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Posted on October 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indiana tradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new year. The flagship event is the Night of Lights, which is always the evening before Thanksgiving. The Night of Lights is an absolute joy and also serves as Fort Wayne's official start to the Holiday season.

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Posted on December 04, 2013 at 8:00:26 am by Amanda R.

Visit Santa Claus – in Oz!

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There’s a little bit of red and white on the yellow brick road to Emerald City this Christmas!

Fort Wayne Youtheatre is preparing for Santa Claus in Oz, written and directed by Harvey Cocks. Consisting of the original cast of characters from The Wizard of Oz, this play features Santa Claus

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It’s like peeking under the Christmas tree before everyone wakes up on Christmas morning. You almost hold your breath before you look. Walking into the display room at the Fort Wayne History Center (302 East Berry Street) is like that, just before you experience the Festival of Gingerbread. Soft lights from delicate trees illuminate the Festival of Gingerbread display room. ... More ›

Posted on December 15, 2012 at 9:00:05 am by Heather S.

Visit Indiana's Largest Snow Village

Now through Christmas Eve, you can view Indiana's largest snow village, Holiday Houses for Habitat, located right here in Fort Wayne. This annual event is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, which helps local families in need. The entire display is created from Department 56 snow ... More ›

Posted on November 25, 2012 at 9:00:04 am by Lauren C.

Think University of St. Francis For Holiday Fun

The public is invited to celebrate the holiday season with the University of Saint Francis (USF). Below are a few events you don't want to miss:
  • Christmas in the Castle, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8 &9. : Historic Brookside, the former Bass family mansion, will be decorated for Christmas by local
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