March 16‑17, 2019
Registration deadline: March 1, 2019
Grand Wayne Convention Center
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
$5 for adults
Free for children under 18
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
2 to 8 p.m. Friday
5 to 7 p.m. Sunday
Click to download the complete 2018 schedule (Not Available)
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, March 16, and Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Grand Wayne Center. This year’s festival will spotlight East, Central and South Africa, culminating with the Celebration of Youth Concert on Sunday.
This is the thirty-second year for a festival of this kind in Fort Wayne. 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 2019 Fort Wayne Festival, go to Signup Genius!
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.
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 with an African themed logo may be purchased and colored with fabric markers as a keepsake of this year’s festival.
The popular Imaginarium make-it, take-it craft area, featuring theme related projects will be in the center of the main exhibit hall.
Extremely popular last year – so we will be “hunting” again.
- Grand Wayne Center map
- Art Board Locations
- Festival Performance Schedule, Saturday
- Festival Performance Schedule, Sunday
- Complete Teacher’s packet -zip file
- Parent’s Letter
- Mayor’s Choice Award Letter
- Teacher’s Choice Letter
- Performing Arts Teacher Information
- Visual Arts Information
- Participation Certificate: Art
- Participation Certificate: Dance
- Participation Certificate: Drama
- Participation Certificate: Music (includes choir, band, orchestra)
For Teachers Using Grand Wayne Center Loading Dock