Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Family Friendly

Posted on October 09, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

Fall Fun in Fort Wayne

Growing up in Fort Wayne, my family and I participated in many Indiana fall traditions. We picked apples at the orchard, trick-or-treated in the neighborhood, and visited animals at local farms.

As I’ve matured, my interests have changed and so has my community. I appreciate Fort Wayne for all of our beloved, long-established traditions and love nothing more than making new ones. Whether you want to experience the contemporary arts scene and enjoy modern cuisine or would rather peruse the History Center and take a stroll on some of the best trails for leaf-peeping in the area, there are so many ways to visit Fort Wayne this fall!

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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 October 02, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Erin O.

Welcome to the #FWPumpkinPatch

As you sip your warm apple cider, look around at the vibrant colors and beautiful scenery. There’s so much to love about this season.

But nothing truly says autumn like carving pumpkins with family and friends. This year, why not add a little twist to this timeless fall tradition?

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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 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 06, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Looking Ahead to Autumn in Fort Wayne

Festivals, foliage, and more are here in Fort Wayne when autumn checks in for the season. Here is a sampling of what you can do to enjoy your time here!

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Posted on September 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Johnny Appleseed Festival - A Long-standing Fort Wayne Tradition

The Johnny Appleseed Festival is a longstanding tradition in Fort Wayne. Year-after-year families enjoy this period authentic festival that celebrates the life and time of John Chapman, otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed.

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