Fun in the Fort

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — There are so many amazing things to do in the Fort Wayne area and we want to help you narrow down your weekend plans. Here’s what’s going on this weekend so you can have Fun in the Fort:

Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show

The Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show is back for the 47th year at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Guests can check out more than 650 exhibitors who will offer a variety of home and garden products and services. There will also be several performances by some returning fan favorites, including Dr. Lori’s Free Antique Appraisal Comedy Show, Midwest grillin’ experts Mad Dog and Merrill, and nationally renowned gardening expert Melinda Myers. WANE 15 will also have a booth where you can meet some of your favorite on-air personalities and try out our weather wall.

Hours for the event are as follows:

  • Friday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tickets cost $10 at the door, $6 for seniors 62 and up, and free for kids 14 and under.

Disney On Ice: Dream Big

All you favorite Disney characters return to Fort Wayne for their latest on-ice performance: Dream Big. During the show, Miguel will follows his musical aspirations through the Land of the Dead, Moana and Maui restore the heart of Te Fiti, Anna and Elsa save their kingdom and the Disney Princesses inspire with stories of strength and kindness.

The show schedule is as follows at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum:

  • Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 29 at 11 a.m.; 3 p.m.; 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 1 at 1 p.m.; 5 p.m.

Tickets start as low as $15.50. For full ticket information, click here.

Fort Wayne Dance for All

If you’ve ever wanted to improve your dance moves, this weekend is your chance. Dozens of dancing workshops are being offered at this weekend’s “Fort Wayne Dance for All.”
The three-day event features all varieties of dance including Swing and Cha-Cha. 
The event is being held at the Grand Wayne Center. On Friday and Saturday, the show begins at 8 a.m. and ends with a dance party from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. On Sunday, the show begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon.

Other events:

Friday, Feb. 28:

  • Disney On Ice presents Dream Big
    • Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
    • 7 p.m.
    • Details
  • Murder at Mardi Gras – live performance
    • Huntington North High School
    • 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Details
  • Matilda the Musical
    • Arts United Center
    • 7:30 p.m.
    • Details
  • Grease
    • Williams Theatre at Purdue Fort Wayne
    • 8 p.m.
    • Details

Saturday, Feb. 29:

  • Frozen Princess Tea Party
    • Arlington Park Clubhouse
    • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Details
  • Purdue Fort Wayne Men’s Volleyball vs McKendree
    • Purdue University Fort Wayne
    • 4 p.m.
    • Details
  • Comedy Night wit Kevin Bozeman
    • Fort Wayne Comedy Club
    • 7:15 p.m. & 9:45 p.m.
    • Details
  • Matilda The Musical
  • Down the Line 14
  • Northern Indiana Golf Show
    • SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Details
  • Leap Year Party at 07 Pub
    • 3516 Broadway
    • 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    • Details
  • 2020 Fort Wayne Dance for All
    • Grand Wayne Center
    • 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
    • Details
  • National Adoption Weekend
    • PetSmart, 1760 Apple Glen Blvd.
    • 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Details

Sunday, March 1:

  • Northern Indiana Golf Show
    • SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse
    • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Details
  • 2020 Fort Wayne Dance for All
  • Matilda The Musical
    • Arts United Center
  • Nate Bargatze: Good Problem to Have
  • Trumpet Studio Recital
    • Rhinehart Music Center

Remember, there are many more events happening in the Fort Wayne area that you can learn about by visiting our Community Calendar page. Have an event you would like to post? You can do it there too! Happy weekend and have Fun in the Fort!

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