Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: July 4, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 488

4th of July Fireworks Show
Downtown Fort Wayne
The annual Fourth of July fireworks show will take place in Downtown Fort Wayne on Thursday, July 4. This fireworks display will once again shoot from the Indiana Michigan Power Center and is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. or immediately following the conclusion of the Fort Wayne TinCaps game.  

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Lunch on the Square
Freimann Square

Lunch on the Square, presented by Lutheran Health Network, returns to Freimann Square with live music for people to enjoy outside during lunch. Grab lunch to-go at one of the Downtown eateries and celebrate your summer in DTFW! Enjoy the shade, available seating, fountains, and a great view of Downtown. We will see you again on July 11.
Three Rivers Festival
July 12 - July 20 

Since 1969, the Three Rivers Festival has grown to become Indiana's second largest summer festival, a family-friendly, exciting nine-day community celebration. Headwaters Park, in the heart of Downtown Fort Wayne, serves as the hub for over 80 official and affiliated Three Rivers Festival events.
Art This Way Art Crawl
September 20 

This Art This Way Art Crawl event is an essential component of the success of the Art This Way public art installation program, and this event cannot happen without community support! The Art Crawl will be held in different DTFW locations.
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Goalball & Judo Int'l Qualifier
Grand Wayne Convention Center

The 2019 IBSA Goalball and Judo Paralympic Qualifying Competition will provide some of the world's best athletes with visual impairments the chance to book their ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Events will be held at Turnstone Center, Indiana Tech, and the Grand Wayne Center.
4th of July with the TinCaps
Parkview Field

Join the Fort Wayne TinCaps this Independence Day as they play the Lake County Captains. Thirsty Thursdays is presented by Rudy's.
Art in the Park
Freimann Square

Art in the Park is a two-day, juried fine art show in the heart of Downtown Fort Wayne. Located in Freimann Square, Art in the Park celebrates artists from near and far in the center of the Arts United campus.
HeART of the City Art Circus
816 Pint & Slice
Come one, come all! Help Fort Wayne HeART of the City kick off the summer with great food, art, and music. This is a free event so bring the whole family.

Fort Wayne Pride 2019
July 26 - July 27

Fort Wayne Pride 2019 will be held at Headwaters Park. The two day event features live entertainment, vendor market, a beer tent, food plaza, workshops, tournaments, KidSpace, and fun with the community! 
Taste of the Arts 2019
August 23 - August 24

Taste of the Arts Festival celebrates and supports the rich diversity of arts and cultural experiences in our vibrant community. The festival is open to all, providing access to art without cost.

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Downtown 360° Tour
Enjoy our Virtual Tour!

Through numerous aerial, business and street level views; the Downtown 360 virtual tour connects retail and restaurant locations, as well as cultural and parking information into an easy to navigate and visually stunning super tour that will allow you to explore and plan your next visit to Downtown from virtually anywhere!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Summer STEM Camps 2019
Science Central

Channel your child's inner astronaut, doctor, architect, scientist, engineer or detective at Science Central's popular Summer Camps! Help stop "summer brain drain," and keep your child engaged and involved in learning.
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