Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: October 12, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 399

Fright Night 2017: Survival Guide

Before you join the ranks of the undead in this year's special edition of the "Zombie Walk" don't forget to check out the pre-parade activities all around Downtown. The Fright Night 2017 Survival Guide is now available!

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Taizhou Luantan Opera
Arts United Center

Don't miss the Taizhou Luantan Opera on Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. at Arts United! Purchase your $10 ticket online. This is a beautiful performance filled with dramatic make-up, songs, colorful costumes, dance, and acrobatics!

Name The Purple Guy Contest
Stoner's Funstore

Here's how to enter.  Follow Stoner's Funstore on  Facebook.  Like and Share Purple Guy Post.  Comment with your Most Creative Name.  Tag a Friend who Loves Halloween.

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Altered Book Workshop
Creative Women of the World

Altered books provide a way of diving into aspects of who you are by exploring blackout poetry and collage on Sunday, October 22 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Autumn Sip & Shop
House of Furniture

Shop pop-ups along with the 3 boutiques located within the House of Furniture! Bring your trucks, bring your friends, and share this fabulous fall event!

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Study Will Promote Projects
Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission

The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission will provide $20,000 toward a $240,000 study city officials hope will reveal ways to help attract more people downtown and keep them there longer.

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Winner Announced
Winter-Spring Events Contest

The Downtown Improvement District announced the winner of this year's New Winter-Spring Events Contest, which invited businesses, organizations, and individuals to submit their best ideas for a chance to receive significant production support for new events in February, March, or April 2018. 

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Jai Juice
Downtown Dining

Jai Juice (1301 Lafayette Street) is now open from 10am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday! Stop in for a delicious cold-pressed juice, smoothies, organic salad, and more!
Office Vacancy Dwindling
Downtown Office Space Demand Heating Up

Tiny Home Tours Vendor Market
Parkview Field

Downtown 360° Tour
Virtual Experience

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

Downtown Gateway Feature

Historic West Main Street Antique Show & Vintage Market
Fall 2017

This Saturday is the antique and vintage show on Main Street!

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