FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Clean Drains Fort Wayne will celebrate World Rivers Day on September 23 with a festival taking over Promenade Park.

The event is set to go from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with music, entertainment, food trucks and Dumpster Drummers performances.

The schedule is as follows;

  • 1 p.m. Legacy Mural Dedication & Recognition of 2023 Storm Drain Mural Artists (TJ Nowak Supply)
  • 2 p.m. Recognition of Drain Stormer Neighborhoods, Schools, Organizations & Teams (Sweetwater Bandshell)
  • 2:30 p.m. Demo by New Haven Hoopers- Get some hip action with this group of hula hoopers! (Sweetwater Bandshell)
  • 2:30 p.m. Storytime (The Journal Gazette Foundation Dining Gardens)
  • 3 p.m. Ted’s Hot Dog Eating Contest- Must be pre-registered and an entry fee is required. Open to both kids and adults.  (Ted’s Snack & Bar)
  • 3:30 p.m. Pets & Paddles – Bring your pets and get them out for a river paddle ride. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Outfitters (Dockside)
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Noodle River Sculptures (Dockside)

For more information about the free event head to the Friends of the Rivers website.