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6 Picks: Things to Do this June

June means summer is almost officially here. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Rebel Art Fest Now in its ninth year, Rebel Art Fest takes place from noon-8 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at Potawatomi Park. Local makers, artists and musicians will be on hand to…

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Celebrate Independence Day in The Bend

One of our great celebrations is right around the corner. Start planning your trip after checking out some of the events listed below. Fireworks Around South Bend If you're looking for fireworks shows, here are some of the options. June 29 | Mishawaka Independence Day Celebration Annual, family…

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Father's Day Weekend in South Bend

Ready to do a little something more than give dad a gift for Father's Day? Here are some activities around South Bend to put on your to-do list for Father's Day weekend. Play Golf on Father's Day Weekend Whether you're a little more competitive or just out for fun, The Bend is home to a variety of…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this May

As we get into May, The Bend comes into full bloom. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month. Check out the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition See firsthand some amazing musical ensembles as they compete for one of the most prestigious prizes in classical…

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How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in The Bend

As we pause over Memorial Day weekend to remember those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country, it's often a time to gather with friends and family or get out and explore. If you're looking for something to do over the long weekend, here are some ideas. Find Your Favorite…

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How to Spend Spring Break in The Bend

Why not try something new this spring? Breaking out of the winter blues doesn't have to mean long hours in the car or a pricey flight. Sometimes you want to slow things down for a few days, stay close to home and have fun as a family. Potawatomi Zoo Indiana’s first zoo reopens for the season March…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in The Bend

When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, nowhere in Northern Indiana does it quite like South Bend. From authentic dining options to the parade, these are some of the ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style. St. Patrick's Day Parade Celebrate Irish heritage in South Bend at the annual St…

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The Perfect Family Weekend in South Bend

Spring is a great time to get outside and rediscover some of your favorite family activities. Make sure to put these on your to-do list as the weather warms up. Visiting Potawatomi Zoo Indiana's first zoo is no relic. Giraffe feeding, a pride of lions and a new café/bear exhibit await at Potawatomi…

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Black History Month in The Bend

There are many ways to celebrate Black History Month in The Bend, especially when it comes to the history of the local African American experience. Start with these historic sites and landmarks in and near South Bend. RELATED CONTENT: Take a History Tour of The Bend Indiana University South Bend…

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Recharge at These Coffee Spots Around The Bend

Sometimes during your travels there might be need for a dose of caffeine. Or maybe you're just in search of a cozy nook in which to hang out for awhile. Take a look at some of the spots where you can enjoy a cup of whatever gets you going. Caffé Capriccio Looking for a little taste of Italy? Caffé…

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