Fall Festivals and Events

There is so much to do in Fort Wayne - anytime of year! We have a celebration planned for every weekend of the summer - and all throughout the year!

Below is a list of our fall family fun and festivals. 

For a full list of festivals, exhibits and special events, click here.

Fort4Fitness Fall Festival

September 29 – 30, 2017
Parkview Field

Several events make up the Fall Festival, each of which offers an opportunity for participants to enhance their lifestyle through healthy activities or information.

Foodstock 2017

October 14, 2017
Headwaters Park

Featuring over 20 food trucks, along with beer and live music.

Wild Zoo Halloween

October 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 2017
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Trick or treat for candy, navigate a mini maze, pick a pumpkin in our Pumpkin Patch, and see zoo animals!

Dia Fort Wayne

October 21, 2017
Fort Wayne Museum of Art

The Day of the Dead, an ancient religious celebration that originally honored children and ancestors, has evolved from a blend of Meso-American and Christian cultures, and those traditions come to life with this celebratory exhibition at FWMoA featuring memorials created by artists, families, and community groups from throughout the region.

Fright Night

October 21, 2017
Downtown Fort Wayne

Head downtown for a spooktacular night of fright and fun at Downtown Fort Wayne's annual Halloween event! Downtown Fort Wayne's annual Halloween spectacular features the Zombie Walk and a fun day of low and no cost activities at many great locations.

Moose Lake Fall Festival and Pumpkin Carving Day

October 21, 2017
11330 E 500 South
LaOtto, IN 46763
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Take in the Fall seasons beautiful colors and enjoy the aroma of burning logs and the special environment offered at the village at this time of year. Once again, this year the champion giant pumpkin and gourd will be available for pictures as well as other fall decorations.

Veteran's Day Parade & Ceremony

November 11, 2017
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Starting at 11 AM


For a full list of the performing arts, award-winning festivals, and cultural experiences going on during your visit, search our Calendar of Events. You can even sort by date, interest and location!


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