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Maple Syrup Days

Maple Syrup season is worth celebrating and that is what we do! There’s much more to experience than the meal.  We show three different ways to make maple syrup: how we used to do it, how we do it now, and how you can do it at home.  Horse wagons carry visitors into the maple …

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Classic Car Cruise In at the Essenhaus

Cruise-In every Thursday evening through September. Enjoy door prize giveaways, live entertainment, and restaurant specials from 3 p.m. to close or the all you care to eat BBQ pork ribs buffet at a special price. Hours are from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free admission.

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Weekend Flea Market – Mother/Daughter Days

Bring your Mama to Shipshewana! The Shipshewana Flea Market will be open August 16 & 17 for a special Mother / Daughter weekend event! We will have activities for Moms and Daughters including a mother/daughter lookalike contest, a free photo booth and special door prize drawings!   Friday, August 16: 3pm-8pm Saturday, August 17: 8am-2pm …

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Shipshewana Antique Market Festival

Bring the whole family and find a treasure at the 2018 Shipshewana Antique Festival! Admission and Parking are free. Festival Events / Activities: Antique & Vintage Market: Shop an outdoor pavilion full of antique dealers selling a variety of antiques, collectibles, furniture, salvage, signs, glassware, toys, vintage items, jewelry and more! Working Demonstrations: See old-fashioned …

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Shipshewana Steam & Gas Show

Hear the roar of the engines and watch the annual steam and tractor show with Gas Engines, 30+ Antique Tractors, and Hit & Miss Engines. Held in conjunction with the Shipshewana Antique Festival & Vintage Market. Steam Engine Set Up includes a spark show after dark and is held the night before on Friday, August …

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Shipshewana Independence Day Extended Flea Market

The Midwest’s Largest Flea Market is open Tuesday, July 2, Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day! The Shipshewana Flea Market is a do-not-miss Hoosier tradition with nearly 700 booths in an open-air market covering 40 acres. Find bargains on home décor, clothing, furniture, jewelry, tools, crafts, books, beauty supplies, accessories, and …

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Weekend Flea Market – Dog Days

Bring your four-legged, furry doggo to the Shipshewana Flea Market for our special June weekend market! Free dog treats at the gate (while supplies last), a photo booth, microchipping available, a dog parade and more!   Friday, June 14: 3pm-8pm Saturday, June 15: 8am-2pm   Shop the bargains and unique vendors at more than 700 …

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Weekend Flea Market – Dog Days

Bring your four-legged, furry doggo to the Shipshewana Flea Market for our special June weekend market! Free dog treats at the gate (while supplies last), a photo booth, microchipping available, a dog parade and more!   Friday, June 14: 3pm-8pm Saturday, June 15: 8am-2pm   Shop the bargains and unique vendors at more than 700 …

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Shipshewana Antique & Miscellaneous + Toy Auction

Live auction with 7-10 Auctioneers selling simultaneously! The entire Shipshewana Auction barn will be full with antiques, collectibles, furniture, primitives, glassware, books, advertising, and miscellaneous items! This particular auction will have a special section of antique and vintage toys! Buyers may preview as sellers unload on Tuesday until 5:00 pm, or Wednesday starting at 7:00 …

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