Downtown Elkhart Archives

Darryl Buchanan's Holiday Revue

Darryl Buchanan’s Holiday Revue

The legendary Darryl Buchanan and his band will be playing holiday favorites and Motown classics during this special Elkhart Winterfest event. Join us after the Main Street parade and tree […]

Elkhart Winterfest

Bring the kids to Elkhart Public Library for a bounce-house experience and photos with Santa during Elkhart Winterfest in downtown. Starting at 9am, the library will have a free bounce […]

Jazz fest delivered fantastic high notes at ill-fated Midway Motor Lodge

The hotel never quite delivered on its promise, but it gave life to the city's biggest event.
Traffic goes under downtown Elkhart's Arch

Looming over downtown, the costly Arch was toppled by critics

The Arch was memorable, costly and criticized as a short-lived 1960s Main Street attraction.

Meet the Blooze Brothers and come to the party

True to the plot of the namesake movie, it was supposed to be a one-night-only event.  In the early ‘90s Chuck Little and his ex-brother-in-law, John Aguila, were going to a Halloween party […]