Night of Lights 2014


November 26, 2014
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
(Eastern Standard Time)
Downtown’s Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony
The Night of Lights
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Keeping a long tradition, the annual Night of Lights will take place November 26 making downtown a magical place with sparkling streets and heart-warming traditions.  The Night of Lights will include holiday lighting ceremonies from great downtown businesses and organizations and the fun doesn’t stop after the lightings as great family events and activities will be happening throughout the evening all around Downtown Fort Wayne.


5:15 p.m. History Center Turret Lighting (Barr Street)

5:30 p.m. University of Saint Francis Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center (PAC) Wreath Lighting (Berry Street)

5:45 p.m. Aunt Millie’s Northern Lights (Pearl Street)

6:00 p.m. Community Center Santa’s Workshop display (Main Street)

6:15 p.m. Santa and his Reindeer at PNC with Mayor Tom Henry, Santa and special guests (Main and Berry Streets)

6:45 p.m.  Wells Fargo Holiday Display and Indiana Michigan Power Merry Christmas Wreath with a special performance by the Northrop High School Show Choir (I & M Power Center Plaza)

7:15 p.m. Botanical Conservatory & Embassy Theatre Window Lighting (Jefferson)

7:45 p.m. Parkview Field Fireworks (Jefferson)

Downtown HolidayFest continues through the end of the year with performances, festivals, art events, Holly Trolley Shopping, and so much more.

For a complete list of lighting ceremony activities as well as a comprehensive holiday calendar, visit

Admission Fees: Free, Individual venues may charge admission
Location of HolidayFest Event:  Multiple locations around Downtown Fort Wayne 

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory (Venue Events)
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 427-6440
Enjoy the lush gardens of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne.
PNC of Indiana (Venue Events)
110 West Berry Street
Fort Wyane, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 461-6219
Serving the community with 14 banking offices and 29 ATMs in the greater Fort Wayne area.
The History Center (Venue Events)
302 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 426-2882
An interactive museum that highlights the history of Allen County, from Little Turtle and Anthony Wayne, to inventions that originated in this area.
Wells Fargo Insurance Services (Venue Events)
1721 Magnavox Way
Fort Wayne, IN   46804

Phone: (260) 435-4222
Parkview Field (Venue Events)
1301 Ewing Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802
Opened April 2009 and named 2009 "Ballpark of the Year" by Baseball Digest, Parkview Field offers 8,100 seats and over 11,000 sq. ft. of indoor event space.
Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre (Venue Events)
125 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 424-6287
The Embassy Theatre is one of Indiana’s largest historic theatres and features national productions from the Broadway stage to concerts of all musical formats.  
Community Center (Venue Events)
233 W. Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 427-6460
The Community Center offers beautiful, flexible space for receptions, reunions, meetings, performances, dances, office parties, seminars and more. The Center is audio-visually equipped and has a full service kitchen facility. Alcohol is permitted at the Center and there are no restrictions on catering.
USF Performing Arts Center (Venue Events)
431 W. Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 399-7700
Built in 1925, the USF Performing Arts Center was once the grand and historic Scottish Rite Center. The auditorium, with seating for 2,000, is a popular location for performances and elegant special events.