Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Michigan City Star Spangled Bicentennial Parade – Saturday, July 2 at 11am


    Join Team WIMS at the 58th Annual Michigan City Star Spangled Bicentennial Parade on Saturday July 2nd starting at 11am.  This year’s Patriotic Parade theme is “Honoring America’s Heroes”. The parade will be acknowledging our Veterans, the 1966 State Basketball Championship Team and Indiana’s 200th Birthday! Mr. Warren E. Jones will be the Parade’s Grand Marshall. The parade will step off from the Arthur Street/Ames Field area and proceed north to Detroit Street. So make sure to head out to this family fun event and catch TEAM WIMS in our local parade that honors and celebrates America’s Heroes, Independence Day and Indiana’s Bicentennial. For more information see www.michigancitylaporte.com


  • Festival of the Lakes – Wednesday July 20th Through Sunday July 24th


    Festival of the Lakes comes to Wolf Lake Park, 2938 S. Calumet Ave in Hammond Indiana, July 20th through July 24th, bringing with it all the concert entertainment and family fun you have come to expect.  The Festival of the Lakes is a five-day celebration of the summer season. You can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options as well as live entertainment from multiple music performers.  On July 20th it’s The Spaniels Forever and headliners Boyz II Men. On the 21st it’s the Eli Young Band and Jamrose. On the 22nd check out George Thorogood and the Destroyers plus The Steepwater Band. On the 23rd don’t miss Ludacris. On the 24th it’s  Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga. All shows start at 7pm. For more information stay tuned to AM 1420 WIMS or visit www.festivalofthelakes.com


  • 8th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix – Thursday August 4th Through Sunday August 8th


    The Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix will be held August 4th through August 7th at Washington Park Beach in Michigan City. Join TEAM WIMS and Team WHFB as we broadcast live all weekend long. The Great Lakes Grand Prix is part of the Super Boat International offshore powerboat racing schedule and will feature many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats speeding past spectators on Washington Park Beach at speeds nearing 150 miles per hour. Throughout this exciting 3-day event, walk through the park and chat with racers, team members and boat owners while getting up close and personal with these mammoth watercraft which will also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. Stay tuned to WIMS AM 1420 and WHFB AM 1060 or visit www.michigancitysuperboat.com for more information.





  • Berrien County Youth Fair – Monday August 15th through Saturday August 20th


    Country music fans will be entertained by Season 7 winner of “The Voice” – Craig Wayne Boyd, with special guest Caroline Kole on Wednesday. Thursday fans will get a blast from the past as “The Happy Together Tour” comes to town. Comprised of six headline artists from some of the best musical talent from the sixties and seventies, the lineup includes hosts “The Turtles – featuring Flo & Eddie”, “Chuck Negron – formerly of Three Dog Night”, “Mark Lindsay – formerly of Paul Revere and the Raiders”, “Gary Puckett & The Union Gap”, “The Cowsills”, and “The Spencer Davis Group starring Spencer Davis” . Tractor pull fans will also get to enjoy two nights of diesel pulling fun with truck and tractor pulls taking place on Monday and Saturday night of the 2016 fair week. Crowd favorite Circus Continental will return on Tuesday, August 16 and Bullmania will return on Friday, August 19. For more information and tickets visit www.bcyf.org




  • 2016 WIMS Live Events and Remote Broadcast Schedule


    07/02/16 (Saturday) – Michigan City Star Spangled Bicentennial Parade starting at 11a

    07/20-24/16 (Wed-Sun) – Festival of the Lakes-festivalofthelakes.com

    08/04-07/16 (Fri-Sun) – Great Lakes Grand Prix 2016 -Boat Races-Parade and Taste of Michigan City

    08/15-20/16  (Mon-Sat) – Berrien County Youth Fair 2016 -bcyf.org

    08/21/16 (Sunday) – Lubeznik Center live broadcast WIMS/WHFB 11a-1p CST

    09/07/16 (Wednesday) – Rittenhouse of Michigan City live event 11am-1pm

    09/10/16 (Saturday) – First Trust Credit Union/Al’s on Franklin St. in Michigan City -Stuff-A-Bus 9a-12n