Field Notes

February 4, 2019

Lakes Festival Invites Small Businesses to Connect with the County

Small businesses throughout Kosciusko County are invited to connect with the region by applying for a spot at the county’s largest Memorial Day weekend festival. The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is scheduled for May 24-26, at Center Lake Park, 117 E. Canal St., Warsaw, Ind.

“New this year, we extend a special invitation to small businesses owners from all across the region, from Wawasee to Silver Lake,” said Dugan Julian, events coordinator at the Lilly Center. “By setting up a booth, you can represent your organization at the county’s largest Memorial Day weekend festival, and interact with thousands of community members,” he added. For $50, small business owners can reserve a vendor booth for Saturday and Sunday.

All vendors will be located outdoors. Participants are asked to be set up from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, but can elect to be open for Saturday evening and Sunday events. Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit to apply. The 2019 Lakes Festival will also feature a Friday evening concert, Saturday evening fireworks over Center Lake, live entertainment, locally sourced lake education and more. Admission is free; the whole family is invited. More information and activities will be released closer to the festival dates.

Contact Dugan Julian to learn more: 574-372-5100, ext. 6452.