Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from June 2014

A Three Rivers Festival favorite, the Chalk Walk, returns once again this year to the Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana on July 12 and 13. This outdoor art display typically draws 22,000 viewers annually. Some come and watch as artists create their works. Others wait until the

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Posted on June 26, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Holley T.

Three Rivers Festival done right!

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

As a longtime Fort Wayne local, growing up in the Summit City, I've been to my fair share of Three Rivers Festivals. Just around the corner, July 11th-15th, it is not too early to start planning your plan of attack. Over

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Posted on June 26, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Holley T.

Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

sweetwater1 The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater

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Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Haley B.

A Unique Adventure with Pedal City

Pedal City A perfect summer night, Beer and Wine, and a great downtown adventure equal a one of a kind Fort Wayne experience - Pedal City. It's official, this new downtown craze is perfect for a birthday night out with friends, and so our adventure began! For two hours our 30 party goers rode down the

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Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Katie R.

Celebrate the 4th of July in Fort Wayne!

Three Rivers Festival Fireworks America's birthday is almost here, and what better way to spend the day than with food, friends and family, and of course, fireworks! A great fireworks show on the 4th of July has become a great tradition in Fort Wayne, and this year promises to not disappoint! One Summit Square in downtown

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Posted on June 24, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Amanda R.

Enjoy authentic Mexican food at the original Salsa Grille

Who wants affordable but authentic Mexican food? If your answer is “I do,” then I need to introduce you to Salsa Grille – one of Fort Wayne’s little-known secrets!

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Salsa Grille is a relatively new taqueria located inside George’s International Market, on the corner of Broadway and Taylor

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Outdoor concerts simply embody summer, don’t they? At the annual Three Rivers Festival in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana they are a staple. Three Rivers Festival is Fort Wayne’s favorite summer party since 1969! Concerts this year take place July 12 through 19 so save the date now!

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Mallory C.

BuskerFest: A Celebration of the Street Performer

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

balloon artistIn case you didn’t already know, Last Saturdays are one of the best ways to enjoy free entertainment in the Fort. However, June’s Last Saturday will feature one of my favorite free events that Fort Wayne has to offer.

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Katie R.

Fort Wayne's Food Trucks Offer Something for Everyone

Update: Check out our current list on our Food Trucks page.

Over the last couple of year's, Fort Wayne has experienced a food revolution of sorts. There has been an abundance of locally owned eateries, farmer's markets, natural and organic groceries and food trucks popping up around the

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Fort Wayne has no shortage of kid-friendly summer activities. There are parks, festivals and camps out the wazoo! But what if you want to go somewhere a little off the beaten path? Where the kids (and you) can spend a lazy afternoon without all of the crowds? There are places you can go, if

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