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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 October 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indiana tradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new 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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Posted on November 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

6 Magical Holiday Experiences in Fort Wayne

This post was updated November 2018.

Looking for something special – an activity that puts the sparkle in your day?

Fort Wayne at Christmas time is the perfect place to find a little magic.

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

Unique Performances of the Nutcracker in Fort Wayne

It’s getting colder outside. A hint of snow is in the air, and the stores smell like cinnamon and pine. This is definitely the time to see The Nutcracker, the famous ballet featuring Clara and her wooden soldier during their Christmas adventure.

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Moscow Ballet Presents The Great Russian Nutcracker

We are blessed in Fort Wayne to be home to the marvelous Fort Wayne Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker each Christmas season. This year, you have another Nutcracker option. The Moscow Ballet will be coming to present The Great Russian Nutcracker at The Embassy Theatre. Probably no other country is as famous for its ballet feats as Russia.

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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Nutcracker Presentation by the Fort Wayne Ballet

Back in the 90s before audiobooks were cool (they’re cool now, right?), I had an audiobook version of The Nutcracker. This little cassette tape audiobook, which I would play in my little red-and-white plastic tape player, included excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. Shame on me--I’ve never actually seen The Nutcracker.

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Posted on November 08, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Fort Wayne for the Holidays

*This post was updated in November 2017*
 

Having lived in nine different communities in my lifetime, I think I’m safe in saying that NOBODY does the holidays like Fort Wayne!

From lights to music, ballet and theater, to gingerbread houses to sports and even science—there’s something for everyone in our city beginning in November and running until the New Year.

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Posted on November 17, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Katie R.

The Fort Wayne Ballet presents The Nutcracker

When I was a little girl I had lofty aspirations of becoming a big-time ballerina. I was enrolled in dance classes and begged and pleaded with my mom to let me take ballet on top of the other two dance classes I was already taking. There was just something about ballet that really spoke to my

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Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00:03 am by Sara W.

The Nutcracker: A Fort Wayne Ballet Holiday Tradition

FWBalletWEB-522x392 A holiday classic that many families look forward to every year is Fort Wayne Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is the story of a young girl named Clara, who gets the gift of a nutcracker at a fabulous holiday party from her godfather. When Clara falls asleep after the party, ... More ›

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