Fort Wayne by Season

Enjoy Fort Wayne any time of year with this guide to the highlights of every season here in Allen County.

Spring

Spring is opening season in Fort Wayne! From the first pitch at a TinCaps Baseball game to the opening day of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in April, family fun springs to life in Fort Wayne this time of year.

Parkview Field

Enjoy indoor events in the spring like the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show, Monster Trucks, NCAA basketball, and Komet Hockey at the Memorial Coliseum.

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic has a robust calendar of events through the spring with specials like Bach in the Barn at Joseph Decuis in Roanoke, Indiana.

Experience the beauty of live butterflies at the Botanical Conservatory’s annual exhibit where you can learn about these whimsical creatures in the indoor butterfly tent.

Complete your getaway with more ways to enjoy Fort Wayne in the spring.

Summer

It’s not summer in Fort Wayne without a trip to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo (zoo landing page)! “One of the Top Ten in the Nation.” Save on the experience when you combine it with admissions to Science Central, the Botanical Conservatory, and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art using the Fort Wayne Adventure Pass!

Kayakers at Promenade Park in downtown Fort Wayne

Hit the water in a kayak or hike a trail by foot or bike at Promenade Park for some urban recreation in downtown Fort Wayne. Sign up for the free Fort Wayne Outdoor Pass to discover more than 120 miles of trails across the city.

Browse open-air farmers markets (and grab brunch while you’re there!) and end your day with a TinCaps baseball game or special event or performance.

Don’t forget to check the calendar of events for endless festivals, homestand games, shows, concerts, and more.

Complete your getaway with more ways to enjoy Fort Wayne in the summer.

Fall

Enjoy the changing colors of the season alongside amazing events and activities in Fort Wayne!

Trees with orange, red, and green leaves on the far side of a pond covered with leaves.

Find corn mazes, pumpkin patches, sunflower fields, u-pick harvests, spooky themes, and more.

Festivals abound in Fort Wayne in the fall - Grabill Country Fair, Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival, Johnny Appleseed Festival, Fall Harvest at Salomon Farm, Wild Zoo Halloween, Botanical Conservatory’s Pumpkin Path, and Fright Night just to name a few of the special events you can join to celebrate fall.

Complete your getaway with more ways to enjoy Fort Wayne in the fall.

Winter

Bundle up for some crisp and cozy winter experiences in Fort Wayne. Crunch through the snow on an outdoor hike, whisk down a sledding hill, sip on some cozy drinks, warm up at indoor museums, plan a shopping extravaganza, enjoy open-air ice skating, and more!

girls wearing snowshoes walking through the snow

Complete your getaway with more ways to enjoy Fort Wayne in the winter.

Want to know what’s happening during your visit? View our calendar of events here.