• Kids Games:  May 7th 1pm-3pm- Wolfe Building Parking Lot
  • Mayfest Grand Parade:  May 7th 10:00 a.m.
  • Shipshewana Road Run 2016- May 7th for more info go to

2017 Shipshewana MayFest

Theme: Wake Up and Smell the Flowers

Date: May 5 & 6, 2017

Are you ready for spring? It's right around the corner, and so is our MayFest celebration!

Shipshewana MayFest kicks off on Friday, May 5th with entertainment and food at the main tent all day long.

Saturday morning kicks off with a benefit pancake and sausage breakfast, a 3 on 3 basketball tourney, and a 5K Road Run. Then at 10am is the Grand Parade.

After the parade there will be buggy races, puppet shows, art awards, magic shows, kids' games, a corn hole tournament, a garden tractor pull and, of course, a full day of food and entertainment in the main tent.The evening is capped off by concerts by two bands, and it's free! All activities will be held downtown Shipshewana unless noted otherwise.

The Complete schedule is:

2017 Mayfest Schedule

28 Years of MayFest - May 5th & 6th, 2017

Friday, May 5th


Saturday, May 6th


*All events will pause for the Parade.

Food and activities all day long!

Sure hope you can join us!

Be sure to visit the Mayfest Food Vendors:


Thank You to the 2016 Mayfest Sponsors
Entertainment Tent Sponsor: The Davis Mercantile
Facepainter Tent Sponsor: Highland Ridge RV, Inc.
Food Court Sponsor: Woodland Park, Inc.
Food Tent Sponsor: Nature Lane Greenhouse
Kids & Family Entertainment Sponsor: Parkview LaGrange Hospital
Signs Sponsor: Legendary Designs
5 & 20 Restaurant; Buggy Lane Tours; Chupp Auctions & Real Estate
Douglas G. Whitehead, DDS; E & S Sales; Eash Insulation
Farmers State Bank; Finishworks, LLC; Forks County Line Store
Ideal Coatings, Inc.; Interra Credit Union; LaGwana Printing
Lake City Bank; Miller Milling; R.H. Yoder Woodworking, LLC
Raber Patio Enclosures & Furniture; Riegsecker Marketplace, Inc.; Shipshe Service Center
Shipshewana Police Department; Simple Sounds; Streamside Wood Shop, LLC
T & L Country Canoes, LLC; The Canvas Shop; Town of Shipshewana
W. Weaver & Associate; Wana RV Center; Wells Fargo Bank
Yoder Insurance; Yoder's Meat & Cheese Company; Yoder's Popcorn; Yoder's Shipshewana Hardware