All our events are open to the public during the hours listed (click the “More Information” section).

Unless specifically noted, all events are free. Donations are gratefully accepted!  We do not receive any federal or state funding.

If available, we post a schedule of activities prior to each event.  Always check our facebook events for any updates or schedule changes.

Please note: The bridge on Spy Run Avenue is undergoing construction and is often down to one or two lanes. Expect traffic delays when visiting the Old Fort. Currently, parking is only available in the lot across from the fort on Spy Run Avenue. Please use extreme caution when crossing Spy Run Avenue.  


Siege of Fort Wayne – 1812

Date: June 10th thru June 11th, 2023

In the fall of 1812, the Native Confederation allied with the British had captured all of the other American forts in the Old Northwest Territory. Was Fort Wayne next?

Trading Post on the Northwest Frontier

Date: July 22nd thru July 23rd, 2023

Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of what it was like to live in a frontier trading post.

2023 Summer Hours

Date: May 31st thru August 19th, 2023

Take a tour through history at the Old Fort this summer!

Post Miami – 1755

Date: August 26th thru August 27th, 2023

Witness French Marines, Forces of the Crown, and Native allies as they wrestle for control of the area.

Napoleonic Days 1804 - 1815

Date: September 2nd thru September 3rd, 2023

The Napoleonic era during the early 1800s was defined by one legendary general.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

Date: September 10th 2023

Include the Old Fort as one of your stops!

Fright Night Lantern Tours

Date: October 21st 2023

Experience the Old Fort after dark and hear tales of ghost encounters! Tickets required.

Christmas at the Fort - A Timeline Event

Date: December 2nd 2023

History and the holidays come to life at the Old Fort!