FORT WAYNE – The Taste of the Arts Festival will return to Downtown Fort Wayne on Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The festival, presented by Arts United and title sponsor 3Rivers Credit Union, celebrates the rich diversity of arts and culture in Northeast Indiana through live performances, kids activities, visual art and food from local restaurants, acccording to a news release from Arts United.

This year, the festival footprint will include Arts Campus Fort Wayne, The Landing, Rousseau Plaza and Promenade Park.

“We’re looking forward to another year of local performances, arts and cultural experiences, and cuisine,” said Heather Closson, vice president of community engagement. “This admission-free festival highlights the creativity of Northeast Indiana and lets the community engage with it.”

This year, the steering committee welcomed new co-chairs Pam Holocher and Carmen Tse, who both serve on the board of directors for Arts United.

For more information and updates about the 2023 festival, visit and follow Taste of the Arts Festival on Facebook and Instagram.

Taste of the Arts is sponsored in 2023 by 3Rivers Credit Union, NIPSCO and the NiSource Charitable Foundation, Sweetwater, AEP Foundation, James Foundation and The Joint Chiropractic.

Arts United is a private, nonprofit local arts agency that serves Northeast Indiana through arts advocacy and promotion, fundraising and grantmaking, business services support, community and economic development, and Arts Campus Fort Wayne coordination.