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’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.

Food truck Thursdays

Thursday, May 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Yay! Stop by teds for some delicious dinner!


Friday, May 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Food, beer and bikes. Kick off the season with some fun!

The Mersey Beatles at C2G Music Hall, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.

We love the Mersey Beatles. It’s a show you definitely don’t want to miss! For details on last years performance, check out this post.

NAMI Fort Wayne 5K Run & Walk

Saturday, May 6 at 8:30 a.m.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting a 5K run/walk to support mental health services. There’s something for all ages, join them in breaking the stigma and making sure people get the support they need.

It’s Been A Magical Year!

Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m.

The Narwhal and the Manatee has been in business for an entire YEAR! Celebrate with them and leave with some goodies, too.

Grand Opening Party — Masters Hand BBQ

Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m.

Do you like BBQ sauce? Stop by their grand opening and give them a try!

Melinda Howe’s Snow White

Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Enjoy the New American Youth Ballet’s rendition of Snow White this weekend, and bring your kiddos!

Cinderella’s Ball

Sunday, May 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p..m.

The annual princess tea party is here! This fundraiser supports Destiny Rescue, a non-profit dedicated to protecting children from human trafficking and exploitation. It’s a great event for a great cause, and your kids will have SO MUCH fun.

Cherry Blossom Festival Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sunday, May 7 at 12 p.m.

It’s the 11th year for this fun festival. Learn all about Japanese culture this weekend.

Fort Wayne Music Festival

Wednesday, May 10 through May 14

Sweetwater’s hosting another music festival this year! You can check out the lineup on the event page.

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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