Fort Wayne's Promenade Park now open with three day celebration

A grand opening celebration will continue on Saturday and Sunday.

Posted: Aug 9, 2019 10:51 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Fort Wayne's newest park, Promenade Park, opened Friday along the St. Mary's River.

The park has something for everyone, including a lazy river near the entrance that ends at a splash pad; games such as corn hole, ping pong and foosball; a canapoy trail; playground and much more.

A grand opening celebration will continue on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday’s activities include: A visit with Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street, the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races, St. Marys River Boat Tours, a kayak parade, Riverfront Revival Lighted Boat Parade and more. Sunday’s activities will feature Urban Birdwatching, Project Squirrel, a Native Butterfly Release, River Renaissance Burning Sculpture in the St. Marys River and Stargazing on the Riverfront.

For a complete schedule of grand opening weekend activities, visit

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