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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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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 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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6 Picks: Things to Do this October

October means fall is coming into full focus. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list as we head into the change of seasons. Country Fest in Mishawaka B100 and the Mishawaka Parks are partnering on what's sure to be an unforgettable event: The first ever Country Fest on Oct…

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6 Picks: Things to Do this September

September means signs of all are starting to show themselves. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list as we head into the change of seasons. Fusion Fest Mark your calendars! Fusion Fest debuts Sept. 9-10 at Howard Park. This free, family friendly festival will feature food…

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6 Picks: Summer in The Bend Bucket List

Summertime is arguably The Bend's best season. These are some of the things to do that should be on every visitor's summer bucket list during a trip to South Bend and Mishawaka. Raft Down the East Race Waterway If part of your travel planning is to seek out the occasional thrill, the East Race…

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Where to Go Holiday Shopping in The Bend

With the holiday season underway, it's time to get shopping for the people on your list. Local shops dot the South Bend and Mishawaka retail landscape, featuring truly unique items that can only be found here. Let's take a look at some of the most unique gifts you can add to your list. Christmas…

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An Adventure Seeker's Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway that offers more adrenaline rush than a relaxed vibe? This is your guide to an adventure-filled fall visit to The Bend. Animal Encounters at Potawatomi Zoo Visiting the zoo is always fun for all ages. Even more so when you add an up-close-and-personal encounter with…

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National Tourism Week in The Bend

After two years of uncertainty, there is more reason than ever to celebrate the promising future of the tourism industry. In conjunction with U.S. Travel and the entire tourism industry, we're celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week from May 1-7 by highlighting the amazing experiences The Bend…

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6 Things to Do for Labor Day Weekend

As fall gets closer, it's time to celebrate the last few (unofficial) days of summer. Take full advantage of the time away from work with our list of things to do for Labor Day weekend around South Bend and Mishawaka. Notre Dame vs. Tennessee State Football season is back in The Bend! Fresh off a…

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