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10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: October 21-23, 2016


Can you believe we're already halfway through October? There's plenty of fall fun throughout Northwest Indiana as more and more Halloween activities continue to take place. Have an event? Make sure we know about it with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Portage Parks Annual Haunted Hayride 
Come enjoy our annual Haunted Hayride at Woodland Park on October 20th, 21st, & 22nd from 6:30pm-9:30pm each night. Concessions will be available for purchase. Cost is $3 per ride. Ages 3 and under NOT recommended.

City of Hammond's Monster Mash 
On Friday, October 21, 2016 the Jean Shepherd Community Center will host the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash, a Halloween dance for all ages. Costume contests, games, music, and more! $5 per couple, $2 per additional person (concessions included). 18 and under require parent/guardian present.

2016 Hobart Chamber BrOOfest 
The 2016 BrOOfest will take place on October 21st at the Radisson Hotel. New this year, you can purchase tickets at the Hobart Chamber office at 1001 Lillian Street. We are selling VIP and GA tickets. VIP are $75, GA are $45. Stop in and get your tickets before it's too late!

Enjoy a Ride through Imagination Glen 
The Outback Trail is Northwest Indiana's premier mountain bike trail. Approximately ten miles of single track ranging from easy to advanced, there is trail for beginner through expert cross country and trail riders. In addition to mountain biking, the trail is a popular destination for hikers and trail runners. The trail was built and is maintained by the Outback Trail Commission, a non-profit volunteer organization.

Washington Park Zoo Annual Halloween Event 
Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year? Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, October 22nd and spend a kid-friendly, merry, and not so scary afternoon or evening with the animals. Little ghouls and boys will experience child-friendly trick or treating from local business sponsored booths while having wild animal encounters along the decorated zoo paths.

Putting for Patriots Fundraiser at Zao Island 
Tickets are 25.00 per person which includes unlimited mini golf and 5 select attractions. The attractions include, go-karts,bumper cars, lazer tag, bouncy house, bouncy slide. The Bomber Girls LRC is an ALL female motorcycle organization, formed in 2007, In Savannah, GA. 4 ladies decided to give back to our military by sending care packages to deployed troops.

WWE Live Returns to Hammond! 
See your Favorite WWE Superstars including: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Charlotte, The New Day, Sami Zayn, Rusev, Cesaro, and many more! Tickets start at just $15!

Halloween at the Valparaiso YMCA
Halloween at the Y is Saturday, October 22, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Valparaiso Family YMCA located at 1201 Cumberland Crossing Dr. Get your costumes ready for a family event which includes: goodies, “Haunted Swamp”, Haunted Hallway”, face painting, balloon animals, games, crafts, cake/book walk and loads of fun! Tickets are $6 at the door and proceeds support child care programs throughout the year.

24th Annual NIETF Awards Gala 
The 24th Annual NIETF Awards Gala is now a full evening of dinner, entertainment, dancing and celebrating together excellence in community theatre across northwest Indiana. As we continue to listen to you, our members and patrons, and seek to improve the event each year, we are excited to present the 24th Annual NIETF Awards Gala.

BrewsFest 2016 
Head to Fire & Water for the best Brews Bash around! We're not just talking Brews...we're talking Blues AND Brews! Corey Dennison Band will headline, and we will have 5-10 really good. -- actually GREAT, breweries! (Burn Em, Evil Czech, One Trick Pony, Sun King, New Holland, Devil's Trumpet and more!)

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