What to Do in Fort Wayne in June
Is there anything better than Fort Wayne in the Summer? The beautiful weather means there’s never a shortage of things to do! In fact, there’s so much to do, it’s easy to miss something so as usually, we’ve put together a handy guide of some of the best activities going on around Fort Wayne this month! Don’t miss any of the action!
Sports & Social
Fort Wayne Tincaps Baseball
On June 2, come on out and cheer on our Fort Wayne Tincaps as they take on the South Bend Cubs! Along with great Thirsty Thursday deals, we’ll also be hosting the Colts Caravan Tour. Come meet the Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders! To see the whole Tincaps schedule, visit their website.
Yoga on the Bridge
Every Wednesday in June, join Fort Wayne Outfitters and yoga instructor Gretchen Fruchey on the beautiful, historic Wells Street Bridge. This is certainly a one of a kind yoga experience! All skill levels are welcome, just bring your mat and $10!
Margarita Monday Paddle Social
On June 20, Fort Wayne Outfitters is at it again as they host the Margarita Monday Paddle Social . Join water sports expert, Eden, as she gives you a tour of Fort Wayne, unlike anything you have seen before. Plus, the tour ends at Fort Wayne favorite Don Chavas Mexican restaurant for a margarita or two!
Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, head down to Headwaters Park for Arab Fest to celebrate the richness of Arab culture and enjoy mouthwatering Arab food, live traditional dance, musical performances, and more!
June 5-12, thousands will gather in Headwaters Park to celebrate Germanfest. Germany has a rich heritage that deserves to be celebrated! This year’s celebration marks the 35th Annual Germanfest. Be sure to try some authentic German food, beer, and more!
With over 10,000 annual visitors, Sweetwater’s GearFest (June 17-18) is the largest gear trade show in the country. Don’t miss this two-day event full of free workshops, gear demos, exclusive performances, and over $88,000 in giveaways!
Hobnobben Film Festival
Sundance, Tribeca, and now Hobnobben. The Fort Wayne Cinema Center is excited to host the first annual Hobnobben Film Festival June 16-19. Come meet some amazing local filmmakers, and see exclusive short films and features from local, national, and international filmmakers as well!
Rib Fest at Headwaters Park
Each Summer, thousands of rib lovers from all over the country flock to Headwaters park to celebrate blues, brews, and barbecues! This year RibFest is June 16-19. There will be plenty of beer, ribs, and live music for everyone! Learn more about the Rib Fest and RSVP on their Facebook page.
Downtown Fort Wayne is taken over by street performers of all kinds! This absolutely free event on June 25th showcases some of the best talent Fort Wayne has to offer. Along with some great musicians, you’ll also see magicians, aerialists, live statues, fire breathers, mimes, and more! To learn more, visit Buskerfest’s website.
Living Fort Wayne Concert Series
Wednesday, June 1st, head out to Headwater’s Park West for the Living Fort Wayne Concert Series. Enjoy music by the Legendary Trainhoppers and Trichotomus Hippopotamus along with food and beer, pontoon rides, and kids activities.
Lunch on the Plaza
After a long winter, Lunch on the Plaza is finally back! Starting June 2, Lunch on the Plaza will take place at Freimann Square every Thursday from 11:30-1:30. Lunch on the Plaza will feature some of Fort Wayne’s favorite food trucks, live music, and more!
Friday Nites Live
Every Friday night this summer, head on down to Jefferson Pointe shopping center for Friday Nites Live and enjoy FREE live music featuring your favorite local acts.
For the Family
The Swashbuckling, Sneaky, Super, Stinky and Sorcerous Summer Camp
Science Central is excited to host the weeklong, Swashbuckling, Sneaky, Super, Stinky and Sorcerous Summer Camp (Say that five times fast!) During this weeklong camp, campers will complete superhero training, learn what it takes to survive a zombie outbreak, sail the seas with Jack Sparrow, and even learn potions just like Harry Potter! Science Central offers a wide variety of awesome day camps, weeklong camps, and more. Visit their website to see the full schedule of great camps!
Fort Wayne Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday this summer, head on out to the corner of Wayne and Barr Street to take part in the Farmer’s Market. Buy fresh, local produce, baked goods and more!
There’s certainly enough to keep you busy and entertained this month! From all of us at Montrose Square Apartments (www.montrosesquareapartments.com) we hope you have a great June! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below!