The Three Rivers Festival: What you need to know

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne’s favorite is back – the Three Rivers Festival kicks off Friday, July 12. The largest downtown summer party plans a week of fun for all families.Three Rivers Festival is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana and draws nearly half a million visitors each summer that come together to have some fun, savor tasty treats, and catch up with old friends, all while making new friends and creating great memories.

Three Rivers Festival offers everything from food to fun. You can bring your family and friends and enjoy Food Alley, Art in the Park, the Bed Race, the Three Rivers Festival Parade, Trivia Night, Children’s Fest, and more.

This year’s theme commemorates “The Summer of ‘69” when so many historic moments took place, including the first-ever downtown Fort Wayne Three Rivers Festival.

“We are inspired by our past and excited for what our future holds,” said Jack Hammer, Executive Director. “We can’t wait to see the creativity from our parade participants celebrating all of the historic events and pop culture moments from ‘The Summer of ‘69’.”

Parade organizers say they are looking forward to a fantastic parade celebration for people of all ages.

The Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade will take place on Saturday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m.

This year will also feature several concerts. You can see a full lineup here

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