Full list of Three River Festival events in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Art shows, raft races and junk food are just a couple things that attracts about 500,000 people to the Three Rivers Festival every year.

The festival kicked off Saturday with the Three Rivers Festival Parade. All week long attendees can experience different events in downtown Fort Wayne.

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The full list of events is below. To learn more about the events, go to the Three Rivers Festival’s website.

Art in the Park
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 9 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 10
WHAT: Fine art show with more than 100 vendors.
WHERE: Freimann Square on Main Street
PRICE: Free to walk around, you’ll need money to buy from art vendors

Downtown Midway
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 8 to July 16
WHAT: More than 30 carnival rides and games.
WHERE: Headwaters Park
PRICE: Wristbands are $25.

The Emporium (Formerly Crafters Market and Marketplace)
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 9 to July 16
WHAT: A marketplace with hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, apparel and unique gifts.
WHERE:Near Headwaters Park
PRICE: Free

Free Lunch Time Trolley
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 11 to 15
WHAT: The trolley has eight different stops and goes to Junk Food Alley.
WHERE: Junk Food Alley, Main Street and Calhoun Street, Berry and Calhoun North, Berry and Calhoun South, One Summit Square, Washington and Harrison, Parkview Field, Lincoln and Douglas
PRICE: Free

Waiter and Waitress Contest
WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday, July 11
WHAT: The best servers around Fort Wayne compete in a unique obstacle course.
WHERE: Headwaters Park
PRICE: Free to watch

Young at Heart Senior Fest
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12
WHAT: Games, entertainment and free lunch boxes for seniors 60 and older.
WHERE: IPFW
PRICE: Free

Luscious Legs
WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 12
WHAT: Local male celebrities put on heels and show off their legs. The winner is titled the “Most Luscious Legs.”
WHERE: Festival Plaza
PRICE: Free

Family Fun Day
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 13
WHAT: Family games and guest appearances from Spiderman and Elsa.
WHERE: Headwaters Park
PRICE: Free

Bed Race
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 13
WHAT: Five person teams decorate beds and race them.
WHERE: On Main Street between Clinton and Lafayette
PRICE: Free to watch

International Village
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 15 and 16
WHAT: Songs, dances, storytelling, demonstrations, food and crafts from different cultures.
WHERE: Headwaters Park
PRICE: Free

Children’s Fest
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 and 16
WHAT: This is an event for children 3 to 12. It will have craft, storytelling, magic shows, food trucks and  face-painting.
WHERE: IPFW
PRICE: Free

Bike Night
WHEN: 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16
WHAT: Bike show
WHERE: Freimann Square on Main Street
PRICE: Free to watch

Brew Review
WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16
WHAT: Guest can sample more than 100 craft beers and food from Granite City. Admission also includes entry to the night’s entertainment of live music, laser light shows and fireworks.
WHERE: Festival Plaza
PRICE: Admission is $35, designated driver admission is $5 and VIP tickets are $60.

Raft Races
WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16
WHAT: Homemade and rented rafts paddle on the Saint Mary’s River. The rafts compete for the fastest rafts and most creative.
WHERE: Saint Mary’s River
PRICE: Free to watch

Fireworks Finale
WHEN: 10 p.m. Saturday, July 16
WHAT: Fireworks
WHERE: Indiana Michigan Power Center
PRICE: Free

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