Fall in the Bend

Enjoy all the tradition and mystique that comes with a Notre Dame football weekend. Along with pep rallies, a leprechaun, and tailgating, be sure to taste the cuisine at one of the local eateries and explore the breathtaking parks in the area. Whatever you decide, the agenda is flexible and Mondays can wait.

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First Fridays in South Bend

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Your Spooky Halloween Guide

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10 Free Fall Outdoor Activities

The fall season has arrived in South Bend Mishawaka. It is time to put away the beach chairs, pack up …

Fall Bucket List in the South Bend Area

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Notre Dame Football Weekends: What to Do in The Bend

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Campus Activities

When Brian and I first moved to South Bend, we were blown away with how much there is to see …

It’s Always Time to Break Out the Bikes

Whether the air is getting that crisp Fall feel, or if the last of the snow has just melted away, it is always a great time to enjoy exploring the South Bend Mishawaka community on two wheels!

Top Ten Fall Activities in South Bend Mishawaka

Fall is a special time in South Bend Mishawaka.