What’s Happening at the Riverfront

The Month Ahead

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Riverfront Fort Wayne presents the following events and programs at Promenade Park, 202 West Superior Street and Headwaters Park, 333 South Clinton Street in April:


Do You Dig History?

Saturday, May 4, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Park Foundation Pavilion

Do you dig history? Putting puzzles together? Figuring out stories from clues? Kids ages 3-12 are invited to come dig into our past, and join us at Promenade Park to learn about history, archaeology (human stuff), and paleontology (dinosaur stuff)! Please note that some activities may be more difficult for younger children, but all are welcome to learn at this free program!

Irish Folk Bands: The High Kings & Gaelic Storm to play at Foellinger Theatre

General and in-person sales begin Friday, April 26, at 10:00a.m.  

Fort Wayne, Ind. –Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation announces that Fort Wayne’s Foellinger Theatre will host The High Kings & Gaelic Storm on Wednesday, August 21, 2024.

The High Kings are Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, Paul O' Brien and Brian Dunphy who have held the position as the distinctive voice of Irish folk music across the world for the last 15 years. 

Fort Wayne Awarded Tree City USA® by Arbor Day Foundation

2024 marks 34th consecutive year for award  


Fort Wayne, Ind –Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, Trees Indiana and other tree enthusiasts gathered today to celebrate Arbor Day. Fort Wayne has been named a Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 34th consecutive year in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The Parks Department also announced that the city received a Growth Award for the 19th consecutive year for demonstrating environmental improvement and an outstanding level of tree care.

What’s Happening in the Parks

The week ahead


Do You Dig History?

Saturday, May 4, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 West Superior Street

Riverfront’s first ever “Dig Day” is coming to Promenade Park on Saturday, May 4. Bring your kids and join us between 12:00-3:00 p.m. for a day of delightful discovery about paleontology and archaeology! Self-led activities will be available through the program, as well as guided activities at specific times. Be sure to be ready for impromptu dinosaur photos. This free event is designed specifically for youth ages 3-12 and families. Find the full schedule at https://riverfrontfw.org/do-you-dig-history/

What’s Happening in the Parks

The week ahead

 Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events and programs are happening the week ahead:


Storytime on the Farm

Friday, April 26, 10:30 a.m.

Salomon Farm Park, 817 West Dupont Road

Storytime is an interactive and energetic way to develop your child’s love of reading. They will listen to stories, sing songs and make animal sounds. This activity is designed for ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. Register for free with the Allen County Public Library at https://acpl.libnet.info/event/9573270. After Storytime, join Salomon staff for a wagon ride around the farm for just $5 per person (age two and younger ride at no cost).

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