If you\u2019re looking for one last road-trip destination before school starts, you might want to head to Fort Wayne. The first phase of Fort Wayne\u2019s Promenade Park officially opens to the public on Friday, August 9, and the city is holding a weekend-long celebration that will include live music and comedy performances, a \u201criver lighting,\u201d and Dragon Boat races. When the park is completed, it promises to be a home for fun new experiences and gathering spaces for northeast Indiana. The 4.2-acre park will include a pavilion, amphitheater, canopy trail, kids\u2019 canal, playground and more. Promenade Park will feature many interactive elements, including a treetop canopy trail that stretches 560 feet from the historic Wells Street Bridge to the Harrison Street Bridge, offering a tree-top view of the park, the river and the Fort Wayne skyline. In addition, visitors will find an accessible playground, interactive water feature, amphitheater and beer garden. The park was designed to be welcoming and accessible to people of all abilities. The paths have tactile surface features for vision-impaired individuals, wheelchair accessible grassy areas, accessibility at the water\u2019s edge for easier transfer from wheelchair to watercraft, a dedicated handicap parking area, family restrooms and wide paths. Promenade Park connects Fort Wayne\u2019s three rivers \u2014 the St. Mary\u2019s, St. Joseph and Maumee \u2014 to downtown Fort Wayne, and is a great way to experience the natural rivers in the heart of Fort Wayne\u2019s urban center. For more information, head to www.visitfortwayne.com\/promenadepark.