Botanical Conservatory


Some upcoming events at the Conservatory include:

"Christmas Connections" Holiday Exhibit (Nov. 23-Jan. 4)

"Santa & the Reindeer" Saturdays before Christmas 12:00-4:00 p.m

Check out the Conservatory's Upcoming Events page for more info!


The Old Fort: Historic Fort Wayne



Admission is free to all Historic Fort Wayne events, however, freewill donations are gratefully accepted and help fund future events and activities at the Fort. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton Parks.

Visit the Historic Old Fort link for details on all the events being planned at the Old Fort.


Nouvelle Annee: A French Garrison 1760

Saturday, January 25, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Join with French Soldiers, civilians and Native American Allies as they try to survive the turmoil of the French and Indian War raging at its peak in the eastern US. Watch the Barber Surgeon try to treat the sickness of a smallpox epidemic brought on by Native and French soldiers returning from the Siege of Fort William Henry against the English. Welcome the arrival of a new post commandant following the capture of the prior commander by the English, help the garrison hunt for food along the Three Rivers, and fall in to drill along with the soldiers of His Majesty’s Troupes de la Marine. An immersive day of living history awaits.



Winterval 2020


Celebrate winter with a visit to downtown Fort Wayne! The 8th Annual Winterval promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid block of ice, catch a rugby game, check out model cars, and enjoy special events at the Botanical Conservatory, the Allen County Public Library, the Old Fort or Science Central. Go for a carriage ride at the Community Center or ice skating at Headwaters Park. 


Community Center

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The Community Center offers a wide variety of special events throughout the year.

Winter Carnival
A “Winterval” Event
Saturday, January 25, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family out for snow crafts and activities, carriage rides, children's book swap & sale, 9-hole mini golf, Heartland Mushers,  ice carving demonstrations and yummy treats to warm you inside and out. It’s all FREE!




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Riverfront Fort Wayne promises every Fort Wayne resident and visitor an always-evolving opportunity to connect with nature, culture and community.

Activities on our Riverfront! Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for additional information.


Weeknights on the Riverfront



Salomon Farm Park


Keep up to date on events at Salomon Farm Park!

Check out the Salomon link for additional information including information on fun farm oriented classes and more at the Farm.


Lindenwood Nature Preserve

Check out the details and info about other events at Lindenwood Events & Programs.


For questions about any of these activities, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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