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Top 6 Can't Miss Family-Friendly Holiday Events in Fort Wayne

It may be hard to believe, but the season of dashing through the snow, and having a holly jolly Christmas is upon us. While I know there are many people who are dreaming of warmer weather and summer fun, I for one, am thrilled to usher in Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, and Vixen (and all of the other reindeer, of course)…

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Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indianatradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new year. In a typical year, the flagship event is the Night of Lights, which is always the evening before Thanksgiving. The Night of Lights is an absolute joy and also serves as Fort Wayne's official start to the Holiday season…

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Night of Lights: A Fort Wayne Holiday Tradition

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, the Night of Lights looks different in 2020. Learn more about touring our traditional holiday light displays here. The holidays are a big deal in Fort Wayne, and we generally start our festivities early at the annual Night of Lights celebration on Thanksgiving eve.The current Night of Lights tradition is nothing new, though. Fort Wayne’s love of the holidays goes way back to the Wolf & Dessauer Department Store. Yes, a department store! …

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15 Instagram-Worthy Experiences in Fort Wayne, Indiana

NOTE : Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, many of these events will not take place in 2020. Please mark your calendars to celebrate in 2021! Downtown Fort Wayne is bursting with colorful experiences that turn into jaw-dropping photos worth sharing. But don't just take it from us. Check out these 15 downtown experiences from locals and visitors that lit up our Instagram feed. Share your own adventures using #MyFortWayne…

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Get into the Christmas Spirit at Santa’s Workshop!

Ho ho ho! Santa’s been busy getting his Christmas workshop ready for boys and girls to visit him at the Community Center! Bring your family and little ones to a fun-filled evening on Wednesday, November 27 th - donwtown Fort Wayne's Night of Lights. Kids can get into the holiday spirit with…

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The Embassy's Annual Festival of Trees is a Must-See

The holidays are a fun time to visit downtown Fort Wayne—there is so much to do and see. And at the center of it all is the Embassy Theatre’s Annual Festival of Trees, a highly anticipated Fort Wayne holiday tradition, which kicks off November 27 and runs through December 4. For eight days…

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