Riverfront Activities

Things to Do with a Preschooler in Fort Wayne

Traveling with a preschooler can be at times difficult, but luckily there is a lot for them to enjoy in Fort Wayne. If you’re looking to make a visit to Fort Wayne with your family, we’ve got a list of interactive activities to do with your active preschooler in every season…

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The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2019?

It's that time of year again: the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens for the season on Saturday, April 27. If you're a native, or if you've visited often, you know how fabulous our Zoo is. You can visit the Central Zoo, or venture off into the African Journey, the Australian Adventure, or the Indonesian Rain Forest. What is new for 2019? Let's explore…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018…

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10 Reasons to Travel to Fort Wayne, Indiana

It is an exciting time for Fort Wayne as the downtown is growing and so many new attractions are popping up! Being a homegrown local of Fort Wayne, it has a special place in my heart, and I am yearning to boast about the best things that this great city has to offer! If you are planning a trip or thinking about visiting the area, here are ten reasons to travel to Fort Wayne…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. …

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New at the Zoo: We Have Some New Members!

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is always developing new attractions and new features for guests to enjoy, but they also have some great new friends! Have you been keeping track of which new little animals you'll be seeing at the zoo? Warning: some are pretty small, while others are already over six feet tall…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2016?

April 23 will be here soon -- and in Fort Wayne, that's the day the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens. I remember fondly the days when my three daughters were little. We had a zoo pass every year and enjoyed spending full days or even just an hour or two at the zoo. New at the Zoo for 2016 Visitors are always excited to learn what is new at the zoo each season. Here are some new things to expect this year, in addition to all your old favorites…

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Explore the Botanical Conservatory

By now you might have heard about a great opportunity to let your kids explore the grounds at theDig This exhibit. If you haven't heard about the new exhibit, you don't have to worry because there is still time to don your explorer hat…

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