Explore the South Shore

Saturday, April 27, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Indiana Welcome Center
7770 Corinne Dr., Hammond, IN 46323

Join us at this year's Explore the South Shore for interactive booths featuring giveaways, games and prizes, live entertainment and free train rides for kids.

In addition to activities, entertainment and games, Explore the South Shore will provide information on a number of family-fun events along the South Shore coming your way this year. 


Purdue Northwest Pride

Mascots will be in the building!

Special appearances by:

  • Clark (Chicago Cubs) at 2:00 pm
  • Leo (Purdue University Northwest) from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • The Crusader (Valparaiso University) from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Bea (Lake County Fair) here off and on all day
  • Paddles (Deep River Waterpark) here off and on all day




Albanese logo

Bellaboos logo

Cedar Lake Historical Association logo

Chicagoland Popcorn logo

City of Whiting logo

Deep River Waterpark logo

Downtown Hammond Council events

Edge Adventures logo

Aurora Helicopters logo

Humane Indiana logo

Indiana Ballet Theatre logo

Indiana Dunes National Park

Lake County Fair logo

Mascot Hall of Fame

Visit the South Shore logo

Wildlife Educational Exhibit NWI logo