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Indiana Dunes Events

Every season at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the State Park is full of events. From Maple Sugar Time to tours of the old Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm to guided hikes, you'll find a variety of events going on at the Indiana Dunes.

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Special Events

Singing Sands Star Show

September 30, 2017

Join us for our annual event. Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night of star gazing. Special telescopes will be set up to aid periodic constellation talks. Bring a blanket and join us on the main beach, near the pavilion. Activities going on through 11pm. Optimal star gazing is after 8pm. More

Hero Half Marathon and 10K

October 01, 2017

Experience the Indiana Dunes like you never have before. This race will take you through the most beautiful course in the Midwest with some of the most impressive landscape you will ever see. This journey begins on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, taking you along the Dunes, through wetlands, and ending on a grand tour of the serene Calumet Trail to compete in this one-of-a-kind... More

Outdoor Adventure Festival

October 06, 2017 to October 08, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The inaugural festival will take place at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and several nearby locations. The greater dunes region is packed with outdoor adventure opportunities and the festival will bring together all these activities in one place. Centered at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, the festival will showcase the region’s natural and cultural significance through hi... More

NW Indiana Storytelling Festival

October 21, 2017
  • Location: Indiana Dunes Nature Center
  • 1600 N. 25 E.
  • Chesterton, IN 46304
  • Times: Starting: 10:00 AM
  • Admission: Programs are free. There is a park entry fee.
  • Phone: 219-926-1390
  • Website

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On-Going Events

Nature Tots

Started July 12, 2017 (Recurring monthly on the 2nd Wednesday)

Parents and toddlers are invited to participate in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's new Nature Tot's program at the Douglas Center for Environmental Education. Nature Tots, aged 2-4, will learn about nature through a ranger-led story time, crafts and outdoor play. Parents will enjoy meeting other parents and learning fun ideas for bringing nature into their child's life. Thi... More

Stargazing at Kemil Beach

August 19, 2017 to December 16, 2017 (Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday)
  • Venue: Kemil Beach
  • E State Park Road
  • Beverly Shores, IN 46301
  • Times: Check Website for times
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 219-395-1882
  • Website

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets, meteors, and learn about constellation lore from the darkest site in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Held on the third Saturday of every month from Jan. to Dec. (except March and ... More

Music Heritage Series

Started September 15, 2017 (Recurring monthly on the 3rd Friday)

Every 3rd Friday of the month, join the Save the Tunes Council, a local group of musicians devoted to preserving and passing on traditional folk songs. More

Family Day at the Douglas Center

Started September 16, 2017 (Every Saturday)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles or fish or join a ranger for a hike in Miller Woods. More

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