Things to Do & Events

While You're Here for South Shore Showdown

Whether you are looking for indoor or outdoor activities to enjoy between games, you can find them along the South Shore of Lake Michigan!

Go for a hike or if there are a few inches of snow on the ground sled, snowshoe or cross-country ski at Indiana Dunes National Park, State Park or other locations throughout the area.

For indoor activities, check out all the fun you can have in Schererville at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, JAK'S Warehouse Family Fun Center or Up Your Alley entertainment facility. Discover what all it takes to be a mascot at Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting or schedule time to chill out in a room full of cats at Region Cat Cafe in Merrillville.

If you like shopping, there are a number of downtowns with unique shops as well as malls. Don't forget to get some treats Albanese Candy or ChicagoLand Popcorn

Further down the page, you'll find some events happening while you're here.

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Winter Activities

Winter along the South Shore of Lake Michigan brings rosy cheeks, fluffy snow and lots of…

Play Centers

Take the whole family for an adventurous day of fun at play centers throughout the Region.


The South Shore has many opportunities to have a great time while expanding your…

Events While You're Here