Fright Night


Encounter something unusually spooky during the return of the 14th annual Fright Night, presented by Flagstar Bank and Downtown Fort Wayne, on Saturday, October 21, 2023.


Come dressed in your best zombie costume and makeup to enjoy various activities throughout Downtown Fort Wayne from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. A free Zombie Walk pre-party will be held at Zombie Central, located at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Capture every angle of the experience at Zombie Central during a 360-degree photo shoot in partnership with The Fort Photo Booth. Be sure to share all images on social media and tag @downtownfortwayne.


Watch the city come alive during the always popular Zombie Walk kicking off at Zombie Central at 3:00 p.m. Look for the Survival Truck to follow the area’s biggest zombie parade as thousands of the undead walk the streets of Downtown Fort Wayne.


Pick up your Fright Night Survival Guide in October during regular business hours at the following locations: Downtown Fort Wayne, Visit Fort Wayne, Parkview Field, Allen County Public Library (Main Branch), Embassy Theatre and Grand Wayne Convention Center.


Street parking is free on Saturday. For more parking information, check out the Downtown Public Parking map or text “PARK” to 46862.


Fright Night is a free, family-friendly event with fun activities for everyone. Suit up, grab Fright Night Survival Guide and head to Downtown Fort Wayne for a night to dismember.

Fright Night, presented by Flagstar Bank and Downtown Fort Wayne, is proudly sponsored by Fort Wayne Newspapers, WANE 15, OUTFRONT Media, 98.9 The Bear, 97.3 WMEE, K105 FM, T-Mobile, Custom Sound Designs, Allen County Public Library, and The Fort Photo Booth.