Visiting Fort Wayne on a Monday? The Fort Wayne Visitors Center is a great resource to find out what events are going on around town, and what attractions and activities are open throughout Fort Wayne!

The next time you are in Fort Wayne on a Monday, consider these options below.

Parks, Trails, and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Enjoy some of the 86 miles of trails, numerous parks and playgrounds, 10 splash pads, and the beautiful Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

If you’re looking to take a nice stroll or bike ride in Fort Wayne, grab your trail map and explore. From trails winding through city parks and next to our rivers to trails that will take you into beautiful natural habitats, there is something new around every bend.

If you’d like to take a picnic lunch, pick a nice spot at one of our beautiful parks or gardens. Some local favorites are Lakeside, Shoaff, Foster, Headwaters, or Swinney. Take a frisbee or ball to toss around for extra fun!

Or for one of those hot summer days, take the kids to one of the 10 splashpads located around Fort Wayne!

Take a journey to Africa, Australia, and an Indonesian Rainforest at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Your family will love 40 acres of animals, rides and
beautifully landscaped grounds. Feed the giraffes, pet a stingray, or search for the Sumatran tigers all at the zoo! Admission is $14 for adults (ages 19-59), $9 for children (ages 2-18), $10.50 for Seniors (ages 60+), and children 1 and under are free.

Research and Read

Head over to the downtown Allen County Public Library where there are many treasures to find! Consider researching your family history in the Genealogy Center!

The Firefighters' Museum is another great place to discover! The museum is open Mon.-Sat. 10 am - 4 pm, but make sure you call ahead to ensure they're open. Admission is $4 for adults.

Consider the History Center where you can see more than 26,000 artifacts that represent the history of Fort Wayne and Allen County. The History Center is open Mon. - Fri. 10 am - 5 pm, Sat. 12 - 5 pm, and the first Sunday of the month 12 - 5 pm unless otherwise noted. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and youth, and children 2 and under are free.

Take a walking tour of the Allen County Courthouse any day of the week and browse the Beaux Art design and more than 15,000 sq.ft. of scagliola. Get a self-guided tour brochure by visiting

Go Shopping

The Glenbrook Square and Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center are two great options to find many stores. Also, check out The City Exchange shops located just around the corner from the Visitors Center: open Mon. - Sat. from 12 - 7 pm.

Burn Some Energy

Head north to UltraZone or Lazer X for some laser tag fun or go to Crazy Pinz where you can go bowling or even play mini golf.

Eat Out

Consider dining out at many of the local restaurants in the City of Restaurants!

Plan your visit now by checking out area hotel deals

The Visitors Center is located at 927 S. Harrison Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. 

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