These are a few of the great events happening in Fort Wayne in April. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events.
John Edward Live!
April 5 / Grand Wayne Convention Center
Is someone waiting to talk to you? Sit in the live group audience and find out, as John Edward connects with the other side. Plus, participate in question and answer sessions throughout the evening.
April 5, 8 / Memorial Coliseum
Join the jungle and cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets in their final two games of the regular season. The team prepares for another run for the championship when the playoffs begin this month!
Jerry Seinfeld at the Embassy
April 6 / Embassy Theatre
Hailed for his ability to joke about the little things in life, Jerry Seinfeld is sure to entertain with his signature stand-up routine. Settle in for an evening of laughter at the Embassy Theatre.
Harry Potter Film Concert Series: The Fort Wayne Philharmonic
April 7 / Memorial Coliseum
Immerse yourself in the magic of Harry Potter, as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic performs every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. While the live music plays, the audience can see the film in high-definition on a large screen!
Shindigz National Soccer Festival
April 8 / University of Saint Francis, Bishop John D’Arcy Stadium
The Indiana Hoosiers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish go head-to-head in the 2017 Spring Classic. With two nationally top-ranked teams, this annual match-up is a Fort Wayne favorite. Plus, youth players can stick around after the game for pictures with both teams.
April 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 27, 28, 30 / Parkview Field
TinCaps baseball returns for the 2017 season! Grab you tickets and head down to Parkview Field to be part of the excitement. TinCaps games are a fun, affordable experience for the true baseball fan or anyone looking for a fun time in Fort Wayne.
Concerts in Fort Wayne
Move to the rhythm with exciting new concerts coming up in April!
- The Phil Pops Series: Sinatra with Tony DeSare
- Outcry Tour
- Vince Gill at the Embassy
- A Matter of Life and Death I
- Decades Rewind at the Embassy
- The Phil Pops Series: Star Wars 40th Anniversary
Exhibit Openings in April
Make a point to enjoy the new exhibits coming our way this month. From the legacy of Louis Kahn's architecture to the beauty of the winged creatures around us, there are plenty of ways to explore.
- Perspectives: Live Butterfly Exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory
- Dual Exhibit: Slang Aesthetics and Juxtapozed
- On the Pursuit of Perfection: The Legacy Architecture of Louis I. Kahn
- The Female Figure: An Exploration of Feminine Form ad Empowerment
Broadway at the Embassy: Pippin
April 18 / Embassy Theatre
Experience the high-flying acrobatics, wondrous magical feats, sizzling choreography and thrilling songs in this hit Broadway musical. Awarded Best Musical Revival, the new Pippin is truly unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Vera Bradley Annual Sale
April 19-23 / Memorial Coliseum
Shop your favorite Vera Bradley prints and styles at 40-60% off retail prices! This annual event brings in visitors from all over the world, and it's perfect for a girls’ getaway weekend.
Catch extraordinary performances at some of Fort Wayne's favorite venues.
- Little Shop of Horrors (Ages 6+)
- The Taming of The Shrew
- Arena Dinner Theatre - Funny Little Thing Called Love
2017 Turnstone Endeavor Games
April 21-23 / Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone
Compete, volunteer, or come cheer on Paralympic, emerging, and novice athletes in the largest multi-sport, multi-disability competition series in the nation.
Civic Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid
April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5-7 / Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Watch the beloved Disney classic come to life on stage. Set in a magical kingdom beneath the sea, this timeless story follows Ariel, Prince Eric, the evil Ursula, and all of Ariel’s colorful friends!
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo - Opening Day!
April 22 / Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Greet all your favorite zoo animals on opening day! Be sure to ride the Sky Safari, hand-feed the giraffes, pet the stingrays, and find so much more to do at one of our favorite summer attractions.
Fort Wayne Ballet Family Series: Celebrating Dr. Seuss
April 22 / Fort Wayne Ballet – Auer Center for Arts & Culture
Bring the whole family for a Seussical morning with the Fort Wayne Ballet. Even better, pajamas and Cat in the Hat striped hats are strongly encouraged!
Jason Aldean: They Don’t Know Tour
April 28 / Memorial Coliseum
Catch Jason Aldean on his 2017 tour with special guests Chris Young, Kane Brown, and Dee Jay Silver. Let the country music move you at Aldean’s biggest and loudest show yet!
Shopping Fun in April
April is a great time to grab some friends and hit the sales. Find all kinds of unique items at different shops in the area!
- Spring Haute Gathering Market
- Peg-Perego Spring Sale
- Cinda B Factory Outlet Sale
- Gypsy Soul Vintage Market
Easter in Fort Wayne
If your family celebrates Easter, enjoy some of the fun happening around the city!
- Easter Egg Hunt
- Dinner with the Easter Bunny
- Easter in the Garden
- Easter Brunch at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Wayne
Tapestry: A Day for Women featuring Ann Curry
April 28 / Memorial Coliseum
Celebrate the fabric of women with award-winning journalist, Ann Curry. This “Day for Women” offers inspiration and renewal, while encouraging education for women in all stages of life. Register by April 7 to attend.
Michiana Wine Festival
April 29 / Headwaters Park
From wine enthusiasts to more casual consumers, all are welcome to enjoy 150+ samples from wineries across Indiana and Michigan. The festival also offers life music, delicious food truck fare, and a spring craft market.