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Elkhart is located in Elkhart County east of South Bend along Interstate 80/90 and Highway 20, on the banks of the Elkhart River. The city lies near the Michigan/Indiana border.
Founded in 1832 and incorporated in 1858. Elkhart is built around Island Park; the island resembles an elk's heart. The French name of the river, Coeur De Cerf translates as "Heart of a Stag."
The city's workers are employed in nearly 950 industries, ranging from small tool and die workshops to a multi-national pharmaceutical firm. In addition, the city is the center of the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industry and a significant source of electronic components. Elkhart is also known as the band instrument capital of the world.
Elkhart is part of the Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana metro area.
History S. Ray Miller Auto Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Diplomat Motel | Turnpike Inn |
Shopping Cranberry Barn |
Transportation Old Wakarusa Railroad |
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05/16 Coming to The area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Mayfest Chicago IL May17-19 Chicago Mayfest brings in three days of celebration - featuring; Chicago's BEST Bands, Festival Cuisine, pretzels, beer, and a broad spectrum of super cool entertainment...
Skokie Festival of Cultures Skokie IL May18-19 Since its inception in 1991, the Skokie Festival of Cultures has become one of the premier ethnic festivals in Illinois, attracting more than 380,000 visitors and dozens of cultures, all representing Skokie's tremendous diversity.
Riverside Arts Weekend Riverside IL May18-19 The Riverside Arts Weekend is sure to please artists and patrons alike. Join us to celebrate two days of fabulous art in downtown Riverside, Illinois.