Downtown East Chicago, Indiana













Shop Downtown Discount Card

Discounts For Customers - Support Local Businesses - Fight Cancer


When you purchase a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, local economy and the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also ensure great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating member. It's a win/win situation.

The American Cancer Society does not endorse any product or service.

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Make Money For Your Fundraiser

Get 95% margins! Pay $249 for $5,000 worth of inventory!

Step 1Buy 250 Shop Downtown Discount Cards

Step 2Add downtown merchants

Step 3 – Sell the Discount Cards for $20 a piece.

$20 x 250 = $5,000 - $249 = $4,751 Profit


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Things to do in East Chicago, Indiana

Main Street of old Downtown East Chicago speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As East Chicago the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown East Chicago thanks the collection of small business owners who devote their time and energy to make shopping downtown a great experience. Inventory offered downtown is shopped by the merchant buyer to bring the best products to your neighborhood.

Downtown East Chicago is a great place to rent a bike and take it for a ride around downtown. There are many bike shops that sell bike and accessories as well as provide service and tuning on your ride. Don't forget your helmet and other protective gear such as reflective gear, headlight and horn.

Downtown East Chicago has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown East Chicago visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Why do you love downtown?

Susan Sunday
Adorable - been 1x and going back tomorrow with my friends

Gina Christ
Old time charm; friendly people

DIANA MUEHLHAUSEN
Whenever we travel north, we stop for a couple extra days of shopping and relaxing in Ashland Oregon. Quaint, pretty, relaxing Ashland.

Joyce gugger
Very relaxing ! Nice folks on the west coast

Angela Corrigan
Convenient, friendly. Stayed at Kermit inn.

Restaurants in East Chicago, Indiana



Downtown East Chicago Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown East Chicago can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Other sources of noise can be opening and closing trash dumpsters and also during collection by garbage trucks. Another great question is if they have any renovation plans, or underway that could affect your ability to relax. Pack earplugs and eyeshades!

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.