European Market to Host “Zucchini 500”

chesterton-european-marketThis Saturday, August 31, Chesterton’s European Market will host its annual Zucchini 500 event. From 10am – Noon, children will be able to decorate and race free zucchinis in the crafting table located in the Market’s information booth. After adding decoration, children will be able to send their racers along the Zucchini 500 ramp in a competition for longest run. First-, second- and third-place winners will be announced at noon.

All participants in the race will be given a small prize, while winners will each receive $5 Chamber gift certificates and an additional prize. Chesterton’s European Market is located at Third Street and Broadway in historic downtown Chesterton. For more information about the Market or the Zucchini 500, please call the Chamber office at (219) 926-5513, or visit

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization committed to ensuring that its member communities are vibrant places to live, work and play. Through service to the towns of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres and Porter, the Chamber provides a unified voice for robust community-building events, meaningful educational programming and smart economic development in the Duneland area. For more information, please visit