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March 16-17, 2024


Registration deadline: TBD, 2024

Grand Wayne Convention Center
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

$5 for adults
Free for children under 18

Exhibit hours:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday  Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Setup Hours:
2 to 7 p.m. Friday

Teardown Hours:
5 to 7 p.m. Sunday

View 2021 Festival

Student performances (piano, vocal, dance, and drama) and student art displays, along with workshops featuring guest musicians, dancers, and visual artists, will all be a part of the Fort Wayne FAME Festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, 2024, at the Grand Wayne Center.

The first FAME Festival was in 1987. This is the thirty-sixth anniversary of the FAME festival. Admission to the festival is $5 for adults and free for children 18 and under and participation in most of the activities is free of charge.

The performance schedule will be posted on this page the last week in February.


If you like to volunteer and help at the Fort Wayne Festival, signup at Signup Genius,

or call the FAME office at 260-247-7325 or email .


*Photo/video Disclaimer:

During your visit to the FAME Festival, you, members of your family or party may be filmed, videotaped and/or photographed by a FAME employee, contract photographer or the media.  Your attendance at the FAME event serves as permission for the use of your image, the image of members of your family, or your party, by FAME.

Visitors acknowledge that FAME shall own all rights,  title, and interests in all photographs and materials created incorporating the photograph or likeness. 

Art Projects

Student artwork will be on display in the main exhibit hall of the Grand Wayne Center. Art boards and sculpture garden tables are arranged by school.

FAME white T-shirts may be purchased as a keepsake of this year’s festival.

****Attention Art Specialists****

   -Art boards details here-


The popular Imaginarium make-it, take-it craft area, featuring theme related projects will be in the center of the main exhibit hall.


*******Following Information is for 2023 Festival*******

FAME Festival Directory-

Artboard Locations

Performance Schedule and Locations



Teacher Packet

Individual files:

For Teachers Using the Grand Wayne Loading Dock

Loading Dock Pass

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