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Posted on October 27, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

5 Theatre Productions to See This Season in Fort Wayne

The Fort Wayne arts community is flourishing! What could be a better way to enjoy an evening than live entertainment? Ranging from student productions to traveling Broadway shows and historic plays to modern musicals, Fort Wayne has it all. Here are 5 can't miss shows you will want to catch before they are gone!

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Posted on December 05, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Clip-Clop Through Christmas with a Carriage Ride

*This post was updated in November 2017.*

 

In December 2015, my children and took a special horse-drawn carriage ride through downtown Fort Wayne with Sentimental Journey.

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Posted on November 29, 2016 at 5:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2016

*The 2017 Best Christmas Lights post is coming soon. Check back in December 2017*

It’s a Christmas tradition to discover all of the beautifully decorated Christmas Light Displays around Fort Wayne! From holiday fanatics that dress up their houses in thousands of lights to the beautiful downtown window decorations and displays, there are many places to take a fun holiday drive! If you’re looking to do the same, and enjoy the Christmas spirit, take advantage of our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses.

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Posted on November 12, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Louisa D.

Special Christmas Events at Area Churches

Christmas time is when many churches put on something a little extra special for the season. Whether it’s the Christmas concert, a musical, a festival, or a play, Fort Wayne is home to some pretty spectacular church events. And they don’t just happen before Christmas. If you’re staying here after the holidays, there are some really good programs to see then, too. Check them out!

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Posted on November 11, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

12 Days of Christmas Exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me ... sing along in your head as you learn about this year's special holiday exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory: The 12 Days of Christmas.

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Posted on November 09, 2016 at 1:00:00 pm by Louisa D.

Festival of Trees: a Christmas Tradition

Where else in Fort Wayne will you find over fifty Christmas trees decorated in holiday charm? Come to the Festival of Trees, held in the historic Embassy Theatre, in downtown Fort Wayne. The Festival will be open from November 23 -30.

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Posted on November 09, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Fort Wayne Holiday Tradition - Night of Lights

*This post was updated in November 2017*

The holidays are a big deal in Fort Wayne, and we start our celebrations early at the annual Night of Lights celebration on Wednesday, November 22, Thanksgiving eve!

The current Night of Lights tradition is nothing new, though! Fort Wayne’s love of the holidays goes way back to the Wolf & Dessauer Department Store. Yes, a department store!

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Posted on December 08, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Heather S.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2015

Update: Check out our 2016 List here.

A favorite family tradition is to drive around in the evening taking in all the houses trimmed with twinkling Christmas lights. Some holiday fanatics take the lights to a new level complete with dancing lights and talking faces timed to music. If you're looking to get into the Christmas spirit, look no further than our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses. Simply visit this page on your mobile device and use Google Maps to route yourself around town.

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