LFW Weekly Fun File

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 would 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 submit your event to our calendar!

Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc.


April Hot Spot/Leadership Institute Graduation

Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m.

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This month’s hot spot is a little special because we’ll be celebrating the latest Leadership Institute grads!

Gypsy Soul Vintage Artisan Market April 21-22 Fort Wayne North Plex

Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22

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According to the event page, “The Gypsy Soul Vintage Market is a vintage-inspired, upscale shopping event featuring traditional antiques, handmade artisan wares, and the hottest trends in vintage decor.” Sounds fun to me!

Opening Day of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo!

Saturday, April 22

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It’s here! It’s here! The zoo is open!

Earth Day Clean Up Run

Saturday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

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Trash bags will be provided to all participants. Run while enjoying each other’s company and cleaning up our city!

Celebrating Dr. Seuss with The Lorax!

Saturday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

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What better story to tell on Earth Day? The Fort Wayne Youth Ballet will take you into this cautionary tale about taking care of our planet.

Pin-Up Curls Masquerade Prom

Saturday, April 22 at 7 p.m.

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Adult prom is here! Read more about the event on the blog.

Parkview Foundation’s 2017 Cookin’ Men

Saturday, April 22 at 7 p.m.

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This is a wonderful fundraiser supporting women’s health! Eat great food, have great drinks, and enjoy!

Wooden Nickel Records 10th Annual Record Store Day 2017

Saturday, April 22 at 8 a.m.

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Bands, prizes, and goodie bags! Don’t miss it, it’s always a great time.

The Little Mermaid

Runs April 22 — May 6, times vary

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This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your kiddos to the world of theatre. Take the family and enjoy a classic fairytale performed by local talent.

Indiana FCA Pickleball Tournament

Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m.

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Have you heard of pickleball? It’s gaining popularity, and this weekend the fun is going to support the FCA.


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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