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Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

Summer in Fort Wayne

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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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 rejectwhat 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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Karpeles Manuscript Library Offers Free Viewing of History

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…

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Watch free season premiere of Sherlock on ACPL big screen!

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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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. Splash pads turn on when you push the green button…

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Chalk Walk During the Three Rivers Festival

Each day during Three Rivers Festival, there are activities for your family to enjoy. One of our favorite summer traditions is to visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art's Chalk Walk during the festival. This year, the Chalk Walk will be held on July 14th and 15th. The entire event is free to…

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