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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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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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The Third Annual HolidayFest 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 option…

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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, all…

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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…

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