Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: November 7, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 506

Holly Shopping

Park, shop, and ride our free trollies for an exciting shopping experience through Downtown Fort Wayne, West Main Shops, and the Wells Street Corridor! The trollies will visit several unique venues stopping at each on their route.

Night of Lights 2019
Save the Date

Night of Lights returns to DTFW on Wednesday, November 27 from 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m. Enjoy the lighting of the iconic Santa and his reindeer, fireworks at Parkview Field, and much more.
Crave LOCAL 
Master Chef Competition

The Downtown Improvement District announced the winner of this year's New 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 2020. 
Violins of Hope Opening Event
Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Violins of Hope comprise a collection of instruments that tell remarkable stories of the defiance, resilience, and legacy of Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmaker dedicated to bringing these Strings of the Holocaust back to life.
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Holiday Kick-Off Party
The Conservatory

Join us on November 27. At this annual holiday event, you can meet Mrs. Claus and get a free photo with Santa! Be sure to participate in the Fort Wayne Downtown Lighting Ceremony either before or after visiting our spectacular holiday garden and displays. 

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Festival of Trees
Embassy Theatre
The Festival of Trees supports ongoing operational and restoration efforts for the Embassy Theatre Foundation. The festival is the organization's largest annual fundraising event. The Embassy's Festival of Trees is a holiday tradition for northeast Indiana.

Miracle on 34th Street
The Musical

A musical based on the beloved 1947 movie, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by Meredith Willson (The Music Man).  
Frozen Jr.
Fort Wayne Youtheatre

A story of true love and acceptance between 
sisters, Frozen Jr. brings to life the journey 
between Princess Anna and Queen Elsa. When faced  with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and  powerful bond of sisterhood. 

Christmas Spectacular
Three Rivers Music Theatre

Three Rivers Music Theatre presents their tuneful and joyous Christmas Spectacular. Featuring holiday favorites from several genres, this is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with your family and friends.
Christmas Open House
Smiley's Joy

Join Smiley's Joy at 503 W. Wayne Street, on Saturday, November 9, from 10 a.m. -  4 p.m., for their annual Christmas Open House. They are celebrating the beginning of their 5th year in Downtown Fort Wayne. A free Joy Ornament will be given to the first 25 people with a $25 or more purchase. Enjoy muffins and mimosas, and enter to win a basket full of valuable Smiley's Joy goodies.

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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

Science Central

Show your support for Science Central at thier annual 21+ fundraising event. Mixology is an evening filled with great food, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and science!

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