103.9 Sunny FM’s Fort Wayne Christmas Events Guide

Want to know what there is to do around Fort Wayne during the holiday season? Well, there’s a lot! We’ve done our best to combine it all for you here. If we missed something, feel free to drop us a line and send us your press release, and we would be happy to add it!

FORT WAYNE VILLAGE MARKETPLACE
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 8th from 5-8pm & Saturday, Nov. 9th from 10am-5pm
WHERE: SportONE Parkview Fieldhouse; 3946 Ice Way, Fort Wayne, IN  46805
Tickets are $5 at the door (kids under 12, free). Over 100 local vendors gather at the Fort Wayne Village Marketplace to showcase their must-have gifts of the season.

JEFFERSON POINTE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

WHEN: Saturday, November 9 – 5 to 7pm
WHERE: Jefferson Pointe
Join us for the annual Christmas tree lighting, synchronized to Christmas classics. The tree is lit at 7pm. Stop by early for free goodies and family fun!

MIRACLE ON 34th STREET…THE MUSICAL
WHEN: November 9 @ 7:30pm
November 10 @ 2:00pm
November 15 & 16 @ 7:30pm
November 17 @ 2:00pm
November 22, 23 @ 7:30pm
November 24 @ 2:00pm

WHERE: Arts United Center, 303 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN.
Price: $33 Adults, $28 Seniors, $20 Youth

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
WHEN: November 15 – 17, November 22 – 24
WHERE: Auer Center for Arts & Culture; 300 East Main
A new play by Lauren Gunderson, takes us on a visit to Pemberley, Lizzie and Darcy’s estate from Pride and Prejudice.

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
WHEN: Sun. November 17, 2pm
WHERE: Honeywell Center, Wabash
Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a new cirque adventure, Broadway musical and family holiday spectacular wrapped in one!

103.9 SUNNY FM Presents…CHRISTMAS ON BROADWAY

WHEN: Friday, November 22 – 5 to 7pm
WHERE: 2810 Beaver Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46807 (in front of the Shine & Hardin Law Offices)
The holiday season in Fort Wayne begins with the 15th annual CHRISTMAS ON BROADWAY.
Friday November 22, 2019 – 5:30 P.M.
Join us as we light the magnificent 40 foot tall blue spruce Christmas On Broadway tree! Fort Wayne’s tallest, live Christmas tree!
There will be train rides, hot chocolate, visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and fireworks will light up the evening sky. It’s a night the whole family will enjoy.

CHRISTMAS CRUISE-THRU
WHEN: November 22 – December 24 / 6 to 9pm
WHERE: Hicksville, OH (530 South Main Street)
100,000+ outdoor lights and displays, carriage rides, visits with Santa, live entertainment, indoor crafters, and much more!

CHRISTMAS CONNECTIONS AT BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY
WHEN: November 23, 2019 – January 5, 2020
WHERE: Foellinger-Friemann Botanical Conservatory; 1100 South Calhoun
Holidays are wonderful opportunities to re-connect. Stroll through the conservatories beautiful poinsettias and holiday displays.

HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23 / 9am – 3pm
WHERE: Northrop High School; 7001 Coldwater Rd.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 24
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
An adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol”.

103.9 SUNNY FM Presents…BLUE JACKET’S FANTASY OF LIGHTS

WHEN: November 26 – December 31 / 6 to 9pm nightly (6 to 10pm Friday & Saturday)
WHERE: Franke Park; 3411 Sherman Blvd.
Now in it’s 25th brilliant year, Franke Park shines with beautiful holiday displays. Stay warm and cozy in the comfort of your vehicle and enjoy one of the largest drive-thru light displays in the Midwest. Over 110 displays, and 270,000+ LED lights! $10 per car, and all proceeds stay right here in Fort Wayne and go toward Blue Jacket, providing training and opportunities to anyone with a barrier who is striving to earn gainful employment.

HOLIDAYFEST FEATURING THE NIGHT OF LIGHTS

WHEN: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
WHERE: Downtown Fort Wayne (click the link above for a schedule of the evening events)

FESTIVAL OF TREES @ THE EMBASSY THEATRE

WHEN: November 27 – December 4

WHERE: Embassy Theatre; 125 W. Jefferson
The 35th spectacular year! The Festival of Trees supports ongoing operational and restoration efforts for the Embassy Theatre Foundation. The Embassy is filled with holiday splendor as dozens of beautifully decorated trees shine brightly in this wonderful Fort Wayne tradition.

FESTIVAL OF GINGERBREAD
WHEN: November 27 – December 15
WHERE: Fort Wayne History Center; 302 East Berry
Meticulously decorated houses made of gingerbread fill the Fort Wayne History Center at this delectable holiday tradition.

FESTIVAL OF TRAINS
WHEN: November 29 – December 1
WHERE: Science Central; 1950 N. Clinton
Train enthusiasts of all ages are invited to observe model train sets in action, demonstrated by local model train groups. Admission is $10 per person, ages 3 to adult. Children 2 and under are admitted free.

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK
WHEN: November 30, December 1
WHERE: Franke Park

HOLLY TROLLEY SHOPPING
WHEN: Small Business Saturday, November 30 / 10am to 4pm
WHERE: Downtown Fort Wayne & Well Street Corridor
Shop dozens of downtown area retailers, ride the free trolleys and enjoy the season. Click above for a map.

JOYEUX NOEL: A FESTIVE FRENCH CHRISTMAS
WHEN: Saturday, November 30 / 11am to 5pm
WHERE: The Old Fort; 1201 Spy Run Ave.

THE MIDTOWN MEN HOLIDAY HITS
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 30
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
Stars from the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys help ring in the season with rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics.

CHRISTMAS IN THE CASTLE
WHEN: December 6 – December 10
WHERE: Brookside, University of St. Franics; 2702 Spring Street.

FROZEN JR. 
WHEN: December 6 – 15
WHERE: Fort Wayne Youtheatre; 303 East Main
Based on the new classic Disney film, the journey of Queen Elsa & Princess Anna. Featuring all of the memorable songs from the movie, including a few new pieces for the Broadway adaptation.

LE CHIC HOLIDAY MARKET
WHEN: December 6 & 7
WHERE: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Over 100 artisan vendors from 4 states; the Le Chic Holiday Market returns with this unique shopping experience. As they say, it features “things that look good, wear good, smell good and taste good!”

103.9 SUNNY FM Presents…CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM

WHEN: Saturday, December 7 / 1 to 5pm
WHERE: Salomon Farm Park; 817 W. Dupont Rd.
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Dog Sled Demonstrations, Father Christmas, Live Animals, Holiday Vendors, More Family Fun!

THE NUTCRACKER
WHEN: December 6 – 8; December 12 – 15
WHERE: Arts United Center; 303 East Main
The story of a young girl, a Nutcracker prince, and the evil Mouse King will bring the whole family together for this Christmas experience and a splendid journey through the Kingdom of Sweets.

HOLIDAY POPS
WHEN: December 13, 14 & 21
WHERE: Embassy Theatre; 125 W. Jefferson
Wonderful music, classic carols, incredible dancing, and of course…Santa & Mrs. Claus.

THE OAK RIDGE BOYS CHRISTMAS SHOW
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 14
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
The iconic Oak Ridge Boys bring their annual Christmas tour to NE Indiana.

THE WIZARDS OF WINTER
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 15
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
Holiday rock featuring former members of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Def Leppard, Rainbow & Blue Oyster Cult. This holiday rock opera is called “The Christmas Dream”.

HOLIDAY POPS
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 18
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
Popular Christmas classics and sing-a-long carols, this wonderful NE Indiana holiday tradition returns to the Honeywell Center.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 19 (2 shows)
WHERE: Honeywell Center; Wabash
Mannheim Steamroller has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for 35 years! The season comes alive with their signature sound.

LIVE REINDEER @ JEFFERSON POINTE
WHEN: Each Saturday from 5-7pm from November 16 thru December 21. 
WHERE: Jefferson Pointe

NIGHTLY CHRISTMAS TREE SHOWS
WHEN: Every night from 6-11pm, each half hour
WHERE: Jefferson Pointe

ICE SKATING @ HEADWATERS PARK
WHEN: November 16 – March 1
WHERE: Headwaters Park Pavilion