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Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

Summer in Fort Wayne

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Visitors Center

Our Visitors Center is open to assist visitors who are planning their trips to Fort Wayne. We answer inquiries via phone, email, and our website in addition to assisting visitors who walk into our location at 927 South Harrison Street, downtown.

We offer itinerary suggestions, directions, brochures, maps and coupons and assist these visitors in any way we can. In addition, our Visitors Center features brochures, as well as a great selection of exclusive Fort Wayne merchandise, including T-shirts, postcards, books, mugs, and more. We also offer selections from DeBrand Fine Chocolates and Vera Bradley.

The Genealogy Center: Monthly Virtual Programming

The Genealogy Center and the expert genealogists who work there are a treasure trove of family history information. Even if you can’t visit the Genealogy Center in person, their services, information, and collection can be accessed virtually! One of their greatest gifts is their monthly virtual programming. Every month the Genealogy Center plans programs for you to enjoy twice a week…

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Black-Owned Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known as a "City of Restaurants" for a reason. Read on to discover some of the Black-owned restaurants, food trucks, breweries, bakeries, and markets in Fort Wayne. From barbecue to soul food, and everything in between, your taste buds will thank you…

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Locally Loved: Cara Hall, Owner of Fort Wayne Outfitters

There is no one more in the know about Fort Wayne’s riverfront and river activities than Cara Hall, whose life, business, and passion focus on celebrating outdoor recreation and riverfront fun! Owner of Fort Wayne Outfitters, Cara Hall can, most days, be found finding products to sell in her store, renting equipment, or out on one of Fort Wayne’s three rivers paddling…

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Locally Loved: Stephanie Burton, Fort Wayne Painter

Art runs deep in Stephanie Burton’s life. Her mother has been involved with Fort Wayne’s arts community for as long as she can remember, and is a major influence on Burton’s painting. Burton may not have attended college to focus on art, but Fisk University provided the perfect inspiration for finding her voice and celebrating her culture as a Black woman, which she shares with us through painting at Love, Lucine…

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