Group Tours Love Fort Wayne

Create your own custom itinerary by choosing from the many outstanding group activities that await! We invite you to build a wonderful Fort Wayne getaway for your group in these simple steps:

Step 1:

Book your tickets to the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale, this June 14-18, by calling 260-424-3700. Learn more about booking your tickets here.

Step 2:

Choose from these Group-friendly hotels that have rooms and rates available during the Outlet Sale dates:

Hotel Contact Phone
Best Western Fort Wayne I-69 North Shannon Deemer 260-490-7950
The Bradley Christian Neely 260-428-4018
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Tina Stacy 260-702-0343
Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown  Tina Stacy 260-702-0343
Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Wayne North  Nicki Foos 260-489-0908
Hampton Inn SW Cristina Martin 260-432-0334
Holiday Inn Express Southwest Angie McCaffrey 260-408-6611
Hyatt Place Fort Wayne Emily Day 260-471-8522
Quality Inn Fort Wayne Alysha Kurani 212-457-1325
Springhill Suites Fort Wayne North Consuela Martin 260-267-7870
TownePlace Suites Fort Wayne North Raleih Bennett 859-629-2324
Wyndham Garden Nicki Browne 260-999-6040

 

Ruth's Chris Private Dining
Step 3:

Fort Wayne offers many restaurants that cater to groups – feel free to sort this Group Dining list by location, price, or cuisine type!

Step 4:

Search our Calendar of Events for Special Events taking place during your visit.

Step 5:

Then, add some of these special group activities to create a fun-filled agenda in Fort Wayne!

Shop ‘Til They Drop

Shop our large indoor mall at Glenbrook Square, our outdoor lifestyle center at Jefferson Pointe, or enjoy some of our one-of-a-kind boutiques.

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: The Vera Bradley Retail Store at Jefferson Pointe will be offering all shoppers 25% off!


The Lion's Dance

Downtown Delights

Enjoy the art and nature of Fort Wayne! You tour can begin at the Botanical Conservatory, which features three gardens under glass – in the heart of Fort Wayne. From there, your group can travel to the Museum of Art for a guided tour of the treasures within, including their new glass wing.

An active group might enjoy our Downtown Walking Tour or Public Art Tour, and you’ll want to be sure to stop to enjoy The Landing and Promenade Park to the north and the newly opened Electric Works to the south.

Many of our Group Dining spots are located Downtown, and you can also schedule a tasting at one of downtown’s ice cream shops, or the delicious Country Heritage location.

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: Kilwins, located downtown at the Bradley, is offering 10% off and a free tasting bar to all guests who show their Fort Wayne Savings Pass. In addition, bus drivers will receive a free caramel apple!


Lakeside Park Rose Garden at Night

Gardens and Greenery

In addition to the indoor Botanical Conservatory, Fort Wayne is home to beautiful gardens to tour and enjoy.

Or, check out Grabill, our nearby Amish community, which is home to many garden centers and places to explore Amish culture.

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: The Lakeside Rose Garden, located minutes from the sale, will be in spectacular bloom!


Architectural Delights

Fort Wayne features countless architectural gems, and we’d love to share them with your group!

Schedule a free tour of the breathtaking Allen County Courthouse, filled with elaborate marble and murals that are some of the finest in the state. You will also schedule free tours of the Embassy Theatre and historic Brookside mansion. 


Discover Your Roots

Did you know that Fort Wayne is home to the nation’s largest Genealogy Library? Your group can receive custom instruction and assistance as they get started on uncovering their roots in this beautiful facility that welcomes groups of all sizes!

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: The Genealogy Center is offering a free “family history” binder for every researcher!


Veteran's Shrine Memorial Vietnam Wall

History Lovers Tours

Fort Wayne welcomes history lovers with a Historic Walking Tour, many Historic Attractions that welcome groups, the impressive Veterans Memorial Shrine, The Old Fort, and more.

Add one (or several) of these sites to your itinerary to thrill the history lovers in your group.

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: The Lincoln Collection in downtown Fort Wayne offers guests a free Lincoln pin!


See It Made – Taste the Goodness

Ever wonder how some of your favorite treats are made? Plan a factory tour of DeBrand Fine Chocolates, Olive Twist, Sechler’s Pickles, or Mad Anthony Brewing Company. And yes – samples are included!

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: Call DeBrand or Olive Twist to schedule a dedicated time for your group. 


Wine Tasting

Even better – schedule a tour or tasting at one of our nearby wineries and distilleries, Country Heritage, Three Rivers Distilling Company, or Two EE’s!

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: Schedule a free wine tasting or a tour for your group. 


Agritourism

A few of the nearby agritourism experiences you can enjoy include: Kuehnert Dairy Farm, Sechler’s Pickles, and Steele Farms. 

Or, check out Grabill, our nearby Amish community, which is home to authentic Amish culture.


Performance at Arena Dinner Theatre in Fort Wayne

Special Events and Activities

Add another special event to your agenda to fill out a few wonderful days in Fort Wayne! Search our Calendar of Events to discover performances and opportunities that you won’t want to miss!

Special during the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale: Every night of the sale the TinCaps baseball team will be taking to the field in downtown Fort Wayne. A TinCaps game is a fun night at the ballpark that you won’t want to miss – and group tickets are available!


Additional Group Information

Fort Wayne, Indiana offers over 50 hotels, with dozens of options perfect for your stay. From convenient and well-appointed convention hotels to family-fun hotels with pools, we have the right hotel at the right price for you.

Create your own custom itinerary by choosing from the many outstanding group activities that await! We invite you to build a wonderful Fort Wayne getaway for your group in these simple steps.

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

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