Three rivers converge in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne.
People in Northeast Indiana have gathered here for centuries.
Experience the legacy. Explore the natural wonder. And enjoy
this community’s new momentum forward.

Learn more about the Riverfront

Interested in finding out more about Promenade Park including about the chosen sculpture, park history, time lapse photography, donation information and much more?  A new Promenade Park link is now available. 

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The 2018 Theatre Season has been announced!  Purchase tickets starting March 23 at 10 am. The concert season, which begins May 4, features Grand Funk Railroad, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and the Little River Band.

JUST ADDED to the LINE-UP: Willie Nelson (June 27) and Happy Together Tour (August 16).  Tickets for these two shows go on sale starting April 20 at 10 am!

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With summer coming SOON... the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is once again hiring seasonal employees. On the Park side we have opportunities at the Botanical Conservatory Maintenance, Facility Maintenance, Forestry, Grounds Maintenance, and Horticulture. We are also looking for Recreation candidates as well. Ready to apply? Check out: https://www.cityoffortwayne.org/jobs-with-the-city.html  Want to learn more? Check out the Park Maintenance jobs list or the above flier link!

Lifetime Sports Academy Pre-Registration

You may register at the McMillen Park Pavilion on the first day of the Academy or any time during the summer. Or you may Register on-line. Those who pre-register will only need to “check-in” at their first visit to the Academy.

Access to Buckner and Salomon Parks

Due to road paving on Bass Rd., beginning April 23, all visitors to Buckner Park will need to access the park from the east along Bass Rd. This detour is expected to be in place for approximately three months.

Dupont Road will be under construction between Coldwater Road and the Salomon Park entrance beginning April 30. Visitors will need to approach the park from Lima Road.

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City Utilities 3RPORT Tunnel Works Program  

Additional information about the Tunnel Works Program is available including how it impacts Foster Park.


 McMillen Youth Program Registration

Click HERE to complete the On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form.   Please call 427-2420 if you have any questions.  


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Upcoming Events

Riverfront Clean Ups
14 Apr 2018  12:00 am
“Bugs!” Live Butterfly Exhibit
14 Apr 2018  12:00 am
“Bugs!” Live Butterfly Exhibit
15 Apr 2018  12:00 am
“Bugs!” Live Butterfly Exhibit
17 Apr 2018  12:00 am
“Bugs!” Live Butterfly Exhibit
18 Apr 2018  12:00 am

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Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department  705 E. State Blvd.   Fort Wayne, IN 46805  (260) 427-6000 parkswebmaster@cityoffortwayne.org