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Bill Engvall at the MEC

We need your help welcoming Bill Engvall to Shipshewana on October 26th! Bill is on tour with tons of brand new material that you have to see live! To stay up to date on ticket giveaways, event updates and all news click “interested” or “going” on this event! Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum …

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Shipshewana Corn Maze

15 Acres of Corn, 7.3 Miles of Trails and 3 Unique Mazes!!! The Shipshewana Corn Maze was created with the goal of quality family fun in the traditional American way. Our corn maze is a safe and relaxing event for the whole family and gives the next generation an understanding on how corn is grown …

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Lighting of Shipshewana & Light Parade

The Holiday Light Parade and Lighting of Shipshewana off the Christmas season in Shipshewana and begins at dusk. 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 at The Davis Mercantile and refreshments throughout town. Activities …

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Shipshewana’s Gift of Lights Drive-Thru

Shipshewana will become home to more than two million LED Christmas lights displayed in a mile-long symphony of various light scenes this holiday season. Shipshewana’s Gift of Lights, a drive-through light display experience that will begin this season on November 23 and run through December 30.Shipshewana Trading Place and Blue Gate Hospitality have partnered with …

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Shipshewana 4th of July Fireworks

The Shipshewana Fireworks is scheduled at 10pm. Fireworks will blast off behind the Michiana Event Center following the Cirque Ma’Ceo Legends of the Horse Show that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 4th.  Free Fireworks!  Call the Ticket Hotline for the Legends of the Horse at 269-625-0364. FREE PARKING! BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS!     …

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Delt Church Dash 5K Run/Walk

The Delt Church Dash meets at the East River Pavilion near the playground.  Registration begins at 6p.  The Dash begins at 7p. Age classes are: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50 & above. Cost per runner is $3.00  To preregister for the Delt Church Dash, download the form at or request …

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Shipshewana Festival of the 4th Market Days

Come out to the NEW Michiana Event Center “MEC”  for our July 4th Market Days. Antiques & Primitives Vintage Goods Artisan/Amish Made Farmhouse Industrial French Country Country Living Decor Equestrian Market Live Entertainment 4th of July Picnic AND SO MUCH MORE!!! Stay for the “Legends of the Horse” performance at 7!   A Dynamic, highly talented …

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Breakfast with the Bison

Join us for breakfast and free wagon rides to see the bison!  Meal tickets are required and can be purchased in advance by clicking here. Ticket Prices: Adults – $8/per person Children (up to age 12) – $6/per person

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Farm to Family Festival

Join us for a day on the farm with our Farm to Family open house! Enjoy free wagon rides to see the bison, local entertainment, concession food, kid’s fun and more! Please note that this event is in place of our Annual June Calf Days Event.

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