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. Modbar Holiday Throw Down

Thursday, December 8 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.


The second annual Holiday Throw Down! Some friendly competition for some great prizes should make for a fun night.

2. ART21 Screening

Thursday, December 8 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


A free screening of ART 21’s Art in the Twenty-First Century: Chicago.

3. Holiday Pops

December 9, 10, and 17, 2016
2:00 PM | Embassy Theatre (December 10 and 17)
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre


We love POPS! If you don’t know, Broadway personalities join the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Chorus, and other special guests to perform fun holiday music – both contemporary and traditional.

4. Harry Potter’s Magical Holiday Ball – Supporting PBS39

Friday, December 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Dancing! Crafts! Harry Potter! Go dressed in formal attire or dress up as your favorite character.

5. Jingle Bell Jazz

Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.


The Heartland Sings Vocal Artists’ unique spin on holiday faves. There will be a cash bar available throughout the evening.

6. Santa & the Reindeer – Dec. 10

Saturday, December 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


This is one of the cutest opportunities for Santa pics EVER. My daughter loves going and petting the reindeer. You can also check out the rest of the conservatory in its Christmas beauty.

7. Santacon Fort Wayne

Saturday, December 10 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Dress as your favorite Christmas character and tour the bars downtown! All participating bars will have drink specials and drawings for prizes. It should be a great time!

8. Hoosiers in Harmony

Saturday, December 10 at the 7 p.m. Mad Ants game


They’re trying to set a Guinness World Record for “Most People Singing Live on a Radio Broadcast” to celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial. Join the fun! Heartland Vocal Artists will perform after!

9. Paw-tos with Santa 2016

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


Your pets can meet Santa too!

10. Straight No Chaser: I’ll Have Another – 20th Anniversary Tour

Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.


Because who doesn’t love Straight No Chaser?!

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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