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Tag - Holiday

Posted on December 05, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Clip-Clop Through Christmas with a Carriage Ride

*This post was updated in November 2017.*

 

In December 2015, my children and took a special horse-drawn carriage ride through downtown Fort Wayne with Sentimental Journey.

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Posted on November 29, 2016 at 5:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2016

*The 2017 Best Christmas Lights post is coming soon. Check back in December 2017*

It’s a Christmas tradition to discover all of the beautifully decorated Christmas Light Displays around Fort Wayne! From holiday fanatics that dress up their houses in thousands of lights to the beautiful downtown window decorations and displays, there are many places to take a fun holiday drive! If you’re looking to do the same, and enjoy the Christmas spirit, take advantage of our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses.

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Posted on November 26, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

George Bailey to the Rescue

“George Bailey, I’ll love you ‘til the day I die.” ~It’s a Wonderful Life

Are you a George Bailey fan?

Plan a quick weekend trip to Fort Wayne in December! First Presbyterian Theater in beautiful Downtown Fort Wayne will present It’s a Wonderful Life: A live radio play. Shows happen the first three weekends in December.

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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

Cater Your Thanksgiving Meal in Fort Wayne

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy with family and friends, but sometimes it can be stressful preparing the meal for large gatherings. If you are visiting Fort Wayne this holiday season, consider easing the burden by enlisting the help of local restaurants and caterers. They can take away the mess and the stress of Thanksgiving Day meal prep. There are many options from which to choose. Here are a few of my Insider recommendations.

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Posted on November 11, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

12 Days of Christmas Exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me ... sing along in your head as you learn about this year's special holiday exhibit at the Botanical Conservatory: The 12 Days of Christmas.

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Posted on November 09, 2016 at 1:00:00 pm by Louisa D.

Festival of Trees: a Christmas Tradition

Where else in Fort Wayne will you find over fifty Christmas trees decorated in holiday charm? Come to the Festival of Trees, held in the historic Embassy Theatre, in downtown Fort Wayne. The Festival will be open from November 23 -30.

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Posted on November 08, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Fort Wayne for the Holidays

*This post was updated in November 2017*
 

Having lived in nine different communities in my lifetime, I think I’m safe in saying that NOBODY does the holidays like Fort Wayne!

From lights to music, ballet and theater, to gingerbread houses to sports and even science—there’s something for everyone in our city beginning in November and running until the New Year.

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Posted on December 08, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Heather S.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2015

Update: Check out our 2016 List here.

A favorite family tradition is to drive around in the evening taking in all the houses trimmed with twinkling Christmas lights. Some holiday fanatics take the lights to a new level complete with dancing lights and talking faces timed to music. If you're looking to get into the Christmas spirit, look no further than our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses. Simply visit this page on your mobile device and use Google Maps to route yourself around town.

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