If you want to enjoy the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale with your family, make it a trip to Fort Wayne with great events and activities happening at the same time!

Starting January 22, you can grab your tickets and start planning your family shopping getaway to Fort Wayne.

Once you cross the sale off your bucket list, you'll want to check out the many other fun activities happening around Fort Wayne that week!


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Continue Your Shopping Fun

Vera Bradley – Jefferson Pointe Store Discount

After scouring the tables full of discounted items at the sale, head over Jefferson Pointe to shop at the Vera Bradley. Store and enjoy 25% off your entire full-price purchase. To enjoy this offer just bring proof of shopping (receipt or the bag stuffer, receipt.)

This offer is valid April 11 – April 15, and excludes the Collegiate collection.


Shop till you Drop at Jefferson Pointe

Before you head back to the Memorial Coliseum area, shop at all of the other Jefferson Pointe shopping destinations like J. Jill, White House Black Market, Von Maur, Barnes and Noble, and more. Plus, make sure you grab a savings book full of offers to Jefferson Pointe merchants. Pick your savings book up at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center, on the shuttle, or at the Jefferson Pointe office.

4130 W. Jefferson Blvd. / 260.459.1160

Discount Shop at the Peg Perego Sale

Great for the whole family, consider discovering the great deals at the Peg Perego sale Thursday, April 12 – Saturday, April 14. Enjoy discounts on baby strollers, car seats, high chairs and kid-sized riding toys for children and babies!

Thursday, April 12 - Friday, April 13: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 14: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

3625 Independence Drive / 800.671.1701

The Find - Shopping Boutique - Fort Wayne, Indiana

Boutique Shopping

Shop for the unique at some of Fort Wayne’s great local specialty shops. There are great boutiques in downtown, outside of downtown, Covington Plaza, and more!

Fort Wayne Boutique Shopping List – VisitFortWayne.com/Boutiques

Take a Tour!

DeBrand Fine Chocolates Open Tours

DeBrand Fine Chocolates will be offering tours every half-hour, on the hour from Tuesday, April 10 through Saturday, April 14. The cost is $5 per person with each guest receiving a rebate of $5 off a purchase of $10 or more. Come view their chocolate making kitchens and see the artisan process involved in creating their coveted chocolates. You will also enjoy several gourmet samples along the way!

10105 Auburn Park Drive / 10:00 am - 6:00 pm / 260.969.8343

Botanical Conservatory - Indoor Winter Fun

Discover Fort Wayne Attractions

The Botanical Conservatory is the perfect spot to relax and escape with your family. Keep an eye out for their annual Butterfly exhibit, where you can view these winged beauties up close and personal.

Enjoy museums and attractions including ArtlinkCastle Gallery, the Fort Wayne Museum of Artthe History CenterScience Central, and more. There are plenty of things to do and see in Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Welcome Sign - Autumn 2016

Make it a Night Out!

Great Fort Wayne Events

Fort Wayne Philharmonic - Peter and the Wolf – April 8

Broadway at the Embassy: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story – April 11

TinCaps Baseball Game – April 8-12

Maumee, Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival – April 12-15

The Music of Led Zeppelin by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic – April 13

Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market – April 14

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Opening Day – April 21

Bravas Hamburgers - Fort Wayne

Taste of Fort Wayne          

Savor the flavors of Fort Wayne! Try some of our local favorites including Tolon, the Dash-InCindy's DinerJK O'Donnell'sAsakusaBravas BurgersWine Down and more. Whatever your taste buds prefer, Fort Wayne is bound to have something that suits!

Do you want to make it an extraordinary shopping event with friends? Register to win a Girlfriends Getaway at visitfortwayne.com/veragetaway!

Need help finding more things to do? Visit our Calendar of Events or stop by the Visitors Center, located at 927 S. Harrison Street! You can also call one of our Visitor Information Specialists at 260-424-3700.