10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, September 1 – 4

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, September 1 – 4
By: Anekah Fish, Peyton Mahlmann Last Updated: August 29, 2022

Welcome to September! Celebrate the start of the new month by checking out some fun events you could get up to this weekend. Whether it’s an outdoor concert, a fun breakfast, a local market, or something in between, there are a lot of awesome places to be in the Region to say goodbye to summer and start getting excited for the fall season.

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana to fill out your action-packed weekend!

Bring your lawn chair to Downtown Valpo for the last Summer Concert Series event of the year

This Thursday, September 1 is the last Summer Concert Series event hosted by Valparaiso Events for the 2022 season. It’s been a blast seeing all the music and good energy happening Downtown on Thursday nights, so be sure to check it out this weekend before it’s gone until next year. More details here, including on the performer, The Indigos. 

Spend your Sunday night on Sunset Grille’s rooftop for good tunes and pretty views

Happening weekly on Sundays, Sunset Grille is open for all to join and head to the rooftop to listen to live music, order from the delicious menu, and catch a view of the water from the restaurant. Head to the link here for more details.

Join Valpo Parks for its Friday Night Unplug BINGO event 

This month is BINGO night at Friday Night Unplug, where you can bring your kiddos for three hours of entertainment while you enjoy a night downtown or run those errands you’ve been putting off. Find more information here to get involved. 

Check out one of the many Region football games under the lights this Friday night

With plenty of teams in the mix like Valparaiso vs. La Porte, Crown Point vs. Merrillville, Michigan City vs. Chesterton, and so much more, there’s lots of great action that you can catch near you! Be sure to head to the link here for more schedule details, and also check back to our website at NWI.Life after the game to find all the latest photos our photographer grabbed from the field. 

Join the Town of Lowell for its Labor Day Festival 

Lowell is bringing the community together for tons of awesome family-friendly activities this Labor Day weekend, and you don’t want to miss out! There’s so much to get involved with there being three days of live music, local vendors selling awesome goods, kids rides and inflatable attractions, and lots more. Find information here to learn more.

Help celebrate the Bruno Mars Tribute Experience with Hobart Art Theatre

Happening on Friday, September 2 at 8 p.m., the Hobart Art Theatre is hosting a Bruno Mars Tribute Experience titled, “Earth to Mars,” which is an all-ages show that is set to be a ton of fun. Head to their website here to learn more about the event. 

Order in a delicious Domino’s pizza for your Saturday night 

The menu at Domino’s Pizza has a ton of great options for your friends or family to choose from this weekend. Enjoy a meal out at one of their many restaurants across the Region or order to-go or delivery for an at-home treat. Head to their website here to check it out. 

Stroll around the Griffith Central Market on Friday night

This Friday, September 9 from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m., the Griffith Central Market will be open to all who wish to enjoy it! The space is outdoors with tons of great vendors, and even an open area for lawn chairs and hangouts. Find more details here.

Bring the summer to a close with Whiting Park Festival Orchestra & Chorus Concert

This Sunday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m. is the Whiting Park Festival Orchestra’s annual Labor Day Sunday musical spectacular, which will conclude with a firework show over Lake Michigan. Check out more details here about the concert.

Enjoy a special Sunday brunch at Fuzzyline Brewing 

Head to Fuzzyline Brewing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special brunch menu! Find more details here to learn how to get involved.