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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. ...

Small Town Festival-Big Time Fun! Mayfest in Shipshewana!

The annual Shipshewana Mayfest celebration is a fun mixture of local festival and tourism season kick-off.  The shops have Mayfest...

How many sides?

Taken from 101 Things to Do in Shipshewana   by Melissa Troyer If you ask locals the shape of the "Prough Barn,", they'll either...

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Extended Flea Market

Monday, May 28, 2018, 8:00am
The Midwest’s Largest Flea Market is open Monday, May 28 through Wednesday, May 30 for Memorial Day! The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 900 booths in an...

Half-Stitched- The Musical

Monday, May 28, 2018, 4:00pm
What could possibly go wrong when an Amish widow decides to teach a small weekend quilting class? Cultures collide and personalities conflict when six loose threads and an Amish widow spend a weekend...

Shipshewana Flea Market Open

Tuesday, May 29, 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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2018 Schedule of Events:

Every Week Monday - Saturday - A unique and fun shopping experience, with gifts for your loved ones you can't find anywhere else!

November 10- Light Parade and The Lighting of Shipshewana: The Holiday Light Parade officially kicks off the Christmas season in Shipshewana and begins at dusk (6:00pm).   The parade will wander throughout Shipshewana.  Along with the traditional tree lighting in front of the Blue Gate Restaurant & Theatre, there will be Christmas Carols, Santa visits and refreshments throughout town.  Activities all day long throughout town, including a Christmas pedestrian walk-way along Harrison St.   This is truly a spectacular event! Visitwww.lightingofshipshewana.com 

 

 

November 17 - Chocolate Day purchase your one of a kind chocolate box at Aunt Millie's Candy & Nuts inside the Davis Mercantile. Then stroll through our delightful town collecting chocolate confections to fill your box. All inclusive. For details call 260-768-7728. All proceeds benefit a charity.  

 

      November 27 - Wana Night Out from 2-8PM watch for advertisements on Shipshewana.com and in the local newspapers. Individual store hours may vary.  Check out the Wana Night Out Deals here.

 

 

December 1 - Kids Day 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.MThe fun begins at J. Farvers Books & Gifts, located in Yoder's Red Barn Shoppes, 451 S. Van Buren St.   Kids travel to locations throughout Shipshewana for a day of fun activities and surprises!   For more Information: call: 260-768-4339

December 1 - Santa arrives at the City Offices in the Wolfe Building, visiting with children from noon to 3 pm.  Children will receive a bag filled with goodies.

 

 

 

December 8Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show: Holiday Bazaar-9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This indoor handmade and vintage market is a curated indoor pup-up market featuring vendors who specialize in antiques, crafts, handmade items, primitives, artisan goods, furniture, salvage, home & garden décor, baked goods, gifts and so much more. The barn will be full of unique items, plus there are shopper door prizes and giveaways. $5 admission, free parking

 

 

December 27th & 28th - 11th Annual Shipshewana Ice Festival - The Ice Festival kicks off on Dec 27th with teams of carvers creating themed sculptures from 10 am-8 pm at businesses throughout town. More Info here.

December 28th - Downtown Shipshewana The Wolfe Building parking lot is the location for the ice carving competition (10am to 1pm) and the 2018 Chili Cook-off (10am to 3pm). Visitors can purchase a collector's pin, designed each year by a Westview High School student, which entitles the holder to FREE admission to the Chili Cook-off and discounts throughout town for the entire month of January 2019.