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30th Annual Wizard of Oz Festival in Chesterton Indiana

September 14, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It is that time of year again for the annual Wizard of Oz festival in Chesterton Indiana. This year the Wizard of Oz Festival is celebrating their 30th Year!

The Wizard of Oz Festival is being held September 16-18 2011 in the downtown area of Chesterton Indiana at the intersections of Broadway and Calumet.

The Wizard of Oz Festival brings several events throughout the weekend. Some of these include autograph ceremonies, a 5K run, a parade, a birthday party for Dorothy, as well as many more.

The full event lineup, along with more information about the Wizard of Oz Festival can be found directly at

The events and setup start on Friday September 16 at 2:00 pm so be sure to remember to take alternate routes when visiting downtown.

Events such as the Wizard of Oz Festival is another example of what an outstanding community Chesterton Indiana is and how they bring the residents together.

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Jim Sims

Jim Sims is a licensed Realtor with McColly Real Estate. With a Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Management Information Systems from Purdue University Calumet, he loves to leverage the best of today's technology to achieve his clients real estate goals. While Jim facilitates real estate needs throughout Northwest Indiana, he specializes in the Northern Porter County communities of Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Portage and Porter Indiana. Learn more about Jim and visit

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One Response to “30th Annual Wizard of Oz Festival in Chesterton Indiana”
  1. Growing up in Chesterton Indiana, you never really appreciated the Wizard of Oz festival until they removed it from the community. It’s great to see that the 30th Annual Wizard of Oz festival will be celebrated within Chesterton Indiana. It is these type of events that truly make Chesterton Indiana a place to call home.

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