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13+ ideas for summer fun in Cass County

Last Updated on June 6, 2022 by Cass County Online / Cass County Communication Network

The first official day of summer may still be a couple of weeks away, but for many local families, summer vacation is here. Here’s a roundup of just a few of the things listed on CassCountyCalendar.com! New events are added daily, so check back often so you don’t miss out on any of the fun! And if you’re planning an event that isn’t listed, make sure to add it to the calendar!

This is also a good time to remind you to download our Cass County INfo app, featuring community news, local events, a community guide and also deals and reminders from local businesses and organizations. Get the details here.

Grab the Brass Ring

The Cass County Carousel at Riverside Park is open weeknights from 6-9 p.m. (until school starts) and weekends from 1-9 p.m. (through Labor Day). The children’s train runs on the weekends, weather permitting. Rides for the carousel and the train are $1 per person per ride.

Riverside Miniature Golf at Riverside Park is open Monday – Friday from 6-9:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12-9:30 p.m.  A game of golf is $2 per person.

Get your golf clubs

Logansport is home to Dykeman Park Golf Course, the Logansport Golf Club and Logan’s Run Family Golf Club.

Check out the Logansport Farmer’s Market

The Farmer’s Market will be open for business from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday from June through October and on Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. in July, August and September. They’ll be in a new location this year, on Melbourne Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets. | Details

Scoot over

Bird electric scooters are available for rent in downtown Logansport. Find more info here.

Live Music

You’ll find lots of options for live music listed on CassCountyCalendar.com and new events are added all the time. We even have a special section that will show you just the events tagged as live music.

Summer Reading

Check with area libraries in Logansport, Walton, Royal Center and Galveston for summer programs and events! Many are also listed on CassCountyCalendar.com!

Vacation Bible School

Many area churches offer VBS programs for area children. Churches are welcome to submit the details at www.casscountycalendar.com – check the link for our most up to date list of info we’ve received!

Play in the Parks

The Splash Pad at Muehlhausen Park is free and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Muehlhausen Aquatic Center opens on June 7 and you can find details on pricing and events here.

The Eel River Summer Shootout 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held June 26.

You can also check out France Park, which is a county park, or take a walk or bike ride on one of the trails.

Head for the fair!

The Cass County 4-H Fair is scheduled for July 10-16 at the Cass County 4-H Fairgrounds. Most people tend to visit the fair in the evening, when the rides and merchants buildings are open, but there are also activities during the day, including many of the livestock shows, story time at the fair and delicious meals made by the Cass County Extension Homemakers. Stay tuned for more info on the fair!

See a show!

Civic Players will present “Leader of the Pack” June 24-26 at McHale Performing Arts Center.

Logansport Junior Civic Theater presents “Beauty and the Beast” at McHale Performing Arts Center July 29-31.

Mary Max Cinemas will offer free summer movies on Wednesday and Thursday mornings through August 4.  You can see the schedule here.

Pick a parade!

Cass County has some great parades! Visit Twelve Mile in the morning and Walton in the afternoon for July 4 parades and stay tuned for details on the Shrine Parade later this summer!

Find a festival!

Celebrate Logansport is scheduled for June 2 at the Farmer’s Market lot in downtown Logansport.

Squeal on the Eel is a brand new festival that will be held at Riverside Park on June 18.

Pioneer Days in Royal Center will also be held June 17 and 18.

The Taste is scheduled for  Saturday, August 13.

Carousel Fun Day is scheduled for August 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Back to School

Enjoy the summer but be sure to watch for details on fall registration for area schools and details on Back to School parties and giveaways, too!

That’s just a few of the things we’ve found on our calendar — but we know there are  lots more.

Visit local businesses, try a new restaurant (or an old favorite) or take a day-trip to a neighboring town for one of their festivals and events. We also have calendars for Carroll, Fulton, Miami and Pulaski Counties so you can find out about events happening in nearby communities as well.

When someone asks you what there is to do in our community, PLEASE, don’t say “nothing.” Instead, share this link!