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Christmas on Broadway

  • 2810 Beaver Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46807
  • (260) 745-1970
  • Presented By: Christmas on Broadway
  • Dates: November 19, 2021
  • Location: Broadway Plaza, Broadway at Beaver Avenue
  • Time: 5:30 PM
  • Price: Free


A Fort Wayne Christmas tradition returns for its 17th year on November 19th.

The annual Christmas on Broadway is set to fill the streets of Broadway from Creighton to Park Avenues at 5:30pm, with the lighting of 40,000 lights on a massive 40-foot tree to be installed at Broadway Plaza in front of the Shine & Hardin law offices. The lights are being sponsored by the Kelly Cup Champion Fort Wayne Komets, and will be lit by members of the Turnstone Paralympics team, which participated in this year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

The celebration will include a parade on Broadway, featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus aboard a 1976 Pierce Fire Engine led by members of the Turnstone Paralympics Team, cast members from the Fort Wayne Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker, and the Fort Wayne Community Schools “b Instrumental” program. The parade route will begin at Broadway and Creighton and will travel south to the Broadway Plaza.

As in the past, this year’s tree lighting and fireworks display will be telecast live on ABC 21, beginning at 5:00 p.m., when ABC 21 telecasts their entire 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. newscasts live from the Broadway Plaza.


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