2018 News & Events

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    Tech Firm Picks Fort Wayne for Software Center
    An Atlanta-based tech company will invest more than $3 million and create up to 130 high-wage jobs in Fort Wayne in the next three years, the company announced Friday. The announcement was made at Parkview Field.
  • Friday, December 7, 2018 | News-Sentinel
    Atlanta IT Firm to Open Fort Wayne Hub; Create Up to 130 Jobs
    An Atlanta-based information technologies company plans to open a $3 million Midwest hub in Fort Wayne, creating about 130 jobs by the end of 2021. The announcement was made at Parkview Field Friday by Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Crouch, Mayor Tom Henry and executives from Rural Sourcing, a provider of U.S.-based IT outsourcing services that is is expanding into the Midwest due to demand for its services and has already started the recruiting process.
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    A Growing Glow in Downtown Fort Wayne
    Those who can remember our Santa's earlier days may also recall a time when economic life had ebbed into the suburbs and the lights were dimming in downtowns throughout the Midwest. But vigor and excitement have returned to our region's center. If the Night of Lights offers some awesome sights, it also suggests this community's potential.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | News-Sentinel
    New Commercial, Office and Parking Project Planned for Downtown Fort Wayne
    Downtown Fort Wayne’s skyline is poised to grow again a few blocks from Parkview Field thanks to a multimillion-dollar mixed-use and parking project proposed by the same group whose recent $20 million renovation of an adjacent building produced the city’s first million-dollar condos.
  • Monday, November 5, 2018 | Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News
    HolidayFest Returns to Parkview Field
    HolidayFest returns on Wednesday, Nov. 21 with the “Night of Lights” where the community joins together to light up Downtown with the iconic Santa and his Reindeer, Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and more. The evening wouldn’t be complete without the Ringing of the Bells by Downtown churches at 7:30 pm and the Parkview Field Holiday Fireworks at 8 pm.
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 | News-Sentinel
    Who Wants to Come to Fort Wayne? Lots of Folks, If Record Hotel Performance and Expansion Are Any Indication
    The number of downtown hotels soon will double from two to four with next year’s completion of the $20 million, 136-room Hampton Inn next to Parkview Field and the expected 2020 opening of the $27 million, 125-room Provenance Hotel at Main and Harrison streets.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    TinCaps Finalists for Promotion Award
    The TinCaps are a finalist for the Larry MacPhail Promotional Award, which symbolizes the top promotion effort in minor-league baseball.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | MiLB.com
    TinCaps A Finalist for Major Minor League Baseball Award
    The Fort Wayne TinCaps are a finalist for one of Minor League Baseball's major annual awards. The Midwest League nominated the TinCaps for the Larry MacPhail Promotional Award, which symbolizes the top promotion effort in MiLB.
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 | WANE-TV
    Buddy Up For Life Red Cross Blood Drive at Parkview Field Saturday
    Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) - The Buddy Up For Life Red Cross Blood Drive is happening at Parkview Field Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Red Cross faces an emergency blood shortage and is issuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors to give.
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Benjamin Hill
    TinCaps Spark a Fort Wayne Renaissance
    Like so many Rust Belt cities of the Midwest, Fort Wayne, Indiana, was devastated in the 1980s by the exodus of its top blue-collar employers. In the post-industrial era, a once-thriving and robust downtown became a shell of its former self.
  • Monday, July 9, 2018 | BandBox News
    Why Coming to the Ballpark Keeps Mike Nutter Smiling in Fort Wayne
    Mike Nutter loves his job. That he is passionate about coming to the ballpark everyday, working with the staff and fans, and putting on a game night after night becomes clear during a 45-minute conversation with the president of the Fort Wayne TinCaps. He loved it when he was a college intern with the Kane County Cougars 27 years ago, he loved it when was a young staffer with the Brevard County Manatees and Nashville Sounds a few years later, and he still loves it today.
  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | Kiddo Korner
    Fort Wayne, Indiana with Kids
    A family visit to Fort Wayne isn’t complete without catching a Tin Caps Baseball game. Their new stadium makes the perfect setting to watch the game. The concourse is easy to walk around and offers lots of tasty treats that the family will love. One of our favorites was warm apple crisp with vanilla ice cream.
  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    Philharmonic Brings Patriotic Pops to Parkview Field
    Caleb Young calls the annual “Patriotic Pops at Parkview Field” concert a highlight of Fort Wayne Philharmonic's year. “From a musician's standpoint, it's the closest thing we'll ever get to being rock stars and doing a rock show because there's so many people and so much energy,” he says. The free concert begins at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday with fireworks accompanying the final pieces of the show starting about 9:40 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | Laugh With Us Blog
    9 Fun Things To Do in Fort Wayne with Kids!
    History, attractions, sports, art, nature–Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second largest city has it all! We had the opportunity to tour Fort Wayne, Indiana as a part of a familiarization trip with Visit Fort Wayne. As always all opinions are my own
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Dan McGowan
    Voters Name Parkview Field 'Best of The Ballparks'
    The home field of the Fort Wayne TinCaps has again received the most votes in a national Best of the Ballparks competition. For the second time in three years, Parkview Field came out on top in online brackets from Ballpark Digest. Four Winds Field in South Bend, home of the South Bend Cubs, finished second. The brackets involved 30 teams from the Midwest League and South Atlantic League.
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    Ground Broken on New Downtown Hotel
    White Lodging broke ground today on the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton on West Jefferson Boulevard near Parkview Field and Courtyard Fort Wayne Downtown.
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 | WANE-TV
    Work Begins on New Downtown Hotel
    Work officially started on downtown Fort Wayne's newest hotel Thursday. City leaders gathered at the spot along W. Jefferson Blvd., near Parkview Field. to kick off the work with a groundbreaking ceremony.
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 | The Today Show
    Everyone Has a Story Honors Woman who Helped Put ‘Buddy Benches’ in School
    The latest edition of Everyone Has a Story pays tribute to Heidi Vance and her 9-year-old daughter Sammie, who inspired Heidi to launch a campaign to install school “buddy benches” where children can sit if they feel alone.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | WANE-TV
    Doyle and Brissett coming to Parkview Field May 17
    For a fourth consecutive season, the Indianapolis Colts will visit Parkview Field for a TinCaps game as part of ”Colts At Bat,” the team’s traveling marketing campaign featuring players and cheerleaders.
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 | News-Sentinel
    TinCaps, Parkview Field Can Do No Wrong with Game Day Experience
    Let’s start this column with a fact that should astound and delight: Good seats for the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Parkview Field are the same as they were 10 years ago.
  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    10 Years, 10 Memories
    Fans pack the ballpark that has been bestowed multiple awards.
  • Monday, April 2, 2018 | WANE-TV
    TinCaps Reading Program is Positively Fort Wayne
    Reading is helping thousands of Fort Wayne area students earn free tickets to attend a Fort Wayne TinCaps home game.
  • Monday, February 26, 2018 | WANE-TV
    Jake Owen to Perform at Parkview Field
    Country music star Jake Owen will perform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne on August 9.
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 | WANE-TV
    Fifth Annual PSM High School Baseball Series Set at Parkview Field
    The fifth annual Parkview Sports Medicine High School Baseball Series is set to return to Parkview Field this spring. For the first time, the schedule of games at Minor League Baseball’s top-rated venue will also include a matchup between two local collegiate programs.
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | WOWO Radio
    Parkview Field Retains Title as Top Minor League Baseball Ballpark
    Parkview Field, the home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, has been ranked as the No. 1 ballpark experience in Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey for a fourth consecutive year.
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | The Journal Gazette
    Parkview Field Named No. 1 Minor League Experience -- for 4th Straight Time
    Parkview Field has been named Stadium Journey magazine's No. 1 minor league ballpark experience for the fourth consecutive year.