5:00PM - 8:00PM

After serving as Valparaiso’s mayor since 2004, Mayor Jon Costas is moving on in 2020.  Under his leadership, Valparaiso has shined.  To celebrate Mayor Jon Costas, Valparaiso Events is hosting a number of special events in 2019, including:

June 1: Opening Day of the Valparaiso Market, 11am to 1pm

Celebrate the season with Mayor Jon Costas as he presents a live performance of some of his favorite musical selections.  

June 11: Cook Out with Mayor Costas, 6:30 to 8pm

Kick off the Summer Movie series with Mayor Costas, complete with free hot dogs, cooked up by some of Valparaiso’s favorite First Responders.   

July 18: Guest Performance at Summer Concert Series, 7 to 8:30pm

Enjoy an evening of music with Duke Tumatoe and the Power Trio with a special song or two with Mayor Costas.

August 17: Farewell Celebration, 5 to 8pm

On August 17 we’re celebrating Valpo’s success with Mayor Costas, complete with carnival rides and bounce house for the kids.  Local restaurants will be selling your favorites, plus there will be free dessert for all – to celebrate 16 years years of success under the leadership of Mayor Jon Costas.  Live entertainment by The Mega Beatles featuring members of The Crawpuppies and Chris and Lou.  And you won’t want to miss a special performance by Valparaiso’s favorite musical mayor!


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Event Sponsors

Porter Regional Hospital