A day long 4th of July celebration will be hosted by the Duneland Business
Initiative Group, the Porter Parks Department and the Chesterton Lions Club.
The festivities will begin at 7 a.m. at Hawthorne Park in Porter with a
pancake breakfast offered by the Lions Club, followed by a parade at 10 a.m.
and the turtle derby. Starting at noon and throughout the afternoon, there
will be food vendors, bingo, games/activities, and a beer garden in the
park. Starting at 2 p.m., there will be live entertainment.
For more information, see the Facebook page, Family 4th Fest. To get an
application for the parade or to volunteer, email
call 926-6283 or 219-814-2990. There are limited spaces for food vendors.
If interested, call Laura at 219-617-1742. Parade applications will also be
available at Porter Town Hall after May 23.