These are just a few of the great events happening in Fort Wayne in January. For a complete list of events, browse the Visit Fort Wayne Calendar of Events. 

Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

January 2 / Memorial Coliseum
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN.

All American Outdoor Expo

January 5 - 7 / Memorial Coliseum
An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Find gear for fishing, hunting, and outdoor cooking, plus boats and ATVs, as well as patio, deck, lake and cabin lifestyles, and so much more!

Winter Bridal Spectacular

January 7 / Memorial Coliseum
Visit Northern Indiana's Premier Bridal Show featuring top wedding specialists to find everything you need to plan your perfect day under one roof, including prizes and samples.

Fort Wayne Komets

January 6, 7, 19, 20, 21 / Memorial Coliseum
Join the jungle and cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets this month! Grab your tickets and head to the Memorial Coliseum for winter sports action.

Botanical Speedway – Garden Exhibit

January 13 - April 7 / Botanical Conservatory
Racers ready – rev your engines in the Botanical Conservatory’s new winter exhibit. Kids will pedal along and burn some rubber on a tropical racetrack. Imagine accelerating toward the finish line on this fast, not furious, superspeedway; helmets available. On Your Marks, Get Set, GROW!

Fort Wayne Farm Show

January 16 - 18 / Memorial Coliseum
The 2024 Fort Wayne Farm Show will offer 1,100 booths! Exhibitors present the latest farm technology the industry has to offer, along with the area's largest variety of farm machinery equipment, in one location. 

Dining Table Full of Food at Three Rivers Distilling Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Savor Fort Wayne
Savor Fort Wayne

January 17 - 28 / Participating Fort Wayne Restaurants
Savor Fort Wayne returns in 2024 with 12 delicious days of menu deals! Discover special three-course deals at participating restaurants all over town.


January 27 / Downtown Fort Wayne
Celebrate winter downtown with a day of family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities! Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid block of ice, shop an outdoor market, take a carriage ride and enjoy special events at the Botanical Conservatory, the Old Fort, the Allen County Public Library, and Science Central.

Winterval Carriage Ride

Winter Cozy: 80's Aprés Ski Party

January 27 / Promenade Park
What better way to wrap up your Winterval Night than at Promenade Park's Winter Cozy, where the pavilion will be taken back in time and transformed into a retro 80's aprés ski party for the evening. Grab your friends and dance along to the DJ in your best 80's gear (the more neon the better), and visit Teds Snack + Bar for drinks and food throughout the night (for purchase). Ages 21+. Reserve your space.

Nouvelle Annee 1744 - Empire on the Eve of Conflict

January 27 / The Old Fort
Experience reenactments of French Soldiers, civilians, and Native American Allies to see what life was like at the Fort in 1744.

January Concerts

  • Anthony Gomes / January 6, Baker Street Centre
  • Resurrection: A Journey Tribute - Still They Ride Tour / January 13, Clyde Theatre
  • Heartland Sings - We Are the Dream / January 14, Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Duke Tumatoe & The Power Trio / January 20, Baker Street Centre
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Cello Virtuoso Thomas Mesa / January 20, Auer Performance Hall at PFW Music Center
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Year of the Dragon: A Lunar New Year Celebration / January 27, Arts United Center
  • Pink Droyd: A Tribute to the Sights and Sounds of Pink Floyd / January 27, Clyde Theatre
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Exotic Discoveries / January 28, Rhinehart Recital Hall at PFW
  • Foy Vance - Regarding the Joy of Nothing Tour with Bonnie Bishop / January 28, Clyde Theatre

Headwaters Park Ice Skating
Headwaters Park Ice Skating

Through February 25 / Headwaters Park
Glide and twirl into 2024 with outdoor ice skating at Headwaters Park! Grab your skates or rent a pair at the rink and hit the ice all winter long.

Theater & Comedy Performances

Stay warm as you enjoy a few of Fort Wayne's theater & comedy performances this January:

  • Comedy Magic Show featuring David Anthony / January 5, Proof
  • Taylor Williamson / January 6, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Funny Marco / January 14, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Rene Vaca / January 17, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Jamie Lissow / January 20, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Napoleon Dynamite Live! A Conversation with Job Heder, Efren Ramirez & Job Gries / January 18, Embassy Theatre
  • Debutants Ball featuring Debutants & Friends / January 20, Clyde Theatre
  • Puddles Pity Party / January 21, Clyde Theatre
  • Mike Cronin / January 25, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Pablo Francisco / January 26, Summit City Comedy Club
  • Almost Maine / January 26 - 28 & February 2 - 4, First Presbyterian Theater
  • Tim Allen / January 26, Embassy Theatre
  • Ed Bassmaster / January 27, Summit City Comedy Club