Fall Runs and 5K’s in Greater Lafayette, IN

Fall Runs and 5K’s in Greater Lafayette, IN

Cool, crisp, fall air makes for a great time to get out and get fit! Greater Lafayette, IN serves every level of runner/walker! So let us encourage you to get out there and find a race that works with your personal goals. Also allow us to encourage you to be active in our community! These are causes directing influencing or pouring back into our community, and we can’t find anything better to support! * Please note that there are 2 half marathons in October! * September Schedule September 15, 2019Tippy Mud Run5K course with 10+ obstacles and a kid’s mile run!There will be food vendors at this event, and there are multiple competition levels. There’s registration for fitness gurus and fitness noobs. Join this super fun event!100% of proceeds support Greater Lafayette, IN‘s Junior Achievement.Click here to register!September 18, 2019Farmer’s Market 5K – September!Visit the West Lafayette Farmer’s Market, and then run a 5K while you’re at it! Don’t miss the one in October as well.September 21, 2019Woodland Trail Run/WalkTake a run through beautiful Murdock Park! 1 mile and 2 mile courses available! Team registration is also available!Click here to register!September 22, 2019Cupcake Run/Walk10K, 5K, and an 80 yard dash for kiddos!Register here!September 27, 2019Right Steps Glow Run 5KThis is a nighttime run! 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.“Join us for pre-race activities including music, food trucks, face painting, games, and more!” – this 5K will be fun for the family. “Proceeds will benefit Right Steps Child Development Centers whose mission is to provide and advocate for quality child care and early education.”September 29, 2019IU Arnett Family Fun Day & 5KThis...
St. Boniface GermanFest 2019

St. Boniface GermanFest 2019

First thing’s first, here’s the general breakdown with all the basic information with more details to follow! GermanFest is this Saturday, September 7th, 20194:30 – 11:00 P.M.$5/person entrance fee for anyone 21+Food, music, carnival rides, and more provide fun for all ages! Details about GermanFest Welcome to St. Boniface’s GermanFest 2019! We can’t wait for this amazing Greater Lafayette, IN annual event! Polka music will fill the sounds of the streets. Amazing, unique, German inspired food and drinks available to grab throughout the festival. Entertaining, lively carnival rides to keep the kid’s attention. A casino and wine and beer gardens for some adult time! You’ll be glad you came! Click here for parking, shuttle, and entrance details!Click here to view the entertainment schedule!No pets allowed! Service dogs only!Click here to view the food and drink options! Tickets prices and access sit throughout the event. Wristbands for rides are available. Tickets are needed to purchase food and drinks, so click here to see exact pricing to make your visit seamless! Here are some pictures from previous years! Hope to see you there. Notice the fun, fall decoration and the fancy German inspired garb of the food service workers! This is a small picture of the festive, traditional German things you’ll encounter at GermanFest! This picture is from Edible Indy! Every year, GermanFest has a $10,000 raffle! Tickets are a nonrefundable $100 each. Tickets are available until Saturday evening at 9:00 P.M. Message the Facebook Event page privately for more information! This is the beautiful, perfected layout of a festival that’s been in the Greater Lafayette, IN for years! We love...
Greater Lafayette, IN Festivals throughout September 2019

Greater Lafayette, IN Festivals throughout September 2019

Beautiful weather during the month of September brings people together to celebrate the arrival of Fall. Festivals provide the Greater Lafayette, IN community plenty of outlets concerning all things pumpkin and spice and everything nice! Here’s what’s happening around town (and beyond!) right now! First Weekend of September St. Boniface GermanFest St. Boniface Catholic Church; Downtown Lafayette, INSaturday, September 7th, 20194:30 – 11:00 P.M.$5 entrance fee for anyone 21+. Click here to purchase tickets in advance!Food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and more. Click here to view the event’s map schedule!The Brown Girl’s Fall FestivalBrown’s Accents; Attica, INSaturday, September 7th, 20199:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.“We will have 100+ vendors, we have everything from homemade creations, crafts, vintage, antiques, boutique clothing, home decor, music, food vendors, Woodworkers, pumpkins, gourds, mums, and sooooo much more!!” –Facebook Event!Zionsville Fall FestivalLions Park; Zionsville, INSeptember 6 – 8, 2019Click here to view the schedule!“Come for the carnival, pet pavilion, live music every evening, arts & crafts fair, plus the Saturday parade, beer garden evening and Sunday car show. Free admission with paid parking available.” – Boone County website! Second Weekend of September 2019 Tippecanoe Latino FestivalNorthend Community Center; Lafayette, INSaturday, September 14th, 201912:00 – 6:00 P.M.“This is a free event filled with authentic Latin food, music, children’s activities. There are activities for every age group to enjoy!” – Facebook event!Starry Night Music and Arts FestivalChauncey Hill at Purdue University; West Lafayette, INSaturday, September 14th, 20197:00 P.M. – Midnight“Starry Night is an annual street festival in downtown West Lafayette that draws thousands of people with its unique blend of excellent music, a variety of merchants, interactive...
5 Ways to Start the School Year Off Right!

5 Ways to Start the School Year Off Right!

Here we go! We’re jumping right back into school for the kiddos, and it happened quick! Greater Lafayette, IN offers some amazing schools, both public and private, that’ll be sure to set your student up for academic success. However, there are a few things you can intentionally do at home to prep both the student and the entire family for the upcoming year. Here are our suggestions. School’s Back! Finish up your Summer Fun lists. We hope you had a great summer in the Greater Lafayette, IN area with our recommended Summer Bucket List! If you haven’t completed it, you still have time! Wrap it up with a trip to the Drive In as a family, a run in the Purdue Fountains, or a phosphate from McCord’s Candies! Be sure you rest up. While you consider how you’re going to complete this awesome list you’ve created, be sure to budget time for some R&R (rest and relaxation). Perhaps a mani/pedi or a massage at Bliss Salon & Spa. Your body, mind, and soul will thank you later! Brush up on some reading. Fresh minds take time to procure, so take it slow and ease into some daily reading for your student (or for yourself if you’re a teacher!). Maybe take a stroll and check out Main Street Books!The right school supplies are critical. Starting the year off right with the correct, helpful tools can make the transition to school seamless. For instance, check out this awesome pencil case! The Greater Lafayette, IN area thrives in product availability through our various department stores and the mall. You’ll find everything you...
Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

What can we say? Ice cream is just such a versatile food group! Everyone has their favorite. Not only that their favorite ice cream in general, but most have their favorite ice cream flavor, toppings, style, and brand as well! This year, for your information, National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21st, 2019. Here are some fun facts about ice cream with some even better, practical information about where you can find some of our favorite ice cream in Lafayette, IN! National Ice Cream Day Events in Greater Lafayette, IN Fortunately, there’s opportunity to get free ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Day! National Ice Cream Day Celebration (Haan Museum; Lafayette, IN): “The Haan Museum will be celebrating National Ice Cream Day by providing the public with free ice cream cones and sundaes with various toppings.” Where else can you find ice cream in Lafayette, IN? Click on each business name to connect to their website for more information! Then, click on the city name to view the location. Budge’s Drive In (Lafayette, IN) Igloo Frozen Custard (2 Lafayette, IN locations) Miss Sugar (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Silver Dipper (2 West Lafayette, IN locations) Frozen Yogurt Options Because there’s an option for everyone in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Pink Walrus (Lafayette, IN) Red Mango (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Why do people love ice cream? Not wholly convinced that ice cream is the bees knees? Here are some (pretty) official things to love about ice cream: It’s good all year ’round. Ice cream’s great in the summer to cool off, but it’s also great in...
Wabash Riverfest 2019

Wabash Riverfest 2019

The Wabash River unites Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN. Thanks to the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation, there’s a local, annual celebration honoring the Wabash and bringing us all together. The Wabash Riverfest is in its 19th year, and it’s this Saturday, July 13, 2019. Here’s some information on what to expect at the event, where to park, and where to find additional info if needed! It’s a great family event, and we can’t wait to see you there! What to expect at the Wabash Riverfest… The Wabash Riverfest expands from one side of the Wabash River to the other. Tapawingo Park houses most of the booths and check ins for participates in the events, but it extends over the John T. Meyer Pedestrian Bridge and into Riehle Plaza. Riverfest has something for everyone, but one thing we love about this event is that it really encourages attendees to be active. With options available such as a 5K, a rock climbing wall, voyager canoe races, volleyball tourneys, live music, and more, there is surely an activity for you! To help your day run smoothly, here are a few different things to note before you go! We hope you have a great, summer day out and about in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Click here to view an event map! That way you can plan your route before you get there. Parking opportunities are available on both sides of the river. Both Downtown Lafayette, IN and West Lafayette, IN have street parking and parking garages for your convenience. Click here to enter a team into a canoe race. You need 9...