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Merry and Bright

Merry & Bright

Top 6 Can't Miss Family-Friendly Holiday Events in Fort Wayne

It may be hard to believe, but the season of dashing through the snow, and having a holly jolly Christmas is upon us. While I know there are many people who are dreaming of warmer weather and summer fun, I for one, am thrilled to usher in Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, and Vixen (and all of the other reindeer, of course)…

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Festive Fort Wayne Runs

While it may not be 26.2 miles from the fridge to the couch to watch football and holiday movie marathons, this time of year can be a race all its own…

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Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indianatradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new year. In a typical year, the flagship event is the Night of Lights, which is always the evening before Thanksgiving. The Night of Lights is an absolute joy and also serves as Fort Wayne's official start to the Holiday season…

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Night of Lights Becomes a Season of Delight

Although things look a little different this year, Downtown Fort Wayne is still shining bright, as the annual Night of Lights transforms into a season that is Merry and Bright! For decades, our community has gathered together to count down the lighting of Downtown’s iconic holiday lights…

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6 Magical Holiday Experiences in Fort Wayne

NOTE: Please be sure to check each event's specific COVID-19 prevention measures. Tis' the season for some holiday cheer. Look no further than these magical events in Fort Wayne that can add some sparkle to your holiday getaway. Fort Wayne during the holidays is the perfect place to find a little magic…

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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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