Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: December 5, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 510

Holiday Window Decorating Contest

As part of HolidayFest, The Downtown Improvement District is excited to announce the return of the Downtown Holiday Window Decorating Contest! This year's theme is Home for the Holidays. Participants will show what Downtown traditions, both old and new, make them happy they are home for the holidays.

Riverfront Designs Revealed 
Riverfront Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne's riverfront consulting team revealed designs for the next phases of riverfront development, some of which could be under construction within the next 12-18 months.
Fiddler on the Roof
Embassy Theatre

Rich with musical hits you know and love, Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love, and laughter. Get your tickets today!

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Festival of Gingerbread
History Center

Don't miss this annual event at the History Center filled with gingerbread creations from locals.

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Citilink Public Meetings

Citilink would like to invite all citizens to attend information meetings on the ten year Transit Development Plan. The purpose of this plan is to identify improvements for Citilink fixed route and paratransit service to be implemented over the next ten years.
JK's Winter Warmer 2020
JK O'Donnell's

Chase away the winter blues on Saturday, January 25 at Winter Warmer. Doors open at 1 p.m. Tickets are $40 and include a glass and $25 in beer tickets. Get your tickets at the link below!
The Nutcracker
Fort Wayne Ballet

A story of a young girl, a Nutcracker prince, and the evil Mouse King bring the whole family together to experience holiday magic and a fantastic journey through the Kingdom of Sweets. It's more than a family tradition, it's a holiday feast for the eyes and ears!

The St. John Family Band
The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar
Don't miss the special showcase performance by The St. John Family Band! This talented group hails from Roanoke, and will blow you away with their mix of traditional folk, bluegrass and country tunes, originals, and covers.  

New Year's Eve Ball Drop
Parkview Field

The Fort Wayne Ball Drop event adds to the list of many exciting developments happening in the downtown area and encourages visitors and locals alike to make our city a destination experience.
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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

Friday Night Vibes
Presented by WBOI's Meet the Music

WBOI Meet the Music presents Friday Night Vibes featuring Addison Agen and Alexander Wren from 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. This event is open to all ages and free!

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