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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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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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5 Great Must-Sees While On College Break

Just because the temperatures are getting colder the fun doesn't have to end. The holidays are full of special events and fun activities for college students in between keeping up with social media as well as their important studies. Students can also access their textbooks online to catch up…

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Have a Holly Jolly time during Holly Trolley Shopping!

On Saturday, November 29 you can discover downtown and all of the local shops it has to offer during the Downtown Improvement District's annual Holly Trolley Shopping Day! Park, shop and ride the FREE trollies from 11am-5pm and check out unique offerings from local businesses both right…

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Winter Sights Downtown

There’s just a touch of snow in the air – that frosty nip that makes you think of tinsel and pine and warm cinnamon. That means its Christmas time here in Fort Wayne, and Christmas time means light displays. While there are a dizzying variety of illuminations and inflatables that you can use…

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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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