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Fort Wayne Local Customs: 5 reviews and 2 photos

  Three Rivers Festival, Downtown Fort Wayne
by Ischyros

Fort Wayne is a party town. Almost every weekend in the summer there is some kind of festival going on in town! If you can't find a festival to fit your needs, head out to Jefferson Pointe on Friday nights for Friday Nites Live! Here's a rundown the this summers major festivals. Unless otherwise noted festivals are at Headwaters Park downtown (Updated for 2008):

Vera Bradley Classic - May 30 - June 2 (Charity Golf & Tennis Tournament, Various locations.)

Germanfest - June 1-8

New Haven Canal Days - June 3-7 (New Haven, IN)

Mad Anthony Celebrity Classic - June 9 (Charity Golf Tournament, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Rd.)

Indiana Highland Games - June 14 (Concordia Theological Seminary)

RibFest - June 19-22

Greekfest - June 26-28

Three Rivers Festival - July 12-20

Allen County Fair - July 22-27 (Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd, Fort Wayne)

Hispanic Heritage Festival - August 2-3

Muddy River Run - August 9-10 (Car Show, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd, Fort Wayne)

Indiana Black Expo - August 10-16

Taste of Fort Wayne - August 23

Auburn-Cord-Duesenburg Festival - August 28 - September 1 (Various Locations, Auburn, IN)

Chilifest - August 31 - September 1

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown - September 7 Noon-5PM (Free admission to various city attractions with passport from the Visitors' Center)

Rockin' Docs Musicfest - September 12-13

Johnny Appleseed Festival - September 20-21 (Johnny Appleseed Park, Off Coliseum Blvd behind the Coliseum and Memorial Stadium)

For full list of Fort Wayne events, head to the Fort Wayne Visitors Center website and click on Calendar of Events.

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  • Updated Mar 29, 2008
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