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Songbird Prairie Inn and          Spa of Valparaiso, IN
                Luxury Suites
   with Hot 3 course Breakfast                Whirlpools and Fireplaces

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Stay at Songbird Prairie and enjoy the 44th Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Saturday, September 9, 2023 DOWNTOWN VALPARAISO

Festival Hours: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Parade: 10 a.m. 

Popcorn Festival Kick-Off Events:

Thursday, September 7th:

  • Hot Wheels Race of Champions & Food Truck Rally - William E Urschel Pavilion

    Hot Wheels Race Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.; Races begin at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 8th:

  • Kick-off Concert featuring The Together Band at Central Park Plaza - 7 p.m. 


    This long-standing community tradition will return in 2023 for its 44th year! The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 250 arts & crafts booths, 40 food booths, the Ultimate Poppin’ Play Zone, Popcorn Panic races, live music, a beer tent, and the nation’s first Popcorn Parade are only the beginning of the excitement of this incredible festival.

Hello guests,

See our Restaurants partners, some take reservations. Most have outside dining.(weather permitting) Please call restaurants to inquire their availability. Restaurants offer curbside pick up and some offer delivery.  Or if you would like you may contact our restaurant partners and pick up dinner before you arrive. You may enjoy it at one of our tables in our sun room. You may see their menus on our "things to see and do" page- don Quijote, Radius, Industrial Revolution and Meditrina.
We hope you have a safe trip

Barbara and Efrain Rivera 


The Midwest's Most Romantic Luxury Inn

The Times "Best of the Region" 2022  
The Times "Best of the Region" 2021  
Indiana's Best Romantic Inn and Spa for 2020 From "Official Best Of America"

Indiana's Best Romantic Inn and Spa for 2019 From "Official Best Of America"
Indiana's Best Romantic Getaway for 2018 From "Official Best Of America"
Midwest Living Travel March 2018

featured Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa
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2017  R.O.S.E. Awards Songbird Prairie is the "Peoples Choice" Hotel of the Year! Awarded by Indiana Dunes Tourism.
What's new? See our blog below!! The Singing Bird Blog.

Songbird Prairie Inn is featured in Midwest Living in the section "Out and About Chicago". The Indiana Dunes National Park is just an hour from the Loop; And so is Songbird Prairie Bed and Breakfast! We are a Lake Michigan Inn and Spa, which features a federal style home with five Luxurious suites so suites book up quickly! Especially for holidays and festivals. Enjoy "Breakfast with the Birds"

Songbird Prairie Reviews click here

On-site Spa Services at Songbird Prairie in Valparaiso, IndianaThe times best of region Bed and Breakfast 2021The times best of region Bed and Breakfast 2022

Each room has a fireplace for winter enjoyment and double-sized whirlpools for your romantic getaway. We are tucked in the woods just 6 miles from downtown Valpo and a short drive from the sandy beaches of the Dunes National Park. Our Lake Michigan Inn and Spa has great birding and is close to easy bike trails (Prairie Duneland Trail).

Offering the finest romantic bed and breakfast accommodations and artfully presented food in Northwest Indiana and including ultimate relaxing spa treatments, for the most pleasurable getaways!

On-site Spa Services at Songbird Prairie in Valparaiso, Indiana

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