Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: February 13, 2020 - Newsletter Issue 520

Riverfront Educational Series
Phase II and Phase III

Riverfront Fort Wayne is offering three free opportunities to learn more about Riverfront development and plans for the future. Each evening will feature a different topic and panel discussion. Beer, wine, slushies and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as light snacks will be available for purchase. This free event is family-friendly and limited to the first 160 people so feel free to arrive early.

Mother's Day Downtown
Annual Event Returns in 2020

Free trolleys and event guides will connect you to great retail locations, restaurants, and Mother's Day themed activities around Downtown on Sunday, May 10.
Down the Line 14
Embassy Theatre

Down the Line 14 lineup: The Eliza Toth Band performing Dolly Parton Scratch N' Sniff performing Linda Ronstadt The Shelly Dixon Band performing Fleetwood Mac Marnee August and Moser Woods performing Led Zepplin Whoa, Man! performing The Bangles.
YLNI February Hot Spot
JK O'Donnell's

Monthly Hot Spots are a great chance to learn more about YLNI, mix and mingle with fellow young professionals, and explore local establishments! Meet like-minded individuals in a relaxing environment to collaborate, exchange ideas, and build relationships. This FREE event is open to all emerging leaders in our region.
Family Game Night
Promenade Park

Looking for a family friendly event for Tuesday nights? Join Riverfront Fort Wayne for Family Game Night hosted weekly by St. Paul's Lutheran School on Tuesday nights inside the Park Foundation Pavilion at Promenade Park. There will be a wide variety of board and tabletop games available.

2020 Bridal Extravaganza
Grand Wayne Convention Center

Find everything you need in one place to make your dream day perfect at Fort Wayne Newspapers Bridal Extravaganza presented by MutualBank! The area's best wedding professionals will be on hand to help you plan your ideal wedding day.

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Comprehensive Plan
Community Kickoff

The first All In Allen community event will be the evening February 19 at the Grand Wayne Center. The All In Allen Comprehensive Plan will be a tool used by both Allen County and Fort Wayne to direct future growth and development. The plan will also be used by the other Allen County communities that will adopt the plan.

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Make It Your Own Mural Fest
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

The final unveiling event for the Make It Your Own Mural Fest will be held in partnership with the Downtown Improvement District and Art This Way at the Art Crawl event on Friday, Sept. 18, near The Landing and Promenade Park in DTFW.

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Roaring 20's World Faire
Freemason's Hall
Don't miss the Roaring 20's World Faire, the annual fundraiser for Save Maumee! There will be food, beverages, and alcohol for the 21+ guests provided by Old Crown Coffee Roasters. Entertainment includes live music by local bands: El Camino Hot Tub and Adam Baker and The Heartache, who will be recreating sounds of the roaring 1920's. 

Margarita Day
Conner's Kitchen + Bar

February 22 is National Margarita Day. Celebrate at Conner's Kitchen + Bar featuring $3 margaritas for all the señoritas and señors.
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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

Do it Best Corp. moving HQ to Electric Works

Electric Works has its anchor tenant. Do it Best Corp. has signed a letter of intent to move its headquarters into the Electric Works development.

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