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Jessa C.
Jessa graduated from IPFW in May 2015 with a BA in Media and Public Communication. As a native of Fort Wayne, she loves supporting the growth of Fort Wayne through storytelling. She enjoys being with her family, spending time at the lake and is always up for the opportunity to scroll through Instagram.

Sip, Sip, Hooray! The Best Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate. Hot cocoa. Drinking chocolate. A staple on any coffee shop menu, and sometimes a treat at many restaurants. The hot chocolate may be a forgotten drink option in the summer, but it really shines when colder weather settles in the Midwest…

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36 Hours in Fort Wayne, Indiana: Arts Itinerary

Beyond your typical eekend away, there’s plenty for you to enjoy all year round with arts and entertainment events and activities in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Book your seat in advance and fill your weekend with an itinerary that suits your arts interests…

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Make a Stop in Huntertown, Indiana

Situated 10 miles north of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, you’ll find Huntertown - “a great place to call home,” but also a great pit stop on your adventures in northern Allen County and beyond. Let the road take you on an adventure and make a stop in Huntertown for a treat, bite to eat, or browse around some cozy shops and restaurants…

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Night of Lights: A Fort Wayne Holiday Tradition

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, the Night of Lights looks different in 2020. Learn more about touring our traditional holiday light displays here. The holidays are a big deal in Fort Wayne, and we generally start our festivities early at the annual Night of Lights celebration on Thanksgiving eve.The current Night of Lights tradition is nothing new, though. Fort Wayne’s love of the holidays goes way back to the Wolf & Dessauer Department Store. Yes, a department store! …

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Fort Wayne, Indiana Fall Bucket List

As the temperatures cool, and the leaves start to change colors, it’s a great time to enjoy a fun fall getaway weekend with your family in Fort Wayne! Fall is a great time to visit Fort Wayne, with many of the fall festivities and orchards opening, plus some of the great summer attractions are still open and available to enjoy…

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S'mores in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Pull on your sweaters, bundle up with a cozy scarf, and pick the perfect chair for a night of sitting around a bonfire and roasting your favorite s’more in Fort Wayne, Indiana…

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Your Guide to Fall Foliage in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Pack up the car and hit the road to discover Fort Wayne, Indiana’s true fall colors. It’s no secret that the Midwest is one of the best destinations to see fall leaves. Plus, Fort Wayne, Indiana offers a budget-friendly destination to experience it all during your Midwest weekend getaway…

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Know Before You Go: NCAA Basketball in Fort Wayne

UPDATE—Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, the NCAA has canceled all winter and spring championship events, including the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Regional and the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Regional scheduled to be held in Fort Wayne…

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Milkshake Heaven in Fort Wayne

Chocolate. Vanilla. Strawberry. A sprinkle rim and cherry on top. There’s nothing better than a classic milkshake for a sweet treat or mid-day snack break after exploring Fort Wayne…

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