LFW Weekly Fun File

Fall is here.

Excuse the excessive amount of fall-themed activities in this fun file. We can’t get enough fall family fun!

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. Samaritan Live

Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m.

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You can ask the crew members questions from the comfort of your own home! Join Parkview for this Facebook Live event!

2. Fall Harvest Festival 

Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Celebrate the history of the American farm! This is a great event for all ages, and it’s free!

3. Curiosity Day!

Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Celebrate Curious George turning 75! Face painting, crafts, snacks and stories will make for a great Saturday for your kiddo!

4. Diaper Dash 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, September 24th from 7:30 a.m. to 8:10 a.m.

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It’s an inaugural event for Healthier Moms and Babies! Read more about it in this Living Fort Wayne article.

5. Art House Theater Day – Cinema Center

Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m.

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Celebrate the independent theatre. Almost all screenings (there are a couple exceptions) will be presented at member pricing. There will be giveaways, drink specials, and more!

6. Hop On

Saturday, September 24 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Take a tour of some of Fort Wayne’s best breweries! Transportation is provided with the ticket price! You can see more details in Living Fort Wayne’s recent article.

7. Harambee Fort Wayne – A Benefit for Come Unity

Saturday, September 24 from 7 p.m to 10 p.m.

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All proceeds will benefit Come Unity‘s clean water, education and sustainability programs in East Africa. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music and more! You can purchase tickets online until Friday, and you can also purchase tickets at the door.

8. LFW Film Series – The Book of Life

Saturday, September 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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This is the last film of the season! Join us at the Allen County Public Library (downtown) to see “The Book of Life!”

9. Electric Fall

Saturday, September 24 at 7 p.m.

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Oh, Electric Fall. Go, listen to music, drink some drinks, have some fun.

10. Fall Festival Opening Weekend at Kuehnert Dairy Farm

Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25

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There’s a corn maze, cows, hay rides, ice cream, and pumpkins. Find some time to enjoy the farm this fall!

Open Hours: September 24th – October 23rd
Fridays: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sundays: Noon-5 p.m.

11. Fall Family Fun (opening weekend)

Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25

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This is geared toward kids age 10 and under. There are decorations, cider, and snacks. Again, find some time to enjoy this farm this fall as well.

Related  Free Movie Thursday at the Foellinger

Don’t Forget:

Recurring events, such as the YLNI Farmer’s Market 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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