Taste of the Arts

Taste of the Arts Festival celebrates and supports the rich diversity of arts and cultural experiences in our vibrant community. The festival is open to all, providing access to art without cost.

Join us at the 2019 Taste of the Arts Festival to get a taste of Fort Wayne art, culture, food, drinks and more! The festival takes place on Friday, August 23 with our Parrish Leasing Block Party (all ages welcome) from 5pm to 10pm and Saturday, August 24 (a family-friendly day) from 11am to 7pm at Arts Campus Fort Wayne (300 E Main Street).

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Friday Night Parrish Leasing Block Party (All ages welcome!) 5pm to 10pm

  • Kekionga Quick Draw with Fort Wayne Artists Guild
  • Comedy Performance by MMJ Comedy
  • Beer Tasting by Local Brewers*
  • Food by Local Restaurants*
  • WBOI Meet the Music Concert
  • Busker Performance by Pyroscope

Click here for the full schedule on Friday.

Saturday (Family-friendly event) 11am to 7pm

  • More than 70 Performances of theatre, music, and dance
  • Talent Showcase for ages 15 and younger
  • Kekionga Plein Air Event with Fort Wayne Artists Guild
  • Artlink’s The Art Market
  • Food by Local Restaurants*
  • Beer Garden with Local Brewers*
  • YLNI Farmers Market
  • Busker Performances
  • Free Admission to Fort Wayne Museum of Art and The History Center

Click here for the full schedule on Saturday.

*Cost applies
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne is a private, non-profit organization permitted temporary exclusive control of the designated location(s) for the Taste of the Arts Festival. Taste of the Arts is a family-friendly event, and the registered participants are expected to provide content that is suitable for all community members. The artistic and intellectual content provided by performers, visual artists, patrons and other participants during this event does not necessarily reflect the views of Arts United. Acknowledging the pivotal role that art has played in our nation’s historic right to free speech, Arts United has published a Free Speech policy.