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Tag - Family-Friendly Activities

The merry month of May was made for families—and Fort Wayne offers many pleasant family-friendly activities all month long.  Many of these activities are budget-friendly as well, which makes Fort Wayne, Indiana an ideal spot for a fun family getaway.  Each day brings a new adventure, and this guide can help you make your day-to-day plans.

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Posted on April 20, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

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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Posted on November 24, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Katherine D.

Explore Fort Wayne Through These 5 Neighborhoods

Fort Wayne is ever expanding. Land that was farmland when my parents were growing up is now home to new subdivisions, restaurants, and shopping malls. Even for citizens of Fort Wayne, it can be hard to keep track of new developments happening in different areas!

The following is a guide to

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

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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Posted on June 06, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jodi D.

Family-Friendly Art Exploration in Fort Wayne

I am an aunt of two young boys and an avid lover of Fort Wayne's art scene. Thus, I get asked a lot of questions in regards to the family-friendliness of the local arts scene among my friends and contacts. Fortunately, Fort Wayne offers great and affordable options for art loving families.

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Posted on May 18, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Get out and about this June in Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne really comes alive in the summer. There are plenty of activities sure to appeal to a wide variety of interests and ages. Here are a few to add to your "must do" list:

Germanfest Lunch on the Plaza Logo TinCaps Baseball Game
Lunch on the Plaza: Catch food trucks and great local music acts downtown at Freimann Square 11:30 p.m. -
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Posted on May 16, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Emily L.

Great Bike Paths in Fort Wayne

Riding my bike through the back of Eagle Marsh, across a wooden bridge and spying a Great Egret fishing reminds me of how crucial it is to get out of my car more. That's why I'm excited about National Bike Month. It's such a win-win. Good for your health, good for the environment's health.

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