Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith, Manager of Communications

Stephanie is the Manager of Communications at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority. She's a native of Northwest Indiana and loves riding her bike on all the trails and visiting local restaurants and breweries.

Memorial Day in Northwest Indiana

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer funalong the South Shore, but it's also a time to honor the men and women who have died while serving our country. Below are some Memorial Day ceremonies happening throughout Northwest Indiana as well as businesses offering discounts for active military personnel and veterans of armed services to say, ‘thank you!’…

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Savor the South Shore is Underway!

Savor the South Shore, the region’s 9th annual Restaurant Weeks, kicksoff Monday, February 27 and will continue thru March 12, 2023! Maybe there's a restaurant you haven’t tried yet or a favorite that you haven’t been to in a while, Savor the South Shore is the perfect time to check them out. This amazing event means it’s time to go to as many restaurants as possible for lunch and dinner in a span of two weeks. With 26 different restaurants participating in the region, there will be plenty of variety and some great deals. …

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Maple Syrup Time in Northwest Indiana

Every March, maple trees in the South Shore awaken with the warmer days of springtime and the sap begins to flow. Several parks in Northwest Indiana take part in this special time of year to show us all the sweet treats that the maple trees give us. Head to one of these local parks in Northwest Indiana to learn more about the history and process of Maple Syrup…

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