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Lynn the dog rounds up ducks during the 2011 Michiana Celtic Festival and Bryan Verkler Invitational highland games at Howard Park Sunday, September 4, 2011.

Celtic Spirit is Alive in South Bend

The pipes are calling the Celts and all their friends to Howard Park on Sunday, September 6, 2015, for the […]


Blueberry Picking at its Finest

On the Indiana/Michigan border, we have the perfect soil for growing blueberries—acidic, on the sandy side. In July and early […]


Download Our App!

Visit South Bend Mishawaka has recently unveiled a new app for your smart phone and mobile devices – giving you […]

May 22, 2015; South Bend 150 kickoff party. (Photo by Matt Cashore)

Light up the Night

The South Bend River Lights are the newest addition to our area’s sprawling selection of attractions, and we couldn’t be […]

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Grab a Slice of the Best Pizza in St. Joseph County

Giannetto’s Pizza and Pasta, located in nearby Granger, has been named the best pizza in St. Joseph County! This new-found […]


Ten Summer Weekends in South Bend Mishawaka

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning those weekend getaways. The Ten Weekends of […]

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World Class Music in South Bend

Each spring, typically on Mother’s Day weekend, hundreds of the nation’s and world’s finest young chamber musicians pour into South […]


On-site Catering: The Morris Inn at Notre Dame

The Morris Inn at Notre Dame offers AAA Four Diamond rated service from the time you walk in the door […]


The Home of Action Sports in South Bend

I built the Kitchen BMX Skate Park in 2011 to give back to my community and provide kids with a […]

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Lincoln’s Final Journey

As South Bend celebrates its 150th birthday next year, the Studebaker National Museum will honor the 150th anniversary of a more […]


Luxury and Relaxation in South Bend Mishawaka

Luxury and relaxation can be found in the South Bend area all year round, but what better time to get away and recharge than for a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend?


Staff Picks: Off the Beaten Path Restaurants

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found […]


One Brew at a Time

What do you get when you combine a love of craft beer and locally sourced food with a passion for community […]


Tile-Making with Kathy Reddy White

It was a sunny day at the beginning of August, comfortably warm, slight breeze…


Get the Planning Started: Good Eats

It’s pretty well known that wedding food can sometimes be less than ideal – but it doesn’t have to be! This […]


Staff Picks: Area Parks

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found in […]


The Food of The Oliver Inn

There’s nothing like a homemade breakfast, and the owners of The Oliver Inn Bed + Breakfast in South Bend know […]


Get the Planning Started: Unique Rehearsal Dinner Spots

The rehearsal dinner sets the mood for the wedding weekend. For most, it is the first wedding-related event of the […]


Get the Planning Started: Outdoor Wedding Venues

When the weather is warm, and nature is in bloom, there is nothing better than an outdoor setting for a wedding.


Full Service Hotels of South Bend Mishawaka

Sometimes you need a hotel that offers a little extra something for your trip. Whether you’re looking for a delicious […]

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