Family Fun in South Bend Mishawaka

There is no shortage of attractions in our community geared toward keeping the kids happy. Whether you have sports fans, animal lovers or sugar fiends – South Bend Mishawaka has a little something for them all!

During the summer, there’s nothing better than a South Bend Cubs baseball game. Climb on the playground, cool off on the splash pad, or bounce and slide in the inflatable Fun Zone!

Put on your work jacket and pop the hood at the Studebaker Super Service Center exhibit! This hands-on interactive attraction at the Studebaker National Museum offers kids the opportunity to learn how a car works and try their hand at automobile repair.

Visit Potawatomi Zoo and take a ride on the zoo train, watch the North American River Otters glide through the water, or get up close and personal with some of the world’s most exotic animals!

The History Museum’s Kidsfirst Children’s Museum offers kids a chance to get a hands-on look at local history. From an old-timey schoolhouse to cabins and wagons, this children’s museum takes you right into the past to show you how former residents of South Bend once lived.

HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum is a one-of-a-kind place that is part children’s museum, part health education center, and all fun! HealthWorks! offers interactive exhibits and activities for kids of all ages. Their unique brand of “edu-tainment” is infectious!

Get the inside scoop on how everyone’s favorite confection is made with a tour of the South Bend Chocolate Factory and museum. Try a piece of freshly made chocolate, and grab a box to take home to your friends!

Learn all about the trout and salmon that grow up at the Bodine Fish Hatchery. See them at all ages and sizes, learn all about the rivers and lakes they will one day call home, and find out what they do to survive in the wild!

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