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Posted on September 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Brett. G

Johnny Appleseed Festival Food Guide

The air glistens with the smell of apples and German roasted almonds. You can hear in the distances, the shouts from various re-enactments and colonial performances. Do you go to the farmer's market? Maybe a food booth filled with luscious treats? 

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Posted on August 24, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Your Fort Wayne, Indiana Fall Festival Preview

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known for our festivals. Almost every weekend from June to August you can enjoy a summer festival, yet the fun doesn’t stop after August.

From period authentic festivals, music festivals, Halloween festivities, and frightening fun there are many weekends perfect for a fall trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on February 12, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

5 Things You Can Only Do in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana is a wonderful place to dine, stay and play. Here are five ways to enjoy your next vacation, but you can only enjoy them here in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on September 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Johnny Appleseed Festival - A Long-standing Fort Wayne Tradition

The Johnny Appleseed Festival is a longstanding tradition in Fort Wayne. Year-after-year families enjoy this period authentic festival that celebrates the life and time of John Chapman, otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed.

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Posted on March 15, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Johnny Appleseed's Legacy Lives On in Fort Wayne

Johnny Appleseed is a major cultural icon here in Fort Wayne. From the TinCaps baseball team to the epic Johnny Appleseed Festival every September, the man who planted apple trees and walked through much of Ohio and Indiana has left a legacy here that many like to recall.

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Posted on May 23, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Did you Know this about Fort Wayne? Part 2

In the next edition of Fort Wayne facts, we delve into an author who once called Fort Wayne home, and you can learn more about the growth of Fort Wayne! If you missed the first part of the series, discover more about Fort Wayne's history here.

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Posted on September 16, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Katie R.

Celebrate the return of fall at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

If you're from Fort Wayne, you know that the "official" start of fall is the Johnny Appleseed Festival. The smell of fresh popped caramel corn, the sounds of the revolutionary marching band marching through Johnny Appleseed Park, the first taste of homemade apple dumplings, and a barrage of

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Posted on September 04, 2014 at 6:05:56 am by Mike F.

A Weekend on the Frontier - Johnny Appleseed Festival 2014

I was listening to the words of “The Star-Spangled Banner” the other day and thought, “Man, why has there never been a big-budget movie about the Battle of Baltimore? That would be awesome!” The battle – specifically, the failure by the British to take Fort McHenry – was a major American ... More ›

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The 39th Johnny Appleseed Festival is Fort Wayne’s big shout-out for the return of warm autumn days and pleasantly cool evenings.

An extremely popular celebration each year, the free al fresco event takes place September 21-22, 2013 at the Johnny Appleseed Park and features a nostalgic (and

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