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

Arab Fest

June 1 – 2 / Headwaters Park
Take part in a two-day celebration of Arab culture! Try a delicious falafel, relax with the rich sounds of Arab music, enjoy camel rides, and browse the Souk – a marketplace filled with art, leather goods, candles, tea, and more.

Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle

June 1 / Arts Campus Fort Wayne
Cyclists begin at Arts Campus Fort Wayne and set off on one of five tour distances. The excitement continues at the Finish Line Celebration with family-friendly activities, food trucks, a beer garden, and the Spring Cycle Expo!

TinCaps Baseball

June 1, 2, 4 – 6, 14 – 16, 25 – 30 / Parkview Field
Grab your tickets and come cheer on the TinCaps this month. Experience the excitement first-hand at one of the best Minor League Baseball stadiums in the country!

Germanfest 2016 - Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana


June 2 – 9 / Headwaters Park
Come eat, drink, and dance together during a week-long celebration of German heritage! Don’t miss the traditional festival tent opening at 11am on June 5 – complete with homemade sauerkraut.

Paul McCartney

June 3 / Memorial Coliseum
Experience a night of music with the legendary Paul McCartney, whose songs have transformed the music industry for the last 50 years. Hear personal stories from his years in music, songs from his solo career, and beloved tunes from The Beatles catalog.

Criss Angel

June 4 / Embassy Theatre
Don’t miss your chance to see the incredible Criss Angel in Fort Wayne! He has dominated the world of magic for years, and his unplugged show is a theatrical experience sure to thrill audiences.

Touring Concerts

Find a concert for every taste this June! Experience amazing tunes at one of these touring shows.

  • Tesla / June 3
  • Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels with Duke Tumatoe & the Power Trio / June 7
  • Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles / June 14
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band with Samantha Fish / June 14
  • Melissa Etheridge – The Medicine Show / June 19
  • Boz Scaggs / June 19
  • Billy Currington / June 20
  • Los Lonely Boys / June 28
  • Béla Fleck & The Fleckstones / June 29

Rock the Plaza 2016

New Haven Canal Days

June 4 – 8 / Downtown New Haven
This annual festival celebrates the Hoosier spirit with a weekend of family-friendly fun! Enjoy the festivities in New Haven, just a short drive from downtown Fort Wayne.

Migrations—Live Butterfly Exhibit

Through July 7 / Botanical Conservatory
Step inside the exhibit tent for an up-close look at live butterflies. Learn how local plants help caterpillars grow into incredible winged creatures!

Fort Wayne Air Show

June 8 – 9 / Fort Wayne 122nd Air National Guard Base
The Fort Wayne Air Show takes off with two days of non-stop, high-flying action! This free festival features the US Air Force Thunderbirds, world-class parachuters and air performers, ground entertainment, a 21+ beer garden, and more.

Siege of Fort Wayne 1812

June 8 – 9 / The Old Fort
Experience living history as The Old Fort recreates the events of the historic Siege of Fort Wayne during the War of 1812. The weekend features battle reenactments, period artisans, demonstrations, and hands-on children’s activities!

Hozier: Wasteland, Baby! Tour

June 11 / Clyde Theatre
Catch Hozier’s Wasteland, Baby! Tour live at The Clyde Theatre, Fort Wayne’s newest concert venue! Don’t miss Grammy-nominated tunes from this indie rock favorite.

Hot Rod Power Tour

June 13 / Memorial Coliseum (Parking Lot)
Celebrating 25 years, the seven-day, seven-city HOT ROD Power Tour brings more than 6,000 vehicles to Fort Wayne! The event is free for spectators, with free parking at Purdue University Fort Wayne.

BBQ Ribfest

June 13 – 16 / Headwaters Park
Mark your calendars for BBQ Ribfest! Whether you prefer hot and spicy or sweet and tangy, your taste buds are in for a delicious time. Come enjoy four days of brews, live music, and of course finger lickin’ good barbecue!

Gearfest 2017 in Fort Wayne, Indiana


June 21 – 22 / Sweetwater
Calling all music lovers! Check out a weekend of deals, workshops, performances, and giveaways at Sweetwater. Both days are free and open to the public!

Summer Concert Series

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs or dance the night away with some of the best bands in Fort Wayne!

  • Friday Nites Live / Fridays / Jefferson Pointe
  • Rock the Plaza / Saturdays / Allen County Public Library
  • Summer Nights at the Embassy / Wednesdays / Embassy Theatre

Rock N Brew

June 22 / Parkview Field
Grab a ticket for one of the area’s largest beer tastings! Join the fun at Parkview Field and discover over 100 beers to sample.

International Jugglers Association Festival

June 24 – 30 / Embassy Theatre
Jugglers from around the country will visit Fort Wayne for an incredible week of workshops, competitions, and much more. Don’t miss your chance to catch one of the thrilling juggling shows!


June 27 – 30 / Headwaters Park
Enjoy a taste of Greek culture during this annual celebration at Headwaters Park. Experience four days of Greek cuisine, music, dancing, and more!

Dancing at GreekFest


June 29 / Corner of Wayne and Calhoun – Downtown Fort Wayne
Enjoy an exciting celebration of the street performer! BuskerFest is a family-friendly festival featuring quirky and unexpected live art. Discover living statues, chalk artists, aerialists, fire dancers, jugglers, mimes and more. Free admission!

Lunch on the Square

Thursdays through August 29 / Freimann Square
Every Thursday this summer, grab a bite from your favorite Fort Wayne food trucks and enjoy a relaxing lunch in the park! Music, activities, and food truck fare are available 11:30AM – 1:30PM.

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