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Festival postponed to 2021


The goal of the Christ Child Festival is to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by sharing the love of Christ with our community by providing a fun, free, family-friendly festival.


In 1951, a handful of Christians were motivated to plan an event celebrating the true meaning of Christmas! Ours and other Christ Child festivals became a mainstay in community life, but Fort Wayne is the only city we know of that has continued to offer an interdenominational Christian celebration free of charge. Read More.


Festival postponed to 2021

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The Christ Child Festival of Fort Wayne is an annual event provided by volunteers who have a heart for providing our community with a free, fun, family-friendly festival with a focus on the CHRIST of CHRISTmas. 2020's event is postponed till 2021, but until then help us spread the message of hope in Christ. We need YOU in 2021 to help the festival reach its potential!

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If you would like to volunteer and be a vital part of this gift to the community, please visit our volunteer section.


news & notes

Christmas in the Park won Reader's Choice BEST FESTIVAL three consecutive years! Thank you to all who voted for 2020's first place award. Join us on Facebook to share the message, "Wise men still seek Him."

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2020 Happenings:

~Festival of Trees entry at the Embassy~ 
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~Lighted nativity on the Ross Building (corner of Main & Maiden Lane) Thanksgiving Eve to New Year's

Festival postponed to 2021


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Franke Park, 2019

3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN

Postponed to December 2021