The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Wins "Best Entertainment Venue" in 2022 Readers' Choice

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Wins

“Best Entertainment Venue” in 2022 Readers’ Choice


Voted #2 “Best City Attraction” and Nominated “Best Place To Work”



FORT WAYNE, Ind. (September 29, 2022) – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has been named #1 “Best Entertainment Venue” and #2 “Best City Attraction” in the Fort Wayne Newspapers 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards. The Memorial Coliseum was also nominated “Best Place To Work” in the 2022 awards.



“The Memorial Coliseum is honored to be recognized as one of the best in our community, by our community,” said Melanie Henkes, Executive Vice President & General Manager. “Our team strives to make each guest experience memorable in the most positive way.”



The facility will host a variety of concerts, sporting events, and family shows this upcoming season, including: Jason Aldean on October 7, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias on October 13, Sesame Street Live on October 15, MercyMe on October 23, Five Finger Death Punch & Brantley Gilbert on November 10, Trans-Siberian Orchestra on November 18, The Gaither Vocal Band Christmas on December 8, for King & Country on December 16, and Rumble In Fort Wayne on December 30 & 31.



The exciting season continues in 2023 with Cody Johnson on March 3, NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball National Championship on March 17 & 18, and many more to be announced.



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