These are a few of the great events happening in Fort Wayne in January. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events

Mad Ants Basketball

January 3, 6 / Memorial Coliseum
Join the fun at the Memorial Coliseum, and help cheer on the Mad Ants to victory in January!

The Accidentals

January 6 / C2G Music Hall
Dance the night away at C2G Music Hall when The Accidentals take the stage. A winner of the Emerging Artist Series, this band is one you won’t want to miss!

Komet Hockey

January 7, 13, 15, 20 / Memorial Coliseum
Will you be joining the jungle as the Fort Wayne Komets hit the ice in January? Help Icy D. Eagle cheer on the Komets as they face off against their opponents!

Savor Fort Wayne Tucano's

Savor Fort Wayne

January 11-22 / 40 Participating Restaurants
This year is the biggest year yet! Diners can choose from over 40 participating Savor restaurants, with everything from sushi to Ethiopian. There's something for everyone during these 12 delicious days!

JK O’Donnell’s 4th Annual Winter Warmer

January 14 / JK O’Donnell’s
For the 21 and older crowd, warm up this winter with this fun craft beer sampling event at JK O’Donnell’s. Get your tickets now!

Mary Poppins Garden Exhibit - Fort Wayne Botanical Conservatory

Winter Exhibits –

In January, there are new exhibits coming to some of Fort Wayne's attractions! Make sure you carve out time to explore the new displays and interactive exhibits for a fun indoor winter activity.

  • Mary Poppins Garden Party
    January 14 – April 2 / Botanical Conservatory
  • The Zula Patrol: Mission Weather
    January 14 – May 28 / Science Central

Broadway at the Embassy: Rodger & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

January 17 / Embassy Theatre
This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love - the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more - plus some surprising new twists!

Fort Wayne Farm Show

January 17-19 / Memorial Coliseum
As one of the most respected farm shows, attracting qualified attendees from many states! Visitors can enjoy the latest farm technology the industry has to offer along with the area's largest variety of farm machinery equipment all in one location.

Tchaikovsky Spectacular

January 18 / Embassy Theatre
Featuring two acts, this spectacular State Ballet Theatre of Russia performance will include highlights from Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker!

Fort Wayne Philharmonic at the Embassy

The Phil Pops Series: Rock On!

January 21 / Embassy Theatre
Journey back through the rock and pop hits of the 70s and 80s with three dynamic vocal artists. Rock On! is certain to be a hit with audiences of all ages.

WWE Live!

January 22 / Memorial Coliseum
WWE returns to Fort Wayne with all of your favorite stars! Come enjoy the Women’s Superstars Championship, World Championship, and the Tag Team Championship.

Mizpah Shrine Circus & Fair

January 26-29 / Memorial Coliseum
Year after year, this family-friendly event brings smiles and excitements through fun acts like hilarious clowns, and many other talented performers!

2nd Annual Beer and Bacon Fest

January 27 / Memorial Coliseum
Beer, bacon, and live music - what more do you need! Enjoy a variety of beer samples, games, dancing, and fun at the 2nd Annual Beer and Bacon Fest.

Outdoor Show Getaway

8th Annual Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show

January 27 – 29 / Memoria Coliseum
Plan your outdoor adventures, shop for recreational products from over 100 exhibitors, enjoy demonstrations like the Lumberjack show, and much more!

Winterval & Winter Cozy

January 27 & 28 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Bundle up and join the 5th annual Winterval celebration for a full day of winter activities! Plus, new this year, enjoy the Winter Cozy, a 21 and older event on January 27 at the Wells Street Bridge. This new Winterval event will feature a heated tent, bonfires, live music and beverages designed to warm you up!

Sound and Shadow Silent Film Series – The Adventures of Prince Achmed

January 28 / Cinema Center
Enjoy the oldest surviving animated feature film that displays the work of Lotte Reiniger, and follow the wonderful tale of The Adventures of Prince Achmed!