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Headwaters Park Directions

Click here for a General Park MapPark Map and/or Directions
The Park is located on Clinton Street between Fourth and Superior Streets. Clinton Street is a major street running south (at this point) through downtown Fort Wayne. 

For directional purposes only, Headwaters Park is located at 333 South Clinton Street.
The mailing address for Headwaters is 110 W Berry Street, Suite 2012, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.  

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General Information

Headwaters Park, located just north of the central city business district, is home to many festivals, concerts, charitable and other special events. The large open air pavilion is available for public rental and makes a wonderful setting for weddings, receptions, company picnics and family reunions. During the cold weather months, the pavilion houses the popular Headwaters Ice Skating Rink. To book Headwaters Park for your 2024 event, please complete the Headwaters Park Rental Inquiry Form and e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Please call 260-427-6248 if you have any rental questions. For general information about the park, please call 260-427-2929 or 260-427-6000.  

Please note, the fountain is currently closed.

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Rental Information

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, Headwaters Park offers a couple of unique venues to consider for your next event. The Rothchild Pavilion in Headwaters Park is a stunning venue for weddings and receptions with 4,000 square feet of outdoor space surrounded by lush greenery ideal for portraits. The Lincoln Pavilion in Headwaters Park (west side) can accomodates large festivals and events. 


For 2024 Rentals, please complete the Headwaters Park Rental Inquiry Form and e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Rental questions?  Please call Riley at  260-427-6248.


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History

Read about the History of Headwaters Park


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See the Hamilton Sculpture Garden Brochure for information about these three sculptures of Emerine Hamilton's granddaughters Edith, Alice and Agnes found in
Headwaters Park.  


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2024 Events at Headwaters Park

The current list of 2024 events is now available. 


Please note, this listing is subject to change. 

 

Headwaters Park Photos

Enjoy additional Headwaters Park Photos.  If you would like to share photos with us, just let us know.  You can e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


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Photo credit: Brooke Todd

Headwaters Ice Rink is now Closed

We appreciate your support throughout the past season!

Inclement Weather Procedure: Any program changes, facility closures or other weather-related adjustments will be posted to the FWPRD social media pages and website. Text alerts will be sent (to those that have opted-in to this service). If the Mayor declares an emergency, all Parks and Recreation facilities and programs will be closed or canceled.  

Credit Cards

When you visit Headwaters Park you can bring cash or credit cards for your purchases!  Credit cards are accepted in all areas of the operation. 

 

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Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department  705 E. State Blvd.   Fort Wayne, IN 46805  (260) 427-6000 • Office hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm  parkswebmaster@cityoffortwayne.org