Looking for a new home and neighborhood where you and your family can enjoy the community and have several choices for local fun?

Elkhart County Works.

Throughout Elkhart County, every season offers a wide range of recreational options for individuals and families. From brew pubs to bike trails, shopping to arts and live entertainment, Elkhart County offers a variety of fun for everyone to enjoy. Theaters, restaurants, sports complexes, annual festivals in each community and more fill the calendar year.

Goshen’s First Fridays community events, the Elkhart Jazz Festival, Nappanee’s Apple Festival, Middlebury’s Summer Fest, the Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival are just a few local favorites. Award-winning local brew pubs in Elkhart and Goshen and Middlebury, intimate concert venues (such as Ignition Garage), and tons of dining options offer a rich array of culture and enjoyment.

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Enjoy Elkhart County as a safe and family-friendly community affording a leisurely lifestyle within easy access of large metropolitan populations within a couple hours. Chicago, Indianapolis and Lake Michigan are all just a short drive away for a range of activities from shopping and dining, to watching Nascar racing or swimming at the Indiana Dunes. Many local colleges and universities add zest to the lifestyle and culture of our region. Elkhart County is a great location for business and family.

Click or tap the photo for more information. With over 650 lakes in the immediate area surrounding our county, water sports, fishing and boating are prime activities during warm weather months. During the winter, sports like downhill skiing, snowmobiling and ice-fishing take over. The area is surrounded by original vintners and wineries in both Michigan and Indiana, world-renowned museums and the unique cultural offerings of the local Amish population.

Click or tap the photo to find several top 10 lists of things to do in Elkhart County. Get some great ideas from our variety of Top Ten Lists and Itineraries. These fun ideas point out our favorite not-to-miss activities. It’s perfect for when family is coming to visit.




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The Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 574-293-JOBS (5627) | Toll Free: 877-535-1002 | Fax: 574-343-2951

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