An Event 50 Years in the Making!

The IPFW Sculpture with Purpose™ bike racks were presented at the inaugural Kickstart Festival in Fort Wayne on May 17th, 2014.

  • IPFW’s 50th Celebration started with a presentation of the sculptural bike racks.
  • After the presentation, the inaugural Kickstart Festival included a full day of activities:
    • Fort4Fitness Cycle Tour and Kickstart for Kids
    • Opening day of the YLNI Barr Street Market
    • Spring Trolley by the Downtown Improvement District
    • Visit Fort Wayne 65th Anniversary Open House
    • Arts United theatre, dance, and musical performers
  • Go to Visit Fort Wayne for more information.

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