Every winter the Memorial Coliseum has a handful of shows that provide visitors a great opportunity to enjoy an indoor activity. Pick a few of your favorites and make it a weekend getaway!
*Insider Tip: remember to take extra cash because parking is $5
Make sure you also plan a nice meal out! If you're in town between January 13 and January 24, take advantage of Savor Fort Wayne and try a special menu for only $30 at one of the participating restaurants!
- Fort Wayne Farm Show is back for its 27th year of bringing amazing vendors, and a great education to the community about the latest farm technology and equipment.
Dates and Times: January 12-14
Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm, Wednesday 9 am - 8 pm and Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
- Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show features more than 100 exhibitors and is the perfect place to plan your outdoor adventures. There will be lumberjack shows, boat display, kayak rides, and more at this 7th annual show.
Dates and Times: January, 22 -24
Friday Noon - 10 pm, Saturday 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Cost: $10 adults, $5 active/ veteran military, children 12 and under free (Admission valid all 3 days and for re-entry)
Deal: $2 off with online coupon or $2 off with Mizpah Shrine Circus ticket stub
*Enter here for a chance to win a Fort Wayne Shows Getaway and make sure you check out a participating Savor Fort Wayne restaurant before the show!
- Beer & Bacon Fest will feature local craft beers with sizzling bacon-inspired bites for a brew-filled evening complete with live music, a caricaturist and silent auction benefiting Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.
Dates and Times: Friday, January 22 from 6 pm - 10 pm
Cost: $25 for adults ages 21+, $40 for a couple and $15 for designated drivers
- Get Fit Expo is a new show that will feature lifestyle seminars, interactive activities, health screenings, and more!
Dates and Times: January 23-24
Saturday 10 am - 8 pm and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Cost: $10 adults, children 12 and under are free
Deal: $2 off coupon at Fort Wayne's two Dick's Sporting Goods' stores after Christmas, and online after Jan. 1
- Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show will feature more than 100,000 square feet of RVs!
Dates and Times: January 28-31
Thursday - Saturday 12 pm - 9 pm, and Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm
Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, $2 for children 5-12, family day pass (2 adults and up to 3 children) for $16
- WMEE Baby Fair & Family Expo is returning for its 27th year with many of the best products and services on display for you and your family.
Dates and Times: Saturday, February 7 from 8 am - 3 pm
- Fort Wayne Boat Show is back for the 35th year with over 60 exhibitors and 20 area marine dealers from Indiana and Michigan. The show will feature goods and services for wet-suits, wake boards, water toys, piers, lifts, and more!
Dates and Times: February 11 - 14
Thursday - Friday 3 pm - 9 pm, Saturday 11 am - 9 pm and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Cost: $10 for adults and children 12 and under are free.
Deals are available on fortwayneboatshow.com
- Fort Wayne Women's Expo invites you to discover your style, rejuvenate your body and mind and explore new ideas by enjoying free spa treatments, fashion shows, shopping, wellness talks and more with your girlfriends.
Dates and Times: February 20 -21
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Cost: $7 and children 12 and under are free
- Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show will feature more than 650 exhibitors with endless products and services that cater to all things home - both indoors and out, décor, and much more! There will be education seminars on gardening, grilling. Bring the kids for the "Alice in Wonderland" children's area where there will be a petting zoo, dance demos and more!
Dates and Times: February 25 - 28
Thursday - Friday 11 am - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 9 pm and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Cost: $10 for adults, $6 for seniors, and children 15 and under are free
Deal: $1 off admission with one canned good item benefiting Community Harvest Food Bank
- Gun & Knife Show will feature one of the largest selections of guns and knives in the area. Come shop, sell or just look!
Dates and Times: March 5 - 6
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 3 pm
Cost: $6 for adults, Kids (6-12) for $2 and kids under 6 are free
- Northern Indiana Golf Show presented by Fort Wayne Newspapers will allow visitors to learn from PGA pros and shop at all the best area golf retailers in one location. The show will feature stage demonstrations, demo driving range, skills challenges and more!
Dates and Times: March 12 - 13
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 3 pm
- Alpaca Owners Association National Halter Show & Auction will allow visitors to learn about the growing alpaca industry
Dates and Times: March 18 - 20
The auction will be held, Friday, March 18 at 4:30 pm
- Shipshewana on the Road will feature many of the dealers from the Shipshewana, IN outdoor market indoors at the Memorial Coliseum.
Dates and Times: March 25 - 26
Saturday 9 am - 6 pm and Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Cost: $4 for adults and children 12 and under are free
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