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If you live in or around the Michiana area, or you're just visiting and looking for something to do... with friends, family or all by yourself, ZZZippy has the answer: Fun Things To Do In Michiana! Simply check out our list some of the most exciting sports activities, best entertainment, best places to shop, coolest music and a whole lot more. On Fun Things To Do Michiana you'll discover interesting places, exciting events, silly things, loads of inspiration activities... even a bunch of free stuff. Here you'll find fun and exciting, interesting and relaxing, enjoyable and memorable things inside and nearby the Michiana area. In fact, There are so many great things to do, you’ll have trouble finding time to do them all, so... Get off your Butt, Get on your Feet. Go have Fun in Michiana!


Top 50 Fun Things To Do This Week In Michiana!


Dance the Night Away!
Learn to dance at Dan O'Day Dance Club and it will change your life forever. Dancing is fun, healthy and great for your love life! Dance, Dance. Dance.

Dan O'Day Dance Club
107 E 1st St, Mishawaka, IN 46544
574.255-1168
http://www.danodaydanceclub.com/

PROFILE - Dan O'Day Dance Club

Leave the Stress at the Office… Camping is Calling. Answer The Call!
Just sitting around a campfire and enjoying the presence of friends and family is AMAZING THERAPY!

EBY’S PINES RV PARK & CAMPGROUND

14583 IN-120, Bristol, IN 46507

574.848.4583
www.ebyspines.com/PROFILE: Eby's Pines Campground

Don't Be A Pig... Be A Cow!

Treat yourself to your own one-of-a-kind Twisted Cow Self-Serve Frozen Treats concoctions... that you customize yourself.

TWISTED COW SELF-SERVE FROZEN TREATS
105 County Road 6 Elkhart, IN
574.343.2578
http://twistedcowfrozentreats.com/

What’s Your Favorite Popcorn Flavor?

One visit to The Savory Kernel and you’re sure to have a new favorite or two… or three! Popcorn like you’ve never tasted… like Blazing White Cheddar. Or Key Lime Pie. How about Chocolate Covered Caramel w/ Sea Salt, or Maple Bacon, or Fruitopia? We usually have 20 to 25 flavors on our Current Flavor List and we have special pricing for events such as birthdays, weddings, corporate events, etc. What are you waiting for?

THE SAVORY KERNEL

109 E. University Drive, Granger, IN 46530

574.404.6233
https://thesavorykernel.com/

One of Goshen's Best Tasting Underground Hot Spots!

Located in the Down Under of the Old Bag Factory, DOWN UNDER SUBS & SMOOTHIES is a treasure just waiting to be discovered – by you! You'll find traditional favorites as well as new taste delights… so what are you waiting for? The Down Under is calling your name


DOWN UNDER SUBS & SMOOTHIES

1100 N. Chicago Avenue, Goshen, IN 46528

574.534.2502

Down Under Subs & Smoothies

Swim With The Fishes... Really!
Explore a whole new world... there's nothing like it!

HART CITY SCUBA
21807 State120, Elkhart, IN
574.264.3528
hartcityscuba.com


If It’s Media-Related, Check Us Out. Known For Great Stuff!
We’ve been buying and selling classic media-related articles for 15 years. Great service, awesome deals and hidden gems! Come in and see what treasures you can find. Don’t wait ’til tomorrow!

MEDIA MADHOUSE
30879 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, IN 46514

574.675.7777
https://www.facebook.com/Media-Madhouse-2895353207...

PROFILE: Media Madhouse

Home Made Candy, Soda Fountain, Lunch… and Home Made Candy!Step back in time to a slower paced day and enjoy an ice cream sundae and an award winning burger like they used to be, while sitting at the original soda fountain or in a comfy booth.

OLYMPIA CANDY KITCHEN

136 N. Main St. Goshen, IN 46526

574.533.5040

https://olympiacandykitchen.com/

Grab Some Buddies, Have Some Fun!
Have an entire evening of fun. Great Food, Great Drinks and Great Music- from Blues to Rock to Jazz to Bluegrass and back again!

VEGETABLE BUDDIES
129. N Michigan, South Bend, Indiana
574.232.0954
buddiesDTSB.com

A Blast For the Entire Family
The best way to have a cheap but oh, so fun party is at Mega Blast. A fun experience for all of your friends and family!

MEGA BLAST
2624 Peddlers Village Road, Goshen, IN
574-855-1329

http://www.megablastlasertag.com

Life Is Short… Eat Candy… Have Fun!
Home of the Jumbo Jellybean…Try one. Your life will never be the same. Come in and enjoy these and many other treats from the past... and present!

WAKARUSA DIME STORE
103 E. Waterford Street, Wakarusa, IN 46573

574.862.4690

Website: https://www.jumbojellybeans.com/

PROFILE: Wakarusa Dime Store Profile

The Best Paintball Park in Indiana… It’s All About the Action!
When it comes to action, when it comes to fun, when it comes to great times with friends and family... check out Action Park Paintball!

ACTION PARK PAINTBALL
11951 Harrison Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544
574.674.4263

Website: http://actionparkpaintball.com/PROFILE: Action Park Paintball

Locally Owned, Nationally Famous
The South Side Soda Shop continues the tradition of a fifties diner, with the original soda fountain installed in the 1940's. The diner's menu is loaded with award-winning home cooked recipes served with a friendly face!

SOUTH SIDE SODA SHOP
1122 S. Main St, Goshen, IN 46526
574.534.3790
https://www.southsidesodashop.com/

Can You Escape From Down Under?!
With 3 Escape Rooms this is the place to go for fun and excitement. Fright at the Museum, Beam Me Up and Hailstorm, Inventor's Revenge. Just try to get out!

ESCAPE GAMES at ESCAPE DOWN UNDER
located in the 'Down Under' of the Old Bag Factory!
1100 N Chicago Ave. Goshen, IN 46528

574-370-5886
EscapeDownUnder.com

Kilwin’s Chocolate Creations Are Only The Beginning…
If you need a chocolate, caramel or premium ice cream fix, this is your go-to place.

KILWIN’S CHOCOLATES AND ICE CREAM

1044 E. Angela Blvd. #101, South Bend, IN 46617

574.234.1212

https://www.kilwins.com/stores/kilwins-south-bend

Come Out To Stover’s Farm Market and Taste The Freshness.
We hope that with this taste, you’ll also be able to experience a little bit of history. Not just the history of Stover Farm and our seven generations of farmers, but a bit of history that we truly believe belongs to all people. Come in and enjoy our U-Pic and Store.

STOVER’S FARM MARKET
7837 M-139, Berrien Springs, MI 49103

269.471.1401
https://stoversfarms.com/
PROFILE: Stover's Farm Market

Bring The Family and Play Mini Golf… and Much More!
From our 18-hole championship mini golf course, to the area’s only go-kart track, including batting cages with slow-pitch softball to fast-pitch baseball, a golf driving range and the area’s largest arcade. The perfect place for birthday parties, as well as school and corporate events.

HACKER’S GOLF AND GAMES
3019 S. 11th Street, Niles, MI 49120
269.684.6868
https://hackersgolfandgames.net/

Get To Outpost. Get Your Gear. Then Get Outside and Play.
Your go-to source for the best-quality equipment in the industry for the slopes, trails, water and beaches. We stand behind the products we sell because we test them and use them ourselves.

OUTPOST SPORTS
3602 Grape Rd #15, Mishawaka, IN 46545
574.259.1000
https://www.outpostsports.com/

Pick Your Favorite Fruit In Season or Buy in the Store…along with jams, jellies, wearables, patio and garden decorations and much more!

TREE-MENDUS FRUIT

9351 E. Eureka Road, Eau Claire, MI 49111

269.782.7101

http://www.treemendus-fruit.com/index.html

Outdoor Flea Market and Weekly Antique AuctionJoin the excitement of live bidding on antiques and vintage treasures every Wednesday, and experience the Midwests largest oudoor flea market from May through September.

SHIPSHEWANA TRADING PLACE
345 S Van Buren St (SR 5), Shipshewana, IN 46565
260.768.4129
https://shipshewanatradingplace.com/

Looking For The Perfect Kid’s Birthday Party Destination? You’ve Found It!|
Come in for an outing of family fun center games, in-store show entertainment, and pizza! Kids will be delighted by our wide variety of stand up, multi-player, and interactive games. Parents and kids will be excited to try our fresh menu options, including salad, sandwiches, and wings.

CHUCK E. CHEESE
822 W. McKinley Avenue, Mishawaka, IN 46545
574.259.2449
https://www.chuckecheese.com/

Since 1929 the Lehman Family Has Been Growing, Harvesting and Sharing The Earth’s Bounty of Fruit From The Orchard.
For an enjoyable, rewarding experience that might become a family tradition, pick your own berries, cherries and fruit in season for the best flavor experience you’ll ever have. Come prepared for sun, rain, wet grass and lots of fun.

LEHMAN’S ORCHARD
2280 Portage Road, Niles, Michigan 49120
269.683.9078
http://www.lehmansorchard.com/

Jump Into Some Serious Fun!
Ninja Warrior Course. Battle Beam. Warped Wall. Zip Line. Sky Ladder. Sky Camp. And Toddler Time with parents’ supervision. If those don’t sound like fun, you need a reality check! If they do sound like fun, check us out at the link below.

SKY ZONE MISHAWAKA
5604 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545
574.208.5005
https://www.skyzone.com/mishawaka

An Affordable, Fun Escape From The Ordinary

Escape the ordinary and schedule your kid's next birthday party at Eby's!

EBY'S FAMILY FUN
14583 State Rd 120, Bristol, IN 46507
574.848.4110
https://www.ebysfamilyfun.com/birthday-parties

Take A Trip Out To The Prairie To See And Feed The Bison!

…up close and personal from a covered tour wagon. But that’s just the beginning.

COOK’S BISON RANCH

5645 E 600 S, Wolcottville, IN 46795

866.382.2356 or 260.585.0005

https://www.cooksbisonranch.com/

The Premier Choice For Athletic DevelopmentI In The Michiana Area!
For gymnastics, martial arts, parkour, fitness or dance, join the 4th generation of the Gym Michiana family!

GYM MICHANA
3390 N Home St, Mishawaka, IN 46545
574.256.0502

http://www.gymmichiana.com/PROFILE: Gym Michiana Profile

Make a Special Occasion Into a Wonderful Memory.

From Airport Transportation to Wine Tours and any Special Occasion. . . contact us today to plan your personal travel agenda!

FANTASY CARRIAGE

P.O. Box 8834, Benton Harbor, MI 49023

269.325.5466

www.fantasycarriagelimo.com/

A Root Beer Barrel of Fun
Nothing quite like the food,f un and root beer at Simonton Lake Drive In. Come on in and taste the fun!

SIMONTON LAKE DRIVE IN
3724 Cassopolis Street Elkhart IN
574.264.6726
http://www.simontonlakedrivein.com/


Get Your Game Back On The Fairway!
Schedule a coaching session with Mark and see how much your swing will improve.

MARK HAMILTON GOLF

Granger, IN 46573

574.298.6100

https://swingfixer.uschedule.com/

Rides, Food, Plays, Fireworks, Cruises...
What more can you ask for? And it's right at your backdoor!
Don't miss the excitement!

NAVY PIER CHICAGO
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
https://navypier.org/

Get Your Engine Revved Up!
Get ready for the thrills, excitement and the unexpected at South Bend Motor Speedway. One of Michiana's favorite things to do!

SOUTH BEND MOTOR SPEEDWAY
25698 IN-2, South Bend
574.204-2190
http://www.racesouthbendmotorspeedway.com/

Devoted To Drama in Downtown DowagiacTake in a play and enjoy this historic venue with a glass of wine on opening nights.

BECKWITH THEATRE COMPANY

100 New York Ave, Dowagiac, MI 49047

269.782.7653

https://www.beckwiththeatre.com/

Extraordinary Cuisine... and a View to Match
The Bistro on the Boulevard fuses local flavors with and creates an unforgettable celebration of cuisine. Their menu reflects their guests experience, revolving around the concept of sharing and family. No matter your craving, they satisfy your quest

BISTRO ON THE BOULEVARD
521 Lake Blvd, St Joseph, MI
269.983.3882
https://bistroontheboulevard.com/

Your Ninja Adventure Awaits!

On the outside you’ll find a meticulously landscaped 27-hole miniature golf course. On the inside, it’s Kabuki Theater, Karaoke Lounge and a Japanese café!

NINJA GOLF!

12100 St. Rd. 23, Granger, IN 46530

574.318.3704

https://www.playninjagolf.com/

Have A Fiesta!
Head to St. Joe Michigan and have some delicious and authentic Mexican Cuisine!

ARRIBA TAQUERIA
2112 S. Cleveland Ave. St. Joseph, MI
269.982.0999
www.arriba-taqueria.com


Have Your Cupcake And Eat It Too!
These cupcakes are to die for. Pick one up. Bite it. Smile. It's what life is all about!

MIMI's CUPCAKES
610 Broad St, St Joseph, MI
269.930.1554
https://www.mimis-cupcakes.com/

Have a Jaworski Hog Roast
There is something special about a Hog Roast with all the fixins. Get ready to party... invite friends and family and let Jaworski do the rest.

JAWORSKI CATERING
58413 Crumstown Hwy, South Bend
574.287.0091
http://www.jaworskismarket.com/

Eat Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Come enjoy your favorite Mexican food, prepared the way you love it. Don't forget the margaritas!

MONTERREY MEXICAN BAR & GRILL

507 E. McKinley Avenue, Mishawaka, IN

574.204.2281

https://monterreymexican.com/

Dine Outside with Louie
Enjoy friends, good drink and good food at Bar Louie while you enjoy the beautiful weather

BAR LOUIE
6501 Grape Rd #1100, Mishawaka, IN
574.277.9100
barlouie.com

Step Through These Doors into FantasyVille!

Action figure toys, posters, statues and comics, if its about Action Heroes, you’ll find it here!

BUY ME TOYS.COM

4615 Grape Rd #C, Mishawaka, IN 46545

574.271.8697

http://buymetoys.com/catalog/

The Go-To Family Fun Center For The Kid in Everybody

From arcade racing cars, spaceships, saving the world from utter destruction, to miniature golf, to jousting with your best friend, you will find hours upon hours of good clean family fun at Mega Play.

MEGA PLAY FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

2500 Miracle Lane D, Mishawaka, IN 46545

574.254.0100

https://www.mega-play.com/

Turn Hard Work Into Fun In The Sun!

Lawn care can be fun again with a new riding mower from Weaver's.

WEAVER AG & LAWN EQUIPMENT

905 Nelsons Pkwy. Wakarusa, IN 46573

574.862.1266

http://weaveragandlawn.com/

FUN THINGS TO DO IN MICHIANA
Over a hundred fun things to do in Michiana.

FUN THINGS TO DO IF YOU LIVE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
South Bend, Mishawaka, Granger, Elkhart, Goshen, Warsaw, Nappanee, Plymouth or surrounding Indiana areas and...
Niles, St. Joe, Benton Harbor, Berrien Springs, New Buffalo, Cassopolis, Kalamazoo Michigan communities.



Scream, Laugh, Ride, Enjoy... America's Scream Park!
Spend a night, spend a weekend at one of the country's best haunted houses and Scream Parks this fall. Experience 7 Attractions, a Monster Midway, Fireworks, Fire-Pit Parties, Live Music, Great Food & More!

Fear Itself at Legend Park
14130 McKinley Hwy, Mishawaka, IN

574.256.5656
www.legendpark.com
See more here- Legend Park Profile


Native Americans, Notre Dame University, Studebakers and More!Immerse Yourself in the colorful history of St. Joseph County, Indiana

THE HISTORY MUSEUM

(Mail) 808 W. Washington St. South Bend, Indiana 46601

(Entrance) 201 Chapin St. South Bend, IN 46601

574.235.9664

https://historymuseumsb.org/

From Parent-Child Fishing Derby in the Spring to Tubing in the Winter… More things to do than you can possibly fit into your calendar… but you should definitely try!

PARKS & RECREATION ST. JOSEPH COUNTY

50651 Laurel Road, South Bend, IN 46637

574.277.4828

http://www.sjcparks.org/

For Large and Small Group Fun and Competition, You Can’t Beat A Great Escape Scenario… But You Can Try.

Groups from two to 40 (depending on the room chose) have to work together to achieve the common goal of escaping the scenario. There is a time limit (as always) before disaster strikes, so be alert. Great for parties, team-building or a great double date!

BREAK FREE ESCAPES

610 County Road 15

(Inside Elkhart Moving & Storage)

574-304-4732

https://www.breakfreeescapes.com/

Play The Michiana Readers’ Choice Golf Course!For veteran or beginner, this course can challenge both.

BLACKTHORN GOLF CLUB

6100 Nimtz Parkway, South Bend, IN 46628

574.232.4653

http://blackthorngolf.com/

If You Love Cheese, This Is Your Go-To Cheese Place!With farmer owners and Amish roots, the Heritage Ridge Creamery is dedicated to crafting traditional cheeses with quality at the forefront.

HERITAGE RIDGE CREAMERY

11275 W. 250 N. Middlebury, IN 46540

574.825.9511

https://www.heritageridgecreamery.com/

Take A Walk On The Wild Side
Visit Michiana's Favorite Zoo and let the animal in you come out!

POTAWATOMI ZOO
500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN
574.235.9800
https://www.potawatomizoo.org/


Create Special Memories at the Silver Beach Carousel!
Hang out at our house year round and make some of your happiest memories at our special events. They’ll bring out the giggles and grins for all ages!

SILVER BEACH CAROUSEL
333 Broad Street, St Joe Michigan
269.932.1141
https://www.silverbeachcarousel.com/

Casual Atmosphere, Upscale Food. Outstanding.
This food will make most any mouth water From steak lovers to seafood fanatics... and a lot more. You'll love this place! .

221 MAIN RESTAURANT & COCKTAIL HOUSE
221 Main St, St Joseph, MI
269.982-4000
https://www.221stjoe.com/

Head To Bridgman And See The Captain
Wow! This place is so much fun you won't believe it. Everything from Racing to Arcade Games, Miniature Golf, Batting Cages and much more!

CAPTAIN MIKE'S FUN PARK
10975 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, Michigan
269.465.5747
http://captainmikesamusementpark.com/

Go Back In Time & Enjoy the Ride!
Visit the historic New Buffalo Railroad Museum. Step back into time and explore this wonderful history about New Buffalo and surrounding area.

NEW BUFFALO RAILROAD MUSEUM
530 S Whittaker St, New Buffalo, Michigan
269.469.8010
http://new-buffalo-railroad-museum.org/


Visit One Of Southwest Michigan's Largest Fruit Farms & Wine Vineyards
Enjoy the atmosphere and the experience of this amazing Winery & Vineyard. Explore the flavors, styles and diversity!

LEMON CREEK WINERY
533 E Lemon Creek Rd, Berrien Springs, Michigan
269.471.1321
lemoncreekwinery.com


Entertaining, Gaming, Staying, Dining and A Little Bit More!
The FUN never stops at Four Winds. Considered one of the very best casinos in the Midwest. You need to experience the action for your self.

FOUR WINDS CASINO RESORT
11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo, Michigan
866.494.6371
https://www.fourwindscasino.com/newbuffalo/


Ride The Waves!
Fun for everyone! Come visit Surfari Joe's and enjoy the entire day... if you want they even have a hotel and plenty of other amenities.

SURFARI JOE'S INDOOR WILDERNESS WATERPARK
8258 Arnt Blvd & 140 & I-94, Watervliet, Michigan
269.463.7946
http://surfarijoes.com/

Love Your Kids... Love This Place!
More than a museum, this place has so much to do for kids it's crazy. Come enjoy!

CURIOUS KIDS MUSEUM
415 Lake Blvd, St Joseph, MI
269.983.2543
http://www.curiouskidsmuseum.org

Try The Best Burger In 100 Miles
The Great Scott from Yesterday's... there's no burger like it!

YESTERDAY'S RESTAURANT
2594 Adams Rd, Granger, IN
574.272.7017
www.yesterdays-granger.com

Sing. Sing A Song!
Belt out your favorite tunes at Karaoke Nights at the popular Smith's Downtown

SMITH'S DOWNTOWN
110 Lincolnway E, Mishawaka, IN
574.255.2227
smithsdowntown

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