Fort Wayne has a lot to offer during the day with restaurants, shops, museums, and more, but many of them close as early as 10 or 11 pm. However, Fort Wayne does have hidden gems sprinkled throughout downtown and other parts of the city for the late-night crowd. Whether you visit a bar, a dance club, or a place to let out your inner child, you’re sure to have a good time at these late-night places.

Late Night Food in Fort Wayne

The bar at Deer Park

Deer Park Irish Pub

Deer Park Irish Pub offers more than the typical bar experience. They often host events and activities that include weekly karaoke, holiday celebrations like St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, beer tastings, and festivals. Their drink menu consists of wines and nearly 100 craft beers, and their food menu consists of appetizer-like foods and a Taco Tuesday special.

Henry’s Restaurant

Henry’s is a perfect downtown restaurant to visit. They offer a variety of food and drink options that will appeal to anyone in your group. Along with daily dinner specials, Henry’s has appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, steaks, wings, pastas, and fish dishes. Their drink menu includes many beer options such as drafts, ales, lagers, porters, domestic, and gluten-free.

Peanuts Food and Spirits

Looking for a great restaurant to enjoy cheap chicken wings? Peanuts has Wing Nights with discounted wings in over 15 different flavors. For the non-wing eaters, their menu also consists of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, and wraps along with drinks. In addition, Peanuts also hosts Trivia Nights and Karaoke Nights.


For an additional list of places open late for bites and brews, check out our Late Night Bites list!

Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center - Fort Wayne, IN

Late Night Things to Do in Fort Wayne

Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center

Crazy Pinz isn’t just a place for bowling. Besides regular and mini bowling, their other activities are glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, arcade games, and the new Sky Rail Ropes Course. In between bowling matches or rounds of mini golf, check out their small food area and the Coconutz bar and restaurant for those 21 and older.

Ultrazone Family Entertainment

For a more active late-night activity, consider a game or two of laser tag at Ultrazone, the original laser tagging center in Fort Wayne. Groups of all sizes are welcome to create their own teams or play against each other. Ultrazone offers discounted group rates and all-you-can-play rates starting at 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Musician at the Brass Rail

The Brass Rail

For an entertaining music scene, check out The Brass Rail. They offer live shows of all types of music genres with local and touring groups. In addition to the live shows, The Brass Rail also offers cocktails, craft beers, and other drinks at an affordable price.

Piere’s Entertainment Center

Piere’s Entertainment Center is a 40,000 square-foot entertainment complex and live music venue in NE Fort Wayne. With local entertainment and touring acts on stage each week, they are a Fort Wayne late night mainstay!

Fort Wayne Comedy Club

Fort Wayne Comedy Club is committed to bringing the best and brightest talent to our city - to make us laugh! Located with 469 Sports & Spirits, they are a great late night spot for group hangouts and get togethers!

Escape Rooms

It’s never too late to escape! Check out Fort Wayne’s many escape rooms to find the right one for your group. Some, like Escapology, are open until Midnight on the weekends!

And More!

For more ideas about where to go for a drink or late-night activity, search our nightlife listings!