As we continue to move through this time of changing restrictions and guidelines, our goal is to provide Fort Wayne residents and visitors with helpful information on our attractions and venues. 

Read on to find the current status of Fort Wayne attractions, sports, music venues, shopping centers, and public services. Take a look at our calendar of events page to check for any rescheduled dates of your favorite festivals and events. 

*NOTE: We will update this list on a regular basis. Please check back frequently for updates as more information is available. 

Jump to a specific section on the list: Attractions | Venues | Public Services | Sports | Shopping | Dining | Additional Information

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Reopening Attractions and Venues in Fort Wayne

ATTRACTIONS

Allen County Public Library & The Genealogy Center | Limited
Beginning Friday, November 27 the following practices will take effect at all ACPL locations.  They will remain in place until Thursday, January 28 or until two weeks after Allen County has returned to a code orange status, whichever comes first.

  • Library materials will be available via curbside delivery only.
  • Meeting and study rooms will be unavailable to the public.
  • Other than those who have made appointments, ACPL buildings will not be open to the public.

NOTE: Hours and curbside delivery times will vary by location.
See Details, Precautions, and Branch Hours

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum | OPEN

Botanical Conservatory | OPEN

Chief Richardville House | OPEN

Combat Ops Entertainment | OPEN

Country Heritage Winery | OPEN
See Details

Firefighters Museum | OPEN

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo | Closed for the season

Fort Wayne Museum of Art | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

Fort Wayne Outfitters | OPEN
See details for rentals and in-store shopping.

Hartland Winery | OPEN
See Details

Historic Old Fort | OPEN
The Old Fort grounds are currently open for guests to walk through, however the buildings will remain closed for the time being.

Lazer X | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

Pro Bowl West | OPEN

Science Central | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

Spectrum Virtual Reality Arcade | OPEN
Reservations, Details, and Precautions

The History Center | OPEN
See Details

Tokens-N-Tickets | OPEN

Two EE's Winery | OPEN
See Details

Visitors Center | OPEN

 

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VENUES

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum | OPEN*
*Box office is open. Visit the Memorial Coliseum's website for details on concert and event dates.

Arena Dinner Theatre | Closed*
*Live performances have been suspended for the 2020-2021 season. Check the website for virtual performances.

Arts United | OPEN
See Details

Club Room at The Clyde | OPEN
Call (260) 407-8530 to reserve a table.
See Details and Precautions

The Clyde Theatre | OPEN*
Box office is open select hours Monday-Friday. See details about concert postponement dates.

Embassy Theatre | OPEN
See Details

Foellinger Outdoor Theatre | Closed for the season

469 Comedy Club | OPEN

Fort Wayne Dance Collective | OPEN*
See Details

Grand Wayne Convention Center | Open for scheduled events
See Details

Sweetwater Performance Pavilion | Closed
Find additional details here.

 

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PUBLIC SERVICES

Allen County Courthouse | OPEN

Allen County Parks | OPEN (with restrictions)
Parks and playgrounds open. Programs and rental facilities closed. See Details

Fort Wayne Parks | OPEN (with restrictions)
Parks and playgrounds open. Programs and rental facilities closed. See Fort Wayne Parks & Rec COVID-19 FAQs.

Parks and Recreation Community Centers | Closed
Will remain closed from November 23 until January 19. See Details

Riverfront Fort Wayne Programs | OPEN
Find more information here.

YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne | OPEN
See Details and Branch Hours

Citizens Square and Rousseau Centre | Closed
Will reopen on January 19 at the earliest.

 

The Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone

SPORTS

ASH Centre | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

Empowered Sports Club | OPEN*
No spectators allowed.
See Details and Precautions

Fort Wayne Curling Club | OPEN

Fort Wayne Komets | Closed

Fort Wayne Mad Ants | Closed

Fort Wayne Sport Club | OPEN

Fort Wayne TinCaps | Closed

Spiece Fieldhouse | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse | OPEN

SportONE/Parkview Icehouse | OPEN (with restrictions)
Limit 1 parent/guardian per player in the building.
See Details and Precautions

The Plex Facilities | OPEN (with restrictions)
Check here to see the reopening guide for The Plex facilities.

Turnstone | Closed

 

Spring flowers at Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center in Fort Wayne

SHOPPING

Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market | OPEN
Saturdays 9am–1pm.
See Details and Precautions

Glenbrook Square Mall | OPEN
Check here for individual store status before visiting.
See Details and Precautions

Jefferson Pointe | OPEN
Check here for individual store and restaurant status before visiting.
See Details and Precautions

Sweetwater Retail Store | OPEN
See Details and Precautions

YLNI Farmers Winter Market | OPEN
Saturdays 9am–1pm inside the Aunt Millie's Perfection Bakeries space at 350 Pearl St.
 

Please visit our Boutiques page and check with individual stores before visiting.

 

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DINING

When Allen County is designated as RED under the state executive order, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and other establishments offering in-person food and beverage service are resticted to the following:

  • Capacity limited to 50% of indoor capacity and 100% of outdoor capacity.
  • Must be closed from 12am–5am.
  • Table seating only. Bar seating closed.
  • Self-service food stations (buffets, salad bars, etc.) not permitted unless a staff member serves patrons.

Restaurants may choose to operate at a more restricted level, and some are continuing with just carryout during this time. Before visiting a restaurant, we recommend calling or visiting their website or social media pages to see what precautions and restrictions they have in place.

 

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MORE

Please visit our Visitor Information page to see more information about color coding designations and restrictions on restaurants, retail, and more. We encourage you to call or go online before visiting attractions, venues, restaurants, stores, and other locations for the latest information and precautions.

Want to be included in this list? If your attraction or venue is not included in this list and would like to be—or to update your information currently listed above—please email emilyh@visitfortwayne.com.

This post was originally published on 5/12/2020. Last updated: 11/23/2020