The Tippecanoe River State Park is gearing up for their annual Christmas in July event, with events planned for the whole weekend. On Friday, the park will celebrate the “Night Before Christmas” at the family campground center fire ring from 7 to 8 p.m. ET with s’mores and a campfire.
On Saturday, Jule 13, visitors will make festive artwork at the nature center from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. From 1 to 1:30 p.m., the “Christmas in the Park” event at the nature center will give visitors the chance to learn about what life is like in the park when Santa comes to visit, and from 4 to 4:30 p.m., visitors can earn patches and pins while discovering, connecting with, and exploring Indiana state parks. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a classic “snowball” fight will give visitors the chance to cool off, and finally, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., judging will take place for the best decorated campsite with the winner earning a prize.
On Sunday, the “Reindeer Games” event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. when visitors will make a craft or two related to reindeer, and from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the nature center will host the “Snowman of Many Faces” event, giving visitors the chance to make a face for a snowman and learn about how winter snow affects summer fun.
Visit the park during the weekend of July 12-14 to enjoy Christmas in July!