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Posted on August 29, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Natalie S.

Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown - New Events

Have you ever wanted to check out Science Central or the Botanical Conservatory for FREE? Well, Visit Fort Wayne makes that possible with the “Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown” event on Sunday, September 11 from noon to 5pm! Everyone is invited to check out all of the amazing attraction’s downtown Fort Wayne has to offer. 

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Posted on August 15, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown

So you've spent your life in Fort Wayne, and yet, when a visitor comes to town and asks about the History Center, the Courthouse, or the Botanical Conservatory, you cringe -- because you realize you've never visited!

Never fear. Often we're least likely to visit attractions right in our own backyards. If this is true for you -- or even if it's not -- you'll enjoy Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown day, held this year on Sunday, September 11, from noon until 5.

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Posted on January 23, 2016 at 5:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Happy Birthday, Indiana!

Happy Birthday, Indiana!

In 2016, Indiana is celebrating its 200th Birthday. Throughout the state and during the whole year there will be signature Bicentennial events. All around Indiana, the celebrations kicked off on December 11 with a Bicentennial Flag raising.

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Posted on August 18, 2014 at 6:00:13 am by Katie R.

Discover Fort Wayne during Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown

bat I love Fort Wayne. Having lived here my whole life (minus a few years away at college), I have had ample time to get out and explore my hometown. A lot of this stems from being someone who refuses to be bored, and who enjoys getting out and about to find new things to do and places to go. ... More ›

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Holly H.

Must Do & See: Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown

touristLocal? Visitor? Everyone can find something to see and do at Fort Wayne, Indiana's own annual "Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown," taking place Sunday, September 8! Where else can you gain FREE access to a dozen of Fort Wayne's most popular museums? This event is not to be missed! Go to a

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What better way to explore Fort Wayne than for FREE?

This year's annual "Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown!" event takes place Sunday, September 9 from noon to 5 p.m. in the heart of the city. This event is not to be missed. Both visitors and locals alike will enjoy exploring the many museums ... More ›

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