If you want to enjoy the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale with your family, make it a trip to Fort Wayne with great events and activities happening at the same time!
Starting February 2, you can grab your tickets and start planning your family shopping getaway to Fort Wayne.
Once you cross the sale off your bucket list, you'll want to check out the many other fun activities happening around Fort Wayne that week!
Continue Your Shopping Fun
Vera Bradley – Jefferson Pointe Store Discount
After scouring the tables full of discounted items at the sale, head over Jefferson Pointe on the free shuttle to shop at the Vera Bradley Store and enjoy 25% off your entire full-price purchase. To enjoy this offer just bring proof of attendance (ticket stub, registration, receipt, etc.)
This offer is valid April 19 – April 23, and excludes the Collegiate collection.
Shop till you Drop at Jefferson Pointe
Before you head back to the Memorial Coliseum area on the free shuttle, shop at all of the other Jefferson Pointe shopping destinations like J. Jill, White House Black Market, Von Maur, Barnes and Noble, and more. Plus, make sure you grab a savings book full of offers to Jefferson Pointe merchants. Pick your savings book up at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center, on the shuttle, or at the Jefferson Pointe office.
4130 W. Jefferson Blvd. / 260.459.1160
Discount Shop at the Peg Perego Sale
Great for the whole family, consider discovering the great deals at the Peg Perego sale Thursday, April 20 – Saturday, April 22. Enjoy discounts on baby strollers, car seats, high chairs and kid-sized riding toys for children and babies!
Thursday, April 20 - Friday, April 21: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 22: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3625 Independence Drive / 800.671.1701
Shop for the unique at some of Fort Wayne’s great local specialty shops. There are great boutiques in downtown, outside of downtown, Covington plaza, and more!
Fort Wayne Boutique Shopping List – VisitFortWayne.com/Boutiques
Take a Tour!
DeBrand Fine Chocolates Open Tours
DeBrand Fine Chocolates will be offering tours every half-hour, on the hour from Tuesday, April 18 through Saturday, April 22. The cost is $5 per person with each guest receiving a rebate of $5 off a purchase of $10 or more. Come view their chocolate making kitchens and see the artisan process involved in creating their coveted chocolates. You will also enjoy several gourmet samples along the way!
10105 Auburn Park Drive / 10:00 am - 6:00 pm / 260.969.8343
Discover Fort Wayne Attractions
The Botanical Conservatory is the perfect spot to relax and escape with your family. Keep an eye out for their annual Butterfly exhibit, where you can view these winged beauties up close and personal.
1100 S. Calhoun St. / 260.427.6440
Tea n’ Crafts
The Botanical Conservatory is also celebrating spring with Tea n’ Crafts! Pot up a chamomile plant to take home, purchase a butterfly hatching kit, enjoy a simple massage, or try various hands-on crafts and projects. At the same time, enjoy light refreshments including tea and sweets.
Each station is ticketed, just purchase your tickets for $1 each at the front desk and use them as you please. No registration or RSVP required.
Regular Conservatory admission applies, in addition to the price of activity tickets.
Saturday, April 22, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
1100 S. Calhoun St. / 260.427.6440
Visit the Many Other Attractions in Fort Wayne
Plus, don't forget about the fun traveling exhibit at Science Central, where the whole family can study weather on our planet. Discover Zula Patrol: Mission Weather.
Make it a Night Out!
Great Fort Wayne Events
Broadway at the Embassy: Pippin – April 18
TinCaps Baseball Game – April 19
Civic Theatre Presents the Little Mermaid – April 22 – May 7
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Opening Day – April 22
Fort Wayne Ballet Family Series performance of Celebrating Dr. Seuss – April 22
Taste of Fort Wayne
Savor the flavors of Fort Wayne! Try some of our local favorites including the Golden, Tolon, the Dash-In, Cindy's Diner, JK O'Donnell's, Asakusa, Bravas Burgers, Wine Down and more. Whatever your taste buds prefer, Fort Wayne is bound to have something that suits!
Do you want to make it an extraordinary shopping event with friends? Register to win a Girlfriends Getaway at visitfortwayne.com/veragetaway!
Need help finding more things to do? Visit our Calendar of Events or stop by the Visitors Center, located at 927 S. Harrison Street! You can also call one of our Visitor Information Specialists at 260-424-3700.