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Special Events WINTER FEST AND TREE LIGHTING Sponsored by 1st Source Bank Location: Central Park Plaza



Nov 23 Sa


4 –6 pm

Visitors will enjoy caroling, figure skating performances by Midwest Training & Ice Center entertainment, photos with Santa, food vendors, and the lighting of the Central Park Plaza holiday tree. The ice rink will also run a special of $7 admission and skate rental with a receipt from a downtown business in support of Small Business Saturday from 6 – 10 pm.



Location:Vale Park West Pathway

Sponsored by Friends of Fishing & Valpo Parks

DATES DAY TIME FEE Dec 12 Th 5:30 – 8 pm FREE The Vale Park West Pathway comes alive after dark with thousands of luminaries. Carolers, cookies, and hot chocolate await as you stroll through the crisp night experiencing the breathtaking ambiance of the ¾-mile pathway that spans over Beauty Creek.

Ages: All ages welcome Location: Loomis Lake at Rogers-Lakewood Park

Parking is available at 1198 Vale Park Road (Keystone Commons Entrance) or 2061 Vale Park Road (Windsor Park Entrance). Support the Luminary Walk Sponsor the Luminary Walk starting at only $25. Sponsors donating $100 and above will be recognized in print. $500 and above will be recognized in print and on signage.

DATES Jan 25

DAY TIME FEE Sa 5 am – 12 pm $20 (15 & under Free)

All fish must be measured by 12 pm. No late entries please. Prizes will be awarded after the event to the longest measured fish in each category. All Indiana state fishing regulations apply. Bass and Walleye can be measured and released if below required length. • Same day registration begins at 5 am at Program Center • For more information or to preregister, contact Mark via email:

To sponsor luminaries call Valpo Parks by December 2 at 219-462-5144

TOUCH-A-TRUCK Location: Central Park Plaza, Downtown Valparaiso DATES DAY TIME FEE Dec 14 Sa 11 am – 2 pm FREE Kids of all ages will enjoy the opportunity to explore their favorite big rigs during this free hands-on Touch a Truck event. Complimentary refreshments, Santa, music, and more! Bring a new unwrapped toy to donate to local Toys for Tots efforts. Monetary donations also accepted.

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2019 Valpo Parks Activity & Facility Fall/Winter Guide  

2019 Valpo Parks Activity & Facility Fall/Winter Guide