These are just a few of the great events happening in Fort Wayne in August. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events.
August 10 - 15, 24 - 29 / Parkview Field
Come out to the ballpark and cheer on the TinCaps this month. Experience the excitement first-hand at one of the best Minor League Baseball stadiums in the country!
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
July 24 - August 8 / Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Combining situations from 2000-year-old comedies with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville, this Broadway musical will keep you laughing through every plot twist and turn.
River, Set, Go! Featuring the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races
August 7 / Promenade Park
The whole family is invited for a day of fun along the rivers! Cheer on the teams competing in the thrilling Dragon Boat Races, then try your hand at Dragon Boat Racing in a free Intro to Dragon Boating session on the North Dock. At 5:30 p.m., free yoga will be held in the Ambassador Enterprises Amphitheatre. At 7 p.m., kayaks, canoes, and row boats are invited to participate in The Paddle Parade starting at Guldlin Park and looping in front of Promenade Park. Stick around for a live band performance and a floating fire pit finale to cap off an exciting day.
Stock up on fresh produce and goods at Fort Wayne's outdoor farmers markets this summer. See our guide for days, times, and locations.
Downtown Sidewalk Sale
August 13 - 14 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Shop small at this lively, outdoor experience with participating retail shops and restaurants offering discounted specials as they expand their stores to the sidewalks of Downtown Fort Wayne. Local street performers and food trucks will provide a vibrant atmosphere, connecting individuals from one participating location to the next.
Fiesta Fort Wayne
August 14 / Headwaters Park Pavilions
Hispanic heritage celebration! Come for live Latino music performances all day, traditional folkloric dancing, and food trucks.
Bloom Fest: Local Arts & Nature
August 14 / Riverside Gardens Park in Leo-Cedarville, IN
Find local artists of all mediums, various artisans, indoor/outdoor plant starts, children's activities, live music, food trucks, and so much more!
Le Tour De Fort 2021
August 21 / Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot
Drink responsibly for a good cause at the 12th annual Le Tour De Fort bicycle pub-crawl. Ride between tour-friendly locations and enjoy a drink, as the event raises money for the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #40.
Post Miami: 1754 – 1763
August 28 - 29 / The Old Fort
French and British forces clash at the Old Fort as the 1700s come alive. Take a step back into America’s history as you experience battle re-enactments, visit merchants, tour the Old Fort, and talk with historical artisans. You won’t want to miss out on this free event!
Taste of the Arts Festival
August 28 / Arts Campus Fort WayneA festival for everyone’s taste! Celebrate arts and culture at the annual Taste of the Arts Festival, featuring live theater, music, dance performances, kids activities, and hybrid in-person and online activities. While you’re at it, savor delicious local food and drinks from dozens of Fort Wayne eateries and breweries.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival
August 28 – September 4 / Auburn, Indiana
Whether you’re interested in Classic Cars, swap meets, parades or antiques, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival has a little bit of everything! Visitors from around the world head to Auburn, Indiana each year for this classic car celebration for the whole family.
Open Streets 2021
August 29 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Open Streets turn streets into meeting places - to socialize and play! Open Streets is for all ages with over 100 hands-on games and activities, live music, dining at local restaurants (with street seating!), and experiencing Fort Wayne businesses in a unique way.
Lunch on the Square
Thursdays through August 26 / Freimann Square
Skip the break room and join us for lunch downtown! Every Thursday this month, enjoy the best food truck fare and live music with family, friends, and co-workers. See you at Freimann Square!
Panoramic Riverfront Tours on Sweet Breeze
Throughout the Summer
Explore the city of rivers this summer! Riverfront Boat Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn more about Fort Wayne‘s history through the riverfront! Relax and enjoy the scenery on one of our themed boat tours, departing from the docks at Headwaters Park West.
This month, enjoy tons of live music options around the city! Grab your tickets to one of these great concerts coming up in Fort Wayne.
- Steve Earle / August 3
- Theory of a Dead Man - Say Nothing Tour / August 5
- Pop Evil with Zero 9:36 and BRKN Love / August 5
- Stayin' Alive The Sound of the Bee Gees / August 7
- Bachman Cummings / August 12
- Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Experience / August 14
- ZoSo: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience / August 14
- Fort Wayne Philharmonic at Foellinger Theatre with Andrew Constantine / August 15
- George Thorogood & The Destroyers / August 20
- KT Tunstall / August 20
- Gladys Knight / August 21
- Uncle Kracker / August 23
- P.O.D. with From Ashes to New, All Good Things, and Sleep Signals / August 26
- Nightrain - The Guns N' Roses Experience / August 27
- Blues Traveler / August 27
- Samantha Fish / August 27
- Soulfly with Niviane / August 27
- Kevin Gates - Khaza Tour / August 27
- Yung Bleu / August 28
- Dire Straights Legacy / August 29
Dance the night away with some of the best bands in Fort Wayne at these much-loved summer concert series.