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.
September 13 | 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Foegley Plaza
DTSB is partnering with the South Bend Civic Theatre for Foegley Fridays. Each Friday in September, the public is invited to free lunchtime concerts in the newly created Foegley Plaza, located to the west of the South Bend Civic Theatre. This week will feature music by [email protected]
PATIO PARTY WITH BLAMMO
September 13 | 7 p.m. | Blue Heron at Blackthorn
End the summer right in South Bend with the Patio Party at The Blue Heron at Blackthorn featuring Blammo! Get a group of friends together for a night of fun with an open bar, appetizers, lawn games and live music. Tickets are $65 at the door.
NILES SCREAM PARK
September 13 – November 2 | Times Vary | Niles Scream Park
The Niles Scream Park is considered by many to be one of the top haunted attractions in the country. Certainly one of the largest, it offers 44 acres of blood-curdling fear! Unlike other haunted houses, Niles rebuilds all seven major attractions each year.
GAME DAY CHASE 5K
September 14 | 8-9 a.m. | Eddy St. Commons
The Kelly Cares Foundation presents the Game Day Chase, held the morning of the New Mexico vs. Notre Dame football game. The 5K Run & 5K Family Walk are designed to get runners ready to cheer on their team with themed miles, football flair and a special end zone section at the finish line.
NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL VS. NEW MEXICO
September 14 | 2:30 p.m. | Notre Dame Stadium
Fall won’t officially arrive for another week, but the first home Notre Dame game of the season is kicking off in The Bend. The Irish will take to the field to face off against the Lobos. Notre Dame is coming off a bye week after starting the season with a 35-17 win over Louisville.
SOUTH BEND FARMERS MARKET
Year-Round | Times Vary | South Bend Farmers Market
Incorporated in 1924, the South Bend Farmers Market has become one of the largest and most diverse indoor markets in the Midwest. Vendors and customers come to sell and purchase the quality local goods found at 96 stalls that are owned and operated by families.