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Festival of Gingerbread

  • 302 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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  • Presented By: The History Center
  • Dates: November 26, 2021 - December 19, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: The History Center
  • Price: $6 adults, $4 seniors and youth, 2 and under free
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes


Since 1985, the Festival of Gingerbread has become one of Fort Wayne’s most cherished holiday traditions, and one of downtown’s most popular events. Each year, gingerbread creations by local artists are set up in the historic Shields Room in celebration of the holidays. Gingerbread artists range from Pre-K students to professionals.

Admission: $6 adults, $4 youth and seniors, ages 2 and under free. History Center members free

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm, Extra Care Hours Monday - Thursday 2pm-5pm, Friday - Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.

Masks are required all times in the museum and social distancing will be enforced.


Event Schedules

Due to ongoing precautions during the COVID-19 Pandemic, events may be subject to changes, attendance restrictions, or cancellations. Please check with the event host and or venue for any events you are planning to attend. 

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