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. The B-Side Presents: Slow Dakota

Thursday, July 28 from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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It’s The B-Side’s first film screening, and Slow Dakota’s first concert in Fort Wayne! Tickets are $8, there will be a cash bar by Birdboy Brewing Co., and it should be a really great night!

2. Setting Sun Ladies Run

Thursday, July 28 at 8:30 p.m.

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It’s a 4-mile run down the Rivergreenway, food, drinks, and a raffle, brought to you by NeighborLink Fort Wayne and Three Rivers Running Company. Check in begins at 7:45 p.m.

3. Fort Wayne Food and Brew

Saturday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to Midnight

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It’s the first annual Fort Wayne Food and Brew! There will be great food from local vendors, drinks, and music. There’s also a kids corner, so this can be a family event! Check it out!

4. Out of a Jam Launch Party

Saturday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Out of a Jam does great things for women who’ve gone through struggles in their lives. Come to their opening at City Exchange shops to hear more about their mission, and support their wonderful cause! Also, their jam is delicious.

5. Downtown Mural Fundraiser

Saturday, July 30 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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Fort Wayne Art Collective is hosting a fundraiser to help bring a new public mural downtown! A scavenger hunt and an afterparty featuring great musicians sounds like a fun way to spend a Saturday, right?

6. LFW Film Series — Never Ending Story

Saturday, July 30 from 8 p.m. to 11 .m.

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Come out for this free film and family fun!

7. Harry Potter Release Party

Saturday, July 30 from 8 p.m. to Midnight

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Countdown to Midnight! That’s right, folks! Harry Potter is back! Hang out at Barnes and Noble playing games, wearing costumes, and making friend with other HP lovers while waiting for the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child release!

8. Community Day at Ash Brokerage

Saturday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Ash Brokerage is opening up to the community so we can see all the beauty that is the Skyline Plaza! It’s a one-day only, one-time only event, so go check it out!

9. Baals Music Festival

Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30 from 5 p.m. to Midnight

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It’s back! Food, drinks, great music and fun!

10. YLNI Living Fort Wayne Concert Series

Wednesday, August 3 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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Great music, food trucks, activities for the kiddos and drinks from JKs. Come out for the last summer concert series event!

Don’t Forget:

The Allen County Fair is still going on this weekend! Recurring events, such as the YLNI Farmer’s Market, Summer Nights at the Embassy, Friday Nights Live, and Rock the Plaza are all still happening this summer! For a complete list of events (including the weekly fun) check out our calendar!


Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. 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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