Festivals and Events

There is so much to do in Fort Wayne - any time of year! We have a celebration planned for every weekend of the summer - and all throughout the year!

For a full list of special events, click here.

Three Rivers Festival

July 13 – 21

Don't miss Fort Wayne's favorite summer party since 1969 complete with family-friendly fun with arts, crafts, amusement rides, food vendors and much more!


St. Joe Pickle Festival

July 19 – 21

An old-time festival that was one of Food Network’s All American Festivals. Featuring food, music, a parade, fireworks, pickle factory tours, and more!


Allen County Fair

July 24 – 29

In addition to 4-H festivities, the fair offers a full food court, carnival rides, and family fun events.


Pride Fest

July 27 – 28

Celebrate diversity in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area. Featuring a vendor market, beer tent, kidspace, tournaments, and live entertainment from local, regional, and national singers and bands.


Wing Fest

August 11

Enjoy wings from around the country, family activities, live music, and more.


Taste of the Arts

August 24 – 25

Indulge in Downtown Fort Wayne's premiere arts and food festival held at the Arts United Campus and surrounding four-block area.


Grabill Country Fair

September 6 – 8

Enjoy Grabill's country-style fair that highlights the area’s Amish heritage with food, crafts, kids events, and much more!


Middle Waves

September 14 – 15

After the success of the inaugural year, Middle Waves returns to rock Fort Wayne, and the Midwest! The premier music festival for the region will feature local, regional, and national acts and headliners.


Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 15 – 16

Celebrates the life and times of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. Food, demonstrations, crafts, antiques, entertainment, children’s area, farmer’s market and more! The Johnny Appleseed festival is fun for the whole family.


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