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Fort Wayne Knockerball




Elevating Entertainment with Interactive Party Experiences for All Ages.

Bouncing into Fun: The Fort Wayne Knockerball Experience

In the heart of Wells County, Jonathon Skordos is reshaping the party entertainment scene with Fort Wayne Knockerball, a dynamic venture offering a plethora of interactive experiences for all ages. With years of experience in the event industry, Jonathon’s passion for fun and his entrepreneurial spirit converge to create unforgettable moments for clients across the region.

Fort Wayne Knockerball is more than just a party rental company; it’s an embodiment of joy, laughter, and excitement. From Knockerball and Archery Tag to Connect 4 Basketball and Kick Darts, the company delivers a diverse range of activities tailored to suit any occasion. Whether it’s a corporate outing, a school field day, or a community event, Fort Wayne Knockerball brings the fun directly to the customer, ensuring a memorable experience for all participants.

With over 900 participants at various events, Fort Wayne Knockerball has already made a significant impact on the local entertainment scene. Looking ahead, Jonathon envisions substantial growth. His ultimate goal is to transition into running the business full-time within 5 years, with plans to establish a dedicated event space within a decade.

If awarded the $1,000 grant, Jonathon intends to invest in new equipment to enhance the experience for younger audiences, ensuring that Fort Wayne Knockerball remains at the forefront of innovative party entertainment. Supported by his wife Jessica, who plays a pivotal role in event coordination, and strategic partnerships with organizations like The Score Foundation and the Indiana Small Business Development Center, Jonathon is well-positioned to realize his vision of creating a thriving entertainment hub that brings joy to communities far and wide.

As Fort Wayne Knockerball continues to bounce forward, Jonathon Skordos remains committed to spreading laughter and creating lasting memories, one event at a time. With a focus on innovation, growth, and community engagement, Fort Wayne Knockerball is poised to become a cornerstone of entertainment in the region for years to come.

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