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Tag - Downtown Improvement District

Posted on December 03, 2015 at 3:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Free in Fort Wayne: Winter Edition

*This post was updated in November 2017.*

 

During the summer, it may be great to get out and enjoy the weather and catch a quick and cheap bite from a food truck, but during the winter, it can be hard to even want to get out of the house. The Midwest winter months can be brutal, but we can make it a little better with many free and nearly free options.

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Posted on November 18, 2014 at 5:00:00 am by Katie R.

Have a Holly Jolly time during Holly Trolley Shopping!

HTSOn Saturday, November 29 you can discover downtown and all of the local shops it has to offer during the Downtown Improvement District's annual Holly Trolley Shopping Day! Park, shop and ride the FREE trollies from 11am-5pm and check out unique offerings from local businesses both right ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:58:16 am by Holly H.

Holly Trolley Shopping Kickstarts Holiday Shopping

Holly Trolley Shopping returns this year to kick-off the official start to the holiday shopping season in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will include a handful of returning participants, along with a new feature -- "pop-up" shops! More than 20 local shops will be open specifically for this event, ... More ›

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 9:57:41 am by Holly H.

Top 10 Fort Wayne Twitter Accounts to Follow

Don't underestimate the power of social media. It can hook you into the 411 of Fort Wayne, Indiana with the click of a mouse or a touch of a screen on a smart phone. Locals already follow many of these Twitter handles for the latest events and news. Join them and stay up to date with Fort ... More ›

Posted on September 23, 2012 at 10:02:39 am by Dan S.

September's "Last Saturdays" goes International!

If you haven't heard about "Last Saturdays" yet, September is the month to be in the know. The Fort Wayne Cultural District has designated the last Saturday of each month as a time for downtown to come alive with a vast array of cultural entertainment options! Saturday, September 29 will ... More ›

Posted on August 17, 2012 at 10:00:00 am by Amber F.

A Taste of the "Taste of the Arts"

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

I consider myself the ultimate food enthusiast. That's why Taste of the Arts is one of my favorite Fort Wayne events. It brings art, entertainment and food to downtown Fort Wayne for one jam-packed day. On Saturday,

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Posted on June 29, 2012 at 5:00:00 am by Ali D.

Take it to the Streets at the Third Annual BuskerFest!

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

What is a Busker and why is there a festival devoted to them?

A Busker is another name for a street performer, and there's no better place to enjoy these talents than at a downtown festival! There are so many different

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Posted on April 26, 2012 at 5:41:10 am by Lauren C.

Get Artsy at Last Saturdays

Got art? You can get your fill at a new series of events known as Last Saturdays, on April 28th. Last Saturdays take place on the last Saturday of every month (hence the name), and are a comprehensive approach to attract visitors downtown to experience the diverse social, arts, and cultural ... More ›

Posted on October 16, 2011 at 5:39:39 am by Renee M.

Fright Night at the Embassy. Are you brave enough?

Downtown Fright Night, a new Fort Wayne tradition where dozens of merry and scary events creep into downtown Fort Wayne on the evening of October 22, is fast becoming a beloved (and spine-tingling) part of the Fort Wayne experience! This year, the Historic Embassy Theatre is the host for ... More ›

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