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 submit your event to our calendar!

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


Chris Cross the Nation

Thursday, August 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Chris Miller, a Fort Wayne native, is running from NYC to California to change the dialogue surrounding addiction. Hear his story at this event.

Shindigz National Soccer Festival

Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 19

Soccer, soccer, and more soccer!

August Hot Spot: Meet the Board

Thursday, August 1 at 5:30 p.m.

It’s that time again — time for our monthly hot spot! This event, we’ll be introducing the new board. Join us!

Riverfront Fort Wayne Film Series: Mean Girls

Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m.

It’s a free showing of “Mean Girls” in Lawton Park. Just in time for the beginning of the school year.

Railroad Open House

Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20

Free admission and $5 train rides! Learn all about trains and their important role throughout history. Bring the kids!

Community Fun Fair

Saturday, August 19 at 11 a.m.

Food, giveaways, and free family fun!

Love Wins: A Free Concert

Saturday, August 19 at 4 p.m.

Celebrate our community at an event designed to bring us together. Local talent abounds in this free performance.

Embody Dance

Sunday, August 20 at 10:50 a.m.

This event is open to all, you don’t have to have dance experience to join! Come try something new that’s good for body and soul.

Inaugural Dog Days of Summer 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds go to benefit the Allen County SPCA and H.O.P.E. for Animals.

August Splash-In Movie

Sunday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m.

It’s the end of summer celebration that’s fun for the whole family.

2017 Solar Eclipse at ACPL

Monday, August 21 at 12 p.m.

Surely by now you’ve heard about the solar eclipse, right?! You can watch it anywhere, obviously, but check out this special event. We just did a feature about it.


Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get out and enjoy this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our city!

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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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