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Our Visitors Center is thrilled to assist visitors with itinerary suggestions, directions, brochures, maps, and coupons to help you plan the perfect trip to Fort Wayne! Come visit us at 927 S. Harrison St. in downtown Fort Wayne.

Shop our Visitors Center Store for a great selection of Fort Wayne merchandise — including local art prints, mugs and drinkware, t-shirts and apparel, books, postcards, gifts, and souvenirs! We also offer selections from DeBrand Fine Chocolates and Vera Bradley (in-store only). Check out the online store at


Seasonal Sights of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Spring Checklist: ☐ Have a wild time during opening weekend at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. ☐ Grab your mitt for opening weekend at a TinCaps baseball game! ☐ Get outdoors to explore Fort Wayne’s gardens and parks in bloom. Spring bulb lovers will enjoy Foster Park, while rose enthusiasts should…

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The Genealogy Center: Monthly Virtual Programming

The Genealogy Center and the expert genealogists who work there are a treasure trove of family history information. Even if you can’t visit the Genealogy Center in person, their services, information, and collection can be accessed virtually! One of their greatest gifts is their monthly virtual programming. Every month the Genealogy Center plans programs for you to enjoy twice a week…

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Instagram-Worthy Foodie Creations

Home to amazing foodie favorites, Fort Wayne offers an unlimited selection of dishes and drinks that look as delicious as they taste! Before you take the first bite, remember to grab a photo and share with #MyFortWayne for a chance to be featured. Brunch may be the best meal of the week! Avocado…

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Black-Owned Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known as a "City of Restaurants" for a reason. Read on to discover some of the Black-owned restaurants, food trucks, breweries, bakeries, and markets in Fort Wayne. From barbecue to soul food, and everything in between, your taste buds will thank you…

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10 Under 10 Activities in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Save in Fort Wayne with these ten activities. Botanical Conservatory - $7 Always in season, immerse yourself in nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. Be sure to tour the Showcase Garden – the scene for the featured exhibit! DeBrand Chocolate Tour - $10 Enjoy a DeBrand Fine…

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Black-Owned Retail in Fort Wayne

This blog is one in a series of posts celebrating and highlighting Black-owned restaurants, Black artists, musicians, and photographers, and Black-owned retail in Fort Wayne. You can also find other Black-owned businesses in this Facebook group. *Know of additional Black-owned retail in Fort Wayne…

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Pedal & Paddle in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Let’s explore! No matter your adventure type – from soft adventure to more active thrills – Fort Wayne has an outdoor activity for you! We are known for our three rivers and more than 120 miles of trails, and they are all waiting for you to explore! Paddles Up With 8 miles of riverfront in downtown…

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