Academy for Advanced and Challenge Enthusiasts

Fort Wayne is excited to welcome the Academy for Advanced and Challenge Enthusiasts to Fort Wayne for their 2018 Square Dance Convention, being held at the Grand Wayne Center June 20-22, 2018. These talented dancers will enjoy some of the best callers in the business for 4 days of square dancing fun! 

Coming to Fort Wayne for the convention? Check out some of what Fort Wayne has to offer. This weekend in Fort Wayne is the ARCH Historic Home and Garden Tour, June 23 from 10am -4pm. For just $12 a person you can tour the historic homes of the Illsley Place Neighborhood. Also on the 23rd is the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races around Headwaters Park West. This is a free family friendly event! The Fort Wayne Farmers Market is in full swing on Barr and Main streets and is open til 1pm on Saturdays! If you are a music lover be sure to take the drive or Uber out to Sweetwater Sound and check out Gearfest! Its free admission and you can score some amazing deals on music and pro audio gear!

Take in a TinCaps game or plan a trip to the award-winner Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. Explore the Botanical Conservatory or savor a sweet treat at DeBrand Fine Chocolates. Have dinner and a drink at Wine Down or enjoy a meal of the river at The Deck. There are so many restaurants in Fort Wayne - all within walking distance of the hotel.

While staying downtown at the Courtyard by Marriott, you're sure to have an amazing time in Fort Wayne!

Looking for other options? Check out the best of the best in the Fort Wayne Insider Blog - written by locals for you! We look forward to seeing you soon.  

Hotel reservations NOW OPEN - make your reservation now!. Camping at Johnny Appleseed Campground. Check it out here! 

2018 Visitors GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!