Valparaiso Events is all about celebrating our community. The restaurants, the arts and entertainment, the shopping, and the casual hang-out spots. No matter what you’re into, there’s something for everybody in our great city.
With so much to do and see, it can be difficult trying to find a good starting point. To help you out, we’re going to highlight some of our favorite spots around Valpo. Whether you’re a resident, a visitor, or someone who likes to make the downtown area their own personal playground, here’s some of what you can find:
Wildflour Bakery is a hidden gem right here in Valpo. Tucked away off of Lincolnway, Wildflour offers new sweets daily. If you haven’t already, you MUST check it out!
Stop in Wildflour Bakery for delicious treats or you can custom order for your event.
Valpo Velvet Shoppe has more than just ice cream! Stop in for lunch to try one of their delicious homemade sandwiches, salads, and soups. Made from scratch daily!
The one of a kind, Superman ice cream from Valpo Velvet Shoppe
Take out ice cream available in a variety of flavors
Valley Kitchen is one of America’s first casual farm-to-table restaurants. We are lucky to have them right here in downtown Valparaiso!
Pikk’s Tavern offers a little something for everyone with daily food and drink specials ranging from Italian to Mexican!
You cannot beat this view! Pikk’s Inn provides two beautiful guest rooms right in historic downtown Valpo. Plan your stay after one of our many events!
Visit Old Word Market to pick up those hard to find items that are perfect for entertaining.
New offering in the antipasti case at Old World Market: seafood salad, with squid, octopus, shrimp and more!
Old World Market can prepare custom baskets filled with a wonderful selection of cheeses, meats, wine and more!
Celebrating 30 years in business, Chefs Carlos and Elena and their Spanish restaraunte, Don Quijote, are a downtown Valparaiso staple!
Known for their tapas, Don Quijote offers over 25 different Spanish appetizers such as calamares, octopus, Galician stuffed meat pastries, and the traditional Spanish potato omelet!
Bon Femme, a downtown classic, is one of our favorite hot spots. Celebrating 10 years of their unique French American cuisine right in the heart of Valparaiso.
Chicago Street Theatre offers unique plays and musicals for theater lovers of all ages. This is from their recent production of “Cobb”
Chicago Street Theatre give children of all ages an opportunity to take classes and participate in productions year round.
We’re only scratching the surface here in Valpo, so let your adventurous side come out and play. Dine at one of our many restaurants, shop the latest fashions or gifts, or on some days, come check out one of the numerous events we have going on! There’s something for everybody in this town, and we invite you to come be a part of it.