story time 

Starting at 10 a.m. and continuing through noon, Tiny Mascot Story Time is a great activity for the little ones to get out and about while learning something new. More details can be found at the link here.