Special Events

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Summer Market on the Lake

Thursdays, July 9 through October 8  

4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Festival Park

Come enjoy outdoor shopping featuring fresh produce, baked goods, ethnic & gourmet foods, jewelry, handmade crafts, a beer garden, and so much more! After your shopping is complete, stay for an evening of live entertainment in the Festival Park Bandshell beginning at 6 pm. Please call Hobart Events 219-942-4511 for more information.

Please click the link below for the 2020 Vendor application.

2020 Summer Market Vendor Application (PDF)



Hobart Lakefront Festival

* Cancelled *

August 20 - 23

Festival Park  Come enjoy 4 days of FUN! There will be rockin’ bands, a beer garden, inflatable slides and obstacle courses for children and many arts and craft vendors to enjoy. Fun for everyone!
2020 Lakefront Festival Craft Vendor Application (PDF)
2020 Lakefront Festival Food Vendor Application (PDF)
Please also sign and return the Lakefront Festival Rules and Agreement (PDF)  if you are an accepted vendor. Thank you!

Halloween 2020 

flyer for Halloween Golf Cart Parade

October 31

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for the first annual Decorated Golf Cart Parade for Halloween!!  

We have a route!
Staging will take place at Pavese Park 500 S. Lake Park (off 3rd St., by the Scout Cabin). Please enter on the East side.
We will take off at 2:00 sharp and head :
*East on 3rd St. to Main
* Right on Main St.
*Right on 8th 
*Right on Wisconsin
*Right on 3rd and back to Pavese
Please report to Pavese Park between 12:00 noon and 1:30 to line up if you are participating in the parade.  You will line up in a first come....first served basis, one after another, so if you want to ride with friends MAKE SURE TO ARRIVE AT THE SAME TIME!  
You are free to pass out store bought, pre packaged candy.  Please use gloves if you are planning on passing out candy.
If you are planning on coming out and watching the parade, you are free to line up anywhere except Wisconsin St.  There just isn't enough room there maintain a safe distance from the traffic.  
Dress up, have fun and enjoy your Halloween!!!!  Remember, this is a Halloween Parade and there is the potential for some scary decorations.  
Be creative as you want to be with your golf cart decorations, we are looking forward to seeing what you come up with!!  There will be prizes for the best ones!

Click here for Parade Registration

Flyer for 2020 Trick or Treat Hours

Contact Mayor’s Office of Events at 219-942-4511

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