Open Streets returns this July

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The 2nd Annual Open Streets Event is set to take place in downtown next month.

Mayor Tom Henry made the announcement Thursday.

The free Calhoun Street event will take place on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nearly 20 downtown blocks will be closed to vehicle traffic during these hours and open to walkers, joggers, bicyclists and skaters.

Open Streets will feature more than 100 activities, including giant board games such as Jenga, chess and checkers, boxing demos, 9 Square in the Air, Picture Yourself on a Harley, a chance to test-drive an e-bike, street hockey, wiffle ball, pickleball, cornhole, live music and much more.

Volunteers are still needed. Find more information and learn how to volunteer by visiting and clicking the “Get Involved” button.


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