Riverfront Activities

5 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day in Fort Wayne

On June 5, 1963, an interracial crowd overflowed what is now the University of St. Francis Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne, and waited anxiously for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to take the podium. His visit to our city was faced with plenty of adversity, as were many other facets of the Civil Rights Movement, yet Fort Wayne activists kept on fighting…

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7 Scenic Routes in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne has some amazing areas to explore. However, as the old saying goes, sometimes it’s not about the destination; it’s about the journey. Explore some of these scenic routes in Fort Wayne, wherever you're heading…

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Seven Ways to Savor Summer in Fort Wayne

There’s still time to make the most of your summer in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area and what better way than to enjoy the great outdoors. Discover the seven ways you can savor summer in Fort Wayne…

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Quick Facts About Fort Wayne History

Quick: how many facts about Fort Wayne do you know? Yes, we have a fort. Yes, we're named after General Anthony Wayne. But beyond that, many of us are scratching our heads. Here are some quick facts about Fort Wayne so that you can learn a little more about this beautiful town…

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Test Your Knowledge of the Fort Wayne Old Fort!

Coming to the Summit City? Maybe you’ll be here in time to visit one of our living history events at the Old Fort. If so, you’re in for a good time. But maybe you’ll want to touch up on some of your Old Fort knowledge before you get here. So try this quiz! (Answers are below.) 1. The original…

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