LFW Weekly Fun File

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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. Slice of Knowledge

Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

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Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union Executive Vice President Casey Mitchell will discuss the dos and don’ts of buying a car during this free event … at Pizza Hut. Go eat pizza and learn useful stuff.

2. Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations:

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We have a whole host of events celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this weekend! Here’s some of the grown-up things to do (21+), click the links for more details!

Fleet Feet St. Paddy’s Pub Run & Walk: Will Run For Beer

Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Clover Classic – St. Patrick’s Weekend Celebration at Deer Park

Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at JKs

Friday, March 17

St. Patricks Day Party at Summit City Brewerks

Friday, March 17

St. Patty’s Day at Trubble

Friday, March 17

Saint Patrick Drinking Abuncha Car Bombs Day! at Pedal City

Friday, March 17

Mason Dixon Line at Rusty Spur for St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17 at 10 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Party at Harley-Davidson

Saturday, March 18 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

3. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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Don’t miss your chance to see one of the greatest ballets of all time.

4. Black Swan Ball

Friday, March 17 from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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After opening night of Swan Lake, head over to a masquerade party in the house of Von Rothbart. Enjoy music, heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. There’s even a prize for the best disguise!

5. Civic Theatre Presents: One Foot in the Gravy

Runs Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 26

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“A cultured but jaded middle-aged woman, talks her lover, Ned, into disguising himself as a female nurse in order to care of her wealthy skinflint husband, Frank, who is reportedly on death’s doorstep. Tired of waiting for Frank to die, Ned steps into action which sets off a series of madcap events.” – sounds delightful! This was the winner of the playwrights festival!

6. St. Catty’s Day at Black Pine!

Saturday, March 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Don your green and enjoy casual tours and bottomless hot cocoa!

7. 3rd Annual Pi(e) Day Charity Art Auction

Saturday, March 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Art made out of pie pans! Come out and support local charities while browsing (and purchasing) some unique, awesome art!

8. FAME Festival-Fort Wayne

Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19

Related  Lions, Tigers, Bears & More: Summer Fest at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary

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The theme for this year’s festival is China and Southeast Asia. Check out beautiful artwork, let the kiddos participate in some fun activities, and watch some amazing performances!

9. I Create at Wunderkammer

Sunday, March 19 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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If you show up, you share something you’ve created.


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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