Elkhart IN NIBCO Water and Ice Park At Dusk

Put on some Ice Skates at NIBCO Water & Ice Park

Glide ice-paved paths at NIBCO Water & Ice Park, then indulge in some post-park treats like a hot chocolate and dessert at many nearby restaurants.



Spend a night (or 2!) at McKenzie House B&B

Unwind in one of the wonderful, relaxing suites of McKenzie House B&B. Innkeepers Sherry and Bruce can arrange a winter sleigh ride through the country. 574.875.9787


Hit the (small-scale) slopes at Bonneyville Mill

Take in the sights and snowshoe, cross country ski or sled at Bonneyville Mill 223 acre county park - one of the most scenic spots in the area.


Bring out your inner child at OxBow Park

Trek groomed trails for cross country skiing as well as sledding hills and a warming house for an afternoon of snow-filled fun at OxBox Park

Tubes and cross-country skis are available to rent at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Office, 607 West Plymouth Avenue, Goshen. Call 574.534.2901 for pricing, rental times and more information.


Get warmed up during the Goshen Fire & Ice Festival

It’s the hot spot the first Friday of January. Watch sculptors from the Michiana Ice Carvers Association. Enjoy music, food and more.


Warm up by the fireplace at ‘b’ on the River

Enjoy a cup of coffee and stroll through their expansive inventory of unique Christmas decor and hand-made gifts. 574.293.9333


Travel thru snow on a sleigh with Riegsecker Carriage. Experience a personalized sleigh ride through Shipshewana.

Available as weather permits, call for cost and location. 888.447.4725


Stay warm and toasty inside along the Gateway Mile

Explore the Gateway Mile in downtown Elkhart - filled with shopping, dining, special events and museums for every interest.

Pick up a free Gateway Mile Loyality Card at The Lerner Theatre (410 South Main, Elkhart) for discounts and special offers from participating merchants. Visit website for a full list of special events and promotions.