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How to Spend the Holiday Season in The Bend

Get ready to bundle up and enjoy all of the different ways to celebrate the winter season. Whether you are looking to have date night, family time, or something fun to do with friends, we have gathered a list of fun things to do around The Bend. Gift of Lights at Potawatomi Zoo Animals want to…

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Don't Miss These Holiday Shows in South Bend

South Bend brings the holiday spirit to the stage. Check out these shows to attend this winter season. Holiday Shows at the Morris Performing Arts Center A Motown Christmas - Nov. 21 | 7:30 p.m. Starring dazzling choreography and unforgettable harmonies all performed in that memorable, soulful…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this December

December can only mean one thing: The holiday season has officially arrived. Getting into the spirit is easy around The Bend, where there are dozens of ways to celebrate. Put these things to do in South Bend and Mishawaka on your December to-do list. Ironworks Ice Rink in Mishawaka Winter got a…

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What to Do with Kids in The Bend this Winter

If you're looking to get the family out of the house this winter, we have some ideas for how to do so. Kid friendly activities are around every corner. Ice Skating Winter activities seem to officially begin when the skating rinks open. The ice trail at Howard Park in South Bend is wildly popular (as…

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Your Guide to Ironworks Ice Rink

Another amazing place to celebrate winter opened in Mishawaka this year. Ironworks Ice Rink debuted with a skating ribbon and rink — plus a couple other ways to experience the ice that are unlike anything else The Bend has to offer. If you're the type to embrace the snowy season by heading outside…

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6 Places for a Winter Hike

Hiking doesn't have to be a family-friendly outdoor activity you call off for winter. Lace up some boots over your warmest socks, add a couple extra layers and head to these parks for a walk off the beaten path. Bendix Woods County Park Many favor Bendix Woods County Park during spring when the…

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What You Need to Know for Tailgating at Notre Dame

Shortly after sunrise on fall Saturdays, fans begin bustling in the parking lots around Notre Dame Stadium. Tents go up. Grills move into position. Sound systems turn on. Drinks are poured. Here’s your guide to tailgating for Notre Dame home football games. 2023 Tailgating Guidelines Parking…

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6 Picks: Notre Dame Traditions On Football Gameday

Coming to The Bend for a Notre Dame football home game means taking in one of the most tradition-rich experiences in sports. While there are many things that should be on your itinerary during a football weekend, these are the bucket list traditions you can't miss. Football Fridays at the Eck Eck…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this November

November is a time of transition as we go from fall to the holiday season. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Notre Dame Football Home Games November brings the last opportunity to see Notre Dame at home this season. The Fighting Irish host Wake Forest on Nov…

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Top 10 Fall Activities in The Bend

Fall in The Bend is a pretty special time. Crisp air swoops in to South Bend and Mishawaka along with Notre Dame football season. Beautifully colorful leaves make for an experience that sticks with you. Harvest time also brings fresh bounty for local markets and restaurants. Here are some of our…

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