Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: October 5, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 398

Fright Night 2017 Getaway

Win four tickets to some fun Fright Night events in Downtown Fort Wayne on October 21!

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Saint Francis Statue
USF's Downtown Campus

A construction crew installed a bronze statue of St. Francis at the new Downtown parking lot outside the University of Saint Francis' Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center.

Youtheatre: Canterville Ghost
First Presbyterian Theater

Come to Canterville Chase, an ancient home haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman. You're invited to a tour and a party in this audience-immersive theatrical experience with all the creaking floorboards, clanking chains, and ancient prophecies that mix spooky and funny.

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From Visit Fort Wayne

Visit Fort Wayne invites you and your jack-o-lantern to show off your Fort Wayne pride this October! The best part? All skill levels can join the fun! From seasoned experts to first-time carvers, everyone is encouraged to participate.

Wine on the Water
Sweet Breeze

Don't miss your final chance for a cruise on Sweet Breeze this year on Friday at 7 p.m. with Wine on the Water featuring Adam Strack! Reserve your tickets today at the link below.  They also have the following tours open: Saturday at 4 p.m. (90-minute tour) and Sunday at 4 p.m. (45-minute tour).

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Walk to End Alzheimer's
Parkview Field

You can help them advance Alzheimer's support, care, and research this Saturday.

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10th Annual Fright Night
Zombie Walk Returns

Fort Wayne's most anticipated Halloween event full of frightful family fun is back! Fright Night is Saturday, October 21. With 27 ghoulishly activities throughout the day and evening, Fright Night has something for everyone!

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Downtown Dining

Dash-In is a comfortable place to get craft beer and the best grilled cheese in town!
Water Filtration Plant Tours
Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant

Downtown 360° Tour
Virtual Experience

Enjoy navigating Downtown Fort Wayne from the browser on your computer or mobile device!

Downtown Gateway Feature

Fright Night Lantern Tours
The Old Fort

Tour the Old Fort at night. Your path lit only by a candle, you will be guided by a historic interpreter who will present the Old Fort as it was in the early 1800's and share tales of encounters with the Fort's resident ghosts. 

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