Discover free or low-cost Fall adventures in the Fort
The air is crisp and the trees are turning bright colors of reds, oranges, and yellows. Yes, it’s definitely Fall in the Midwest. What better way to welcome fall than with an outing? There’s plenty to see and do in the Fort Wayne area this Fall that won’t cost you anything (or very little). Here are a few ideas:
- Go for a hike. Fox Island is a sight this time of year. Just $2 gets you in and you’ll have access to trails and natural resources. Enjoy the Fall colors and bring your camera in case something inspires you!
- Get your produce. The Fort Wayne Farmers Market inside Parkview Field is the place to go in the fall and winter for produce and more. You can find everything from soap to jewelry here. The market is held on the first and third Saturdays.
- Any artsy types out there? Browse the newest exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art with free admission on Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.
- Soak in the history at the Old Fort; the grounds are open to visitors every day with special programming monthly.
- Go stargazing with the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society on Saturday nights one hour after sunset and continuing for two hours at Jefferson Township Park.
- Tour the Amish community in Grabill, Indiana. While you’re there, be sure to visit H. Souder and Son’s General Store for a bottled soda, rustic home decor, crafts, antiques, and a large selection of candies, and more!
- Just in time for Halloween, walk through Lindenwood Cemetery and visit the graves of many of Fort Wayne’s founders.
- Bookworm? Venture through the stacks at the Hyde Brothers or peruse the collection at the Allen County Public Library.
- Get movin’! Take your pooch to Pawster Park located just off Bluffton Road not far from Poplar Ridge Apartments.
- Take a drive to enjoy the Fall leaves.
It’s not time to hibernate yet, there’s still plenty of fun to be had around Fort Wayne! If you’re looking for Halloween events, check out our Halloween activity guide for spooky fun just minutes from your apartment. Here’s to many fall adventures ahead!