Fun Winter Activities

❄️ Embracing Winter Wonders in Fort Wayne: A Guide to Seasonal Delights ❄️


Winter in Fort Wayne may bring chilly weather, but it also offers a plethora of exciting activities to enjoy the season to the fullest. From indoor attractions to outdoor adventures, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city. Bundle up, grab your friends and family, and get ready to make the most of the winter wonderland in Fort Wayne!


1. Ice Skating at Headwaters Park: Located in downtown Fort Wayne, Headwaters Park is a fun place for families to spend an afternoon.  Admission fee: $6; Skate rental: $3.



2. Visit the Indoor playground at the Botanical Garden downtown: Take the kids to the beautiful botanical garden downtown to enjoy a morning of fun and then head to the Landing for a nice lunch!

Visit Fort Wayne Botanical Conservatory

List of Restaurants at the Landing🍻🍔

3. Warm Up at Fort Wayne's Museums: Fort Wayne is home to several museums that are perfect for exploring on a chilly winter day. The Fort Wayne Museum of Art showcases a diverse collection of artworks, while the Science Central museum offers interactive exhibits that are both educational and entertaining. Additionally, the History Center provides a fascinating glimpse into the region's past.


Visit History Center

Visit Fort Wayne Museum of Art

4. Attend Winter Festivals and Events: Fort Wayne hosts various winter festivals and events that are sure to lift your spirits. From holiday parades to Christmas markets, the city comes alive with festive cheer. Keep an eye out for events like the Night of Lights, where downtown Fort Wayne is illuminated with thousands of twinkling lights, creating a magical atmosphere that's perfect for strolling and enjoying the holiday spirit.



5. Watch Fort Wayne Komets hockey or Mad Ants basketball game @ the Coliseum  



Visit Fort Wayne Komet Season Game Schedule

Visit Mad Ant's Season Schedule


6. Explore Fort Wayne's Culinary Scene at Union Street Market or the Landing downtown


7.Take a Scenic Winter Walk: Fort Wayne boasts scenic parks and trails that are just as beautiful in the winter as they are in the summer. Bundle up in your winter gear and take a leisurely stroll through places like Foster Park or Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve. The snow-covered landscapes create a serene and picturesque setting, making it a great opportunity for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike.


8. Attend a Winter Concert or Theater Performance: Fort Wayne has a thriving arts and culture scene, and winter is no exception. Check out local theaters and concert venues for live performances ranging from holiday-themed plays to classical concerts. Enjoy the talents of local artists and performers in the cozy ambiance of Fort Wayne's theaters and concert halls.


Clyde Theatre

Fort Wayne Ballet


Winter in Fort Wayne is a season filled with warmth, laughter, and endless opportunities for fun. Stay in comfort at the Cozy Craftsman just minutes away from all the fun that Fort Wayne has to offer!


The Cozy Craftsman is:

2 miles from Downtown Fort Wayne

2 miles from Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

1.8 miles from Purdue University Fort Wayne

5 minute walk to Parkview Hospital Randallia