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Tag - Franke Park

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jennifer B.

A Perfect Spring Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The rising sun touches the pillow, coming a little earlier each day, beckoning me to a beautiful early spring morning.  Though not often a morning person, I am drawn outside to a peaceful start to what is sure to be a wonderful day; a cool breeze is blowing, the cheery cardinal is singing, and a bright goldfinch stops by the feeder as I sip my tea and plan my day. 

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Posted on March 16, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

The Best Bird Watching Spots in Fort Wayne, Indiana

If you’re interested in bird-friendly habitats, then Fort Wayne, Indiana is the place to be. Designated in 2014 as a Bird Town Indiana by the Indiana Audubon Society, Fort Wayne has met criteria that make it especially bird-friendly.

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Posted on January 24, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

A Day Full of Winter Fun in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

As pretty as the winter days are, sometimes it’s challenging finding fun activities or new places to visit. However, just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.

Fort Wayne has plenty to offer visitors, whether you’re looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, or even winter activities that you can enjoy solo.

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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 February 13, 2015 at 7:01:00 am by Holley T.

5 Family Friendly Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

When the weather is cold, it can be tough to fill the days, but there is so much to do in Fort Wayne. Check out these top 5 ways to keep everyone entertained and beat the winter blahs!

1. Sledding at Franke Park or cross country skiing at Fox Island

The Fort Wayne parks don't stop just because

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Posted on December 19, 2013 at 9:00:44 am by Louisa D.

Fantasy Of Lights - like a toybox come alive!

Angel Light I love Christmas lights. They just lend such a cheery glow to the dark of winter… Multi-colored are a favorite, followed by millions of twinkling white lights, and then the matched sets. You know – the red and green, the white and blue, the pink and purple. Some real fun comes in, though, ... More ›

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 9:00:47 am by Deb G.

Fantasy of Lights 2013

fol Since I can remember, cruising through Franke Park for the annual Fantasy of Lights display has been our family tradition. It’s the perfect way to transition from Thanksgiving and the autumn season right into the chilly holiday winter just ahead. Our kids always look forward to the Fantasy ... More ›

Posted on November 18, 2012 at 9:00:00 am by Caitlin H.

Fantasy of Lights 2012

Fantasy of Lights Fort Wayne Join us in Franke Park for this year's Fantasy of Lights from November 21 to December 31, 2012! The fabulous display will be open Sundays through Thursdays from 6-9 PM and Fridays and Saturdays from 6-10 PM. You're sure to be in for a treat if you haven't yet attended the Fantasy of Lights

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Posted on June 30, 2012 at 5:44:49 am by Carrie M.

Video: Franke Park Mountain Bike Trails

I wouldn’t consider myself or my husband to be avid mountain bikers, but we do enjoy getting out on the trails as much as possible. We have been to a few outside the Fort Wayne area but never to the Franke Park trails located near the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. So one Wednesday afternoon we ... More ›

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