Riverfront Activities

Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indianatradition 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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Fort Wayne Holiday Shopping Guide

Fort Wayne is a fun place to visit during the holidays. With Night of Lights kicking things off the night before Thanksgiving, along with the Fantasy of Lights at Franke Park, The Festival of Gingerbread at the History Center, and the Festival of Trees at the Embassy Theatre, there is so much to see and do. But in the back of everyone’s mind at this time of year is holiday shopping. You likely have lists upon lists of items to get for family and friends.​…

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Visit Santa Claus – in Oz!

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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