South Bend River Lights

Downtown South Bend
Seitz Park & Island Park, Downtown South Bend, South Bend, IN 46601

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Due to construction in Seitz Park, the entire Light Forest was removed and put into storage. Once Seitz Park is complete in 2021, the items will be returning. Thank you for understanding. Color splashes from two interactive light sculptures on either side of the river, amplifying the majestic cascade of water, joined with a third sculpture highlighting the exquisite “Keeper of the Fire” statue, and symbolically uniting the two sides of the river. Located in the heart of South Bend, near Seitz Park and the Century Center Island, the display serves as an economic development engine, a source of community advancement, a tool for visitor attraction, and a destination for recreational, artistic, and entertainment delight. The lighting pieces are interactive, and will be thematically colored to correspond with holidays and events. It is the only display of its kind in the entire world.