Riverfront Activities

Black History Month Events in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been quoted as saying, “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” This February, you can commemorate Black History Month by visiting the following Fort Wayne, Indiana places, where you can see just how this important part of history has shaped the past and present for us all…

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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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Mondays in Fort Wayne

Visiting Fort Wayne on a Monday? The Fort Wayne Visitors Center is a great resource to find out what events are going on around town, and what attractions and activities are open throughout Fort Wayne…

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Beat the Heat in the Summit City

In July it can get very hot in Indiana! You can find some relief without leaving the Summit City. From splash pads and pools to cool treats, there are definitely plenty of ways for you to enjoy Fort Wayne any day of the year…

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Fort Wayne's Museum Dream

Updated November 14, 2018. The Museum Dream Pass and Museum Access Pass are no longer available from Visit Fort Wayne. Please contact your selected attraction individually. Visit the History Center ,  Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory , and  Science Central  for more information…

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Icons of Fort Wayne at the History Center

The treasure safe of a Miami chief, the parasol of the first woman movie producer, and the tallest skyscraper in the state - did you know we had all that in Fort Wayne? There's all this and plenty more in the 200@200 "Iconic of Fort Wayne" exhibit  at the Fort Wayne History Center…

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Too Good a Prisoner

One of the perks of working at the History Center is getting “behind-the-scenes” and “first” looks at artifacts. A perfect example is an artifact that we were given on July 3, 2012 by Donna J. Vorndran, daughter of former Sheriff Herman C. Holle. Mrs. Vorndran brought us a “soap gun”….a .38…

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Marking History in Fort Wayne

As you drive around Fort Wayne, you sometimes come across a sign that denotes an historic happening or place from our city’s history. There are a variety of these signs in existence and so we set out to find a few with the idea that parents of elementary age and older students, as well as…

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