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.


Thursday, September 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Fort Wayne Dance Collective’s fourth annual fundraiser hosted by Wunderkammer Company! It will be a great show for a great organization.

2. 20th Anniversary Season Opening Concert

Friday, September 9 from 7:30 p.m.


The Heartland Vocal Artists start the celebration of their 20th year with a fun mix of pop and vocal jazz, including a tribute to Indiana musicians in honor of Indiana’s Bicentennial year. A cash bar is available during the event. $20 Advance and $25 at the door.

3. Salvage in the City

Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Have you been to Saving Grace Vintage Boutique? If not, you need to go! They have wonderful, adorable, amazing things. This Saturday, they’re having an outdoor sale! There will be food trucks and music! Go!

4. The Rocky Horror Show

Friday, September 9 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 10 at 8 p.m. and 11:59pm

Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 17 at 8 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.


Such a fun show to kick off Halloween season … it will really get you in the spirit, especially if you go to a midnight show.

5. Brewed “IN” the Fort Fest

Saturday, September 10 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Indiana’s finest brews! Also, food trucks and music. My goal is to eat all my meals at food trucks this weekend.

6. RideGreen 2016

Saturday, September 10 at 1 p.m.


Ride to some of the best local “food and watering holes.”

7. Fort Wayne Air Show

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11


Fun for the whole family! This even is going to be huge. There will be lots to do and see (and lots to eat).

8. Autism Acceptance Walk

Sunday, September 11 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


It’s a family-friendly, one-mile walk. There will be food an entertainment, and all proceeds from this event support the local Ally programs in Indiana.

9. Be a Tourist in Your Hometown

Sunday, September 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Yay! I love this day! Visit a slew of Fort Wayne’s museums and attractions for free!

10. 3rd Annual North Anthony Corridor Block Party

Sunday, September 11 at 1 p.m.


Food trucks, beer tent, ice cream tent, kids’ activities, vendors … it’s all great at the North Anthony Corridor!

Don’t Forget:

Recurring events, such as the YLNI Farmer’s Market and Summer Nights at the Embassy are 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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