Posted on June 11, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Lindsay D.

Top 11 Things to Do on a Budget in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Having fun in Fort Wayne, Indiana doesn’t have to bust your budget. There are endless free or inexpensive activities to do throughout the city. Take a little time to plan an adventure and pack and picnic and you’ll be set for low-cost fun in Fort Wayne on your next weekend getaway.

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Posted on June 09, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Kids Eat Free In Fort Wayne, Indiana

Parents, we know that taking the family out to dinner can get pricey. Even worse, kids with “discerning palettes” may reject what they ordered, forcing you to spring for an extra meal or risk dealing with a hungry toddler for the rest of the night.

That’s why we’ve updated our Kids Eat Free list. These Fort Wayne eateries will feed your little buckaroo at no extra charge, leaving a few extra buckaroos in your travel budget.

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Posted on August 20, 2014 at 5:00:15 am by Kayleen R.

Karpeles Manuscript Library Offers Free Viewing of History

Nursery rhymes like this one on display at Karpeles Manuscript Library may have been written as political statements. I love the current exhibit at the Karpeles Museum in Fort Wayne. You’ve not heard of the Karpeles Museum? You didn't know that Fort Wayne is one of the dozen or so cities in the US that houses traveling themed exhibits of unique historic documents? Or that these historic documents can be ... More ›

Fort Wayne has no shortage of kid-friendly summer activities. There are parks, festivals and camps out the wazoo! But what if you want to go somewhere a little off the beaten path? Where the kids (and you) can spend a lazy afternoon without all of the crowds? There are places you can go, if

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Posted on January 15, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Enjoy high tea Downton Abbey-style at Main Library

downtonabbey Are you a Downton Abbey fan yet? Downton Abbey is the name of the most-watched, PBS-produced show in the station’s history. It is based on the lives of an aristocratic family in England in the early 20th century, as well as the large staff that serves their daily needs. Downton Abbey is

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Posted on January 08, 2014 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Watch free season premiere of Sherlock on ACPL big screen!

Sherlock I admit, I’m a purist when it comes to TV adaptations of famous stories I love. This is especially true for my favorite British author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his enviable creation of the world's most famous detective, the character of Sherlock Holmes. I’ve read all of Doyle’s Holmes’

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Library Interior If you are looking for something fun and inexpensive to occupy your toddler or early elementary-age child or grandchild, please take them to the children’s section of the Allen County Public Library downtown. It is a beautiful, fascinating and cool (literally!) place to entertain little

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Posted on June 20, 2013 at 10:00:00 am by Molly Z.

Summer of Splash Pads

Update: Check out our updated directory of splash pads here.

Get ready for a cool summer! Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has opened the city’s seven splash pads at many area parks. These free attractions will be open daily until Labor Day.shoaffspray2008 Splash pads turn on when you push the green button

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2019 Visitor's GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!