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Fun in the Fort | Things to do

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) There is always something going on in the Summit City. That's why Frontier Communications is partnering with WANE-TV to bring you all the fun events going on throughout Fort Wayne as part of our Frontier Friday's Fun in the Fort.

THREE RIVERS FESTIVAL (FRIDAY, JULY 13 - SATURDAY, JULY 21)

  • Downtown Midway

  • Lunch Time Trolley

  • River Excursions

  • Multiple Concerts every night

  • Over the Edge

  • Fireworks Finale Saturday, July 21

FIN-TASTIC FRIDAY (FRIDAY, JULY 20)

  • Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

  • Kick off Shark Week with an entire day dedicated to the ocean’s top predators: sharks.

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Free

FORT WAYNE TINCAPS (FRIDAY, JULY 20 - MONDAY, JULY 23)

  • Parkview Field

  • Tickets start at $5

  • Friday:

    • 7:05 p.m.

    • Tribute to Tom Hanks

      • All things Hanks! You know and love his movies, and we want to celebrate everything about one of the finest actors, and people, of all time.

    • Postgame Fireworks

      • After the game, fans can enjoy a spectacular fireworks display shot directly from the field!

  • Saturday:

    • 7:05 p.m.

    • Postgame Fireworks

      • After the game, fans can enjoy a spectacular fireworks display shot directly from the field!

  • Sunday:

    • 1:05 p.m.

    • Autograph Day

      • After the game, fans can get autographs from their favorite TinCaps players.

  • Monday

    • 7:05 p.m.

    • Family Feast

      • Mondays are great for families! Select concession items are on sale for only $1.00! Items include hot dogs, popcorn, pizza slices, and small soft drinks.

    • Postgame Fireworks

      • After the game, fans can enjoy a spectacular fireworks display shot directly from the field!

FRIDAY NITES LIVE - SUMMER CONCERT SERIES (FRIDAYS JUNE 1 - AUGUST 31)

  • Jefferson Pointe

  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • Band: Ty Causey

  • Free

CODY JINKS IN CONCERT (FRIDAY, JUNE 20)

  • Clyde Theatre

  • 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Tickets:

    • $37.50 in advance

    • $42 day of the show

PANORAMIC RIVERFRONT TOUR ON SWEET BREEZE (SATURDAY, JULY 21)

  • Headwaters Park

  • $30 per person

  • $15 for children under 10

FORT WAYNE SWAP MEET (SATURDAY, JULY 21)

  • Memorial Coliseum

  • 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Free Admission

  • Parking $5 per car

ROCK THE PLAZA 2018 (SATURDAY’S JUNE 9 - AUGUST 25)

  • Allen County Public Library

  • 6 p.m.

  • Free

  • Performers:

    • APQ Harmonic

    • Dave Todoran & the Mobile Homewreckers

    • Sunny Taylor Band

    • Exterminate All Rational Thought

JAZZWORKS! (SATURDAY, JULY 21)

  • Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

  • Doors open at 6 p.m.

  • 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Bring a lawn chair

  • Eric Clancy Trio and the West Central Quartet

  • Food and drinks available to buy from Mad Anthony Brewing

  • Tickets:

    • $5 for adults

    • $3 for children 3 - 17

STAYIN’ALIVE: BEE GEES TRIBUTE (SATURDAY, JULY 21)

  • Foellinger Outdoor Theatre

  • 8 p.m.

  • Tickets: $64 - $104

ALLEN COUNTY FAIR (TUESDAY, JULY 24 - SUNDAY, JULY 29)

  • Allen County Fairgrounds

  • Features many animals shows, full food court, carnival rides and a list of family-fun events

  • 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Tickets:

    • $5 per person

    • Children 5 and under are free

SUMMER NIGHTS AT THE EMBASSY (WEDNESDAY, JULY 25)

  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Tickets: $5

  • Fatima Washington

    • R&B, Soul, Gospel

    • Manu by Ziffles

    • Cash Bar

TED NUGENT (WEDNESDAY, JULY 25)

  • Foellinger Outdoor Theatre

  • 8 p.m.

  • Tickets: $39 - $79

LUNCH ON THE SQUARE (THURSDAYS JUNE 7 - AUGUST 30)

  • Freimann Square

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Free

BLUES TRAVELER (THURSDAY, JULY 26)

  • Clyde Theatre

  • 7 p.m.

  • Tickets: $25

FREE MOVIE THURSDAY (THURSDAY, JULY 26)

  • Foellinger Outdoor Theatre

  • 8 p.m.

  • “Minions”

  • Free

DUESY’S COMEDY GAME SHOW NIGHT (THURSDAY, JULY 26)

  • Duesy’s Sports Bar & Grille

  • Free

  • 7 p.m.

VINTAGE JUNK IN THE TRUNK (SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS JUNE 2 - OCTOBER 2)

  • Rekindle Marketplace Parking Lot

  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Arts and crafts, garage sales, farmers market and etc.

  • Free

RIVERFRONT FW SUNDAY PADDLE SOCIALS (SUNDAYS JUNE 3 - SEPTEMBER 30)

  • Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot

  • Learn more about the rivers while canoeing or kayaking on the three rivers

  • If you bring your own canoe or kayak: $10

  • Cost for renting a canoe or kayak: $15

  • 5:45 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.

RIVERFRONT BOAT TOURS (SUNDAYS AND THURSDAYS JUNE 3 - SEPTEMBER 30)

  • Guldlin Park

  • Ages 10 and over

  • $12 per person

FORT WAYNE PARKS AND RECREATION SUMMER PLAYGROUNDS (JUNE 4 - JULY 24)

  • Various Park Locations

  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Kickball, t-ball, bumper pool, Mancala, basketball, arts & crafts and field trips program

  • Free to attend

STORYTIME ON THE RIVERFRONT (MONDAYS JUNE 4 - AUGUST 27)

  • Lawton Park

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Free

YLNI FARMERS MARKET (SATURDAYS MAY 19 - SEPTEMBER 29)

  • Corner of Wayne and Barr

  • shopping for fresh produce, a wide variety of organic fruits and vegetables, handmade jewelry and crafts, local artwork and more.

  • Oldest public space in the city, dating back to 1837.

  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

HISTORIC WEST MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET (FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 12)

  • 1936 West Main Street Parking Lot

  • 3 p.m.. - 8 p.m.

  • Celebrating 9 years of serving the Fort Wayne community with fresh local produce.

  • The market will continue to provide area residents the very best in local produce, Indiana produced foods and local arts and crafts.

  • The market is owned and operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association.

HISTORIC SOUTHSIDE FARMERS MARKET (APRIL 7 - DECEMBER 15)

  • Saturdays

  • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Seasonal and locally grown vegetables, hormone-free meat and eggs, heirloom herbs, flowers and vegetables plants, baked goods, jams, teas and etc.

“BUGS” LIVE BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT (APRIL 14 - JULY 8)

  • Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

  • 16th year

  • Tickets:

    • Adults $5

    • 3-years-old to 17-years-old $3

    • Children under 2 are free

  • Times:

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

    • Thursday (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.)

    • Saturday (Noon - 4 p.m.)


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