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2015 Downtown Improvement District events

January 29 – Celebrate Downtownevent
A celebration of the people, places, and partnerships that make Downtown Fort Wayne such a unique community!

February 28 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

March 28 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

April 25 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

May 16 – Spring Trolley
Park then ride the trolley between multiple downtown locations for unique gifts, specials, and a great day supporting local businesses. Spring Trolley & Map.

May 30 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

June through August – Lunch on the Square
Every Thursday enjoy a free concert with your carry-out lunch at One Summit Square, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. LOTS Schedule

June 27 – BuskerFest / Last Saturdays
4 p.m. – 10 p.m. A celebration of the street performer and a festival of the unexpected; no performance is too quirky. BuskerFest Info

July 25 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

August 29 – BuskerSquare at Taste of the Arts
Fundraiser for Arts United, held in the cultural district on Main Street. Downtown’s largest one-day celebration of arts, history, culture and local food includes Busker Square sponsored by the DID. Taste of the Arts

August 29 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

September 26 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

October 17 – Fright Night
Multiple events all over Downtown Fort Wayne, Downtown Fort Wayne’s annual Halloween event features the zombie walk, haunted tours and spooky activities with fundraising activities and many free events at over 14 cultural district locations.

October 31 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays

November 25 – Night of Lights
The Holiday season officially begins with the Night of Lights and activities all over downtown. Most downtown cultural locations will start their holiday fundraisers on this night, including the Embassy Theatre Festival of Trees, History Center Festival of Gingerbread, and Science Central’s Festival of Trains.

November 28 – Holly Trolley / Last Saturdays
The third annual Holly Trolley shopping supports downtown retailers and helps our museum, library, and gallery gift shops too! The free trolley is a great way to explore HolidayFest events too.  Learn more at HolidayFest.

December 26 – Last Saturdays
Experience Art. Discover Downtown. Arts United or Last Saturdays