The City of Mishawaka, in partnership with a committee of citizens, will hold the first annual Mishawaka Heritage Festival on Monday, September 7, 2015 (Labor Day) from 10am-4pm in Central Park. This new festival, made by the people of Mishawaka for the people of Mishawaka, will celebrate the ethnic, religious, and industrial heritage of the Mishawaka community. It will include music, dance, food, drink, and history; focusing on where our City has been and the core of what makes our City unique today.
Mishawaka Utilities Electric Department has begun conducting a pole attachment audit which will run through approximately December 1st. Alden Company will be the contractor performing this work...they have been issued magnetic car stickers and signed letters describing who they are and the work being done.
The 5th annual Michiana Renaissance Festival will be held August 29-30, 2015 from 10 AM to 6 PM each day at Kamm Island. Tickets are $12 for adults (13 & up), $10 for seniors, and $7 for children ages 6-12. Children under 5 and military personnel (with ID) are FREE! Drop off canned food items for the Food Pantry when you buy your ticket at the gate and receive $1 off the ticket price for each can you bring.*
The City of Mishawaka will reopen a renovated Central Park to the public on Friday, July 3rd at 9:15 pm. Sunset was chosen as the time in order to show off some of the new lighting including color changing LED lights located on the pedestrian bridge by the dam and the new programmable fountain in the park. The ribbon cutting will take place in the middle of the Park just west of the large rope climbing structure and the public is invited to attend. It is our hope is that hundreds of people will assist in cutting the ribbon.