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. Dirt in Our Hands Opening Reception

Thursday, July 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


This exhibit sounds really cool. It “explores the spiritual connections between humans and the natural world.”

2. Your Life Matters

Thursday, July 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Respect360 in collaboration with RemedyLive are hosting an empowerment session to bring awareness about Indiana’s epidemic of teen suicide attempts. This is an important thing to talk about, and if you have, work with, or care about any teenagers, be sure to attend this free event!

3. Nerdlesque: A Tribute to Cult Classics

Friday, July 15 at 9 p.m. (21+ event)



From Grindhouse to Elvira, the Fort Wayne Bombshells pay tribute to favorite cult classic movies in this burlesque show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Make sure you get there early enough to grab a seat and a drink before the show!

4. Three Rivers Festival

Time Varies


Yep, it’s on here again. There’s still a TON to do this weekend, including the finale fireworks!

5. Ted’s Market Local Fest

Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17


Celebrate all things local! Support your local vendors!

6. Daniel Tiger’s Reading Adventure

Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


We love Daniel Tiger at our house. He’ll be there Saturday! They’ll be reading Daniel Tiger books, and prizes, popcorn, and snow cones will be available for the kiddos!

7. Jazzworks

Saturday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Local jazz artists will be playing at the Botanical Conservatory prior to the fireworks on Saturday. Enjoy the music, the beautiful atmosphere, and a great view of the fireworks show!

8. Pedal for Pet Promises

Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m.


There’s a fundraiser for the ASPCA this Saturday! Listen to some great music, enjoy some good drinks, and support a wonderful cause!

9. Pokemon GO Bar Crawl

Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m.


C’mon. It had to happen! Start at The Deck at 2 p.m. and hop around the city, drinking and catching pokemon!


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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