Fort Wayne in August

what to do in fort wayne - august 2015

What to Do in Fort Wayne in August

Can you believe it’s already August 4th? Neither can we! That’s why our ‘What to do in Fort Wayne’ for August is a few days behind … August really snuck up on us this month!

Although it’s almost time to send the kids back to school, or maybe you’re heading back to school yourself this month, there’s still more summer heat and summer fun to enjoy! August brings more great things to do in Fort Wayne for Poplar Ridge Apartments residents! Cure your post 3 rivers festival blues with some of these great area events.

Maker Faire

The Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire is back August 8 & 9 from 10a-6pm at the Headwaters Park Pavilion. The Maker Faire “celebrates things people create themeselves from bond-worthy gizmos to Martha Stewart foods and clothes.” A showcase of creativity, you’ll see everything from robots and rockets, bicycles, electronics, woodworking, alternative energy vehicles, inventions, and more! Enjoy live music and food from some of Fort Wayne’s food trucks.

Poplar Ridge Resident Appreciation Superhero Bash

Poplar Ridge Apartment residents, mark your calendar for August 14th from 5-9pm and prepare to have a SUPER time at our Resident Appreciation Superhero Bash! Enjoy free food and drinks such as hero sandwiches, awesome sauce, and power fluid, play BINGO, sing your heart away with karaoke, and have a chance and winning door prizes, cash prizes, and a 46″ smart TV!

Segway Tours of Fort Wayne

Every Saturday at Noon and 3pm and Sunday at 1pm take a guided tour of historic Fort Wayne on a Segway! Segway tours are an exciting way to experience what Fort Wayne is all about. The tour starts with 15 minutes of Segway training and than we are off to tour Fort Wayne. Whether you want to check out the area, or just want an excuse to ride a segway, this tour’s for you!

Old Fort VW Show

Love Volkswagens? Head to Shoaff Park on Saturday, August 15th from 9a-3p for the Old Fort VW show. Their will be Volkswagens on display, games and toys for the kids, food vendors, live music, and more!

Color Me Rad

August 22nd lace up your running shoes and get ready to get colorful. Color Me Rad is coming to Fort wayne. The race starts at 9am. All racers will receive a t-shirt, a pair of knee-high socks, a color pack and free professional photographs of the event.

Philmore Phest

There’s live music every weekend at Fort Wayne area clubs such as the Brass Rail and CS3, and August 22nd is no exception! The Philmore Theatre will showcase some of the great Fort Wayne area bands including Heaven’s Gateway Drugs, Orange Opera, Keegan Warran, and others, plus enjoy food from the Bravas food truck. Love music? Don’t miss the Philmore Phest!

Taste of the Arts

Saturday August 29th from 11am – Midnight experience Fort Wayne’s Finest Arts and Food Festival — The Taste of the Arts. Festival includes Live music, Hands-On activities for all ages, Busker Square, and local art for sale.

Southwest Fort Wayne

There’s always so much to do, but you don’t have to wait for a special day to get out and enjoy our great area. At Poplar Ridge Apartments in Fort Wayne, you’re close to all the action including great shopping and entertainment at Covington Plaza and Jefferson Pointe, our wonderful trail system, Eagle Marsh and more! There’s still time to enjoy the Summer!

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