Tis’ the season for Hygge in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Pronounced “hoo-ga” this Danish and Norwegian word cannot be defined by one word, but is rather the feeling you get when you’re comfy and cozy, and enjoying the simple things of life.

Discover the secret to living well and enjoy time with your most favorite people on your next visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Experience Hygge in Fort Wayne

1.  Winter Cozy

Celebrate the spirit of hygge with your friends and cozy up with dancing, games, warm cocktails, food, live music, drink luges and more. Plus, the heated tent will feature cozy furniture.

2. Coffee Houses

Coffee shops are the perfect location to experience hygge in Fort Wayne. Especially at places like Fortezza and Firefly Coffee House whose décor and atmosphere make you feel like you’ve taken a seat at your best friend’s house.

Although DeBrand Fine Chocolates may not be a coffee house, but they offer the perfect cozy setting for enjoying a sweet treat and a coffee too!

Ht2 Hotel Tango 2 Cocktail

3. HT2

Are you looking for a night out? You too can enjoy the spirit of hygge by pulling up a seat at HT2, which features commodious cocktails and a warm fireplace to warm your spirit!

4. JK O’Donnell’s

Fireplaces are not necessary in order to enjoy hygge, but they do help! Enjoy your next meal at JK O’Donnell’s in downtown Fort Wayne to enjoy Irish pub fare and the perfect company. Failte!

Plus, JK O’Donnell’s host an Annual Winter Warmer perfect for sampling craft beer and enjoying the spirit of hygge.

5. BookHouse Studio

A place to gather, learn, explore, and create. Used in many ways the BookHouse Studio is the perfect place to celebrate and enjoy the simple things of life including activities like knitting, yoga, reading, and more!

The Find Boutique in Fort Wayne, Indiana - Holiday Shopping
Photo by Ruth Yaro

6. Fort Wayne Boutiques

The feelings of Hygge can’t be bought, but items like fuzzy socks, cozy sweaters, and soft hats and gloves can help you enjoy Hygge more! Pick up some of the coziest items at Fort Wayne boutiques like The Find – they have the softest sweaters, socks, and blankets.

Enjoy and spread all of the hygge spirit!