Fort Wayne, Indiana is the place to be this summer. We're fun, we're family-friendly, and we love our visitors. So without further ado, let the countdown begin!

Crowd at Taste of the Arts

Can't Miss Summer Events in Fort Wayne, Indiana

10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre kicks-off its next performance series with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. See it July 27 through August 11.

9. 4th of July Fireworks

Fort Wayne’s 4th of July fireworks show takes place downtown but can be seen from many surrounding neighborhoods. The show begins around 10PM.

Science Central's Science on a Sphere Exhibit - Fort Wayne, Indiana

8. Science Central

Check out the Robots touring exhibit beginning June 1, 2019.

7. Taste of the Arts

Indulge in an experience of Fort Wayne's vibrant arts and food scene at Taste of the Arts, August 23-24. This downtown festival features free kids activities, food, and performances surrounding a four-block area!

Peaches and blueberries at the outdoor farmers market

6. Downtown Farmers Market

Farmers markets abound this time of year and Fort Wayne is home to many.

5. Foellinger Outdoor Concert Series

Get your live music fix at the Foellinger Outdoor Theater. The season runs through August 22 and ends with a live performance by Vince Gill.

Colorful sunset over a TinCaps game at Parkview Field

4. TinCaps Baseball

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are already swinging this season. With affordable tickets, excellent concessions, and a top-rated ballpark, TinCaps baseball never disappoints!

Children petting stingrays at the Stingray Bay exhibit at Fort Wayne's Children's Zoo in Fort Wayne, Indiana

3. Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Consistently voted a top attraction in Indiana, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is a must-see. Look for many improvements this year, including remodeled exhibits for the river otters and capuchin monkeys!

2. Promenade Park

Scheduled to open on August 9, 2019. Promenade Park is a brand new, collaborative effort to celebrate Fort Wayne’s three rivers.

Family in Ferris Wheel at Three River Festival

1. Three Rivers Festival

Fifty-one years and counting, the Three Rivers Festival is an evolving classic for the masses. This year's amusement park will feature many new rides guaranteed to thrill and amaze! Live music, great food, tons of events and a feeling of community make “TRF” the #1 can’t-miss event in Fort Wayne this summer.