Shipshewana Pajama SaleFebruary 7, 2015
Shipshewana IN - The inns, hotels and B & B's have already started to accept your reservations for the annual Shipshewana Pajama Sale, as hundreds make plans for their annual trip for overnight pajama parties, and early morning shopping in their jammies. Most stores open doors at 6 a.m. and some even earlier.
Kite Komotion 2015!April 25, 2015
11am - 3pm
Kite Komotion Festival & Clinic is held at the Shipshewana Event Center. Free admission and activities, sponsored by LaGrange Community Youth Centers, Inc. & Head Over Heels, LLC.
Watch International Kite Teams dance their kites to music. Activities include: A "Learn to Fly" Clinic - Free Make Your Own Kite Kits to the first 500 kids - Candy Drop for Children - Family Fly Field. Bring your lawn chairs and spend the entire day.
MayFestMay 1, 2, 2015
Shipshewana MayFest kicks off on Friday, May 1st with entertainment and food at the main tent all day long. Friday evening will feature Wana Variety Show at Shipshewana-Scott Elementary school and local musical talent in the main tent.
Saturday features the huge parade stepping off at 10am and then enjoy entertainment for all ages all day!
MayFest - Run Shipshewana 2015! The Levi Jones Centennial 5KOn Saturday, May 2, 2015, the Shipshewana Road Run will be returning for the first time since 2012 as part of Shipshe's annual Mayfest celebration. The event will feature two races designed for runners of all ages and experience levels.
We will kick things off at 8:15 a.m. with the Levi Jones' Centennial 5K, named in honor of Levi Jones, a life-long Shipshewana resident and running enthusiast who celebrated his 100th birthday last October! Immediately following the race, prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women overall and the top two in each age division. Then at 9:55 a.m., we have a great event for the kiddos! A 1 Mile Parade Fun Run for kids 13 and under will begin at the Flea Market and wind its way through town directly in front of the Mayfest Parade. Parade watchers will be lining the streets to cheer the kids on, and there will be a special area designated for them near the end of the parade route so they can watch the parade as soon as they finish. Prizes will be awarded to the top three boys and girls, and all kids will take home a goody bag.
Pre-registration is encouraged and will be open until midnight on April 26th. For more info check online at www.runshipshewana.com
Shipshewana Antique MarketsSaturdays June 6, August 1 and September 5, 2015
Top quality antiques are offered in the Trading Place Pavilion and around the grassy area in front of the Trading Place Antique Gallery. Enjoy antiquing, eating and festivities! Hours 8am to 4pm.
Shipshewana Quilt Festival 2015June 24 through 27, 2015
The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is a 4-day event with many activities including: lectures; workshops; Shop Hop; and Quilt & Vendor Show.
Lectures by nationally recognized quilters Pam Holland, Karen Kay Buckley, Malka Dubrawsky, and Round Robin Rebels; educational schoolhouse; quilting workshops; a shop hop; a Quilt & Vendor Show; and many more activities throughout the county.
Fall Crafter's FairOctober 1, 2, 3, 2015
Shipshewana will be hosting a festival of crafters, entertainers, and musicians that has become an annual fall event. The festival will take place in and around the town, located in the heart of beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country. The festival is set to start at 9am on October 1st and will continue to run all day on the 2nd and 3rd. The event is planned for families and individuals looking for something truly unique and different from normal weekend routines.
Show Hours: Thurs. & Fri.: 9am - 6pm Sat.: 9am - 5pm
Christmas in Shipshewana / Light Parade & Lighting CeremonyNovember and December feature many holiday events. It all begins with the Light Parade & Lighting Ceremony on November 7th! Then the Christmas celebrations continues throughout November and will continue to delight until the end of the year! Check out the list and choose what's perfect for you!
Shipshewana Ice Festival 2015December 29, 30, 2015
Come watch professional ice carvers create unimaginable pieces of art! Pieces for local businesses will be carved on Tuesday, competition carving on Wednesday and a chili cook-off!