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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, December 23 – 26

Grace Bentkowski
By: Grace Bentkowski Last Updated: December 22, 2021

We’re ringing in the holidays this weekend with live shows, lighting displays, and more! Looking for the perfect way to celebrate? Check out our list of 10 Fun Things to do this weekend, December 23 - 26. 

Take a seasonal sip at Blackbird Cafe

Take some time to visit Blackbird Cafe for a nice cup of hot chocolate or candy cane latte. Check out these holiday favorites on the Facebook page.

Visit Wise Guys Liquors for all of your festive alcohol needs

Stop at Valparaiso Wise Guys to find the perfect gift or buy the perfect bottle this season. Find their selection of holiday spirits here.

Finish up shopping for your stocking stuffers with an Abbiocco gift card

Looking for one last item for your stockings? Add an Abbiocco Italian Cuisine gift card to your stockings before Christmas! Check out their holiday offers valid through December 24 on the Facebook page

Buy cookies for Santa from Strack & Van Til’s bakery

If you still need some sweet treats to leave out on Christmas Eve, be sure to stop by Strack & Van Til to grab some delicious cookies Santa will enjoy! Learn more about what the bakery has to offer here. 

Take a free train ride in the holiday spirit with South Shore Line

Ride the South Shore Line eastbound free of charge on Thursday and Friday. Learn more about this gift from the South Shore Line here

Support local artists at Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ annual Holiday Artisan Market

Find unique gifts crafted by local artisans at Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ annual Holiday Artisan Market this weekend! Check out the event on Facebook for more information. 

Check out a variety of live shows at Four Winds Casino

With special guests like Mike Talbot, Don Savoie, Chris Behre, and more, you won’t want to miss all the live-action going on at Four Winds Casino in South Bend! Want more details? Find them here

Twinkle in the City of La Porte’s Magic of Lights

Grab your tickets to the Magic of Lights at the La Porte County Fairgrounds and drive through it, merry and bright! Purchase them here

Get into the spirit of the weekend with the Lifer Holiday Playlist!

It’s never too late to feel the spirit of the holidays, so get on it by jamming out to our favorite holiday songs! Check out our Spotify playlist here. 

Make a list of New Year's resolutions with help from Franciscan Health

Be prepared for 2022 by having your list of resolutions before the new year! Check out five resolutions from Franciscan Health that are simple and healthy for you here.