The Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale will be here before you know it! Starting February 8, you can grab your tickets for your friends and start planning a girlfriends’ getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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!

Plan your ultimate shopping getaway to Fort Wayne, and add these fun activities to your itinerary.

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.)

This offer is valid April 10 – April 14, and excludes the Collegiate collection.


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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

If you have little ones, consider discovering the great deals at the Peg Perego sale, 2019 dates to be announced. Enjoy discounts on baby strollers, car seats, high chairs and kid-sized riding toys for children and babies!

3625 Independence Drive / 800.671.1701

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 –

Debrand tour

Take a Tour!

DeBrand Fine Chocolates Open Tours

DeBrand Fine Chocolates will be offering tours every half-hour, on the hour from Tuesday, April 9 through Saturday, April 13. 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

Country Heritage Winery

Enjoy wine? Then take a visit just north of Fort Wayne to Country Heritage Winery, where you can savor free wine tastings. 

185 Co Road 68, LaOtto, IN 46763 / 260.637.2980

Discover Art and a Natural Oasis

Botanical Conservatory

The Botanical Conservatory is the perfect spot to relax and escape during your fun shopping trip. Take a trip to the Hundred Acre Wood, a special winter exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory featuring fun family-friendly displays.

1100 S. Calhoun St. / 260.427.6440

Visit the Many Other Attractions in Fort Wayne

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

Down the Line Concert at the Embassy Theatre

Make it a Night Out!

Great Fort Wayne Events

Harry Potter Film Concert Series: The Fort Wayne Philharmonic - April 10-11

TinCaps Baseball Game – April 8-11

Maumee, Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival – April 11-13

Indiana Dance Festival - April 12-14

Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market – April 13

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Opening Day – April 27

Sandwich and Fries from Tolon

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 BurgersCopper Spoon 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 (posting in late February 2019)! We still suggest purchasing your tickets ahead of time as the package will just enhance your Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale experience.

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. 

This post was originally published in February 2017 and has been updated.