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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

Cater Your Thanksgiving Meal in Fort Wayne

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy with family and friends, but sometimes it can be stressful preparing the meal for large gatherings. If you are visiting Fort Wayne this holiday season, consider easing the burden by enlisting the help of local restaurants and caterers. They can take away the mess and the stress of Thanksgiving Day meal prep. There are many options from which to choose. Here are a few of my Insider recommendations.

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Posted on November 07, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

A Thanksgiving Meal Out in Fort Wayne


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Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family and friends and eat of course. In Fort Wayne, there is no shortage of dining options available for a nice Thanksgiving meal.

If you are looking to have a nice meal out on Thanksgiving, give one of these great restaurants a visit!

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Posted on November 14, 2015 at 9:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Dine and Dash This Thanksgiving

Updated March 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family and friends, and eat of course. In Fort Wayne, there is no shortage of dining options available for a nice Thanksgiving meal.

But, before you sit down to eat; you might want to work up an appetite with a quick run or catching a Komets game. The annual traditions of the Galloping Gobbler and the 20th Annual Turkey Trot are a great tradition you can take part in and adds a different take on the holiday of feasting. If you're not into running consider going to the Komets game!

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Posted on November 12, 2014 at 11:00:00 am by Wendy S.

Your Guide to Eating Out on Thanksgiving Day

Updated March 2017

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Thanksgiving usually means gathering at your home or a family member's, sitting around the table and enjoying the traditional turkey, stuffing and all of the other goodies. But what if you don't have anywhere to go this year? Or you just want to do something different? If

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Posted on November 23, 2013 at 4:00:51 am by Whitney C.

The Third Annual HolidayFest Holly Trolley

holly trolley Do you love to shop local? Do you want to shop on Thanksgiving weekend but not in the crazy-wait-in-line-all-night way? Do you have family in town that you need to entertain over Thanksgiving? If so, then I think Holly Trolley Shopping, part of HolidayFest in downtown Fort Wayne, is a great ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Katie R.

Have a Thanksgiving Feast Without the Mess at Area Restaurants

Update: Restaurant pricing and participation may have changed. Please contact the restaurant directly for the most current details.

bgturkeyThe holidays have finally arrived! Thanksgiving is here, and with that comes turkey, stuffing, family time, and the start of the holiday rush. While many are

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It’s like peeking under the Christmas tree before everyone wakes up on Christmas morning. You almost hold your breath before you look. Walking into the display room at the Fort Wayne History Center (302 East Berry Street) is like that, just before you experience the Festival of Gingerbread. Soft lights from delicate trees illuminate the Festival of Gingerbread display room. ... More ›

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 9:04:32 am by Kayleen R.

Thanksgivingfest Adds a New Twist to a Favorite Holiday

Looking for a fun new Thanksgiving tradition? I've found a new twist on our favorite day. The Philmore on Broadway has created Thanksgivingfest to celebrate our national holiday. If you want to celebrate the holiday in a special way, this is it. Thanksgivingfest will be held on Wednesday, ... More ›

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