Want to Volunteer?
Want to get involved at Pioneer Land during the Fair, School Tours, or Christmas Walk?
Please include your name, address, and a phone number where you can be reached.
Dick Reel (219) 575-7758
Carl Schultz (219) 380-5678
or via our Contact Form
Welcome to the Pioneer Village
Pioneerland is located at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte, Indiana. It's inception began in 1995 as part of the LaPorte County Fair 150th Anniversary. Since it's beginning, Pioneerland has grown to include:
The entire village was funded and is operated by volunteers. The village depicts the 1800-1840's time period. It's in full operation during the LaPorte Country Fair (the first full week in July), and for school tours the last weeks of May and the last two weeks of September. It's also open the first weekend in December and for special events as requested. The events include bus tours, church groups, weddings, etc. NOTE: All buildings are handicap accessible.
Annual Pork Chop Dinner - April 29, 2017 - 5:00-7:00 P.M. in the Community Building at the County Fairgrounds.
School Tours - May 8-12 and 15-19, 2017
Ham & Bean Dinner - July 9, 2017 - 5-7 P.M. in Pioneer Land
Annual Auction - July 15, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in the Entertainment Tent, County Fairgrounds.