Visiting Fort Wayne on a Monday? The Fort Wayne Visitors Center is a great resource to find out what events are going on around town, and what attractions and activities are open throughout Fort Wayne!

The next time you are in Fort Wayne on a Monday, consider these options below.

Parks, Trails, and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Enjoy some of the 100 miles of trails, numerous parks and playgrounds, 10 splash pads, and the beautiful Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

If you’re looking to take a nice stroll or bike ride in Fort Wayne, grab your trail map and explore. From trails winding through city parks and next to our rivers to trails that will take you into beautiful natural habitats, there is something new around every bend.

If you’d like to take a picnic lunch, pick a nice spot at one of our beautiful parks or gardens. Some local favorites are Promenade, Lakeside, Shoaff, Foster, Headwaters, or Swinney. Take a frisbee or ball to toss around for extra fun!

Or for one of those hot summer days, take the kids to one of the 10 splashpads located around Fort Wayne!

Take a journey to Africa, Australia, and an Indonesian Rainforest at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Your family will love 40 acres of animals, rides and beautifully landscaped grounds. Feed the giraffes, pet a stingray, or search for the Sumatran tigers all at the zoo! Buy your tickets in advance

Research and Read

Head over to the downtown Allen County Public Library where there are many treasures to find! Consider researching your family history in the Genealogy Center!

The Firefighters' Museum is another great place to discover! The museum is open Mon.-Sat. 10 am - 4 pm, but make sure you call ahead to ensure they're open. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65 and up) and students (6-17), and free for ages 5 and under.

Consider the History Center where you can see more than 26,000 artifacts that represent the history of Fort Wayne and Allen County. The History Center's Monday hours are from 10 am - 5 pm, Sat. 12 - 5 pm, and the first Sunday of the month 12 - 5 pm unless otherwise noted. Admission: $6 Adults (18-64) / $4 Seniors (65 and over) & Students (3-17)/ Children 2 & under free.

Take a walking tour of the Allen County Courthouse any day of the week and browse the Beaux Art design and more than 15,000 sq.ft. of scagliola. Get a self-guided tour brochure by visiting Group Tours are also available by appointment between 8:30 am - 4 pm. 

Go Shopping

The Glenbrook Square mall and Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center are two great options to find many stores. Plus, check out some of our fantastic boutiques and antique stores.

Burn Some Energy

Head north to UltraZone or Lazer X for some laser tag fun or go to Crazy Pinz where you can go bowling or play mini golf. You can also find mini-golf at Putt-Putt Fun Center

If you're looking for a place for the whole family and fun for all ages, check out Combat Ops where you can play mission-based laser tag, experience Omni virtual-reality, axe throwing, nerf-style tag, and more! You could also take the family to Sky Zone to bounce away the Monday blues. 

Eat Out

Consider dining out at many of the local restaurants in the City of Restaurants!

Stay and Save

Plan your visit now by checking out area hotel deals

For more questions, contact the Visitors Center; located at 927 S. Harrison Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. (260) 424-3700 or visit our Trip Ideas section. 

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