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Posted on November 16, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

The Best Unique Holiday Gifts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Holiday shopping is here, along with the pressure to find just the right gifts for your loved ones. Luckily, Fort Wayne, Indiana has quite a number of charming shops and boutiques where you can find unique gifts, make your own gifts, or give the gift of fun experiences. Plus, you will have fun shopping too!

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Posted on November 02, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Celebrate the Holidays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Kick off your holiday celebrations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From Mannheim Steamroller to the Nutcracker Ballet and beautiful holiday displays, there’s a little something for everyone.

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Posted on November 15, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Barb S.

Fort Wayne's Holiday Festivals

It’s holiday time in Fort Wayne again – time to call your inner child from the adult world and back into a familiar December fun time. Listed below are a variety of festivals, including a small number of other Christmas events which while not festivals, will provide sights and sounds to get you into the spirit of the season.

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Posted on November 14, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

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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Here at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center we are proud to say that we carry a variety of holiday gifts which you cannot purchase anywhere else. This year we have dramatically added to our prepackaged gift options to aid in your holiday shopping, in addition to the products we sold last year. ... More ›

Update: As of 2017, Tanglewood Berry Farm is no longer in operation.

Are you looking for a unique Fort Wayne themed Christmas gift for a hard-to-shop-for person? Look no further than the Visitors Center! We carry a variety of items you can find nowhere else in town. Here are our gifting

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Posted on November 23, 2013 at 4:00:51 am by Whitney C.

The Third Annual HolidayFest Holly Trolley

holly trolley Do you love to shop local? Do you want to shop on Thanksgiving weekend but not in the crazy-wait-in-line-all-night way? Do you have family in town that you need to entertain over Thanksgiving? If so, then I think Holly Trolley Shopping, part of HolidayFest in downtown Fort Wayne, is a great ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:58:16 am by Holly H.

Holly Trolley Shopping Kickstarts Holiday Shopping

Holly Trolley Shopping returns this year to kick-off the official start to the holiday shopping season in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will include a handful of returning participants, along with a new feature -- "pop-up" shops! More than 20 local shops will be open specifically for this event, ... More ›

Posted on November 13, 2012 at 9:00:43 am by Holly H.

Old Fashioned Fort Christmas Provides Yesteryear Fun

Take a step back in time and experience the Christmas celebration of yesteryear at the Old Fashioned Fort Christmas. This year's event takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 24 at Fort Wayne, Indiana's own Historic Old Fort. Admission is by donation, allowing guests to give ... More ›

Posted on November 08, 2012 at 9:06:37 am by Holly H.

'Holiday Gift Market' Showcases Local Artisans

This year the Foxy Ladies Art Posse presents "The Holiday Gift Market" a free event open to the public, which will showcase artwork and locally-made crafts. Consider purchasing one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones this holiday season all while supporting local artisans! The event takes ... More ›

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