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Posted on November 26, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Clip-Clop Through Christmas with a Carriage Ride

The holidays and winter may not be the best time to be outdoors, but a carriage ride through downtown Fort Wayne makes for a magical experience and the perfect end to a romantic evening!

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Posted on November 21, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays

Updated on December 26, 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana knows how to deck the halls. From houses dressed up in thousands of lights and, of course, beautiful downtown window displays and decorations all located in and around Fort Wayne, share the holiday season with some of the Best Christmas Light Displays in Fort Wayne, Indiana! 

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Posted on October 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indiana tradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new year. The flagship event is the Night of Lights, which is always the evening before Thanksgiving. The Night of Lights is an absolute joy and also serves as Fort Wayne's official start to the Holiday season.

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Posted on November 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

6 Magical Holiday Experiences in Fort Wayne

This post was updated November 2018.

Looking for something special – an activity that puts the sparkle in your day?

Fort Wayne at Christmas time is the perfect place to find a little magic.

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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 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 2018*

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 21, 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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