Annual Events Taking Place in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Exciting Events in Fort Wayne

BASEBALL TINCAPS

May 1, 17, – 22, 24, – 29, / Parkview Field

Support the Fort Wayne TinCaps in May at home! A fun, affordable experience in Fort Wayne’s downtown area with your family and friends.

FORT WAYNE FC

Sunday, May 15 / Bishop Dwenger Shields Field

Soccer fans rejoice at the return of their home team. As they defend Fort, cheer them on.

FORT WAYNE PHILHARMONIC

May 1, 5, – 7, 14, / Various locations

Enjoy Fort Wayne Philharmonic performances this month, including a Brahms Quintet or Romeo and Juliet performance with the Fort Wayne, IN Ballet. You can also enjoy a private music experience at Bach in the Barn at Joseph Decuis Farm.

MUSTER ON ST. MARYS-TIMELINE OF SEVERAL CENTURIES

May 7-8 / The Old Fort

Ever wanted to meet Ben Franklin, or learn more about early French Settlers? Learn about the French Settlers of France in the early days. Re-enactors will be demonstrating 2000 years of military life, cooking, etc.

EMERGENCE – LIVE Butterfly EXHIBIT

Through June 26 / Botanical Conservation

You will find hundreds of live butterflies as you enter the butterfly tent. These winged creatures are close-up as they fly, feed, and rest. You might even see one land on your head!

OUTDOOR FARMERS’ MARKETS

There’s a better way to spend your weekend starting in May than by stocking up at the outdoor farmers markets.

Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Outdoor Market

Farmers Market Historic West Main Street

Historic Southside Farmers Market

YLNI Farmers Market

2022 DISABILITIES EXPO

May 14 / Memorial Coliseum

This event features over 100 exhibitors and is the perfect place to find all kinds of products and services for people with disabilities. Enjoy entertainment, adaptive sports exhibits, music groups and special guests at the Expo!

BABY SHARK LIVE – 2022 SPLASH TOUR

Embassy Theatre, May 7, 2007

Enjoy an adventure with Baby Shark, Friends and the Embassy Theatre! This spectacular for children is a deep-sea, art-starting, magical musical experience.

MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND DOWNTOWN

May 6 – 7, Downtown Fort Wayne

Find unique gift shops in downtown where you will find local merchandise as well as memorabilia. Shop Downtown Fort Wayne to Make Mother’s Day Special

CONCERTS

These concerts will have you singing your favorite songs and rock & rolling hits.

Three Days Grace with Lilithczar / May 3

Breaking Benjamin and Seether/May 4

Fleetwood Gold / May 6,

Fort Wayne Children’s Chorus Spring Concert / May 7, 2007

NEEDTOBREATHE/May 12

The Mersey Beatles/May 14

Comedian Tom Segura / May 20

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVALE

May 15 / Allen County Public Library

This festival celebrates Japanese culture and art. Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony, learn to make bonsai trees and enjoy a special performance by taiko drumming.

BUSKERFEST

May 21 / Downtown Fort Wayne

This is the return of one of the most beloved festivals. Witness the unexpected by celebrating the street performer. Fire dancers, musicians, magicians, jugglers and many more.

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & CEREMONY

May 30 / Memorial Coliseum

This annual tradition recognizes those who have lost their loved ones or members of the community who served in the armed forces. Following the parade, a memorial day ceremony is held at the Memorial Coliseum.

FESTIVALS ADDITIONAL

Fiber Arts Festival / May 14,

Kekionga Craft Fest / May 14

THEATRE

This May, get a taste Fort Wayne’s rich arts community through a captivating performance!

Fort Wayne Youtheatre (at First Presbyterian Theater),: A Midsummer Night’s Dream / May 6 – 8

Young Playwrights Festival at Parkview ArtsLab / May 6 – 7

Arena Dinner Theatre: It’s not possible to take it with you / May 6, 7, 8, 13

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre: Sounds Off / May 13, 15, 19, 19 – 22,

First Presbyterian Theatre: A Celebration of Humanity – The Greatest Showman – May 20-22

All for One productions inc. The Princess and the Goblin/May 1