Fort Wayne Adventure Quiz

You're a Family Fanatic

Your days are filled with laughter, delight, and joy, but also a lot of energy and curiosity. You seek out attractions and activities that can occupy your children but also spark their imagination and wonder. Start your adventure exploring the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and Science Central, and find fun exploring Fort Wayne’s public art and celebrating at one of our many summer festivals.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Kangaroo and Log Ride Jigsaw Puzzle Photo

Family Fanatic Weekend


Night: Kick off your first night with a TinCaps Baseball game! Grab a classic hot dog and kick back on a stadium seat or picnic on the lawn for a fun-filled intro to Fort Wayne. Be sure to stick around for the post-game fireworks!


Morning: After breakfast, head to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo to feed the stingrays and giraffes, ride a dugout canoe through the Outback, and discover 40 acres of animal encounters, including the new Red Panda Ridge & Bamboo Forest.

Noon: Grab some pizza for lunch from 816 Pint & Slice, Papi’s Pizza, Giordano's, or Big Apple Pizza. After lunch, stroll through the lush gardens at the Botanical Conservatory, with interactive exhibits and calming water features.

Night: Grab dinner at Nori for some Asian fusion or dig into Shigs in Pit BBQ. Then spend the evening bowling, competing in a game of mini golf, and playing laser tag at Crazy Pinz, Lazer X, Putt-Putt, or Combat Ops.

Insider Tip: We know sometimes the main attraction for families is the hotel pools! If you’re looking to stay at hotels with pools, filter the amenities when browsing for the perfect place to stay at


Morning: Enjoy a stroll and a splash at Promenade Park! With the winding Kids’ Canal and splash pad, porch swings and yard games, scenic Tree Canopy Trail, and accessible playground, there
are activities for the whole family around every corner. And be sure to grab a snack at teds snack + bar, located in the park.

Noon: Before you head out of town, take it indoors to Science Central for more than 200 hands-on exhibits and activities that promote learning while having fun. See a live science experiment in the demo theater, splash in the water zone, and so much more.

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