What to do in Fort Wayne in September

what to do in fort wayne in september 2015

A guide to some hot events Fort Wayne has to offer this Month

September is only a day away, and if this week’s weather is any indication, September is going to be hotter than ever! If you’re wondering what to do in Fort Wayne, there’s no shortage of events. Here is a guide to just a few of the hot events going on in and around Fort Wayne this month.

Music and Entertainment

Don McLean  – Friday September 4, Singer-Songwriter, Don McLean will be making an appearance at the Foellinger Theater. Get ready to hear many of his hits, including: “American Pie,” “Starry, Starry Night,” and many more!

Let’s Comedy Presents Kurt Braunohler – Let’s Comedy is Fort Wayne’s fastest growing comedy act. Along with putting on great local shows, Let’s Comedy is also responsible for bringing in some amazing national acts, including Kurt Braunohler. Kurt has appeared on a variety of shows, such as: Conan, The Tonight Show, Late Nite with Seth Myers, Bob’ Burgers, New Girl, and more! Kurt will be performing at the Tiger Room on September 11 at 8 PM. Don’t miss out on this hilarious evening!

K105 Country Fest – This year, K105 will be putting on their annual Country Fest at Parkview Field. September 19, don’t miss some of the best acts in country music today, including Big & Rich, Austin Webb, A Thousand Horses, and More! Get your tickets today at the Parkview Field ticket office today or by visiting K105’s website at: www.k105fm.com.

For the Family

Grabill Country Fair – Each year, over 100,000 people visit downtown Grabill to celebrate the area’s rich Amish heritage. Among live entertainment such as bluegrass and gospel music, you will also experience over 130 craft booths, beautiful wooden creations, and some great food options like apple dumplings, corn on the cob and more! Don’t miss this awesome fair going on Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12.

Downtown Auburn Summer Cruise-In – Don’t miss Auburn’s greatest car show going on through September 17th. Come see some awesome classic cars, along with door prizes, 50/50 raffle, and more!

Coney Island Block Party September 19, noon – 1:00am – Each year, Coney Island blocks off a section of Main Street and holds an amazing block party! There will be a classic car show, a bounce house, live bands, and plenty of coney dogs!

September 22-26 is one of the area’s biggest Fairs, the Bluffton Street Fair. Enjoy blocks of carnival rides, games, fair food, music, and more all kicked off by the Grand Opening parade on September 22nd from 7-8pm

If you didn’t get enough of carnival rides and fair food at the Bluffton Street Fair, then Head to Auburn for the 84th Dekalb County Free Fall Fair on September 28 – October 3. Enjoy rides at the midway, food, a large merchant tent, parades, music, and more!


OktoBEERfest – On September 12, from 2-6, Mad Anthony Brewing will be presenting OcktoBEERfest. Over 35 Indiana Breweries will be flocking to Headwaters Park to celebrate locally crafted beers and ciders. Don’t miss this chance to try many great, local brews!

Johnny Appleseed Festival  – Don’t miss one of Fort Wayne’s biggest celebrations – Johnny Appleseed Festival! Each year, thousands of visitors flock to Johnny Appleseed Park to celebrate the life and times of Johnny Appleseed. Expect to see lots of crafts, antiques, military reenactments, demonstrations, and SO MUCH FOOD! This year, Johnny Appleseed Festival will be taking place on September 19 and 20.

Fort 4 Fitness Festival – September 25 and 26, Fort Wayne will be hosting the Fort 4 Fitness Festival – a 2 day event celebrating healthy living. Sign up for a 10K, Half Marathon, and more.

With this many awesome events going on close to your Montrose Square Apartment, we hope you make the month of September an awesome one!

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