Downtown Fort Wayne offers a wide range of events throughout the year.
The Downtown Improvement District is involved in the planning and promotion of these events which can be viewed on our DID Events Page.

Do you know of a Downtown event you would like to tell us about? Click the link below to submit event information.

Downtown Event Submission


2016eventguideCelebrate Downtown (1/28/16)
Join us for a celebration of the people, places and partnerships that make Downtown Fort Wayne such a great place to live, work and play.

Mother’s Day Downtown (5/8/16)
Free trolleys will connect you to great retail locations and restaurants around Downtown while supporting cultural attractions and events.

Lunch on the Plaza – (June – August, 2016)
Join us every Thursday for a free concert from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

BuskerFest (6/25/16)
4 p.m. – 11 p.m. A celebration of the street performer and a festival of the unexpected, no performance is too quirky.

Busker Square @ Taste of the Arts (8/27/16)
11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Freimann Square, 200 East Main Street, becomes Busker Square for the day celebrating the arts through street performance at this Arts United fundraiser, held in the cultural district on Main Street. Downtown’s largest celebration of arts, history, culture and local food. Taste of the Arts Website

Fright Night (10/15/16)
Downtown Fort Wayne’s annual Halloween spectacular features the “Zombie Walk” and an incredible day of low and no cost activities at many great locations!

Night of Lights / HolidayFest (11/23/16)
Downtown’s Holiday season officially begins with an evening full of beautiful holiday display lightings and activities. The fun doesn’t stop with great HolidayFest events happening all season long!

Holly Trolley (11/26/16)
Multiple Downtown locations, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ride free trolleys to shop for unique holiday gifts at many great locations and support local businesses.