A lot on tap for this weekend in the Fort

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne is a happening place this weekend. Check out some of the coolest events in the Summit City.

Here’s what’s going on:

Three Rivers Festival
Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 20
Headwaters Park and Other Locations
Fort Wayne’s favorite is back – the Three Rivers Festival kicks off Friday, July 12 (the parade is on Saturday). You can bring your family and friends and enjoy Food Alley, Art in the Park, the Bed Race, the Three Rivers Festival Parade, Trivia Night, Children’s Fest, and more.

Eli Young Band
Saturday, July 13
Sweetwater Performance Pavilion
The Eli Young Band delivers an organic, live-show focused on their unique modern Country sound deeply rooted in Texas music. You’ll hear everything from “Crazy Girl” to “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” and many more.

Collective Soul
Friday, July 12
Foellinger Outdoor Theatre
The 90’s rockers will head to Fort Wayne and celebrate 25 years! Hear their hit song “Shine,” which launched them onto the national music scene. A song you can enjoy during the show along with many more.

Open Streets
Sunday, July 14
Downtown Fort Wayne
This free, family-friendly event opens more than 20 blocks of Calhoun Street up to walkers, joggers, and bicyclists and closes it to vehicles. You can also deck out your bike for a one-of-a-kind parade and contest.

Rock the Plaza
Saturdays through August 24
Allen County Public Library Plaza
Every Saturday evening, great local bands will rock the outdoor plaza at the Allen County Public Library. Dance the night away or sit and relax in the warm summer air. Admission is free.

Outdoor Farmers Markets
Every Saturday
Corner of Wayne & Barr Streets
The Outdoor Farmers Markets will return to downtown Fort Wayne. You can shop locally-sourced produce and more at Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market and the YLNI Farmers Market.

Friday Nites Live
Fridays through August 30
Jefferson Pointe
Enjoy an evening of free outdoor music during Friday Nites Live. Every Friday this summer, the tunes begin at 6:30pm at the Jefferson Pointe fountain. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14
Grand Wayne Convention Center
The Nerd Asylum presents the first-ever DralaCon, held at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Celebrate Dungeons & Dragons and more with live shows, panels, workshops, vendors, and more. Single-day and weekend passes available.