Experience South Bend’s Best Week Ever 2018

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Are you looking for a fun, community-driven event this May? Check out South Bend’s Best Week Ever 2018! This week-long celebration is South Bend’s way of celebrating our thriving home. The fun begins May 28th and ends June 3rd. Check it out!


South Bend’s Best Week Ever Schedule of Events

Monday 5/28

Monday kicks things off with the 95th Annual Westside Memorial Day Parade. Families can start the day early at the Western Branch Library Kids Experience. Free flags, chalk art, photos, and freezer pops are sure to make this day a blast. The parade starts at 8:15 AM, as does free frozen yogurt.

Tuesday 5/29

Tuesday brings the Best Street Festival Ever, featuring food, live music, and wine tasting. You’ll also find the Rebel Art Fest which showcases local artists, musicians, and more. Here, you’ll find even more food, as well as yoga classes and DIY art stations.

Wednesday 5/30

West Side Wednesday gives everyone a chance to express gratitude and appreciation for those around them. There will also be giant Jenga and Yahtzee at the Pop-Up Block Party. For those looking for something a little more physical, Healthworks Kids Museum is offering fitness-based carnival games later in the day. Hungry? Stop by the Purple Porch Co-Op market launch for a locally-sourced meal.

Thursday 5/31

Take a trip back to the 90s with the totally sweet Best 90s Night Ever at Four Winds Field. There’s plenty of fun to be had, including photo opportunities with stars like Mr. Belding and Homer Simpson, a live concert, and a costume contest.

Friday 6/1

During First Friday, local businesses will be hosting activities for kids. First Friday’s events will also include a giant crane game with great prizes, including cash prizes. Additionally, free admission to the Riverlights Music Fest is a great way to experience the original music of local Midwestern musicians.

Saturday 6/2

Sunburst Races offers attendees the chance to participate in a variety of runs and walks on Saturday. Not quite your thing? A scavenger hunt and yard games will also be available. The Riverlights Music Fest continues for one more day.

Sunday 6/3

South Bend’s Best Week Ever ends with “Adventure Day” hosted by Rum Village Nature Center. This includes great food from local food trucks, a vintage car show, an aerial class, disc golf, archery, and so much more.


It promises to be a fun-filled week, so don’t miss out! South Bend’s Best Week Ever is just one of the local events that residents of Main Street Village Apartments can experience. If you would like more information about life in our exciting community, please contact us! We’d love to show you our amenities firsthand.

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