Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Arts and Entertainment

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Free Things to Do in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Looking for an affordable weekend getaway with the family in the Midwest? Fort Wayne, Indiana is a perfect destination offering many free activities you can enjoy with your family any time of year!

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Posted on August 24, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Your Fort Wayne, Indiana Fall Festival Preview

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known for our festivals. Almost every weekend from June to August you can enjoy a summer festival, yet the fun doesn’t stop after August.

From period authentic festivals, music festivals, Halloween festivities, and frightening fun there are many weekends perfect for a fall trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

A College Visit in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Autumn is in the air! That means it’s time for students at Fort Wayne, Indiana colleges at Purdue University Fort Wayne, the University of Saint Francis, and Indiana Tech to get back to the classrooms and hit the books.

With nearly 24,800 students enrolled at the three universities, scholars from coast to coast choose to study in Fort Wayne. 

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Posted on August 15, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Taste of the Arts: Music, Dance, Crafts, and Eats

Taste of the Arts was founded in 2008 by Arts United in Fort Wayne and has since become an annual celebration of the arts (and delectable refreshments). Plus, it makes the perfect weekend to explore Fort Wayne, Indiana.

I’ve performed at Taste of the Arts every year since I moved to Fort Wayne as a Principal Vocal Artist at Heartland Sings, so I’ve watched firsthand as hordes of art lovers from Fort Wayne and beyond take in the sounds, sights, smells, and yes--taste--of the arts in this city.

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Posted on August 13, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Tatom O.

Awaken Your Senses in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana is nothing short of amazing. A city that was born out of rich historic roots and founded on three powerful rivers over 200 years ago has built itself up into the modern cultural powerhouse it is today.

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Posted on July 30, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Art Lover's Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana

When I moved to Fort Wayne from Ann Arbor, MI in 2015, I felt some trepidation. Most of my fellow graduates from the University of Michigan’s Master of Music program were moving to New York or Chicago, with their bustling arts communities; when I told them I was moving to Indiana to take a full-time singing position, they raised their eyebrows. Little did they--and I--know that I was walking into an arts goldmine.

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Posted on July 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

Back to School Guide: 7 Things to do in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Back to school ads are making their way to stores. But summer isn’t over yet! There is still time to enjoy some last-minute summer activities with your family. Try one or try them all, and create a fun-filled end of summer getaway in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on July 25, 2018 at 3:00:00 pm by Tatom O.

Made in Fort Wayne, Indiana - Music

If you didn’t already know, Fort Wayne, Indiana is bursting at the seams with musical talent. Our great city has no shortage of gifted musicians who are shaping the music world every day and creating legends for themselves through their hard work and dedication to the art.

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Posted on July 23, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jennifer B.

Discover Fort Wayne, Indiana's Vibrant Culture

Fort Wayne is a very colorful city.  Besides the beauty of the trees in autumn, the lights at Christmastime, and the colorful flowers of the many parks in springtime, there are many other “colorful” things about our fair city. To represent that, here are a few of those colorful attractions.

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