LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Look no further! LFW compiles a list of ongoings and events that we’re excited about every week!

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and if you don’t quite see what you’re looking for, check out our events calendar.

If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekly Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com or you can go ahead and submit your event to our calendar!

Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc.


1. Hobnobben Film Festival

Thursday June 16 through Sunday June 19, Times Vary

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It’s here! Different films, different venues, lots of fun. For complete time and venue information check out their website.

2. Rib Fest

Thursday June 16 through Sunday June 19, 11:30 am-9 pm

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BBQ? Brew? Music? Bring the family and have some pig-out fun this weekend!

3. Creative Cocktails: Hobnobben Film Festival

Friday June 17 at 5 pm

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Meet up at Main Street Bistro before the Hobnobben Block Party and free outdoor screening of ‘Dazed and Confused.’

4. 07 Summerfest

Friday June 17, 6 pm-9 pm

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It’s a great time with art, food, wonderful people, and a night of fundraising for the ’07.

5. Sweetwater GearFest

Friday June 17 and Saturday June 18

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The largest music gear trade show that is open to the general public in the U.S. and it’s in Fort Wayne, music lovers, don’t miss this!

6. SCAN Duck Race

Saturday June 18 at 7 pm

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Plenty of family fun, and the fantastic duck race all benefitting a wonderful organization in our community! SCAN does really important things, support them, learn what they do, and have a great time!

7. CityExchange Father’s Day Sale

Saturday June 18, 11 am-6 pm

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Have you purchased your Father’s Day gift yet? Confession: I have not. I’ll be there Saturday … sometimes procrastinating is the way to go!

8. Northern Indiana Pet Expo

Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19, 11 am-4 pm

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Pets, pets, pets! I love this expo every year. Check out the local organizations doing great things for our beloved pets, meet some puppies, watch a few presentations, and have a good time!

9. Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon Kickoff

Monday June 20, 3 pm-7 pm

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There will be fun activities for the family! Kids ages 4-10 can sign up for $10 and they get t-shirts, goodie bags, and access to the Family Fun events that will take place every Thursday!

10. Make Music Day

Tuesday June 21, 11 am-10 pm

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Make music day takes place all over the world, in 700 cities in 120 countries. In Fort Wayne, there will be hands on activities for music lovers off all ages from 11 – 5, then live music throughout the downtown area from 5 – 10.


Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Check out our events calendar, and get out and have some fun this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our city!

Brittany King

Author: Brittany King

Storyteller. Bibliophile. Vegan. Native to Fort Wayne and lover of art. May have a mild obsession with pot-bellied pigs.

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