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Franke Park

  • Address: 3411 Sherman Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46808
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At Franke Park you can go the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo to see your favorite animals or catch some affordable family entertainment at the Follinger Theatre!

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  • 30th Annual Walk for Animals/5k Run

    Franke Park

    September 17, 2017

    2017-09-17 08:00:00 2017-09-17 14:00:00 30th Annual Walk for Animals/5k Run <p>Description<br />Help us fight neglect and abuse through education. Join the 30th Annual Walk for Animals and Furry Scurry 5k (timed) run - Sunday, September 17th at Franke Park is a fundraising event for Fort Wayne Animal Care &amp; Control. Dogs are encouraged to participate in the run or walk as long as they are leashed at all times, current on rabies and distemper vaccines, and have excellent temperament with other dogs and children. Strollers are welcome! Following the run and walk we will have snacks and vendors for people to enjoy. We will also be acknowledging our top finishers and fundraisers! <br /><br />Registration is Non-Refundable<br /><br />5K Packet Pick Up<br /><br />Saturday, September 16th from 3:00-6:00pm at Fleetfeet Sports, 5661 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Fleetfeet Sports is located in the Village of Coventry behind Starbucks.<br /><br />Day of the Race/Walk<br /><br />5K Furry Scrurry Race Check in time: 8:30am - Race start time: 9:30am (no race day registration)<br />Walk for Animals Check in/registration: 11:00am - Walk start time: 12:00pm<br /><br />Shirt sizes can not be guaranteed after August 14, 2017.</p> 3411 Sherman Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K

    Franke Park

    November 18, 2017

    2017-11-18 18:00:00 2017-11-18 21:00:00 Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K <p>Just prior to the starting gun, the 5K course will be illuminated by the ‘first lighting’ of the 85 larger-than-life brilliant, animated light displays depicting holiday scenes (as part of Blue Jacket Inc.’s Fantasy of Lights display). Runners and walkers will enjoy hot chocolate, snacks and a Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights long-sleeve t-shirt.</p> 3411 Sherman Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Fantasy of Lights

    November 21, 2017 - December 31, 2017

    2017-11-21 2017-12-31 Fantasy of Lights <p>Fantasy of Lights is northeast Indiana's favorite winter holiday event! This drive-through event is situated in Franke Park (adjacent to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo) and transforms the park into a spectacular winter wonderland with 70 larger-than-life brilliant, animated light displays depicting holiday scenes with loveable animals, hardworking elves, jolly Santa Claus, fun toys, excited children and families, and majestic nativity figures. The 1.5 mile route delights more than 50,000 people annually as they enjoy seeing colorful displays such as the waving snowman, Santa in his sleigh, a rocking horse, penguins playing on an iceberg, skaters on a pond, Santa coming down the chimney, carolers, and a nativity scene, to name a few.</p> 3411 Sherman Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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