Downtown Fort Wayne offers a wide range of events throughout the year.

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Downtown Event Submission


Celebrate Downtown: Jan. 31, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
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: May 12, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free trolleys and guides will connect you to great retail locations and restaurants around Downtown while supporting Mother’s Day attractions and events.

Lunch on the Square: Thursdays, June – Aug., 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Grab lunch Downtown and join us every Thursday in June, July and August to enjoy free live music.

BuskerFest: June 29, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of the street performer. BuskerFest is truly Fort Wayne’s festival of the unexpected!

Fright Night: Oct. 19, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
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!

HolidayFest, Featuring the Night of Lights: Nov. 27, Lightings from 5:45 p.m.
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 Shopping: Nov. 30, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ride free trolleys to shop for unique holiday gifts at many great locations and support local businesses in our community.