The South Bends Venues Department of Parks and the Arts has released the South Bend Best Week calendar.
The weeklong celebration will include several micro-experiences and weeklong promotions.
The list of events and features happening around South Bend can be found here:
Sunday August 1 – Rebel Art Fest at Potawatomi Park
This annual event kicks off the week with an organized showcase of local creators, artists and musicians. A family atmosphere will include a craft space, food vendors, beer garden, and a variety of live music.
Monday August 2 and Tuesday August 3 – View SB throughout South Bend
Participating local restaurants, museums and retailers will offer admission discounts, BWE themed specials and more.
Wednesday August 4 – Better. Wednesday. Never. (Westside Wednesday) on Western Ave (between Kaley and Dundee streets)
Another annual favorite celebrates the West Side neighborhood with delicious food, live music, a kids’ zone with rides, and extra activities.
Thursday August 5 – The Curious Quest for Chromatic (a city-wide scavenger hunt) in South Bend, the South Bend Cubs game at Four Winds Field and a special balloon glow next to Four Winds Field. Start the evening with the South Bend Cubs or try your hand at solving the South Bend Scavenger Hunt. This new event is open to all ages, with a jackpot waiting for the fastest treasure hunter.
Friday August 6 – First Friday in Downtown South Bend (Return Friday) and Fireworks in Downtown South Bend
Groove the night away with the 1985 band, take in the Studebaker Car Show or practice with Retro ROC UR BODY. The fireworks will be launched over the Jefferson Street Bridge after dark.
saturday 7 august – Brunch on the Bend on Century Center Island
Local vendors will gather at Century Center Island for a morning of brunch and live music.
Additional experiences and promotions will be published in the coming weeks.