Riverfront Activities

Behind the Scenes Tours in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Do you want to feed the penguins at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo? Or maybe you want to learn more about the Embassy Theatre, or see the actual newspapers that talked about Abraham Lincoln when he was in office? Then you should explore some of the backstage tours that Fort Wayne has to offer…

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Unique Fort Wayne, Indiana Theatre

I've got a special place in my heart for things that are homegrown. From arts to music to, that's right, theatre—Fort Wayne is full of talent that's on the same playing field as national work. When you come to visit Fort Wayne, something you don't want to miss is the talent that is incredibly unique to the community—and there's so much to experience as far as theatre production goes…

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The Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival: A Slice of Japan in Indiana

Dorothy Kittaka, the president of Sister Cities and one of the founders of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Fort Wayne, is my “Fort Wayne Mom.” She is on the board of Heartland Sings (my employer) and was my host during the audition process and for several weeks after I got the job. She is also a fourth-generation Japanese-American, and she was quick to tell me about Fort Wayne’s Cherry Blossom Festival…

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Fort Wayne's Top 5 Mexican Restaurants

Some of the most delicious food I've ever eaten was in Ciudad Obregon, which is a city in Mexico where my family and I lived for several months.After you've experienced authentic Mexican cuisine, there is simply no turning back. It's been almost a decade since our time there, yet I have not stopped chasing the aromas and flavors that awakened my taste buds there, all those years ago…

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Design Week and Other Things to Do

Fort Wayne is home to corporations that are taking Fort Wayne's design footprint to a new level. Ever heard of Vera Bradley or Matilda Jane? Yep, they're headquartered and founded right here in Indiana's second-largest city! If you want to experience the future of design in Fort Wayne, you should definitely visit during Design Week, May 7-11…

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