Enjoy Fort Wayne!

IU Fort Wayne is located in the Northeast Indiana city of Fort Wayne, better known as "The Fort." Originally, founded at the confluence of the St. Mary's, St. Joseph and Maumee Rivers as a trading post for pioneers, Fort Wayne is now the second largest city in Indiana and a three-time All-American City Award winner. See where it all began at the Historic Old Fort, a reconstructed copy of the post built by American troops. 

The Fort Wayne's Children's Zoo is located on 40 acres in Franke Park and is home to 1,000 animals and 200 species. The 329-acre, Franke Park features a playground, pavilions, fishing and an outdoor theater. Science Central offers 200 permanent hands-on exhibits for the entire family to explore. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is an oasis in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne to enjoy enclosed seasonal Showcase Gardens and more.


Take in a minor league baseball game with "The Fort's" beloved, Tin Caps. Depending on the season, just west of the IU Fort Wayne campus at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum you will find nine time champions, the Fort Wayne Komets on the rink or the Mad Ants driving the ball to the hoop. Further west, enjoy 1.2 million square feet of shopping in one of the largest malls in the state of Indiana, Glenbrook Square Mall. If you are looking for more of an open-air lifestyle center experience, Jefferson Pointe is the place to be. 

Fort Wayne, Indiana is rich with history, culture, entertainment and fun for everyone!