Things to Do Around Fort Wayne in April

things to do in fort wayne april 2016

April is here and the weather in Fort Wayne is warming up and the days are getting longer. It’s time to shake off that cabin fever and have some fun outside.

Free Outdoor Fun

The Fort Wayne Trails system features more than 41 miles of trails to explore on a bike or on foot. Visit Fort Wayne Trails online for more information.

Grab your pooch and take a hike at Fox Island County Park which features seven miles of marked trails. Then let your furry friend cool off at the dog beach. You’ll also find a Bird Observation Building and playground for the kids.

TinCaps Baseball

TinCaps Opening Day is April 9! Baseball is back in Fort Wayne. Cheer on the TinCaps as they take on the Lake County Captains. Lawn seats start at just $5.

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

The Vera Bradley Outlet Sale is April 13 – 17. Vera Bradley fans will find up to 60% off retail prices on handbags, luggage, stationery, and accessories at this annual Fort Wayne favorite.

Botanical Conservatory

The Botanical Conservatory’s “Beautiful Butterflies” April 23
Enjoy a live butterfly enclosure that’s home to over one hundred butterflies from Asia, South and Central America, and Africa this spring through early summer. While you’re there you can learn some fascinating butterfly facts including how each species gets its unique wing color.

Entertainment at The Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre has plenty of great events going on this month. Tickets can be purchased at The Embassy Box Office or through Ticketmaster.

  • Jethro Tull April 7
  • Broadway at the Embassy: Annie April 8
  • The 2016 All-Star Comedy Jam  April 9
  • Experience the Embassy: A Celebration Ball & Concert with the Avett Brothers April 19

Celebrate the Earth & Sun

Fort Wayne has 2 great events held annually to celebrate the Earth & sun and learn more about conservation and our environment.

Earth Day at Eagle Marsh on April 24 is a free event featuring booths from local environmental groups. presentations, interactive education, farmers market, and activities for the kids.

Solfest at Fox Island returns April 30-May 1st with live music, kayaking, canoeing, local vendors, hiking, children’s activities, a beer tent, and more.

Happy April!

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