Riverfront Events and Programs


There is no need to pick a username and password for most Riverfront events. Registrations for PROGRAMS do require a username and password. For ticketed events, just bring your receipt to the event and that will serve as your ticket.

  

Yoga on the Riverfront
2nd Sundays 10:30-11:30 a.m.
May 12
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Bring your yoga mat to the pavilion in Promenade Park for FREE yoga on the Riverfront. This relaxing, 1-hour flow is for all skill levels and led by instructor Chelsea Vona, owner of Discover Yoga. Yoga mats will be provided if you do not have one.

Sunday Heritage Concert Series
2nd Sundays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
May 12
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St
Experience an up close and personal concert with local musicians and musical groups in the Park Foundation Pavilion. Concerts are FREE and open to all ages. Seating inside will be on a first come first served basis. See the spring lineup on our website at riverfrontfw.org

Kickboxing with 9Round
Sundays 9:00-10:00 a.m.
May 12
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Have you ever wanted to kick and punch your way through a great workout? 9Round is here to help! At this FREE monthly exercise class, instructors will lead you in a calorie burning journey like no other. Drop in and join the fun!

Dance Promenade: West Coast Swing
Wednesdays, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 6:30-8 p.m.
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Back by popular demand! Join us at the Park Foundation Pavilion to learn and practice West Coast Swing with Dance CoLAB. This is a beginner progressive class that builds on each lesson so you do not want to miss any of the sessions! But the fun doesn’t stop with the classes - on May 8 there will be an open West Coast Swing dance party with modern and classic music to dance the night away. All ages are welcome. Ticket purchase deadlines: Tuesdays prior to the program each week. Walk-ins are welcome at the door if space is available (credit card only). Max. 100.
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Be Your Own Artist: Fused Glass Flowers
Sunday, April 28 2-3 p.m.
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Create your own 4” x 5” spring flower fused glass panel. You choose the colors to incorporate into your design while local artist Emily Simpson of Sol Eye Glass guides you through the process. Your project will then be fired in a kiln and ready to pick up at the Park and Recreation Department (705 E. State Blvd.) beginning May 7. Ages 16+. Registration deadline: April 22. Min. 20. Sessions/Fee: 1/$25 For more details visit RiverfrontFW.org or email [email protected] Register in advance at fortwayneparks.org or by calling 427-6000.
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Do You Dig History?
Saturday, May 4, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Do you dig history? Putting puzzles together? Figuring out stories from clues? Kids ages 3-12 are invited to come dig into our past, and join us at the Promenade to learn about history, archaeology (human stuff), and paleontology (dinosaur stuff)! Please note that some activities may be more difficult for younger children, but all are welcome to learn at this FREE program.

Petal Picasso: Crafting Masterpieces for Mom
Friday, May 10 6-8 p.m.
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Craft a heartfelt floral mason jar with or for your mom this Mother’s Day! These crafts can be used as flower vases, candle holders and more. One jar is included in your family registration, so multiple kids can work together creating the perfect gift. You are welcome to register for multiple jars. Registration deadline: May 8. Min. 8. Max. 30. Sessions/Fee: 1/$8 per family (1 jar included). For more details visit RiverfrontFW.org or email [email protected] Register in advance at fortwayneparks.org or by calling 427-6000.
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Fort Wayne Ballet’s Firefly Tour
Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m.
Old National Plaza at Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
Start your summer with Fort Wayne Ballet’s professional company of dancers, great music, and the twinkling lights of evening stars and fireflies. This FREE outdoor tour brings a variety of amazing dance performances into the very heart of your community at Promenade Park. Seating is first come, first serve and you are welcome to bring your own seating for the performance.

Historical Tie Dye
Saturday, May 18 12-2 p.m.
Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.
For most of human history, dyes were derived from nature. People cooked plants until they produced the desired pigment. Explore this fabric dying technique with your own tie dye t-shirt. With natural dyes, the color may not be as vibrant as you may be used to (like with modern clothing). All dyes have been pre-tested and there will be fabric samples to help you choose your color or colors. A plain white t-shirt is included. All ages welcome. Registration deadline: May 3. Min. 10. Max. 15. Sessions/Cost: 1/$15 Register in advance at fortwayneparks.org or by calling 427-6000.
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