Riverfront Activities

Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

With the weather turning colder, it might not seem like gardening season, but before you put away those garden tools, there are several things you can do prepare your garden for winter. Using the Fort Wayne Parks Department as our guide, you can have your beds prepped and ready when spring…

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Visit the Gardens of New Orleans in Fort Wayne

Update: Visit the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory page for the latest events. This summer, get ready to be transported to New Orleans from downtown Fort Wayne. From July 13-November 17, the Botanical Conservatory will host the Gardens of New Orleans exhibition…

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Settlers' Annual Plant Sale and Open House

If you’re not looking, you may miss it. The Swinney Homestead sits high on a hill back off the road to the left as you head west along West Jefferson Blvd. I can imagine people who lived there centuries ago being surrounded by brush, trees, pastures, and no neighbors. Surely it would have…

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