• Mayfest - May 4th & 5th
  • Kids Games:  May 6th 1pm-3pm- Wolfe Building
  • Mayfest Grand Parade:  May 5th 10:00 a.m.
  • Shipshewana Road Run
  • Mayfest Parade- May 5th
  • Kids enjoying the entertainment
  • Heartland Cloggers

2018 Shipshewana MayFest

Theme: TBA

Date: May 4th & 5th, 2018

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

Shipshewana MayFest kicks off on Friday, May 4th 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.

2018 Mayfest Schedule

Friday, May 4th


Saturday, May 5th  


Food and activities all day long! 

Food, Food, Food!!! – Corner of Main & Morton Street 

*All events will pause for the Parade.  

These were our 2017 Mayfest Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:

  • Highland Ridge RV, Inc.
  • Hubbard Feed
  • Michiana Event Center (The MEC)
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • W. Weaver & Associates
  • Woodland Park, Inc.

Silver Sponsors:

  • Chupp Bros. Wholesale
  • Country Road Fabrics
  • Douglas G. Whitehead, DDS
  • E-Z Freeze Refrigeration
  • Farmers State Bank
  • Finishworks
  • Forks County Line Store
  • Hoosier Banquets
  • Hoosier Hardwood Floors, Inc.
  • Interra Credit Union
  • Marast, Inc. (5&20)
  • R.H. Yoder Woodworking, LLC
  • Shipshe Automotive Service
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • West Point Woodworking
  • Yoder Insurance
  • Yoder’s Shipshewana Hardware
  • Yoder’s Meat & Cheese

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Buggy Lane Tours
  • Eash Insulation
  • Lakepark Industries
  • Miller Milling
  • Simple Sounds
  • Red Bud Gift Shop & Café
  • T & L Country Canoes, LLC
  • The Canvas Shop
  • Yoder Popcorn


  • E & S Sales
  • LaGwana Printing
  • Lake City Bank
  • Legendary Designs
  • Nature Lane Greenhouse
  • Raber Patio & Enclosures
  • Riegsecker Marketplace
  • Shipshewana Police Department
  • Shipshewana Trading Place
  • The Davis Mercantile
  • Town of Shipshewana