Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Downtown Fort Wayne

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Do You Believe in the Embassy Theatre Ghost?

Every town has its folklore. Fort Wayne is no exception, and we’re celebrated for ghost stories. What else would you expect from a city that hosts an annual Fright Night and Zombie Walk? One famous spirit that may or may not haunt our downtown scene is affectionately called “The Embassy Ghost.”

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Posted on October 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Bethany B.

Fido Takes A Walk in Headwaters Park!

Lily's Take on a Walk in Headwaters Park

I saw her puttering around on bringfido.com and knew I would have to intervene. I mean, really, who needs an online canine concierge when you can have all kinds of cheap weekend fun right here in Fort Wayne. I distracted her away from the computer with my 19 pounds of mutt cuteness and knew she would conclude that a trip downtown to Headwaters Park for a pleasant Saturday morning walk would be a great break for both of us. 

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Posted on September 29, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

Fright Night Fort Wayne 2017 - Zombie Walk

You never know what's going to happen when you take a walk on the wild side. Especially when limping alongside the undead.

I took a leap two years ago and ventured ten miles into Fort Wayne to participate in the annual Zombie Walk with my sister and daughter, who like me, live in Churubusco;

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Posted on September 22, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren B.

Your Fall Weekend Itinerary in Fort Wayne

Summer days of swimming and soaking up the sun may be over, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops in Fort Wayne! If you are looking for your next weekend adventure in Fort Wayne, check out this fall weekend itinerary!

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Posted on September 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

5 Fun Fall Fort Wayne Races

Whether you want to push yourself to get a new PR or want a fun way to be active, a 5k is the perfect way to do it! From fundraisers to costume contests to serious races, there is an event in Fort Wayne for every runner in the family! 

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Posted on September 11, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

What to Expect at the 2nd Annual Middle Waves Music Festival

Middle Waves Music Festival is a two-day event that celebrates music, dance, culture, food, art, and all things creative. This Fort Wayne, Indiana festival is built around a combination of free and ticketed concerts on three stages in downtown Headwaters Park. The fun happens during the weekend of September 15 & 16 and there’s something for everyone.

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Posted on September 01, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma D.

Middle Waves Music Festival - New in 2017

Last year, our patrons told us that the inaugural Middle Waves Music Festival was one of the best weekends in Fort Wayne’s recent, collective memory. 

This September 15 and 16th, we’re back and—we believe—bigger and better than ever! 

Here’s how, and why—

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September 10 is fast approaching; it's one of the best days of the year to be in Fort Wayne. That's because it's Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown Day, when many of the Fort Wayne's most interesting attractions are free to the public.

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Posted on August 09, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

Rollin', Rollin', Rollin' on the Rivers - Fort Wayne, Indiana

Don't stress, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy Fort Wayne's three rivers – the St. Joseph River, St. Marys River, and Maumee River – as well as other waterways in Allen County.

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Posted on July 31, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Katherine D.

How to See Fort Wayne on Foot: Walking Tours

There is no better way to savor summer weather than by getting outside and enjoying the nice weather. If you’re looking for a way to be outdoors while getting some exercise and learning about Fort Wayne, walking tours are an easy way to do all three.

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