Riverfront Activities

Zoo Closing Soon...Or Is it?

As Fall rolls in, virtually everything transforms. From all the kiddos headed back to school to the reemergence of "Pumpkin Spice" flavored everything, Autumn makes it's presence known quite boldly. While many of us relish this season that is a precursor to the reality of a Midwest Winter…

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Crafts, Collections, and More at the Allen County Fair

My favorite thing about going to the Allen County Fair is the crafts. As a former 4-Hr, I can predict that now is probably the time when kids are desperately putting the finishing touches on posters, cake decorations, barbecue projects and cooking masterpieces. The Allen County Fair has come…

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Putt-Putt Fun Center – Something for Everyone

Those colorful animals – any small child will want to know more about them. I did. There was a tall giraffe, a zebra, and an elephant that stood on top of something – a mountain? - behind the Arby’s restaurant. And then, I went miniature golfing. Today, Putt-Putt Fun Center on Speedway Drive…

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A Unique Adventure with Pedal City

A perfect summer night, Beer and Wine, and a great downtown adventure equal a one of a kind Fort Wayne experience - Pedal City. It's official, this new downtown craze is perfect for a birthday night out with friends, and so our adventure began! For two hours our 30 party goers rode down the…

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New Orangutan at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo has a new orangutan, Tara! Tara was born at the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico, eighteen years ago. She came to Fort Wayne from the Columbus Zoo in Ohio where she was trained to perform many important medical behaviors, which help zoo keepers keep Tara…

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