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Posted on June 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Tatom O.

A July Weekend Getaway in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Summer is the perfect season to get outside and enjoy the beautiful warm weather – and what better place to do that but Fort Wayne, Indiana!

Our extensive lineup of outdoor concerts, weekly festivals, and rapidly expanding riverfront will always have your schedule full of fun in the sun. The weekend of July 13th in Fort Wayne is filled with events that it will take you back to the good ole’ days of your childhood where you never wanted to go back inside.

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Posted on March 28, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

How to Save Money on a Fort Wayne, Indiana Getaway

Spring is in the air. You may be ready for your first getaway of the year, but you don't want to spend too much. In Fort Wayne, Indiana, you don't have to. Experience a fun getaway without breaking the bank by following these tips.

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Posted on January 12, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

15 Unique Fort Wayne Experiences

Everyone has their own idea of a favorite unique experience found only in Fort Wayne, but the following sites and events topped the list of my family and friends.

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Posted on June 23, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Tour Fort Wayne Like a Local

Fort Wayne is a fun place. We’ve come a long way in the nearly four decades I’ve called this town home. The locals find more and more to do each year. Discover how you can live like a local in Indiana's second-largest city!

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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 November 13, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Sarah D.

Enjoy Fort Wayne's Riverfront in the Fall

As a break from all of our great holiday events coming up in Fort Wayne, learn about how you can experience Fort Wayne's three rivers right now! If you're on a trip or planning a visit to Fort Wayne soon, here are a few ways you can enjoy Fort Wayne's riverfront! 

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Joyeux Noel et Bonne Annee means Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Mark the date: Saturday, November 26 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. is the time to come to the Old Fort and see history come to life at the Festive French Christmas at the Old Fort event. It’s also a chance to get some Christmas shopping done in frontier style.​

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Posted on October 14, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Take a Tour of Fort Wayne's Parks!

When you visit a city, you often look at all the activities you can “do” but have you ever thought about the places where you can “be”?

That’s what the Fort Wayne Parks are all about. In 2011, the Gallup and Knight’s Foundation conducted a “Soul of the Community” study and found that our parks are among our greatest strengths.

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Posted on September 30, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Frightening Fun in Fort Wayne!

If you enjoy the frightening, ghoulish, and spooktacular, then the annual Fright Night in downtown Fort Wayne is for you and your whole family! There are plenty of activities for the family that enjoys fright or the families that enjoy the not so frightening.

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Posted on July 29, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Test Your Knowledge of the Fort Wayne Old Fort!

Coming to the Summit City? Maybe you’ll be here in time to visit one of our living history events at the Old Fort. If so, you’re in for a good time. But maybe you’ll want to touch up on some of your Old Fort knowledge before you get here. So try this quiz! (Answers are below.)

1. The original

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