The month of February promises countless opportunities for you and a loved one to have a romantic getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

There's a diverse lineup this year—from theatre and ballet performances to ice skating and concerts, Fort Wayne's bound to have something that will suit your fancy.

Plan your weekend getaway in six easy steps!


6 Steps to a Romantic Valentine's Getaway in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Step 1

Check out to get a full list of attractions and special events!

Step 2 – Events

Choose a special event that your sweetheart will never forget. Here's what's going on in Fort Wayne around Valentine's Day. 

Fort Wayne Komet Hockey

February 12, 14, 19
Grab your tickets for one of Fort Wayne's great minor league sports teams, the Fort Wayne Komets.
Tickets start at $13 for adults.

Fort Wayne Boat Show

Thursday, February 13 - Sunday, February 16
Browse more than 56 exhibitors including marine dealers from Indiana and Michigan all in one place.
Admission is $10 for adults, Kids 12 and under are free.

Love Notes

Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15
Celebrate with an evening of romance, passion, and mystery for this annual fan-favorite event! Get your tickets now as this event sells out quickly.
General Admission tickets are $20.

Concert in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Richard Marx: An Acoustic Evening of Love Songs

Thursday, February 13
Join Grammy Award-winning songwriter Richard Marx, as he performs an evening of love songs at The Clyde Theatre. This is the perfect way to kick off your romantic weekend in Fort Wayne.
Tickets start at $39.

Matilda the Musical

Saturday, February 15 – Sunday, March 1
The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre and Fort Wayne Youtheatre join forces to present the Tony Award-winning musical, Matilda. This thrilling production captures the power of imagination in one extraordinary little girl.
Tickets are $33 for adults, $28 for seniors, and $20 for youth.

Find more events around Valentine's Day here.

DeBrand Fine Chocolates - Downtown Fort Wayne - Ash Skyline Building Location

Step 3 – Additional Activities

Find some additional activities to fill your time while here! Choose from some great winter activities—like outdoor ice skating at Headwaters Park or a quick stop at one of the 4 DeBrand Fine Chocolates locations for a special treat—or consider one of our many great museums and attractions.  

Step 4 – Get a Taste of Fort Wayne

Scope out your favorite Fort Wayne eateries or try something new! Here in the City of Restaurants, you're bound to find some delicious options in whatever niche you like. From fine dining to more affordable options, make sure you book your reservation ahead of time!

Step 5 – Book a Room

Now that you have your date all planned out, why not book a room online?

Fort Wayne offers countless options to suit every style and budget—including romantic Valentine's Getaway Packages!

Step 6 – Once You're Here

Get in your car and drive to Fort Wayne.

Once you've made it, stop in at our Visitors Center to say hi and request any additional information you need for your trip! We're located at 927 S. Harrison St. 

See you soon! 

*This post was originally published in January 2018 and has been updated.