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Wedding Bells in Amish Country

By Marcia Eichhorn When I tell my guests at Bright Morning Star Bed and Breakfast about an Amish wedding, they are amazed by the number...

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...

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Upcoming Events

American Made- with Southern Raised

Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:00pm
"Award Winning, Classically Trained, Breathtaking Harmony" Expect the unexpected as you journey to the other side of AMAZING with 4 string wielding siblings known as Southern Raised. Trained...

Stolen- A New Musical

Monday, July 23, 2018, 7:00pm
A small Pennsylvania community is shaken when the infant son of a prominent Amish family is kidnapped. As accusations fly and everyone comes under suspicion, a quirky, bumbling detective takes on the...

Shipshewana Flea Market Open

Tuesday, July 24, 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.