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Your Weekend to Do in the South Bend Area

The South Bend Mishawaka area is a fun and exciting place to spend your weekend. From live music and sporting […]

2016 Michiana Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Returns to Mishawaka

The 6th annual Michiana Renaissance Festival will be held at Kamm Island Park in downtown Mishawaka on August 27-28 from […]

College is Back in Session

Students, Welcome Back to South Bend

Summer is quickly coming to an end. That can only mean one thing… School is back in session! The students […]


“Shaking” Things Up with Shakespeare

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (NDSF) was born from an experimental course in 1989 at the University of Notre Dame […]

Cool off at the Splash Pad at Four Winds Field and watch the South Bend Cubs.

The Perfect Family Weekend in South Bend

There is nothing better than some quality time with your family. South Bend has the perfect family weekend just sitting there […]


Fourth of July Activities in South Bend

With thoughts of fireworks lighting up the night sky, hot dogs and burgers being cooked on the grill, and the […]

SRW 2016

Summer Restaurant Week

South Bend has so much to offer. There is a white water course you can ride through the heart of […]

Father's Day in South Bend

Father’s Day Weekend in South Bend

As the calendar turns to June, students get out of school, and the temperature rises, one thing is for sure… Summer […]


Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active In the South Bend Area presented by Midwest Living HIKE | PADDLE | SPIN | RUN | EXPLORE | […]


Play Ball with the South Bend Cubs

The Class A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs makes South Bend home at Four Winds Field in the heart of […]


Transforming South Bend

There is a lot of change coming to the South Bend area, and we are excited to share the news […]


Celebrate Summer Events

Meet Me on the Island! June 3, July 1, August 5 Come for an evening of art and live music […]


Places To Go Hiking In South Bend

WALK QUIETLY to catch glimpses of deer and foxes and hear woodpeckers and warblers living amid the woods blanketing Rum […]


Top South Bend Running Trails

Run sights along these trails are distracting enough that you will be tempted to forget pace and stop for the views. […]


Best Bike Trails in the Area

SPIN FOREST TRAIL OR CITY GREENBELT. Cafes to stop at or roots to jump. South Bend has a bike trail […]


Where To Explore When Visiting The South Bend Area

You packed walking shoes and your Fitbit, right, for visiting South Bend? Because racking up the steps is a great […]

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List of Outdoor Activities You Need To Know About

THE ST. JOSEPH RIVER’S sharp turn east gave South Bend its name, and two canals (raceways) drove the town’s industrial […]


Midwest Living’s Eats

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! DTSB RESTAURANT WEEK JUNE 20–JULY 3 Taste the flavors that make downtown local restaurants proud. Eighteen eateries […]


How To Get Active In South Bend Mishawaka

No pressure, but there will probably be spectators as you make your moves toward checkmate in Studebaker Plaza. After all, you’re […]

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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 Bend, Indiana, to […]

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