Winterfest activities for 2013 will kickoff on Friday, December 6th with the arrival of Santa Claus and the Tree Lighting Ceremony, which will take place in downtown Mishawaka on the northwest lawn of the Mishawaka Police Station.
The official opening of the Mishawaka Riverwalk Central Park to Madison Street Extension Project, which runs next to the recently completed Center for Hospice Care Campus, will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, November 23, at 9:00am. The ribbon cutting will be at the fish ladder adjacent to the new “Circle of Life” sculpture which was created by Robert M. Kuntz.
The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council has begun their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Through the support of the community and local businesses, this year's food drive will provide 50 Mishawaka families a Thanksgiving dinner they could not otherwise afford. Donations are being accepted through November 15th for non-perishable food items.
The Mishawaka Parks Department will host the 2nd annual "Ghouls and Goodies" Halloween event on October 29th, 2013 from 4:30pm - 6:00pm at the Battell Community Center. More information about this event can be found here.
City-wide Trick or Treat times will be from 5pm-7pm on Thursday, October 31st. Please use extra caution when driving in the City during these times as many children will be out and about walking the streets.