When I think of Christmas performances, my mind automatically goes to Handel’s Messiah (Hallelujah!) and The Nutcracker. While Fort Wayne, Indiana offers both of these beloved holiday classics, this city also proffers some great options more off the beaten snowy path. If you’d like to try something different this December, check out one of these unique holiday performances. They’re sure to make your holiday season one you’ll never forget! 

4 Unique Holiday Performances in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Heartland Sings Spirit of Christmas at the Allen County Courthouse, 2017

Dashing Through the Snow

December 3 - 5, 10 - 12, 7 - 18 -- Dinner at 7p.m. curtain at 8p.m.
Arena Dinner Theatre

More fun than a joyride in a one-horse open sleigh, this family-friendly comedy will have you laughing from start to finish. Start with dinner at the charming Arena Dinner Theatre, followed by this delightfully side-splitting comedy.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swingin' Holiday Part at The Clyde Theatre

December 5 — 7:00 p.m.
Clyde Theatre

Rock around the Christmas Tree with this special holiday show, equipped with swingin' trumpet and a groovin' bassline, ring in the holiday season with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

The Spirit of Christmas

December 17 at 7p.m., 18 & 19 at 2p.m.
Allen County Courthouse

The Spirit of Christmas is a concert where vocal music and stunning architecture combine to create lasting memories! Heartland Sings Vocal Artists, directed by Maestro Robert Nance, present music of the season under the rotunda of the historic Allen County Courthouse. Hear the harmonies echo from floor to ceiling, resonating in this amazing space, and sure to enchant audiences of all ages.


December 10, 11, 12 -- 8p.m.
Arts United - Parkview Physicians Group Artslab

Come and experience some of Fort Wayne's most extraordinary vocal talent with Three Rivers Music Theatre's CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR! Hear holiday favorites spanning multiple genres, and celebrate the holiday season with your family and friends!