These are just a few of the great events happening in Fort Wayne in January. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events

Winter Bridal Spectacular

January 9 / Memorial Coliseum
Visit Northern Indiana's Premier Bridal Show featuring top wedding specialists to find everything you need to plan your perfect day under one roof, including door prizes and samples.

Fort Wayne Komets

January 5, 8, 14, 16, 22 / Memorial Coliseum
Join the jungle and cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets this month! Grab your tickets and head to the Memorial Coliseum for winter sports action.

Fort Wayne Mad Ants

January 6, 8, 15 / Memorial Coliseum
During January, bring your family and friends to catch the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on the court! Kids and adults will enjoy this fun, affordable basketball experience.

Under the Big Top – Garden Exhibit

Opens January 8 / Botanical Conservatory
Come one, come all to the greatest Circus Garden in town! Test your skills in acrobatics and tightrope walking, pose as Strong Man or Bearded Lady, while you marvel at whimsical topiary animals and plant oddities. 

Fort Wayne Philharmonic

January 22, 29 / Various Locations
Join the Fort Wayne Philharmonic for these delightful performances, including Intergalactic Fantasy and All Mozart.

Dining Table Full of Food at Three Rivers Distilling Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Savor Fort Wayne
Savor Fort Wayne

January 12 - 23 / Participating Fort Wayne Restaurants
Savor Fort Wayne returns in 2022 with 12 delicious days of menu deals! Discover special three-course deals at nearly 70 participating restaurants.


January 29 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Celebrate winter downtown with a day of family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities! Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid block of ice, shop an outdoor market, take a carriage ride and enjoy special events at the Botanical Conservatory, the Old Fort, the Allen County Public Library, and Science Central.

Winter at the Historic Old Fort

Nouvelle Annee 1750's

January 29 / The Old Fort
Experience reenactments of French Soldiers, civilians, and Native American Allies as they battle the winter elements during the French and Indian War. An immersive day of living history awaits at the Post des Miami – which would one day be known as Fort Wayne.

Dog Sweater Day

January 29 / Promenade Park
Bring your fashionable pooch to Promenade Park for a a tail-wagging time of winter style! Snap your dog's picture in front of the Bandshell and enter the "Cutest Dog Contest" determined by most likes on facebook.

January Concerts

Ring in the New Year with national touring concerts coming to The Clyde Theatre!

  • Face 2 Face: A Billy Joel and Elton John Tribute / January 22
  • Little River Band / January 23

Headwaters Park Ice Skating
Headwaters Park Ice Skating

Through February 28 / Headwaters Park
Glide and twirl into 2022 with outdoor ice skating at Headwaters Park! Grab your skates or rent a pair at the rink and hit the ice all winter long. Plus, kids 14 & under skate free on January 14 & 18.

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

January may be chilly, but it's a great time to explore new products, trip ideas, and equipment for your outdoor adventures during the summer months!

  • All American Outdoor Expo, Memorial Coliseum / January 7 - 9
  • Fort Wayne Farm Show, Memorial Coliseum / January 18 - 20

Theatre Performances

Stay warm as you enjoy a few of Fort Wayne's theatre offerings this January.

  • Play On!,  Arena Dinner Theatre / January 21 - 22, 28 - 30, February 4 - 5
  • Cats: Broadway at the Embassy / January 24 - 25