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Uptown Arts District

The Uptown Arts District has combined the efforts of local artists, businesses, and the Michigan City Mainstreet Association to create an ever-evolving collaboration of commerce, …

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Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith is a self-taught illustrator that is also an Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts resident. "Just being in an artistic environment gave me more motivation …

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Patriotic Parade

Since 1957, the annual Star Spangled Parade has marked the high point of Michigan City's Independence Day celebration. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to get the best spot. The parade itself starts at 11AM …

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Mayor Ron Meer

WHY MICHIGAN CITY?

Michigan City, Indiana is a wonderful place to live, do business, and visit. We are located on the southern tip of beautiful Lake Michigan. As a hub of innovation in manufacturing and the arts, you will find no better place to be inspired. Our city provides plenty of opportunities for fun with endless options for recreation, leisure, shopping, dinning, and nightlife. In addition, Northwest Indiana has been ranked as one of the top job creating regions in the country and foresees growth for years to come!

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Ice Cream Soda Day Celebration

  • June 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm
  • Silver Birch of Michigan City

Celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day at Silver Birch! While you’re here, enjoy classic favorites and our signature Silver Birch Float.

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Bacchus and Beer Fest

  • August 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm
  • Friendship Botanic Gardens

Join us once again for our Bacchus and Beer Fest! We are working on getting our breweries and wineries, but we wanted you to save the date — we know it gets busy in the summer! More information will be coming soon. Up N’ Smoke will be back and we will have live music by Danny Moore – so you can listen to some tunes while you sip and stroll the Gardens! Over 15 breweries and wineries Tickets $40 (VIP …

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7th Annual Running for Prestin and All Children!

  • September 15, 2018 at 8:00 am
  • Washington Park Zoo

You can help by running and walking the 5K or 10k as a team or individually. You can also donate to Runnin’ for Prestin and the funds will be directly given to pediatric cancer research at Riley’s Children’s Hospital! Race Sign Ups will open soon!

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