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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, December 9 – 12

Kayla Hofferth
By: Kayla Hofferth Last Updated: December 7, 2021

Continue the holiday season with our list of fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend! From holiday galleries to canvas painting to cookie walks, there is something fun for everyone. 

Take a look at this weekend’s 10 Fun Things to do list to get an idea and be sure to add a few to your calendar!

Help those in need at Vale Park Animal Hospital’s Santa and Sirens Toy Drive event on December 11

With the help of the Valparaiso Fire Department, the Valparaiso Police Department, and the Porter County Sheriff, Vale Park is excited to once again host the Santa and Sirens Toy Drive! Click the link here for details. 

Join A Positive Approach to Teen Health for its blood drive with Red Cross 

Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. It could be a next-door neighbor, your best friend, or a family member. You can help make sure hospitals have the blood patients rely on. Click here for more information. 

Head to Residences at Deer Creek for its Tours and Tinsel event 

Featuring special treats, fun giveaways, move-in specials, and a holiday gift. Click here for details.

Listen to this month’s episode of the All About the Girls podcast with Janice Rodriguez 

Host Jenny Craig-Brown is joined by Rodriguez in this month’s episode about her life as a comedian and self-proclaimed workaholic. Find the episode here

Take pictures with Santa at the Harley-Davidson Shop of Michigan City 

Grab a camera and join in the fun! Leashed pets are welcome. Click here for more details. 

Get in the holiday spirit at Luna Kitchen + Cocktails Ralphie’s Holiday Rooftop Popup

During the winter, the rooftop is enclosed and heated. The popup will be happening until January 9. Find the hours here

Get ready for the City of La Porte’s ninth Annual Downtown Cookie Walk

It’s time again for the fan-favorite Cookie Walk! From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, pay a visit to all our participating businesses and receive a free and delicious holiday treat at each stop to put in your 2021 Cookie Tin! Find more information here

Visit the Crown Point Bulldog Park for Purdue Northwest’s two collegiate hockey games 

Enjoy two collegiate hockey games at Bulldog Park as the Purdue Northwest Athletics Pride faces off against the Northern Michigan Wildcats. Learn more here.

Grab your paint brushes and join the City of Hammond for its Grinch Canvas workshop 

Fee is $35 per person and includes all materials and instructions. Open to all ages 15 and over. Find more information here

Get your Christmas shopping done at Art Barn School of Art’s Holiday Gift Gallery

All items are made by the Northwest Indiana community and all items are available to purchase. Check out the link here for more details.