10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: December 30 – January 1, 2017

By: Anthony Cleveland Last Updated: December 28, 2016

2017-10-Fun-Things-Graphic-Rotator♪♪ Should old acquaintances be forgotten... ♪♪  Bust out the champagne (or sparkling grape juice), because 2016 is outta here this weekend. We have your weekend guide for 10 Fun Things to Do this Holiday weekend in Northwest Indiana! You can see all of the events happening on the Northwest Indiana Event Calendar and if you have something going on make sure we know about it with an email to share@ideasinmotionmedia.com!

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Porter County Expo Center Black & White New Year's Eve Bash!
Join the Porter County Expo Center for their annual New Year's Eve celebration on Saturday, December 31st. This all-inclusive event features a live band, open bar, dinner, coffee & dessert bar, late night nacho bar, party favors, plus a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight!

Ice Skating at Central Park Plaza
Test out those new skates you got for Christmas at the Valpo Ice Rink! Skate sharpening is available on site. 

TATC Presents Echoes of Pompeii Laser Light Show for NYE
Pink Floyd tribute band, Echoes of Pompeii, will perform in Munster at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts on December 31st. The concert will be accompanied by a laser light show and video special effects.  

New Year Celebration & Giant Pierogi Drop
Come to Whiting to see a giant 90 foot illuminated pierogi drop 90 feet from the sky at midnight accompanied by fireworks! A beer garden and food vendors will also be at the event. 

Have Fun at JAK's Warehouse
Tons to do at JAK's warehouse, but where to start? There's laser tag, Ballocity, the Laser Maze, Sky Trail, bumper cars, go-karts, urban golf, the arcade, and lots more!  

Have Fun at Blue Chip Casino on New Year's Eve
Come out to Michigan City for a night of fun! Hit the casino, relax in the spa, and end the night at dinner at Blue Chip! Ring in your New Year the right way! 

Christmas Closing Event at Barker Mansion
Last chance to come out and see the Barker Mansion for Christmas.

Go See a Movie at the Portage IMAX
Rogue 1, Assassin's Creed, Sing, Passengers, Moana, and MORE! This New Year box office is stacked with great films!  

Check out the Dunes
We've been lucky with the warm weather. Why not take advantage of it? Our Indiana Dunes are beautiful year-round! 

Portage Trail Walk 
Say goodbye to the snow by taking a stroll through one of the region's many trails.