Earlier this week, we shared some exciting Fall events happening in our local South Bend community. Today, we'd like to highlight a few events taking place in Fort Wayne in the upcoming weeks. Several events are little-to-no-cost and fun for the entire family. Here's a few you might want to mark down on your calendar:

  • Fright Night | October 15
    Fort Wayne's annual Fright Night is taking place in Downtown Fort Wayne this coming weekend. This year's theme is a Zombie Walk, complete with limping, crawling, and staggering around. The all-day event will feature several activities such as the Old Fort Lantern Tours, a scavenger hunt, the Pumpkin Zone, and more. Visit the website for more information.
     
  • Haunted Corn Maze at Amazing Fall Fun | Ongoing
    This spooky corn maze will give you adrenaline-packed adventure and fun. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased onlineVisit the website for more details! 
     
  • Family History Month: A Day in Allen County | October 16
    The Allen County Public Library is encouraging everyone to take photos on October 16th and send them in. They want to see Allen County through your eyes. For more information, visit this website. Be sure to email pictures to genealogy@acpl.info and use #DayinAllenCo2016 on social media.
     
  • Gallagher's Last Smash Tour | October 19
    American comedian and prop comic, Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr. will bring his comedy tour to the Embassy Theatre on October 19. Admission price varies, so be sure to check out the website to purchase tickets
     
  • MaskZOOrade | October 26
    The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is fun for the whole family, but especially fun for adults over 21 on October 26th. Join in the fun for featured music, themed appetizers, and fun cocktails for those of legal drinking age. Visit the website for details on how to attend. Costumes are encouraged!
     
  • Howl O'Ween at Black Pine | October 29
    This annual Halloween celebration takes place at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary and is family-friendly safe. Guests will enjoy a free horse-drawn wagon ride, seasonal decor, a bonfire, and refreshments. Costumes are optional, but trick-or-treating will be available. All proceeds help to fund the winter care of the animals.

With the sample of events listed above, we hope you and your family will be able to enjoy Fort Wayne this Fall. Be sure to check out a list of all featured events on the Visit Fort Wayne website. As always, we hope you'll stay safe and enjoy time with friends and family. It is an honor to be part of such a great community.

Photo Credit: Michael Limmer & TinCaps MiLB Pro Blog

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