City releases 2021 schedule for Best. Week. Ever.
South Bend Venues Parks & Arts has released the schedule of Best. Week. Ever. scheduled for August 1 - 7.
Additional micro-experiences and week-long promotions will be released in the coming weeks.
One of the features this year will be a tiny house, which will be given away at the end of the week.
Sunday, August 1 - Rebel Art Fest at Potawatomi Park
This yearly event kicks off the week with a curated showcase of local makers, artists and musicians. A family-friendly atmosphere will include a DIY craft area, food vendors, beer garden and a variety of live music.
Monday, August 2 and Tuesday, August 3 – See SB throughout South Bend
Local restaurants, museums and retailers who participate will be providing entry discounts, BWE themed specials and more.
Wednesday, August 4 – Best. Wednesday. Ever. (Westside Wednesday) on Western Ave (between Kaley and Dundee Streets)
Another yearly favorite celebrates the West Side neighborhood with delicious cuisine, live music, kids zone with rides and additional activities.
Thursday, August 5 - The Curious Quest for Chromatic (A city-wide treasure hunt) throughout South Bend, South Bend Cubs game at Four Winds Field, and a special Balloon Glow next to Four Winds Field.
Kick off the evening with the South Bend Cubs or try your hand at solving the South Bend treasure hunt. This new event is open to all ages, with a big prize waiting for the fastest treasure hunter.
Friday, August 6 – Downtown South Bend’s First Friday (Throwback Friday) and Fireworks in downtown South Bend
Groove all evening with the 1985 band, check out the Studebaker Car Show, or get a workout in with Retro ROC UR BODY. Fireworks will launch off the Jefferson Street bridge after dusk.
Saturday, August 7 – Brunch on the Bend on the Century Center Island
Local vendors will unite at the Century Center Island for a morning of brunching and live music.