LFW Weekly Fun File

It’s Holiday Season!

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Look no further! LFW compiles a list of fun 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. “Christmas at Home” with the Swinney Sisters

Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3


Celebrate the holidays in true victorian fashion at the Swinney homestead. The house will be decked in beautiful victorian decorations and light refreshments will be provided.

2. Fort Wayne Ballet: The Nutcracker

Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 11, Time varies


This beautiful holiday tradition is finally here!

3. The Polar Express Pajama Party

Friday, December 2 at 7 p.m.


The annual Polar Express Storytime! Activities, coloring, and letters to Santa.

4. Midnight Sale

Friday, December 2 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.


Hyde Brothers at night! There will be sales! If you wear something festive, you get a free book, so fun!

5. Santa Train

Times and days vary, check their website for details.


This train ride with Santa is so fun. The first round of tickets is sold out, but they are adding dates/times and more tickets will go on sale shortly! Your kids will have a blast, especially if they like trains.

6. Christmas on the Farm

Saturday, December 3 at 1 p.m.


Horse drawn wagon rides, Father Christmas, holiday vendors selling 100% homemade items, and more!


7. Mad Ants Vs. Windy City Bulls

December 3 at 7 p.m.


Check out the Mad Ants this weekend! For more information about the team, have a look at our latest article.

8. Bravas Presents: WTF Sundaze

Saunday, December 4 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


If it’s not breakfast, lunch, or brunch, then what is it? The only way to find out what’s on the menu is by attending!

9. Holiday Open House and Sensitive Santa Visit

December 4 at 2 p.m.


This is awesome. If you have a child with sensory issues, this is an opportunity to take them to see Santa and get their picture taken. There will be a hot chocolate bar, christmas cookies, and lots of fun!

10. Moscow Ballet Presents: Great Russian Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m.


This should be a wonderful, classic, traditional holiday show.

11. Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony

Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m.


This event, open to the public, is an opportunity to honor the men and women who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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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