People enjoy Promenade Park's grand opening weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Larry Kelly is far from home, but he said Fort Wayne is the place to be.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 8:36 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 8:36 AM

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cody butler. people took advantage of the nice weather this weekend and checked out the new promenade park dowtown. fox 55's jentill neal found people traveling from across the region to see it during opening weekend. larry kelly is far from home, but he says fort wayne is the place to be. >19:16:09-19:16"i think fort wayne is great. like i said, i'm from upstate new york. this is not a whole different country, but it's a very warm and friendly inviting place. i love it in fort wayne."promenade park is fort wayne newest park and this weekend thousands came to check it out from all over.the 4 acre park on both sides of the saint mary's river between harrision and wells street bridge has a plethora of activities for all ages with things like ping pong, foosball, and kayaking. and if you get hungry there's trubble brewing. the city says it's a place for everyone.> 19:15:57-19:16:02"i can't wait until nighttime. it probably looks even more beautiful. some lives music.. that'd be really kick it up quite a bit." >19:30:10-"the grand opening weekend for promenade park is a winner for most people who are visiting it for the first time with the river being one of the main attractions."<john 19:18:28-19:18:32"the parkview canopy walk, it's just amazing walking along the riverwalk 30 ft up in the air."the architecture is catching many eyes as well.19:17:46-19:17:52 "the sculpture is nice. i heard it's a fort wayne artist that did it. it's beautiful." barbara cayce says it's about time fort wayne has something like this.>19:17:24-19:17:30"i think it's great. i think it's great for fort wayne too catch up with other cities and communities and we've had a great turn out."the city broke ground on promenade park two years ago, with thought the park would give the city an extra economic boost. 3 in fort wayne, jentill neal fox 55 news. the city is already working on developing plans for phases one and two of riverfront
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