August 8, 2023 - Open Streets Fort Wayne today announced the list of over 100 activities that will be offered on Sunday, August 20, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. The free, community, people-powered event will provide participants with a safe space to bike, walk and play along more than 20 blocks. There will be something for people of all ages and cultures to enjoy together with games, music, food and much more planned.
New activities, along with returning favorites, will be available, including: a dunk tank, live bird meet-n-greet, air bike and rowing challenges, dance classes and performances, water activities, the bubble machine, face painting, tractor rides, electric vehicle demos, Plinko, kayak paddling lessons, Dumpster Drummers and much, much more.
ARCH will be offering historical tours on the CTN shuttle, integrating education into an accessibility feature. Cyclists will also have the option of leaving their bikes at a monitored bike valet located at The Landing and Woodland Avenue Information Stations, allowing them to experience this exciting, air-conditioned activity while keeping their bicycles safe.
The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will offer yoga at 1:00 p.m.
Complete list of activities: www.openstreetsfw.org
This year’s theme is “Beat of the Street” with musical performers and a live “soundtrack” of the event provided in partnership with 95.7 WELT. Organizers want attendees to feel the energy of music as they explore the corridor.
Open Streets Fort Wayne is a unique way to get some exercise, socialize with new and old friends, visit the businesses on historic Calhoun and enjoy free activities along the route.
The Knight Foundation is the presenting sponsor of this year’s Open Streets Fort Wayne.