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12 Amazing Things to Do in Shipshewana

[Part 1 in a series of 4] By Laurie Sherck People are always asking for ideas for things to do in Shipshewana.  Having grown up...

Quilters' Delight

by Marcia Eichhorn The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is held in June every year.  It’s not uncommon to have enthusiastic quilt groups...

Living My Dream in Amish Country-Part 2

by Marcia Eichhorn Bright Morning Star Bed and Breakfast is located 6 miles east of Middlebury, IN and 2 miles west of Shipshewana. ...

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Newbury Square Swap Meet

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 6:30am
Shoppers hunt for bargains and neat finds at the Newbury Square Swap Meet’s outdoor, open-air marketplace, held on the grounds at Shipshewana Auction on select Saturdays throughout the year. All...

Shipshewana Quilt Festival

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:00am
The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is an award-winning 4-day event with many activities including: lectures and workshops by Moda Fabrics owner Mark Dunn and internationally recognized quilters including...

Shipshewana Flea Market Open

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 8:00am
The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 900 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres. The market is open every Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,...

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  • Blue Gate Garden Inn
    800 South Van Buren St., Shipshewana The Blue Gate Garden Inn is the newest hotel in Shipshewana and built to resemble the rambling white farmhouses that dot the countryside. It features 154 rooms with 12 room types, and many suites to fit your needs. The building has 3 floors, all accessible by elevator and stairway. The Facility has several meeting areas, a fitness room and a new pool in 2014. All stays include their impressive hot breakfast buffet. The Blue Gate Inn is located adjacent to the Shipshewana Event Center which can accommodate meetings and conferences for groups of up to 750 people, and performances for up to 1200 people. Many meeting rooms and space configurations are available. Catering and other services are available on site. 260-768-7688
  • Farmstead Inn & Conference Center, Expo Barn & Event Pavilion
    (A Shipshewana Trading Place Property) 370 South Van Buren Street Our large, Amish-inspired Inn was designed to offer the feel of a quaint, old farmhouse while offering the modern comforts our guests expect including Free Flea Market parking passes, hot continental breakfast, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, ping pong, basketball and conference center facilities for up to 550. We are the closest hotel to the Flea Market and downtown Shipshewana shopping. Guests receive free WiFi and each room is complete with flat-screen TV's, refrigerator, microwave & coffee-maker. The Expo Barn and Event Center host a number of special events and are also available for rent. Download the Shipshewana Trading Place free mobile app for updates. 260.768.4595 Website: www.FarmsteadInn.com
  • Michiana Event Center, LLC
    Michiana Event Center is a premiere midwest destination for tradeshows, concerts, equine events and more. State-of-the-Art Entertainment Campus on 24 acres featuring 100,000 Square Foot Trade Show Building- 55,000 Sq. Ft. Arena, 75,000 Sq. Ft. Storage/Staging Building and 7,200 Sq Ft. Kitchen. Host your next event, large or small at The MEC. Call 260-768-3300 or email Jeff@michianaevents.com. Visit us at our new location 455 East Farver Street, Shipshewana.