Sun shining through the trees on a path in a golden forest landscape setting during the autumn season.

Don’t Miss the Most Exciting Upcoming Events in South Bend

What’s on your South Bend itinerary? In the fall, a Notre Dame football game is the most iconic event in South Bend. Looking for more autumn activities to add to your itinerary? Consider these upcoming events in South Bend. Our area is brimming with events that embrace the outdoors and performing arts. This fall, we’re also welcoming a new iteration of Howard Park complete with a community center, playground, ice-skating trail, and more! Immerse yourself in South Bend’s bustling community when you attend these events during your next getaway.

Autumn Activities, Arts, Ice Skating, and More! Mark Your Calendar With These Upcoming Events in South Bend 

Get Outside with Rum Village Hikes

One of our favorite things about the Midwest is that we get to experience each season. From the hot summers to frigid winters, we see both extremes. In between, though, South Bend delights in a spectacular autumn! Experience cool temperatures and awe-inspiring sights with the help of Rum Village Hikes

These free, guided hikes take place each Sunday from late-September to early-November at Rum Village Nature Center. Just 2.5 miles from our South Bend bed and breakfast, these nature hikes each feature a unique theme. Take advantage of the Fall Colors Hikes on Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, 2019, to appreciate the enchanting fall foliage in South Bend while getting a workout in!

Appreciate the Performing Arts 

Opt to stay indoors when you attend a marvelous show at The Morris Performing Arts Center. Year-round, this South Bend theatre features rotating concerts, Broadway shows, and symphonies. Be sure to check the Shows & Events page as you plan your trip to South Bend!

This autumn, upcoming events at The Morris Performing Arts Center include stand-up comedy by Jeff Dunham and the award-winning Beautiful: The Carol King Musical. 

Appreciate more of our area’s performing arts when you catch a show at the South Bend Civic Theatre. The Hunchback of Notre Dame the Musical will make its appearance here from Oct. 4 – 20, 2019. Get your tickets to this highly sought-after musical while they last! Make it a date night when you indulge in a delicious dinner before the show at some of our favorite South Bend restaurants

Celebrate Howard Park’s Grand Opening 

As the first and oldest park in South Bend, Howard Park has endured a variety of transformations. Since 2017, this long-standing community favorite has been under construction. This November, it will reopen to the public with a brand new do! Browse all of the Howard Park features and plan to be there for the Nov. 29, 2019, grand opening! Be among the first to explore the park’s new ice trail and pond, brand new community center, and full-service restaurant. 

Book Your Stay at The Oliver Inn 

Now is the time to start planning your visit for these upcoming events in South Bend! When it comes to lodging, look no further than The Oliver Inn. Our South Bend bed and breakfast features nine uniquely-appointed, comfortable guest rooms. 

Consider a stay in the James Oliver Room! This cozy accommodation boasts a king-size bed, queen-size sleeper sofa, two-person Airpool tub with shower, and a gas fireplace. Delight in the best breakfast in South Bend each morning in our buffet-style dining room. Chat about what events you have slated for that day in the comfortable ambiance of candlelight and live piano music. 

Oliver Inn - James Oliver Room

Check our availability during these South Bend upcoming events and reserve your favorite room today!