First Fridays in Downtown South Bend

Downtown South Bend is the place to be the first Friday of every month. Every Friday has a different theme, plus businesses and restaurants offer unique experiences and discounts.

Concours d'Elegance at Copshaholm

Celebrate the beauty of automotive design July 9 at this stunning car show. Held on the grounds of the Oliver Mansion outside Studebaker National Museum, the Concours brings automobiles from around the country for a one-day show. 

Art Beat 

Art Beat is the largest annual event in downtown South Bend and one of the biggest art shows in the Midwest. Performing, visual and culinary artists line the Jefferson Bridge and the streets of the East Bank Village neighborhood to showcase their fantastic works.

Summer Restaurant Weeks 

Downtown South Bend is a hub of locally owned restaurants, making it one of the best dining destinations in the region. From classic steakhouses to trendy cocktail bars, many of these spots come together to offer special menus with unique options during Summer Restaurant Weeks. Scheduled for July 25-Aug. 7 this year, it's sure to be a week foodie lovers will enjoy.

Broadway in South Bend 

Head to the Morris Performing Arts Center in downtown South Bend for a night of theater. "Anastasia" takes the stage from June 24-26 with four showings planned. This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to Paris in the 1920s through a young woman that sets out to discover the mystery of her past.

Potawatomi Park Summer Concert Series 

Beginning June 5, local bands take the stage at Chris Wilson Pavilion on Potawatomi Park every Sunday for live music. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, maybe a little something to eat, and you're in for a great night.