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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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JohnnyAppleseed-web-1100-522x392 As long as I can remember, the 39th annual Johnny Appleseed Festival has been a part of September in Fort Wayne. Each year, residents and visitors alike come to celebrate the life of John Chapman, better known as "Johnny Appleseed," According to popular legend, Chapman traveled the ... More ›

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 10:00:00 am by Michelle M.

A Guide to Fort Wayne's Festivals

Update: For information on this year's events, visit our Festivals page.

Here in Fort Wayne, we love to host a party! Many of those parties take place in the form of festivals. where we celebrate our heritage, our love of certain foods, our traditions, and our community all summer long.  Here’s a list of the great festivals you won’t want to miss this year.

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