Looking for fun date ideas in Fort Wayne for the summer? Fort Wayne has the best dining and entertainment, and we have the perfect combinations for you! Based on price ranges, time of day, and mood, start planning your perfect date here. Feel free to mix and match to fit your style best.   

A Date Day Adventure in Fort Wayne

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1. Dining: Picnic in Promenade Park / Entertainment: Wine tasting at Country Heritage downtown

scrambled eggs on a biscuit and a pint glass with iced coffee2. Dining: Morning coffee at Utopian Coffee + Kitchen / Entertainment: Browse the YLNI Barr Street Farmers Market 

North Anthony Art Mural

3. Dining: Sweets on Main / Entertainment: Walk the Public Art Trails with the Fort Wayne Public Art Trail Pass 

Tip: The murals make for a great selfie background 

Shoaff Park South Drive Trail4. Dining: Davey's Delicious Bagel / Entertainment: Walk the trails with the Fort Wayne Outdoor Pass 

5. Dining: Rise and Roll Donuts for Breakfast / Entertainment: Enjoy your favorite Fort Wayne Park

Spring flowers at Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center in Fort Wayne6.  Dining: Spryos for breakfast / Entertainment: Walk around the shops at Jefferson Pointe 

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7. Dining: Shigs in Pit Barbeque / Entertainment: Attend a Downtown LIVE! Concert  

8. Dining: Stop at one of the food trucks for lunch at Friemann Square / Entertainment: Take your lunch to Lunch on the Square to enjoy the LIVE music  

People enjoying the patio at the Sidecar at Copper Spoon

9. Dining: Grab appetizers at Copper Spoon / Entertainment: Stroll Fort Wayne's Electric Works! Finish off your meal with a coffee, kombucha, fruit infused ice cream, and more at Union Street Market

Tip: We recommend the chicken wings 

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Sunset over a TinCaps baseball game at Parkview Field in Downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana1. Dining: Dinner at Burger Bar / Entertainment: Catch a Fort Wayne TinCaps baseball game

Tip: Lawn Seats start at only $6!

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo - Giraffe Encounter2. Dining: Breakfast pastries and coffee from Kanela / Entertainment: A morning trip to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Tip: Check out the New Red Ridge Panda!

3. Dining: The Patio Pizza and BBQ in Roanoke / Entertainment: Shop Downtown Roanoke 

Embassy Theatre Stage4. Dining: Marquee at the Landing / Entertainment: See a show at the Embassy Theatre 

Instagram User: @eat.with.bella: Coney Island hot dogs

5. Dining: Fort Wayne's Famous Coney Island / Entertainment: Crazy Pinz for bowling 

6. Dining: Nawa for their lunch specials / Entertainment: Stroll the Botanical Gardens 

The Bradley rooftop dining

7. Dining: Birdie's for dinner / Entertainment: Watch the sunset from the rooftop 

8. Dining: Pint and Slice Pizza / Entertainment: The Putt Putt Fun Center for Mini Golf

Live music at the Club Room at the Clyde Theatre

9. Dining: The Club Room at the Clyde / Entertainment: Pick one of the Clyde's weekly theme nights to enjoy their LIVE music while eating 

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1. Dining: Gnometown Brewing for lunch / Entertainment: Plan a golfing afternoon with Fort Wayne's golf or disc golf courses 

Lakes in Kosciusko County2. Dining: The Deck / Entertainment: Go Kayaking with Fort Wayne Outfitters 

3. Dining: Connor's Rooftop / Entertainment: Take a Sweet Breeze Boat Ride 

Bone marrow at Tolon restaurant on a white plate on a wood table.

4. Dining: Tolon / Entertainment: Attend a concert by the Philharmonic 


5. Dining: Umi / Entertainment: Browse the Fort Wayne Museum of Art 

For more ideas, visit our pages on Things To Do, Events in Fort Wayne, or our Guide of Restaurants!