The South Bend Mishawaka area is a fun and exciting place to spend your weekend. From live music and sporting events to delicious restaurants and fun attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy whether you are 10 years old or 100 years old. If you are in the area this weekend and are looking for some fun things to do, here are six activities and events to check out.
15TH ANNUAL HUNTER ICE FESTIVAL
January 18 – 20 | 5 – 8 p.m. | Niles Main Street District
Bundle up this weekend for winter fun in Niles. Over 100 live ice carvings will be lining the streets of downtown. Some ice carvings even offer interactive fun for the public to experience. Visitors can warm up with coffee or hot cocoa in area businesses.
January 18 | 8 p.m. | Morris Performing Arts Center
This full-scale classic production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.
SOUTH BEND BREW FEST
January 19 | 1 – 4 p.m. | Century Center
Sample craft beer from The Bend and around the country, all in one location. Use your commemorative pint glass then pair your beer with a snack with bites available for purchase Please note: VIP and DD rates are available. Must be 21+.
POTAWATOMI ZOO WINTER DAY
January 19 | 12 – 3 p.m. | Potawatomi Zoo
While the zoo is closed for the season, come visit during Winter Days to see what your animal friends are up to during the snowy chilly months. The Learning Center is also open to the public and will a host bake sale to support different areas of the zoo.