FORT WAYNE, Ind. - During MLK Weekend, Fort Wayne will host three sports tournaments and a music conference that will attract over 18,000 visitors to our city, according to Visit Fort Wayne's estimates. 

In sports, the Fort Wayne MLK Volleyball Challenge and 10,000 visitors will return to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum from January 14-15. Gym Rats Basketball will host its annual MLK Classic from January 14-15 at the SportONE Parkview Fieldhouse, and the National Softball Association will hold the Snowflake Frenzy at Plex South from January 13-15.

In downtown Fort Wayne, the Indiana Music Education Association will convene for its annual Professional Development Conference at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. From January 12-14, the conference welcomes more than 2,500 music professors, teachers, and students for workshops, performances, and a trade show.

For more information on MLK Weekend in Fort Wayne, contact Visit Fort Wayne President/CEO Dan O'Connell at (260) 427-3700.

Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne and Allen County. Each year, over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $576 million in direct economic impact.


Media Contact:
John P. Felts
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(260) 424-3700