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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 22, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities in Fort Wayne

Check off some of your holiday shopping, and also enjoy some time out with your family creating memories and enjoying Fort Wayne's holiday activities.

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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 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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Posted on November 17, 2012 at 9:00:56 am by Amber F.

Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown

Love shopping? Love downtown? Love shopping local? I can answer yes to all three questions, so if you are like me, plan to check out Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown on November 24. Part of HolidayFest, which includes downtown's annual lighting ceremony, ice skating at Headwater's Park, ... More ›

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