Fort Wayne Indiana Summer Festivals

Performing arts, award-winning festivals, cultural experiences, family activities, and much more to enjoy in Fort Wayne.
Cherry Blossom Festival
May 19th
Celebrate this Japanese cultural event at the main library with folk dance, Taiko/Drums, martial arts, traditional music, Tea Ceremony, Bonsai and art exhibits, traditional games, and more.
Fort4Fitness Cyclefest
May 25th
Team up with Fort4Fitness and take the pledge to make Fort Wayne a healthier community!
June 2nd - 9th
Come to Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne for a week-long celebration of Essen, Trinken, und Gemütlichkeit. ("Eating, Drinking, and having a really Good Time")
New Haven Canal Days
June 2th - 8th
Close down the street, let's have a Fair! Celebrate a week of camaraderie and renewed friendship at New Haven’s premiere homecoming event.
BBQ Ribfest
June 13th - 16th
Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, rib sandwiches, bbq chicken and more, it's a BBQ lovers paradise all served up just the way you love it whether hot and spicy or sweet and tangy, your taste buds never had it so good!
June 20th - 23rd
Opa! Come celebrate the Greek Festival with us and enjoy a large variety of Greek cuisine and entertainment including live music, dancing and other activities each day.
June 22nd
Enjoy a day with friends and family exploring nature, arts, sports, music and food with riverside activities. From the early morning until late at night you’ll find fun for all ages!
June 29th
Join the fun and celebration of the street performer!  Quirky and unexpected live art including staged acts, buskers, mimes, face painters and stilt walking roaming the crowd.
Three Rivers Festival
July 12th - 20th
Fort Wayne’s favorite summer party since 1969!  Enjoy family-friendly fun in downtown Fort Wayne with arts, crafts, amusement rides, food vendors, and much more!
Allen County Fair
July 23rd - 28th
Enjoy the Allen County Fair held at the Allen County Fairgrounds! The fair offers music acts, fine arts, crafts, food, and events for all ages! Fun for the entire family!
Swiss Days
July 25th - 27th
The Swiss Day Celebration is a time for Berne to share its heritage with authentic Swiss costume, great food, craft vendors and merchandise.
Muddy River Run
July 27th
Enjoy a swap meet, car corral, craft bazaar, car judging, poker run, adult games, driving events, kids games and more at the Muddy River Run!
St. Joe Pickle Festival
August 8th - 10th
An old time festival that was one of the Food Network's All American Festivals. Good food, music, a parade, fireworks, vendors, kid's rides, pickle factory tours, and more!
Taste of the Arts
August 24th
Downtown Fort Wayne's premiere arts and food festival will be held at the Arts United Plaza/Freimann Square and surrounding four-block area.
Auburn Cord Duesenburg Festival
August 29th - September 1st
World's greatest celebration of classic cars features car shows, a parade, two giant auctions selling hundreds of collector cards, beer tent, food, music and three outstanding museums.
Grabill Country Fair
September 6th - 8th
Enjoy Grabill's country-style fair that highlights the area's Amish heritage! Food, crafts, kids events and much more!
Mad Anthony’s Oktobeerfest
September 6th - 7th
Join Mad Anthony and the Brewers of Indiana Guild for our annual Oktobeerfest. The beer festival features over 100 samples of fresh handcrafted ales and lagers from Indiana breweries.
Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire
September 14th - 15th
A family fun festival to make, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play & be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.
Johnny Appleseed Festival
September 21st - 22nd
Voted #1 Festival! Period authentic festival that celebrates the life and times of John Chapman aka Johnny Appleseed.