Summer is not over and there’s still time to take advantage of the sunny days, warm evenings and late nights with friends and family. Maybe you’ve already checked off the beach, waterpark and a baseball game on your summer bucket list?

Cedar Lake Sunset Cruises

Book a sunset cruise or an afternoon of tubing on Cedar Lake with Cedar Lake Sunset Cruises. David, your captain, will give you a full tour of Cedar Lake. Book a private party outing with cocktails and dinner, a pub crawl or bring the family for tubing. Book your trip online or call for details 219-313-1669.

NW Indiana Symphony Outdoor Concert

The Summer Concert Music Festival with the Northwest Indiana Symphony is a great way to unwind and enjoy classical, patriotic and music from movies at each concert. Their last two concerts are quickly approaching: Aug 11, 2017 at Wolf Lake Pavilion in Hammond and Aug 12, 2017 at Redar Park in Schererville. Oh, and the best part? These are free concerts; just bring your chairs or blankets!

Summer on the Shore

Win a Car! You still have time to enter in the Summer on the Shore Passport by visiting Region restaurants, attractions and events. Stamp your passport  six times and you’re automatically entered to win a brand new Subaru!

City of Whiting

Rent a bike and cruise Whiting. The Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce rents bikes for $5/per 4 hours or $10 for a full day! Bike downtown Whiting, visiting shops and restaurants or head to Whiting’s Lakefront and Whihala Beach. Visit on Aug 25, 2017 and stay for the Latin Satin Soul Concert at Sheridan Plaza in Whiting. The Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce is located at 1417 119th Street.

ChicagoLand Popcorn

There’s always time for sweets and treats at Albanese Confectionery and ChicagoLand Popcorn in Merrillville! More flavors and varieties than you’ll ever imagine and it’s a perfect stop on a rainy day.

South Shore Winery Trail

Grab the girls or your significant other for a wine tasting along the South Shore Winery Trail! Aftermath Cidery and Winery, Carpenter Creek Cellars, Running Vines Winery and Shady Creek Winery all offer Hoosier-made wines - sip onsite or enjoy at home!


There’s plenty to do still this summer! Still need ideas? See our Summer Bucket List or our A to Z Checklist to get the most out of your summer in the South Shore.