Must Do

  1. Take the self-paced Downtown Walking Tour to be sure to hit the highlights and learn the history.
  2. Discover the vast array of Public Art found on our downtown streets and alleys.
  3. Be sure to check out Arts Campus Fort Wayne on Main Street.

Restaurants

Search all of our Downtown Dining options here and be sure to check out The Landing - downtown's new dining district, as well as historic Fort Wayne favorites like Cindy's Diner and Coney Island. You may also enjoy cocktails with a birds-eye-view at one of our rooftop bars, Birdie's or Conner's Rooftop.

Things To Do

Downtown Fort Wayne is home to many of our museums and attractions. A few that can't be missed are the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and Historic Old Fort Wayne.

Parks

Downtown's parks are the soul of our city. Check out our newest riverfront park at Promenade Park, where you can stroll the Treetop Canopy Trail, splash in the Kids' Canal, and rent a kayak or bike! While, downtown you will also want to catch a festival at Headwaters Park and take time to stroll the tree-lined Freimann Square on Main Street.

Shop

Downtown Fort Wayne has dozens of locally owned retailers that offer that special souvenir or gift. Check out the full list here.

Nightlife

No need to head home when the sun goes down. In the summer, you'll want to catch a TinCaps Baseball game at Parkview Field, and any time of year you can catch a touring production live on stage at the Embassy Theatre.

Additional Resources

Visit our Downtown information page.

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