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Michiana prepares for Dyngus Day celebrations


Easter Monday is also Dyngus Day in Michiana and other parts of the United States. It's a Polish tradition and the unofficial kickoff to the political season. St. Joseph County will host several Dyngus Day celebrations throughout Monday.

Below are some of the big Dyngus Day events, given to FOX28 by the St. Joseph County Democratic Party.

  • 8-10 a.m. UAW Local 5 Breakfast, 1426 South Main Street in South Bend
  • 9:30-11 a.m. Hoosier Tap, 718 West Indiana in South Bend
  • 11:00-1:30 p.m. West Side Democratic and Civic Club, 617 South Warren in South Bend
  • 1:30-3:00 p.m. Elks Lodge #298, 1001 West Western Avenue in South Bend
  • 3:30-5 p.m. Firefighters Hall, 4025 Lincolnway West in South Bend
  • 5-6:30 p.m. Fiddler's Hearth, 127 North Main Street in South Bend
  • 6:00-7:30 p.m. Clay Township Democratic Club, 109 East Pendle in Roseland

On the Republican side of things, Indiana Governor Mike Pence is expected to make a number of appearances in South Bend on Dyngus Day. We also have some of his schedule for the day.

  • 12:30 p.m. Dyngus Day lunch at the St. Joseph County GOP Headquarters, 4133 South Main Street
  • 3 p.m. Joining Mayor Pete Buttigieg at MR Falcons, 3212 Keller Street
  • 3:45 p.m. Joining Mayor Buttigieg at ZB Falcons, 323 South Sheridan
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