Downtown South Bend winding down summer with September First Fridays
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Who let the dogs out? Downtown South Bend, of course!
As summer comes to a close, Downtown South Bend is sending it off in style with its September First Fridays event, “Dog Days of Summer.”
From 5 to 8 p.m., you can bring your dogs downtown for a night of food and fun for both humans and pups!
Several restaurants throughout the city will have pet-friendly patios open:
- Cafe Navarre
- Cat Lady Cafe
- Chicory Cafe
- Cinco 5
- Fiddler's Hearth
- Hammer & Quill
- Howard Park Public House
- Ironhand Wine Bar
- Purple Porch Co-op
- South Bend Brew Werks
- South Bend Chocolate Cafe
- The Cellar Wine Bar & Kitchen
- The Garage Arcade Bar
- The Hideaway
- The Lauber
- Whistlestop Ice Cream
- WXYZ at Aloft
From 5 to 8 p.m., the Gridiron will host a number of rescue groups and organizations supporting local pets, as well as vendors, a dog obstacle course and photo booth.
You can also pop over to the Morris from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to see a free performance from the Tennessee State Marching Band in the Jon Hunt Plaza.