Attend the Blue-Gold Game 

Football season isn't only for the fall. Notre Dame hosts its annual Blue-Gold Game at 1 p.m. April 20, offering a chance to preview the team before it takes the field next season. 

Watch South Bend Cubs Baseball

Baseball is back at one of the country's best Minor League stadiums. The Cubs open April 9 at Four Winds Field and play several home games during the first month of the season. You can expect fun for the whole family, delicious food and great promotions. 

Visit the Museum District 

When was the last time you visited the museums? The History Museum and Studebaker National Museum both have compelling exhibits to explore. 

See the Animals at Potawatomi Zoo

Potawatomi Zoo opened for the season March 29, which means it's a great time to get back to the zoo and see all the animals. New to the zoo this year is the beat habitat and concession lodge, where you can sit down and grab a bite to eat as you explore.

Experience Broadway in The Bend 

Theater lovers should grab tickets for "Little Women," which is making a visit to the Morris Performing Arts Center in downtown South Bend from April 26-28. 

Head Out for a Hike 

As spring takes shape and The Bend comes into bloom, there's no better time to get outside. Some of our best hiking spots will be ready for your boots to hit the trail.