Fall Festivals

Throughout October / Fort Wayne Area

Enjoy fun fall activities like pumpkin picking, corn mazes, crafts, treats and more at many of the fall festivals in the Fort Wayne area!

Moose Lake Fall Festival

October 8 / Moose Lake Christian Craft Village

Take in the season and enjoy talented chainsaw carvers demonstrate their talent, listen to the music on stage, and watch a Soarin' Hawks Birds of Prey demonstration.

Wild Zoo Halloween

October 14 - October 29 / Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Enjoy the beautiful colors of fall in the beautiful Fort Wayne Children's Zoo as the little one's enjoy trick-or-treating for candy, navigating the mini maze, or picking a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Patch! There will be many kid-friendly activities, animals to see. Wild Zoo Halloween is only available during the weekends in October.

Kuehnert Farm Fall Festival

Through October 23 / Kuehnert Dairy Farm

Discover life on a dairy farm with a farm tour, and enjoy the 5-acre corn maze, a straw mountain, hayrides, pumpkin painting, children’s activities, and many more activities!

Amazing Fall Fun

Through October 30 / Waterloo, IN

Explore a 12-acre corn maze, a 6-acre pumpkin patch, and have fun with the many family activities, farm games, hayrides, and more!

Salomon Farm Fall Festival

Fall Outlet Sales

This fall enjoy two bargain hunter's delights: the cinda B Factory Outlet Sale and the Matilda Jane Warehouse Sale! Enjoy shopping for great bargains on handbags and travel bags, and whimsical children’s and women’s clothes!

cinda B

October 12-15 / cinda B Corporate Headquarters

Matilda Warehouse Sale

October 28-29 / Memorial Coliseum

Matilda Jane Warehouse Sale - Fort Wayne, IN

Fall Events

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

October 1 / Allen County Public Library Downtown

Follow the Indiana Bicentennial Torch relay as it makes its way through Allen County! Plus, enjoy an All-In block party at the downtown library where you can view the Indiana Bicentennial Experience.

The Phil Masterworks: Opening Night - Olga Kern Plays Rachmaninoff

October 1 / Embassy Theatre

Enjoy opening night of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Masterworks series with Olga Kern as she plays Rachmaninoff. Olga Kern is recognized for her vivid stage presence, passionate musicianship, and extraordinary technique. This striking pianist promises to captivate audiences in one of Rachmaninoff’s most treasured works!

Miami Indian Heritage Days

October 1 / Chief Richardville House

Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. On this day you can enjoy discovering life during the Miami Harvest. Learn about edible and usable plants and materials with Dani Tippman.

Fort Wayne Youtheatre presents The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

October 7-9 / Auer Center Black Box Theatre

Explore the spooky Legend of Sleepy Hollow as it comes to life in this innovative immersive theatre experience! Audience members will be put directly in the story. Meet all of the characters and follow along with this classic tale!

Soulless Science

October 7 / Science Central

Get up close and personal with the paranormal while exploring Science Central after dark! Enjoy working out the mystery, performing supernatural experiments, and tasting some spooktacular fare. Will you be able to solve this tale?

Tickled Pink

October 7 / Vera Bradley

Enjoy an evening of fun and friendship, and help Vera Bradley raise funds for breast cancer research. Guests will be able to enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of new Vera Bradley colors, styles, trends, and a behind-the-scenes tour of the newly expanded Distribution Center. Plus, you can get a taste of creative culinary selections and fine cocktails from the best of Fort Wayne’s caterers and restaurants.

Food trucks lined up and waiting for patrons before lunch hour in Fort Wayne, IN.

Foodstock 2016

October 8 / Headwaters Park

Ever wish to try Fort Wayne’s food trucks? Now is your chance at this free event. There’s something for everyone with a variety of sweet and savory trucks to choose from. Plus, there will be a beer tent and free entertainment.

Surprise Cinema

October 13 / Guildlin Park, Fort Wayne

Join Riverfront Fort Wayne for a one-of-a-kind immersive movie experience. In partnership with Cinema Center, this event will allow you the chance to experience a favorite movie first hand. With the purchase of your ticket, you will be informed when and where to arrive, and what your attire should be for the evening. Every piece of information you receive will be a clue as to what movie will be presented that evening. Join us for an experience you will never forget!

Old Fort Lantern Tours on Fright Night - Fort Wayne

Fright Night in Downtown Fort Wayne

October 15 / Downtown Fort Wayne

Enjoy a night of fun frights and harrowing haunts in downtown Fort Wayne at the most anticipated Halloween event, Fright Night. Featuring the parade of the undead – the “Zombie Walk,” and many other great activities like lantern tours, the ghostly gala, and a concert by Here Come the Mummies!

Event activities begin at 10:00 am and ends around 11:00 pm. The Zombie Walk will begin at 5:30 pm.

Fort Wayne Komets Hockey

October 15 / Memorial Coliseum

The Komets are back in action with their home opener against the Quad City Mallards. Join the jungle and help cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets as they make another run for a championship!

Chris Young with Dan + Shay, and Cassadee Pope

October 28 / Memorial Coliseum

Dance the night away at the Memorial Coliseum as some of country music’s finest grace the stage. Enjoy music from Chris Young, Dan + Shay, and Cassadee Pope!