Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Downtown Fort Wayne

Posted on April 13, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Gabby F.

5 Unique Festivals in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana, a city of festivals. Although fun can be had nearly all year round, peak festival season is summer. June and July have something going on nearly every week in Fort Wayne!

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Everyone loves stories, whether in books, movies, or TV. But the most interesting story is often your own!

Have you ever wondered what your past held or where you really came from? Fort Wayne, Indiana's main library, located in downtown Fort Wayne, has the largest public genealogy center in the nation. It is also one of the most comprehensive. The great news is that almost all of the services are free. Even better news is that you can get waist deep in your family history in just two days!

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Posted on April 04, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Kimberly T.

Celebrate Spring in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The snow has melted, the sun is shining and daffodils and tulips are emerging from the grass. 

Spring is here (finally), and it makes for a beautiful time of year to explore Fort Wayne, Indiana and appreciate all it has to offer.

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If you’re attending events at the Grand Wayne Convention Center that run late, don’t worry. There are a number of places nearby where you can still grab a late night bite or drink. Here are 5 places you can try on your next visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

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Dorothy Kittaka, the president of Sister Cities and one of the founders of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Fort Wayne, is my “Fort Wayne Mom.” She is on the board of Heartland Sings (my employer) and was my host during the audition process and for several weeks after I got the job. She is also a fourth-generation Japanese-American, and she was quick to tell me about Fort Wayne’s Cherry Blossom Festival.

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The annual Butterfly Exhibit at Fort Wayne’s Botanical Conservatory is always a treat. The big white tent houses a plethora of beautiful, fluttering insects in a light and airy environment.

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Design Week and Other Things to Do

Fort Wayne is home to corporations that are taking Fort Wayne's design footprint to a new level. Ever heard of Vera Bradley or Matilda Jane? Yep, they're headquartered and founded right here in Indiana's second-largest city!

If you want to experience the future of design in Fort Wayne, you should definitely visit during Design Week, May 7-11.

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Get an Insider's View of Fort Wayne on a Tour

Tours are a good way to get a different perspective of a local attraction. From chocolate to airplanes, there are several ways to get an insider's view of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

A Quick Lunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Jam-packed days call for nourishment. But sometimes you don't have a lot of time to devote to a meal. No worries; Fort Wayne has several lunchtime favorites sure to appeal to hungry diners on the go. Here are a few of my favorites:

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