Weather the Fort Draws Large Crowd to DTFW & Supports Fort Wayne Turners

Weather the Fort, presented by Downtown Fort Wayne and TriCore, brought a crowd of 5,200 plus attendees to The Landing on Saturday, February 18, from 3:00-8:00 p.m.


Fort Wayne Turners and ObiCai Restaurant Group provided beverages for the event. As part of its partnership with Fort Wayne Turners, Downtown Fort Wayne donated a check for $3,211 to the nonprofit organization with the money raised from the beverage sales.


“TriCore is proud to present events like Weather the Fort,” said President of TriCore Dustin Flaugher. “We love the value this event brings to The Landing, local businesses surrounding the event, and people of all ages experiencing free, family-friendly entertainment, as well as the important work being done at Fort Wayne Turners. We are thankful for everything Downtown Fort Wayne does to celebrate all that DTFW has to offer.”


This was the first year the outdoor winter event was produced and managed by Downtown Fort Wayne. Weather the Fort will return for another year of family-friendly fun in February 2024.


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Weather the Fort, presented by Downtown Fort Wayne and TriCore, was sponsored by WANE 15, OUTFRONT Media, Fort Wayne Metals, TW Logistics, Design Collaborative, Hallmark Home Mortgage, 3Rivers Federal Credit Union, JAT of Fort Wayne, JH Specialties, Buchanan Hauling, Palmer Trucks, Strahm, Surack Enterprises, ObiCai Restaurant Group, Turners, CSD, Mutton Rentals and The Landing.




For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Contact: Preston Wallace, Director of Marketing, 260-203-1291