Riverfront Activities

Fort Wayne's Museum Dream

Updated November 14, 2018. The Museum Dream Pass and Museum Access Pass are no longer available from Visit Fort Wayne. Please contact your selected attraction individually. Visitthe History Center, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and Science Central for more information…

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Icons of Fort Wayne at the History Center

The treasure safe of a Miami chief, the parasol of the first woman movie producer, and the tallest skyscraper in the state - did you know we had all that in Fort Wayne? There's all this and plenty more in the200@200 "Iconic of Fort Wayne" exhibit at the Fort Wayne History Center…

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History Center Hosts WWI Traveling Exhibit

Have you heard Indiana is having a birthday? We became a state in 1816. This makes us 200 years old in 2016! The Fort WayneHistory Center is helping to celebrate Indiana's Bicentennial with a new exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society (IHS)…

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A Monday in Fort Wayne

*This post was updated in November 2017.* Visiting Fort Wayne on a Monday? The Fort Wayne Visitors Center is a great resource to find out what events are going on around town, and what attractions and activities are open throughout Fort Wayne…

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Fort Wayne Festival of Gingerbread

Run, run, as fast as you can. You can't catch me ... I'm on my way to the Festival of Gingerbread! The Festival of Gingerbread has gone on for years, and I'll admit that it took me several years before I began attending. After all, I'd already visited the History Center, where it is held. Was the…

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Explore One of the ARCH Heritage Trails

One of the very best things about Fort Wayne is the abundance of historic treasures that are lovingly cared for and celebrated by not only those who call Fort Wayne home, but also the many visitors who travel to our city each year. There is no shortage of historic neighborhoods with…

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George R. Mather Lecture Series 2015

The History Center will host a series of free lectures focusing on topics that have inlfluenced Fort Wayne and Allen County. The series was proposed by Reverend George R. Mather, a late member of the History Center's Board of Directors. This season's lectures focus on biographies of those who have…

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Fright Night returns to haunt Downtown Fort Wayne

The ghouls and ghosts are coming out to play in Fort Wayne's downtown. The Downtown Improvement District's annual Fright Night is back and better than ever this year. On October 18th the downtown will be transformed into a town of legends. During the day, stop by the Allen County Public…

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A Gingerbread Day

I spent a Saturday morning with the smell of gingerbread and holiday spirit in the air. This quest started with the Gingerbread Pursuit 4 mile run. My husband, a friend, and I arrived early for packet pick-up which gave us a prime parking spot. This prevented us from having to freeze since…

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