Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2015

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Downtown Fort Wayne Window Displays

The Holiday Season is all about family, food, and decorations. Every December I love the tradition of picking out a tree and decorating it with many beautiful ornaments. Although I mainly help organize the ornament hooks - it is still a tradition that I look forward to. This year the Visitors

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Posted on November 27, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Justin C.

Fort Wayne City Exchange Shops

The City Exchange is bringing back the lost art of shopping downtown. Take one step inside and you will see there is something for everyone on your list, including you! They feature an array of shopping experiences to satisfy every generation of shoppers, but don't think that just because you

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Posted on November 26, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Amanda R.

Lace Up Your Shoes for a Fun Run This Holiday Season!

To all you runners out there, don't let the cold weather get you down - join one or more of these themed races to keep your body healthy!

Run #1: Gingerbread Pursuit: 4 Mile Run/Walk

This is the "sweetest" run of them all!

The Gingerbread Pursuit will be held on Saturday, December 12th,

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Posted on November 24, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Low-cost Christmas Events for Girlfriends

Your girlfriend wants to celebrate the holidays. You don't want to spoil the mood with your few remaining dollars.

We've all been there, Sister. Never fear! Fort Wayne offers many choices for inexpensive holiday delights.

Receive a soothing serenade Kenny G-style with a free concert by the IPFW

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Posted on November 23, 2015 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Embassy’s Festival of Trees Shimmers with Christmas Treasures

The minute you walk into the Embassy Theater lobby, it feels like Christmas. Brilliant twinkling lights, pine branches, surprises tucked into the branches of fir trees -it's an awesome experience.


Welcome to the Festival of Trees at the Embassy Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne.

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Posted on November 22, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Low-cost Christmas Events for Families

Christmas can be a stressful time for finances, especially when the kiddies have a long list of ‘wants'.


Why not tempt them away from the electronics/high-priced toys to spend time together as a family participating in some of Fort Wayne's holiday events? The best thing is many

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One of the highlights of the Christmas season for my grandma is heading downtown on the Night of Lights, the night before Thanksgiving, to see the lighting of the displays she used to see every year growing up. The lights that now grace downtown Fort Wayne used to be displayed on the facade

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Posted on November 21, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Low-cost Christmas Events for Seniors

Has the approaching Christmas season got you down because of a limited income? Or maybe you can't handle shopping, due to health problems.

Fort Wayne is blessed with several holiday-related places to help with these stressors.

1. Hyde Brothers Book Store

At Hyde Brothers, you don't need to

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Posted on November 20, 2015 at 10:00:00 am by Jodi D.

Williams Woodland Park Home Tour

Beautiful homes, snowy grounds and Christmas lights are a few of my favorite holiday things! Honestly, this trio makes a wonderful early Christmas present! It's even better when you share it with friends and family. The Holiday Tour of Williams Woodland Park will make your season, truly

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Posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Meet Santa and Reindeer at the Botanical Conservatory

Do you hear sleigh bells ringing? Are they jingling?

Maybe I'm hearing tinkly sounds because I'm thinking of a visit to the lovely Botanical Conservatory in December. It's probably all in my mind, I admit (at least I hope so.)

The reality is Santa and his sleigh bells will appear at the

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