Academy for Advanced and Challenge Enthusiasts

Fort Wayne is excited to welcome the Academy for Advanced and Challenge Enthusiasts to Fort Wayne for their 2019 Square Dance Convention, being held at the Grand Wayne Center June 19-22, 2019. 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. On Thursday, check out Lunch on the Square for food trucks, live entertainment, and art in Freimann Square. The Fort Wayne Farmers Market is in full swing on Barr and Main streets and is open until 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!

Plan a trip to the award-winning Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and explore the Botanical Conservatory. Don't forget to grab a sweet treat at DeBrand Fine Chocolates. Have dinner and a drink at Copper Spoon, 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 is available at Johnny Appleseed Campground

2019 Visitor's GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!