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Winterval - Fort Wayne's Winter Party

While a festival seems most suitable for summer temperatures, many cities across the globe host festivals in Winter. Quebec City has a winter carnival (complete with camping - oh my!), Harbin, China has a snow and ice festival, and they celebrate Winterlude in Ottawa, Ontario.  Luckily, here in Fort Wayne, we don't have to sit Winter out either - we have Winterval!  Winterval, Fort Wayne's celebration of winter, is back for its fifth year on January 30, from 10 am-4 pm…

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A Monday in Fort Wayne

*This post was updated in November 2017.* 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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Light up the Night at the Fantasy of Lights

There's just something about the holiday season that, even as a 26-year-old adult woman, makes me feel excited beyond belief to the point that my husband often compares me to a 6-year-old little girl. The time-frame between…

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Fort Wayne Winter Fun Spots

As all Fort Wayne locals know, winter can be a long and drawn-out affair. But that doesn't mean that you have to be stuck inside, longing for the first signs of spring! Our city is built for outdoor fun-no matter the season. You can go ice-skating at Headerwaters Park, sledding at one our great city…

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5 Family Friendly Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

When the weather is cold, it can be tough to fill the days, but there is so much to do in Fort Wayne. Check out these top 5 ways to keep everyone entertained and beat the winter blahs! 1. Sledding at Franke Park or cross country skiing at Fox Island The Fort Wayne parks don't stop just because the…

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Overcome Those Winter Doldrums

A wonderful gift comes with the mature years… grandchildren! And not only do the young ones bring joy to the elders, the feeling is mutual. That grand connection provides the kiddos with something special. Some may call it spoiling; we call it making memories. It’s been a long winter, and…

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Beat the winter blues with a class at a Fort Wayne business

The weather outside may be frightful, but there's no excuse for being bored in the Summit City. There are plenty of winter time classes to pique your interest, whether it be crafts or cooking, Here are a few to check out: Soapmaking: Ah...soap. Who doesn't love the clean smell of specialty…

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