Fort Wayne for the Holidays:
Merry & Bright

'Tis the season for family fun!  Take time to enjoy the holidays together in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

A visit to Fort Wayne during the holiday season features dozens of events and attractions that lead to cherished and heartwarming memories. Our guide to Can't Miss Events is just your starting point to an unforgettable holiday getaway with friends and loved ones. Plan your visit with our Trip Builder feature, and check out our other recommended itineraries

Fort Wayne's holiday traditions kick off with the Night of Lights on the eve of Thanksgiving and continues with classic celebrations like the Festival of Trees, Festival of Gingerbread, performances by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Ballet, and touring productions. Plus find holiday markets and shopping events for the perfect gift!

This holiday season, Fort Wayne is proud to present a Merry and Bright collection of activities, restaurants, hotel packages and festivities that are safe, affordable, and FUN!

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Holiday Shopping Guide

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