Fort Wayne: February Happenings

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What to Do in Fort Wayne in February

It’s hard to believe but we’re already well into 2016. Don’t let the chilly temperatures keep you from getting out and enjoying Fort Wayne. If you’re looking for some great activities this month, then look no further! Your friends at Montrose Square Apartments have put together a handy guide to some of the best events going on around town this month!

Festivals & Events

Fort Wayne Boat Show

February 11 – 14, don’t miss the 35th Annual Fort Wayne Boat Show, taking place at the Memorial Coliseum! Come check out everything that’s new in the boating industry – from waverunners, electric boats, jet skies, to patio furniture and golf carts, the Boat Show will have it all! Plus, check out a FREE water safety class, presented by the Indiana DNR. Check out their website for FREE Admission and Discount Coupons and more!

Weather the Fort

It’s been a long Winter, to say the least. But rather than fighting the cold in your apartment, come on out to Freimann Square and embrace the frigid weather with other festival goers! Weather the Fort was created as a way to bring Fort Wayne residents together during the winter season. This awesome festival will feature plenty of activities to warm you right up, including a heated tent, coffee tasting, fire performances, and a food and beer tent. Oh, and did we mention admission is FREE? Come on out to Freimann Square on February 20 and join the celebration.

Home & Garden Show

You know Spring is just around the corner when the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show arrives. Check out over 650 exhibits including everything you need for your home or apartment, including indoor and outdoor decor, gardening tips, and so much more. Come get some inspiration for your next house project. There will also be seminars going on all weekend and even something for the kids!

Entertainment

Pink Droyd at C2G Music Hall

Pink Droyd is one of Fort Wayne’s hidden treasures. Having played all over the country, Pink Droyd is no stranger to the stage. Don’t miss this awesome night full of good times, great tunes and plenty of funk!

The Civic Theatre Presents “Young Frankenstein” – On February 13, see Young Frankenstein come to life – literally! The critically acclaimed Mel Brooks hit, Young Frankenstein will be coming to the stage. To learn more, visit the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre website.

Winter Jam Tour 2016

The Winter Jam Tour will be coming back to Fort Wayne on February 18. Don’t miss some of the best bands out there for a night of music, worship, laughter and more. This year’s lineup features some great bands such as For King and Country, Crowder, Trip Lee, Matthew West, Sidewalk Prophets, RED, and more!

For the Family

Ice Skating at Headwaters Park

There’s still time to lace up your skates and show off your skating skills (or lack of). The Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink is still open. Afterwards, warm up with some hot chocolate. Headwaters Park will be open daily, but visit their website to see hours and learn more.

Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s “Ruby Bridges”

In 1960, young Ruby Bridges became the face of the country’s integration movement. This original performance written by a local playwright will chronicle the civil rights movement through the eyes of young Ruby. Learn more about th play, premiering February 5.

Sporting Events

Fort Wayne Mad Ants vs. Maine Red Claws

If you’ve never been to a Fort Wayne Mad Ants game, you’re missing out on one of the best basketball experiences in not only Indiana, but the country! We have a world class basketball team right here in Fort Wayne. Join the Mad Ants as they take on the Maine Red Claws on February 2. To see their full schedule, visit their website.

Fort Wayne Komets vs. Quad City Mallards

February 6, don’t miss our Fort Komets as they take on the Quad City Mallards. Komet Hockey features something for everyone! Cheer on the Komets for three periods of excitement, enjoy a soft pretzel, and even meet Icy the Eagle! Can’t make this game? Don’t worry – see the Komet’s full schedule.

It’s not hard to find some awesome things to do right here in Fort Wayne! Did we miss anything? Let us know below!

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