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6 Picks: Things to Do this January

Just like that, it's 2024. A new year means new reasons to get out and explore. And there are plenty of reasons to do so, even (or especially!) as we charge into winter. Here are six ideas for things to do in The Bend this January. Go Ice Skating Ice skating is a winter staple in The Bend and…

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Where to Ice Skate Around South Bend

Without a doubt, one of the most fun things about winter around The Bend is the return of ice skating. Putting on skates and gliding across the ice is a well-loved local tradition. These are the best places around South Bend for ice skating. Howard Park - South Bend Any conversation about ice…

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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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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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Shop Local at the Howard Holiday Market

There's something new in South Bend this year: The Howard Holiday Market. Local makers, entrepreneurs and artists are gathering at Howard Park over three weekends in November and December to offer shoppers their unique goods. This free, family friendly event will also include live entertainment…

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Your Guide to Exploring Howard Park

South Bend’s oldest park is no relic of the past. Howard Park is instead a re-imagined destination for locals and visitors alike. It’s a gathering place and an area for outdoor exploration. It’s fun, family friendly and accessible. There’s something for every season, but there’s no doubt it shines…

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