August 2016: What to Do in Fort Wayne

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What to Do in Fort Wayne in August

Looking for something fun to do in August around Fort Wayne? Although Summer will be winding down soon, there are still lots of great ways to enjoy the city and the Summer weather until then! This month’s events include….

Living Fort Wayne Concert Series

Enjoy a free concert from Secret Mezzanine and the Farmland Jazz Band at the Living Fort Wayne Concert Series on August 3rd at Headwaters Park. There will also be kids activities, pontoon rides, food from local food trucks and beer.

Summer Nights at the Embassy

Every Wednesday (through Sept. 7) from 5 pm. to 9 p.m. head to the Embassy Theatre for Summer Nights at the Embassy on their newly renovated rooftop for music, a cash bar, and food from favorite local area restaurants and food trucks.

Summer of Glass

Summer of Glass, an annual showcase of the world’s most executed studio glass, returns to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Tickets and hours on the FWMOA website.

Foellinger Theater Concerts and Free Movies

There are loads of great concerts and movies to enjoy outside at the Foellinger Outdoor Theater. View the full schedule here.

Lunch on the Plaza

A great way to spend your lunch hour! Lunch on the Plaza continues with great food from local food trucks and great music from local acts. Thursdays 11:30 – 1:30.

DeBrand Fine Chocolate Open Tours

Now through Labor Day, DeBrand Fine Chocolates will host Open Tours at their Auburn Road location. Take a walk through their chocolate-making kitchens and see firsthand, how they make your favorite, artisan chocolates. There will, of course, be gourmet chocolate samples! It’s like having our very own version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory right here in Fort Wayne!

Bands on the Banks

Enjoy local bands and food  on the St. Mary’s River bank at Fort Wayne Outfitters during the annual Bands on the Banks on August 13th. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the fun!

Taste of the Arts

The annual Taste of the Arts returns to Downtown Fort Wayne, August 26th & 27th at 300 E. Main Street. Come out and get a taste of Fort Wayne’s art, culture, and food and celebrate our communities rich diversity of arts and culture.

Riverfront Fort Wayne

Riverfront Fort Wayne is leading the charge to make Fort Wayne’s rivers a showcase and destination for fun. Check out their events  including kayaking, yoga on the bridge, kids’ day camps, concerts, and more!

Fort Wayne Tin Caps

Haven’t seen the TinCaps yet? Get to a game! See their full schedule.

Enjoy the last lazy, hazy (and sometimes crazy) days of summer in our fair city! What events are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below!

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