MayFest
  • Mayfest - May 5th & 6th
  • Menno Miller Family, May 5th
  • Corneal Wickey Family, May 5th
  • Shipshewana Road Run 2017- May 6th!
  • Kids Games:  May 6th 1pm-3pm- Wolfe Building
  • Mayfest Grand Parade:  May 6th 10:00 a.m.
  • Mayfest Parade- May 6th
  • By Grace, Amos Raber Family, May 6th
  • Daniel Glick Group, May 6th
  • John Dudley Magic Show, May 6th
  • Kids enjoying the entertainment
  • Heartland Cloggers

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.

2017 Mayfest Schedule

Friday, May 5th

8:30 am - 9:15 am — Mousetrap Puppets -  Main Tent

9:45 am  - 10:30 am — Mousetrap Puppets - Main Tent

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm — Westview Band & Choir, Main Tent

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm — Music Entertainment at the Main Tent 

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm — Menno Miller Family 

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm —  Corneal Wickey Family

Saturday, May 6th
All Activities downtown Shipshewana (near Main & Morton St.) unless noted otherwise

7:00 am - 10:00 am — Parkview Health Screening at Wolfe Building

7:00 am -  10:00 am —  Benefit pancake and sausage breakfast sponsored by Marion Christian Fellowship, at Main Tent

8:00 am — 3-on 3 Basketball

8:15 am — Kids Fun Run, start at Wolfe Building

8:30 am — Run Shipshewana 2017-5K Run, start at Wolfe Building

10:00 am - 11:00 am — The Grand Mayfest Parade*

11:00 am (after parade) — Shipshewana 500 Buggy Races, Corner of Main St. & Morton St.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm- Registration for Corn Hole Tournament- Wolfe Building Parking Lot

11:45 am - 12:30 pm – John Dudley Magic Show - Main Tent

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm — Facepainting – Main Tent

12:30 pm Corn Hole Tournament-Wolfe Building Parking Lot

12:30 pm — Parkview Samaritan Fly-In (subject to weather & availability)

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm — Art Awards, Main Tent

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm — Kids’ Games, Wolfe Building (sponsored by Parkview LaGrange Hospital)

1:00 pm — Shipshewana Police Dept. K9 Demo, Town Park

1:00 pm-- Human Hamster Wheel Race- Morton St.

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm — Heartland Country Cloggers, Main Tent

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm — Hoosier Tae Kwan Do, Main Tent

2:00 pm —  Open Division 3 on 3 Basketball

2:00 pm — Garden Tractor Pull, Main Street near SR 5

2:00 pm — Pony Pull, Shipshe Auction Livestock Parking Lot

3:00 pm — Century Division 3 on 3 Basketball

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm John Dudley Magic Show,  Main Tent

4:00 pm — Man Pull- Morton Street-(sponsored by E & S Sales)

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm — Music Entertainment at the Main Tent

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm — By Grace, Amos Raber Family

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm — Daniel & Emma Glick Family 

Food and activities all day long! 

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

*All events will pause for the Parade.  


Thank you to 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

IN KIND DONATIONS:

  • 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