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Fall in Fort Wayne

Summer Fun at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Now that the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is open for the spring and summer, everyone will be traveling to Fort Wayne, Indiana to see their new exhibits. There are plenty of new events and everyday additions to check out at the Zoo as well…

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The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend…

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Family Fun in Fort Wayne

So you're coming to Fort Wayne for a visit - any ideas on what you'll do for fun? Whether you're taking a break from visiting relatives or packing something in for the kids between business trips, Fort Wayne has something for every family need. Come check us out! Maybe you're just interested in…

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MY 5 Can't Miss Things-To-Do in Fort Wayne

I'm a huge champion for Fort Wayne. Born and raised in the Summit City, I left briefly for college, but always knew I would, and wanted to, end up back home to grow my life. Fast forward a littleand I am married, looking to buy a house to completely solidify my roots in town and work and participate in a growing and thriving community that makes me proud to call this city my home…

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The FWCZ Opens for the Season April 25!

Each spring, both children and adults all around Northeast Indiana begin counting down until opening day at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. If you've never been, please allow me to tell you just how much you're missing... I've been to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Bronx Zoo and the Chattanooga Zoo…

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FWCZ Presents Baby Sumatran Orangutan: Asmara

On every zoo trip when I was a child (and there were many... including well into my adulthood), my favorite, must-see-or-I-will-not-be-a-happy-camper animals to see were the monkeys and apes. Maybe it's because I believed I had a special connection with them, being playfully called a monkey by my…

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Enjoy "Merry, Not Scary" Wild Zoo Halloween

What's better than the zoo during a nice day in the summer? Give up? A one-of-a-kind experience in the fall! Enter Wild Zoo Halloween at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo! If you're looking for a low-cost and seasonal event to take your kids to, this is it. When you visit the zoo from noon to 5…

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Zoo Closing Soon...Or Is it?

As Fall rolls in, virtually everything transforms. From all the kiddos headed back to school to the reemergence of "Pumpkin Spice" flavored everything, Autumn makes it's presence known quite boldly. While many of us relish this season that is a precursor to the reality of a Midwest Winter…

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A Fall Farewell to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The shortening summer days blend into autumn so quickly - where did the summer go? Fortunately, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is open until October 12, so there is plenty of time to enjoy the changing seasons in the crisp outdoors. The nice thing about visiting the Zoo in October is that…

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