8 Fort Wayne Events for the Family In March

Spring is right around the corner, so you and your family are probably ready to get out of the house! You won’t want to miss these eight family-friendly events happening in Fort Wayne this month.


Youth Symphony Orchestra: Earth is Alive, March 10

Prepare to be impressed by the talent of local children at this performance. Kevin Wang, the 2018-2019 Student Concerto Competition Winner will be performing a solo. Plus, Japanese composer Miho Sasaki will perform her composition RYUKI: Earth Is Alive with the Youth Symphony Orchestra. Get your tickets now.


Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour, March 15-16

Awww, yeah! See 10,000-pound monster trucks race each other, do wheelies, and smash small cars at this exciting event sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Arrive early for the Pit Party to get to meet drivers and their monster trucks, plus get a photo and autograph. Get tickets now.

The St. Mary’s River will be dyed green during the annual Get Green Festival put on by the Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters. (Photo Provided by the Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters).

Get Green Fest, March 16

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend at this annual family-friendly festival hosted by the Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters. See the St. Mary’s River dyed green, participate in the family 5k walk/run or try your luck at the Lucky Charms Eating Contest. It’s sure to be tons of fun for everyone. Get more information and register for the 5k.


Fort Wayne FAME Festival, March 16-17

The annual FAME Festival is a celebration of art and music created by children in the Fort Wayne area. In addition to seeing student artwork on display, you and your kids can watch students perform songs and dance routines and participate in workshops. Other activities include a scavenger hunt and a make-it-and-take-it craft area at the Imaginarium. Get your tickets now. 




Pick Your Purse Kickoff Party, March 22

97.3 WMEE’s annual Pick Your Purse contest kicks off with a party from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Barbara’s New Beginnings, 4705 Illinois Road Suite 108 in Fort Wayne. Feel free to leave the kids at home and come out for a fun night of drinks and giveaways with your girlfriends! The first 25 people who walk through the door will get a Barbara’s New Beginnings goodie bag.


Seussical, March 22-31

Dr. Seuss’s classic characters like Cat in the Hat and Horton the Elephant come to life in this imaginative musical presented by The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts. This delightful show is sure to make your family laugh and smile. Get your tickets now.


Cinderella at the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, March 22-24

The classic fairytale is made even more beautiful in this performance by the Fort Wayne Ballet with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. This stunning performance will be memorable for kids of all ages—and adults too. Get your tickets now.


Glass Slipper Party, March 23-24 (after Cinderella)

You and your children can meet the dancers of Cinderella immediately after the Saturday and Sunday matinee performances. Enjoy treats and get your picture taken with the dancers. Get your tickets now.

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