11:00 AM11:00

Super Hero Saturday

Unleash Your Superhero

On Saturday, June 22nd, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Superheroes will be flying into Downtown Whiting!

The City of Whiting along with the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 5th Anniversary of Superhero Saturday. 

The excitement will include Bounce Houses, Comic Book Vendors, Kids Costume Contests and Merchant Sales.

And while your dressed up as your favorite Superhero, take your Superhero Oath at noon on the steps of the Nathan Hale School entrance on 119th Street and visit the Superhero Training Center at the Sheridan Avenue Plaza!

Superhero Saturday will be filled with excitement, so awaken your inner Superhero…Grab your cape, mask and costume and prepare for a day of fun!

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10:00 AM10:00

Whiting's 4th of July Parade is 100!!

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Join us for this magnificent milestone • 100 YEARS • of Whiting's July 4th Parade! Mayor Joe Stahura and the City of Whiting invite you to celebrate • MANY YEARS • of Whiting's spectacular tribute to soldiers and local veterans, with appearances by nationally recognized characters and tons of Independence Day fun! Bring the entire family to Whiting on July 4th, 2019 at 10:00am to enjoy 100 Years of • TRADITION • along with the many other surprises we have in store for you!


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Pierogi 5K Stumble
6:00 PM18:00

Pierogi 5K Stumble

The Pierogi 5K Stumble race falls on July 26, 2018, the eve of Pierogi Fest®, the third largest event in the State of Indiana.


Entry Fee: (includes T-shirt, sample pierogis, and adult beverages)

Pre-Registration: $30
Race Day: $35


REGISTER HERE: https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Whiting/PIEROGI5KSTUMBLE 

Race day packet pick up starts at 5:00PM at Calumet College, 2400 New York Avenue, Whiting, IN.

Race Starts at 6:30PM

Awards for the 5K Run presented to the top overall male and female finishers and top three finishers in each age group: 14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64;65-69; 70-75; 75-79; 80+ 

Computerized Timing provided by T&H Timing.

The race starts at Calumet College of St. Joseph-2400 New York Avenue, Whiting, IN, will tour through the bike trail alongside Lost Marsh Golf Course, follow the path alongside Calumet Avenue, around the Hammond Clark Track, and back on the bike trail to end at Calumet College of St. Joseph. 

Sample Pierogis will be given to all race participants and a post race party will be held after awards in the CCSJ parking lot. Post race party will include sample pierogis from Center Lounge, Big Frankie's Sausage, and Dan's Pierogis, as well as adult beverages provided by Bulldog Brewery with live music provided by A Sound Decision. Parking available at CCSJ. 

*Shirts guaranteed if registered before July 14th.

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Pierogi Fest®
to Jul 28

Pierogi Fest®

The Whiting Pierogi Fest® is presented annually by the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce. Drawing almost 300,000 visitors each year, Pierogi Fest® is the pride of Whiting, IN. It welcomes all to celebrate our heritage while poking a little fun at ourselves at the same time. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers (buscias, as we say) in housecoats and babushkas? Or the lawnmower brigade strutting through town with sandals and socks on like our dads did? You’ll also see life-size polish pastries and goodies walking and talking waiting to take a picture with you.

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11:00 AM11:00

Wine. Dine. Shop

Gather some of your closest friends for a girl’s day or some aspiring wine connoisseurs for an afternoon of fun at Whiting’s Wine. Dine. Shop Event on Saturday, Sept. 8th from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. This is definitely one event you won’t wine about. 

Tickets are limited. Be sure to hurry in and pick up your $10 ticket at the WR Chamber today!

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Wickedly Whiting
11:00 AM11:00

Wickedly Whiting

COME ONE, COME ALL to Whiting on 119th Street as it's transformed into a freak show. We've got clowns, freaks and maybe even a few geeks roaming through town. Check out our aerialists and freak show artists along the midway! 

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Garage Mahal
9:00 AM09:00

Garage Mahal

One man's trash is another man's treasure! Start cleaning out your garage, basement, and closets! Join us in our annual city wide garage sale. Rain or shine, you'll find something you're looking for that you probably didn't know you were looking for. We have over 200 participants! 
Registration fee is $20 and $15 for Chamber members. Registration deadline is May 11th. 
Maps with addresses and sale items are available throughout town the day of the event, an online version will also be provided.

The WRCOC does NOT allow food sales during Garage Mahal. That includes pop, water, and chips.

Please contact us at 219.659.0292 or info@wrchamber.com to register.

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