Our South Shore

Our South Shore

#OurSouthShore is a proud mix of the generous people, beloved businesses providing food, beverages and other services, virtual events and picture-perfect landscapes throughout Northwest Indiana.

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

We are experiencing the most challenging economic downturn in our country's history and battling the most difficult set of circumstances any of us could have imagined. This crisis cannot stop the South Shore community from coming together and helping each other. 

This page will help you navigate the South Shore during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here you will find restaurants offering curbside pickup, ideas to keep you busy, positive stories and other valuable information to get you through these trying times.

Together we're #SouthShoreStrong!

Along the South Shore News

Keep up with what's happening in the Region's hospitality industry plus things to do, future events and more by signing up for our newsletter.

Shelter in Place Guidelines

What's Open and What's Not

Based on the Governor of Indiana's executive orders, we've put together a list of what's open, closed and open with restrictions.

This includes the latest information we have on restaurants, outdoor spaces, stores, hotels and more.

Bird Watching at the Dunes

Enjoy the Outdoors

Many outdoor areas are open to enjoy, as long as you keep the recommended six feet apart from those outside members of your household. You can take a hike, go fishing, ride the bike trails and stroll along the beach.

At Home Activities

Activities and Virtual Events

Stuck at home during this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown makes it difficult to keep yourself and your family busy. To help with that, we've pulled together some fun at home activities from stores, attractions and other businesses across the Region. We have also listed some virtual events you can join in from home.

We Stand with Service

How can you help?

We've listed some ideas of how you can help the hospitality industry as well as the community as a whole.

Restaurants serving pickup

Food and Drinks

Here are some of the restaurants, breweries and wineries in the Region offering curbside pick up or delivery.

Food Bank

Community Resources

For the thousands currently unemployed and businesses struggling to make ends meet, there are many resources regionally and nationally that you can tap into. We've compiled a list of assistance for individuals and businesses we hope will be helpful during this time.

DOC'S Adopt a Nurse photo


Northwest Indiana businesses have stepped it up throughout the area to help out where they can. Restaurants are helping feed medical professionals on the frontline. Stores are showing community support with hand painted signs in their windows. Distilleries are switching to making hand sanitizer. Find these stories and so much more below.