HolidayFest Featuring the Night of Lights Returns to Downtown Fort Wayne for Another Year of Community Traditions

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Contact: Rick Zolman, Events & Programming Manager
260-420-3266 | Rick@DowntownFortWayne.com



FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Experience the magic of the holidays in Downtown Fort Wayne with the return of HolidayFest featuring the Night of Lights, presented by TriCore and Downtown Fort Wayne.


On Wednesday, November 23, Thanksgiving Eve, the always popular and nostalgic Night of Lights will take place in Downtown Fort Wayne. Come together to celebrate Fort Wayne’s favorite community traditions and kick off the holiday season with the iconic lighting of Santa and His Reindeer, the Merry Christmas Wreath, and many more.


The Night of Lights begins at 5:45 p.m., as Downtown businesses and organizations host a variety of family-friendly lightings paired with indoor and outdoor holiday activities. Complete the evening with the Parkview Field Holiday Fireworks Show starting at 8:00 p.m.


This festive night has brought joy to the people of Fort Wayne and northeast Indiana for decades, drawing thousands of attendees each year. Be sure to join the crowds and embrace the holiday spirit during HolidayFest featuring the Night of Lights in Downtown Fort Wayne.


For more information and a complete list of activities, please go to HolidayFestDowntown.com.


The 2022 HolidayFest featuring the Night of Lights is presented by TriCore and Downtown Fort Wayne, sponsored by PNC Bank, Lutheran Health Network, Indiana Michigan Power, Fort Wayne Newspapers, WANE 15, OUTFRONT Media, Majic 95.1, Classic Hits 101.7, ALT 99.5 & 102.3, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Do It Best Corp., Peterman Brothers, Custom Sound Designs, Visit Fort Wayne, Sweetwater Sound, Bona Vita Architecture, and T-Mobile.