New Haven Indiana's annual Canal Days Festival provides plenty of family fun and entertainment, with a small city feel. This neighboring city to Fort Wayne packs a big punch when it comes to summer fun. Often described as a "front-porch" community, more than 14,000 people call New Haven home. Canal Days 2012 runs from June 5 to 9.
Highlights from this year's schedule of events include:
Friday, June 1 Car Show
Tuesday, June 5 Army Invades Schnelker Park
Wednesday, June 6 Karaoke Night Teen Glow Dance
Thursday, June 7 Quilt Show Movie Night
Friday, June 8 Senior Picnic
Saturday, June 9 Parade Kids Day Cornhole TournamentThe midway and vendors are open daily. Visit Canal Days online for a full schedule of events and times. Registration forms for the "Wellness 4 Everyone" 5K race, held Saturday, June 9, are available here. For more information on Canal Days visit the event website and join the Canal Days group on Facebook. New Haven is located just east of Fort Wayne, only a 12 minute drive from downtown.