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Cinco de Mayo

I have been here during many Cinco de Mayo festivals (May 5th) for the celebration of the "Batalla... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Cesar I
Montreal, Canada
Nice park

Stopped to explore this pretty park. The kind da enjoyed the playground while we walked along the... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 Mar 2018
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Jefferson Blvd. and St.Louis Blvd., Parking lot on St. Louis south of Jefferson, South Bend, IN 46614
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Reviewed yesterday

The park is actually still there as is the Veterans Memorial. The old Senior Center is gone as is the ice rink. There is a lot of construction equipment on the premises but not much to do there now unless you want to walk along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bbach2018
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I have been here during many Cinco de Mayo festivals (May 5th) for the celebration of the "Batalla de Puebla" as a Hispanic party.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cesar I
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped to explore this pretty park. The kind da enjoyed the playground while we walked along the path by the Saint James River. It was a nice area and well cared for. Would go again if in South Bend!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank joanw2902
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Howard Park has been part of our family since the 1970's when my grand father settled across the river from the park. Zion United Church of Christ, directly across from the park is also very significant historically, I remember when I was a young girl...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank JanMitchell2003
Reviewed April 2, 2016

Nice place to see the river, play frisbee(?!) Walk dogs.......Just be sure to get out by night, when the freaks come out.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Laszlo N
Reviewed February 18, 2016

We go here every year with our family for ice skating. The refrigerated outdoor rink is very nice. Inside they have skate rentals, bathrooms, benches, and concession stand.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank MrandMrs5
Reviewed September 15, 2015

New and exciting to see SB150's River Lights change colors on the St. Joe River. See Jefferson Bridge lit up at dusk and river walk to Seitz Park to see the flowing waters in rainbow colors or blue and gold after Notre Dame win. Check...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank GrandpaRy
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Is a very small park but the grounds are very well taking care of. You really can't spend at lot of time here so just plan to take a few pictures and go probably a 30 minute stop.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank wearetheones
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great spot by the river and it is improving all the time. The city has done a nice job cleaning and improving this jewel along the St. Joseph River. Fun for kids in all seasons.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank tdoran407
Reviewed February 23, 2015

Located on the St Joe River in South Bend, the Howard Park offers plenty of open space for picnics and party's. In the winter enjoy the fruits of the ICE RINK. Updating the facility is in the making- though it is quite sustainable already, the...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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June 24, 2015|
Response from GrandpaRy | Reviewed this property |
No more fireworks as South Bend Cubs Season is over. Check out new River Lights of St. Joseph River at dark. Jefferson Bridge is lit underneath. Walk over to Seitz Park and check out the towers of lights and the rainbow... More
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May 23, 2015|
Response from Tommy T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely...this is not only Memorial Day Weekend but it is also the 150th Bi-Centennial of South Bend. Many activities and out door fun with plenty of food and spirits. Water slides, Kayaking the Rapids and specialty... More