Fort Wayne Area Labor Day Celebrations

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What to do Labor Day weekend

You’ve been working hard all year, and it shows. To celebrate your amazing work habit, we’re giving you the day off (although you may want to check with your boss)! Take some time to relax – kick back and have a “you day!” If you’re not sure what to do with your day off, we’re here to help you! Here are some awesome events going on this weekend around Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne Tincaps Baseball

This Saturday night, catch the Fort Wayne Tincaps as they go up against the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Tickets start at only $5, and there will be an awesome firework show immediately following!

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival

This entire weekend, visit Downtown Auburn for the Auburn Cord-Duesenberg Festival. Whether you’re a classic car enthusiast or not, there is something for the whole family, including: a pancake breakfast, live music, beer tent, games and activities for the kids, and an awesome classic car show!

Don Mclean

You’ve heard his hits, “American Pie,” and “Starry Starry Night,” now check him out in person! Famous Singer/Songwriter Don McLean will be visiting Fort Wayne this Friday night, September 4 at the Foellinger Theatre. Tickets are still available at Foellinger Theatre.

Let’s Comedy Follow Fridays

Also this Friday Night is Let’s Comedy’s Follow Fridays Standup Showcase. Nine of the greatest comedians around the Midwest will be joining us for a night of nonstop laughs! Doors open at 8.

Zep Fest

This Saturday night, at the Library Plaza, a few of Fort Wayne’s best bands will be bringing the rock AND the roll for Zep Fest! Fort Wayne bands Soft N’ Heavy, Big Caddy Daddy, and The Black Door will be performing hits by Led Zeppelin and AC/DC. And don’t forget – this is absolutely FREE!

Beaches and Lakes

The Fort Wayne area has many great beaches and lakes. With temps reaching 90 this weekend, pack a picnic and cool down at one of the lakes near Fort Wayne.

Some of us may have the weekend off, but Fort Wayne is definitely going to be buzzing with activities all weekend long! Whatever you do, have a great and happy Labor Day weekend!

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