Town Events

Juneteenth 6/18/24
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Independence Day Fireworks 7/3/24
Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. You van view the display at Merrillville High School or from the Dean and Barbara White Community Center, 6600 Broadway.

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Mark your calendars because we’re planning our annual Fourth of July Parade! You’ll definitely want to be in the “Heart of the Region” this Independence Day as we continue our tradition of bringing together families, friends, and neighbors to celebrate the holiday.
We’re looking for businesses and organizations interested in participating in the parade, which starts at 11 a.m. July 4. The parade route travels from the Dean and Barbara White Community Center, 6600 Broadway, and heads south to 80th Place. It’s free to participate in the parade.
In addition to participants, we're also seeking sponsors for our amazing event.


Simply fill out an application and/or sponsorship form and email it back to or drop it off or mail it to:
Town of Merrillville
Attention Linda Rosas-Administration
7820 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

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Annual Job Fair 7/24/24
Calling all job seekers! Mark your calendars for July 24, 2024, because the Town of Merrillville is hosting its highly anticipated annual job fair at the fabulous Dean and Barbara White Community Center, 6600 Broadway.

Prepare to mingle with top-notch employers from Merrillville and beyond as they scout for talented individuals like you! Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career journey, there's something for everyone at this dynamic event!
But wait, there's more! Job seekers will also have the chance to snag some fantastic prizes! Simply by attending, you'll receive a free raffle ticket for a shot at winning a brand new laptop or tablet! And that's not all! The first 150 attendees will also receive a free lunch ticket to indulge at a food truck on-site!

A list of sponsoring businesses will be updated here and on Merrillville’s Facebook page (

Are you a business eager to tap into Merrillville's pool of talent? Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! Secure your spot by clicking here to fill out an event application!

For more details and inquiries, reach out to 

National Night Out 8/6/24
National Night Out is an opportunity to meet with your neighbors, community leaders and first responders. The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dean and Barbara White Community Center, 6600 Broadway. More details to come.

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