May 14, 1928 – Opening night at the Emboyd. Tickets cost: 60 cents. In 1929 Bob Hope had his first emcee job at the Emboyd. In 1952 the name (Emboyd) changed to the Embassy Theatre. The historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming, and a continued commitment to young people.
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
From Humble Nature Preserve to the “Nation’s Best Children’s Zoo.” - At the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, kids can get nose to nose with a goat, families can explore a misty jungle trail, and giraffes roam a vast grassy hillside. Connecting kids and animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care.
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
At FWMoA, you will find permanent and temporary exhibitions of American fine and decorative art, including exhibitions exploring the cross-cultural connections between artwork and artists from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds. The visual arts represent myriad aspects of our collective cultures, historical experiences, and of the human condition.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Always in Season: Surround yourself with nature at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory ~ an oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne Indiana. Visit the Showcase Garden with its lush seasonal displays, wander through the Tropical Garden where orchids and palms thrive in the shadows of a cascading waterfall, or retreat to the quiet beauty of the Desert Garden.
Science Central is a regional resource that provides inspiring and fun hands-on science education for people of all ages. - The only NASA Educator Resource Center in Indiana. - Educational programs include student field trips, demonstrations, labs, outreach, birthday parties, science camps, teacher training, scout programs, overnights and public lecture series.
Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum
Almost all of the artifacts in the museum were once used by the Fort Wayne Fire Department. Most were graciously donated to the Museum by present and former firefighters or their families in the hopes that future generations can fully understand just how far the fire service has come in the last century and a half.
Historic Fort Wayne
Currently the Old Fort is only open for tours during events listed on our Event Schedule. The Fort is open to walk through and around at any time but you will not have access to the interior of the buildings.
Snickerz Comedy Bar
Snickerz has been named one of the top 5 comedy clubs in the United States by Comedy USA based on the amenities of the club and the quality of the talent.
Fort Wayne, IN Convention & Visitors Center
We brag about our low cost of living in Fort Wayne, but how about our low cost of FUN?!
Parks & Recreation
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Indiana State Parks
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