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Posted on January 14, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Katie R.

19 of the BEST Things to Do in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2019

2019 is here, and what better way to help kick off a brand new year than with some refreshing ideas of things to do in Fort Wayne, Indiana? Whether your New Years resolution includes taking the time to explore new (and old) places in your hometown, or you are a visitor checking out all that our city has to offer, there is much to see and do.

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

A Road Trip Stop in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Whether you’re coming from Chicago, Ann Arbor, Toledo, Lexington, or anywhere in-between, make a stop on your road trip route. Fort Wayne, Indiana is the nexus of many road trips (if not the destination).

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Posted on June 03, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Sara W.

BBQ Ribfest voted one of America's Best

Several years ago, I went to Fort Wayne’s BBQ Ribfest for the first time. I’m a big fan of BBQ ribs, especially the fall-off-the-bone kind, and I wanted to try some sweet and spicy ribs that I didn’t have to slow roast myself. Tender and delicious, I enjoyed the ribs on a picnic table while

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ribest2ribsLove ribs? Love live music? Love summer? Love Fort Wayne? Then this event is for you! The annual BBQ Ribfest returns June 19 through 22 in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana and will unite 40,000+ rib lovers. This 17th annual event is a staple of summer in the Summit City. Patrons will enjoy

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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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Posted on June 10, 2012 at 10:13:07 am by Ali D.

RibFest is just around the corner!

If you love ribs or anything barbequed, then get ready because the 15th Annual BBQ RibFest is returning to downtown Fort Wayne June 14-17. Located at Headwaters Park, some of the best, award-winning cooking teams are coming to cook up over twenty tons of BBQ. Along with delicious BBQ, blues

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Posted on June 09, 2012 at 10:07:15 am by Holly H.

15th Annual BBQ Ribfest a Tasty Crowd-pleaser

It's time to belly up to the table and put on your rib-eating face for the 15th Annual BBQ Ribfest in downtown Fort Wayne! This event is a local favorite, serving up a variety of mouth-watering BBQ with the taste of home-cookin', June 14 through 17 at Headwaters Park.

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Posted on June 12, 2011 at 10:00:00 pm by Emily E.

Enjoy Great Barbeque at RibFest 2011!

RibFest Get ready for the 14th annual BBQ RibFest, this June 16-19 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne, IN! The festival runs from 11:30 in the afternoon to almost 1 in the morning every day, so there of opportunities to try everything on the menu! Walking up to Headwaters Park you know you

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