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


Opens July 1 / Botanical Conservatory
Celebrate Fort Wayne’s German sister city, Gera! Enjoy this special garden of European flavor as you learn about Gera’s respect for both nature and history.

Red, White, and Blue Celebrations

Happy Independence Day! Grab your best red, white, and blue outfits and check out great ways to celebrate July 4th in Fort Wayne.

  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Patriotic Pops / July 1
  • 4 Miles on the Fourth / July 4
  • 4th of July Fireworks / July 4

Fort Wayne TinCaps

July 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 29, 31 / 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!

Three Rivers Festival River

Three Rivers Festival

July 7-15 / Downtown Fort Wayne

The annual Three Rivers Festival offers excitement for families and friends in downtown Fort Wayne! July 7-15, enjoy festival fare from the Food Alley and events including the Chalk Walk, Bed Race and Children's Fest. Don't miss the Parade on July 8, and special concerts all week long!

Three Rivers Music Theatre: Spring Awakening

July 7-16 / Wunderkammer Company
Grab a ticket for this coming-of-age journey, following the a group students in late 19th century Germany. A hit Broadway musical, Spring Awakening discovers the trials and exhilaration of being a teenager.

Open Streets

July 9 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Open Streets will temporarily close the street to vehicles and OPEN it for walkers, bike riders and roller skaters. This free, family-friendly event includes activity hubs with live music and fun activities to get you moving!


July 15 / Botanical Conservatory
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the smooth musical stylings of local jazz artists at the Botanical Conservatory’s outdoor gardens. Stick around to watch the Three Rivers Festival fireworks right from your seat.

Brit Floyd

July 16 / Embassy Theatre
Don’t miss the world’s greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd! With its stunning light show and incredible sound, Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life.

Friday Nites Live - Crowd on Grass

Diana Ross

July 16 / Foellinger Outdoor Theatre
One of the most iconic singers of all time brings her talent to the stage for an open-air, summer performance. Diana Ross will inspire her audience as she has for over 40 years.

Feel the Rhythm in July

This month, there's live music for all ages and interests to enjoy! Grab your tickets to one of these great concerts in Fort Wayne.

St. Joe Pickle Festival

July 20-22 / St. Joe, Indiana
Enjoy this old time festival named one of Food Network's “All American Festivals.” Just a quick drive outside of Fort Wayne, find good food, music, a parade, fireworks, vendors, kid's rides, pickle factory tours, and more.

Fort Wayne Pride Fest

July 21-22 / Headwaters Park
Fort Wayne Pride returns with two days of fun and celebration for the whole family! Check out vendor markets, live entertainment, and an area filled with activities just for kids.

Beauty and the Beast

July 22 - August 6 / Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Step into the enchanted world of the Beauty and the Beast, as this modern Broadway classic brings the beloved animated characters to life. Relive this timeless tale live in Fort Wayne!

Broadway Street Stroll

July 23 / Broadway, Fort Wayne
Celebrate the creative energy stirring and moving in the Broadway corridor of Fort Wayne. This one-day street festival features unique art, music, food and brews.

Allen County Fair

July 25-30 / Allen County Fairgrounds
Head out to the Allen County Fairgrounds for six days of carnival rides, animal shows, live music, a parade, and the famous pig wrestling events!

Barr Street Farmers Marketing - Fort Wayne, IN

Summer Farmers Markets

Time to stock up on fresh, locally-sourced produce!

  • Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market
  • New Haven Farmers Market
  • Salomon Farmers Market
  • YLNI Farmers Market

Berne Swiss Days

July 27-29 / Berne Community
Don’t miss this celebration of Swiss heritage! Enjoy authentic Swiss costume, great food, polka dancing, merchandise and live music.

Ikasucon 2017

July 28-30 / Grand Wayne Convention Center
Fans of Japanese animation/culture, video games, and manga are invited to this annual convention. Ikasucan celebrates its 10th year in Fort Wayne!

Hotel California

July 29 / Foellinger Outdoor Theatre
Join the wildly popular Eagles tribute band for an evening of timeless Eagles hits!

Colonial America on the Frontier

July 29-30 / The Old Fort
Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the American Revolution! Spend the day with Continental Army and British forces re-enactors, as they bring the daily activities from this time period to life.