713 Plaza Dr.
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 929-4416
Fax: (219) 926-8611
Aptly named as The Sound Cellar, this venue offers some scintillating sound of music for listeners of all ages. Located inside a building on South Calumet Road, various indie rock and pop bands schedule their performances here, while on tour. A delight for music listeners, it has hosted performances by bands like Johnny Foreigner, We Were Skeletons and This Last Dance in the past. The shows held here are quite popular among the masses, so make sure you book the tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
From a modest beginning as Valparaiso Little Theatre Guild to a full-fledged theater, Chicago Street Theatre has made a mark in the performing arts scene of Indiana. This intimate theater, which has a seating capacity for 130 spectators, offers a repertoire of dramas and musicals that are scheduled throughout the year. Owing to its extensive renovation in 2008, the auditorium is fitted with state-of-the-art sound and light technology which enhances the fun of watch the stellar performances of the artists. Parallel to the theater performances, the Chicago Street Theatre also hosts concert series, inviting a number of local and national artists/ bands on tour. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Valparaiso Memorial Opera House is one place to catch some of the best plays and concerts in town. The opera house is a prominent cultural venue for cultural events, and is thriving with myriad theater events and more all through the year. The place holds an annual theater festival that is a wonderful blend of contemporary theater and classics. The opera house has also dedicated a special project for children to disseminate arts in young mind and promote new talent. Other events here include concerts and music events. The opera house is the oldest in town and is celebrating 115 years of its existence. Be a part of history by attending an event here. To know more, do call ahead.
A stadium that has been the home of Valparaiso University's football events since 1919, the Brown Field is a prominent sports facility in then city of Valparaiso. Though primarily used for football matches of the Valparaiso Crusaders, the stadium also is used for soccer and other athletic events of the university's athletics department. See the website or call to know more.
Housed within the Blue Chip Hotel and Spa, on Easy Street, the Blue Chip Casino offers a splendid entertainment and gaming venue. The splendid casino covers over 65000 square feet (6038.7 square meters) and includes over 1,800 slot machines, 40 table games, 8 poker sections and much, much more. The Blue Chip Casino remains open all days of the week, for all 24 hours and makes for quite the fun experience. For more information, check the website.
Porter County Fairgrounds & Expo Center is a versatile venue regularly buzzing with a number of community gatherings. The place hosts several activities like fairs, carnivals, car shows, consumer shows, activities for children, music events, exhibitions and so on. The grounds attract large crowds and the fair here is one of the highly awaited events in town. This place is great to catch some fun and the many colors and moods of the city. Call ahead for more information.
With its two stages, fabulous drinks menu, full-service kitchen and stellar schedule of events, Johnny's Roadhouse has everything you would expect from a legendary concert venue in the making. Join the crowds of avid music lovers that throng Johnny's to be in the presence of nationally recognized bands and musicians. Apart from music concerts, Johnny's also hosts a variety of other entertainment acts including everything from comedy shows and acrobatic acts, to midget wrestling matches. With such an eclectic offering, you are sure to find something that tickles your fancy at Johnny's Roadhouse.
This multi-faceted venue space is located within the New Buffalo Middle School. Serving the New Buffalo community, the center is used for a variety of concerts, events, meetings and shows.
Whether its for a corporate function, wedding, or other event, the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino is premier venue space. The knowledgeable and friendly sales and catering staff will help you perfect any event you have in mind. Call or visit the website for more details.
Standing in the heart of the city, The Center for Visual And Performing Arts is a vibrant hub of culture, hosting an eclectic array of events throughout the year. The expansive facility was established in 1989, and offers excellent amenities for everything from theater to art exhibitions and more. The center is home to prestigious institutions like the South Shore Arts as well as the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra. Besides this, the center is also a popular venue for hosting weddings, business meetings and grand private soirees. The on-site restaurant serves up delectable fare, and is especially popular for its Sunday Brunch. Check website for more.