10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, May 26 – 30

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, May 26 – 30
By: Aubrey Thomson, Lauren Grasham Last Updated: May 23, 2022

Continue the fun this last weekend in May by taking a look at our 10 Fun Things to do list here, which features an array of awesome activities that you can attend with friends or family. This weekend is packed with mascot meet and greets, graduations, and Memorial Day fun!

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do here in Northwest Indiana, and be sure to add a few to your calendar!

Attend the first weekend of Crown Point Farmers Market this summer

This Saturday, visit the Franciscan Health Pavilion at Bulldog Park where the Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday beginning May 28 through Sept. 24. This year, the market will feature more than 70 vendors each week, ranging from artisans and crafters to bakers and farmers. Click here for more details.

Meet Who Dey from the Cincinnati Bengals

On Saturday, May 28 Mascot Hall of Fame has a friend coming to visit. Come meet Who Dey from the NFL AFC Champions Cincinnati Bengals. Click here to make your plans and don't miss out on ROARING good time!

Order a pizza “Stranger Things” style through Domino’s mind ordering app

Domino’s mind ordering app is a new immersive experience which places “test subjects” inside Hawkins National Lab in Hawkins, Indiana – transporting them to the center of “Stranger Things” in 1986. Users can explore the lab, uncover Easter eggs, use their telekinetic powers to gain control of certain objects and place a Domino’s Easy Order. Click here to find out how Domino’s lets you order with your mind.

Watch Junie B. Jones come to life onstage in a musical at Memorial Opera House

Featuring many lovable characters and fun-filled songs, “Junie B. Jones JR.” will capture your audiences' and Broadway Junior performers' hearts — just  as the books captivated an entire generation of students. Click here for dates and ticket info.

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!

Join Currie Ford Motors for their fifth annual Memorial Day weekend event

Start your engines, and head on over to the corner of Lincolnway and Roosevelt Road in Valpo for this fun event Happening on Saturday May 28 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., you’ll have the chance to show off your classic or custom car, along with food prepared by Griillmaster Frank, fun prizes, and the chance to win a 2022 Ford Mustang! Additionally, the $20 entrance fee will go towards Folds of Honor, an organization that is making scholarships happen for spouses and children of fallen and disabled service members. More information can be found here.

Come watch the Valparaiso Memorial Day Concert

Featuring the Valparaiso University Concert Band, this musical event is the perfect way to spend the holiday! Doors open at 2:30 p.m, and will take place at the Memorial Opera House. More information on the concert can be found here

Watch Rick Springfield live in concert at Four Winds Casinos

On Saturday, May 28, venture out to New Buffalo, Michigan to check out the music legend live in concert! Performing hits like “Jessie’s Girl” and more, this is certainly an event you won’t want to miss! More information on the concert can be found here.

Celebrate Memorial Day with the City of Hammond’s annual parade

Sponsored by the Hammond Mohawks, grab your family and friends for Hammond’s annual Memorial Day parade! The fun starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30 when the parade kicks off at the Cavalier Inn. From there, the festivities will travel west to Hohman North, eventually finishing at the front of Saint Casimir Church where a service with refreshments will be held. You can learn more about the parade here!

Cheer on your favorite teams on a weekend packed with Region sports

Even with graduation season upon us, high school sports aren’t over yet! With a beautiful forecast this weekend full of sunny skies and gorgeous spring weather, now’s your chance to watch some high school sports before it’s too late! On Friday, may 27, the softball sectional championship game will be held at Chesterton High School, and then on Monday, May 30, the baseball IHSAA championship game will be held at Valparaiso High School. More information on the game at Chesterton can be found here, and the Valpo one here!