Discover a few of the amazing spring festivities happening in Fort Wayne this April. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events

Fort Wayne Komets Hockey

April 2, 6, 7 / Memorial Coliseum
Don’t miss the final games of the Komets’ regular season! Join the Jungle and cheer the home team on to victory.

Fort Wayne TinCaps Baseball

April 4, 5, 8 – 11, 18 – 20, 22 – 24, 30 / Parkview Field
TinCaps baseball returns for the 2019 season! Grab your tickets and head down to Parkview Field to be part of the excitement. TinCaps games offer fun, affordable experiences for the true baseball fan or anyone looking for a great time in Fort Wayne.

North American Brass Band Championships (NABBA)

April 5 – 7 / Embassy Theatre
The best brass bands in all the land will compete in Fort Wayne! Experience three days of competition featuring British-style brass music and musicians of all ages.

Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale

April 10 – 14 / Memorial Coliseum
Shop your favorite Vera Bradley prints and styles at 40-60% off retail prices! This annual event is a Fort Wayne favorite, perfect for a girls’ getaway weekend. All shoppers must complete a free registration. TIP: Skip the registration lines at the sale and pre-register here!


April is full of opportunities to shop unique sales and more! Check out a few of our other great shopping experiences coming up.

  • Gypsy Soul Vintage Market / April 6-7
  • cinda b Factory Outlet Sale / April 10-13
  • Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market - Indoor Market / Saturdays through May 11

Shopping at the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

April 10 – 11 / Embassy Theatre
Audiences can relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter in his second year at Hogwarts. Watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on the big screen, accompanied by the live Philharmonic orchestra.

Maumee, Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival

April 11 – 13 / Various Venues
Experience three days of laughter with local, regional, and national comedy acts! Enjoy stand-up comedy, improv, sketch shows, podcasts, and specialty shows. Find activities for all ages!

Indiana Dance Festival

April 12 – 14 / Arts United Center
This three-day community building event represents movement arts, wellness, and inclusion through classes, performances, lectures, networking, and more!

Montcalm & Wolfe: School of the Soldier 1752

April 13 / The Old Fort
Discover what life was like during the French and Indian War through re-enactments, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for the whole family at The Old Fort!

Performing Arts

Enjoy a taste of Fort Wayne's diverse arts community with a thrilling performance this April!

  • First Presbyterian Theater: Ben Butler / April 18 – May 4
  • all for One productions, inc:The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane / April 26 – May 5
  • Three Rivers Music Theatre: Once on this Island / April 26 – May 18
  • Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company: Jack and the Beanstalk / April 27

Broadway at the Embassy: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

April 16 / Embassy Theatre
One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The King and I, comes to life on the Embassy Theatre stage! This unconventional love story is too beautiful to miss.

Alan Jackson

April 26 / Memorial Coliseum
Grab your tickets for an evening with Country Music Hall of Famer, Alan Jackson, and special guest, William Michael Morgan. Hear your favorite hits including “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” "Gone Country,” and more!

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo: Opening Day

April 27 / Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Greet all your favorite zoo animals on opening day. Be sure to explore two NEW exhibits for 2019: monkey island and the river otters! Ride the Sky Safari, hand-feed the giraffes, pet the stingrays, and find so much more to do at one of our favorite summer attractions.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo - Lion Exhibit with Children - Fort Wayne, Indiana

“Migrations” Live Butterfly Exhibit

Opens April 27 / Botanical Conservatory
Step into the butterfly tent, where hundreds of beautiful live butterflies surround you. Observe these awe-inspiring winged creatures up close as they feed, rest, and fly. One may even land on you!

Mamma Mia!

April 27 – May 12 / Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Experience the characters, story, and unforgettable music you love from the hit musical, Mamma Mia! Enjoy this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship set in Greek island paradise.

Michiana Wine Festival

April 27 / Headwaters Park
This 21+ festival features over 100 Indiana wines to sample, a spring craft market, food trucks, and live music! You can even start celebrating early at the Night Wine at the Line 5K on Friday, April 26.


From rock & roll hits to classical favorites, catch one of these concerts around Fort Wayne this month!

  • Thunderstruck / April 5
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Sibelius 2 / April 6
  • Boney James: The Honestly Tour / April 25
  • MercyMe’s Imagine Nation Tour / April 27
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: The Fantastic Symphony / April 27

Botanical Conservatory Butterfly Exhibit

Northern Indiana Pet Expo

April 27 – 28 / Memorial Coliseum
Pets and their owners are invited to the Northern Indiana Pet Expo! Snag new toys and treats for your furry friends, try out the dog park obstacle course, adopt a new friend, and more.

Earth Day Fort Wayne

April 28 / Eagle Marsh
Join staff and friends of Little River Wetlands Project for hands-on learning opportunities at Eagle Marsh for the 8th Annual Earth Day Fort Wayne event.


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