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Big Hat Rodeo “Born to Buck” Tour Championship

The Big Hat Rodeo Co is proud to be bringing their 2018 Tour Championship Rodeo to the MEC. 2 HUGE performances of non-stop pro rodeo action and excitement including 7 sensational rodeo events! Bareback Riding Steer Wrestling Team Roping Saddle Brone Riding Tie Down Roping Cowgirls Barrel Racing Bull Riding The spectacular, award-winning bucking livestock …

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Shipshewana Stampede

The Shipshewana Stampede isn’t your average county fair rodeo, this is rodeo like you’ve never seen it in the Midwest, with a MASSIVE instant replay screen. Featuring Six main events: Bare Back Bronc, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling.First-ever Freestyle Bullfighting Competition to be held each night during the rodeo, the …

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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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Cirque Ma’Ceo “Legends of the Horse”

Legends of the Horse by Equis & Cavallo Entertainment delivers a highly-talented, world-class equestrian show with the dynamic energy of a rodeo & high-flying acts of a circus bundled into one performance that will keep you on the edge of your seats.  Some of the world’s best equestrian artists will be sharing the arena together …

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Shipshewana Wild Wild West Equestrian Variety Show

  We have an exciting line up of some of the best cowboys, cowgirls and native Americans who will reenact the tales of Wild Bill and others who lived & died during the period in America known as the “Wild Wild West.”  

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Indiana Barrel Racing Assoc. Super Show

IBRA sanctioned barrel racing at its finest! 3 full days of Super Shows Show Times: Friday 7:30PM start time Saturday 9AM start time Sunday Cowboy Church at 8:30AM, show starts at 10AM Complete Schedule Entry Form  

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Polar Plunge at Oakwood Resort

Trip Advisor® Certificate of Excellence winner, Oakwood Resort announces their beach area will host a Polar Plunge Fundraiser. The Polar Plunge will take place Saturday, January 27, 2018, with registration opening at 11:30 a.m. and the Plunge beginning at 12:00 p.m. The net proceeds from the event will benefit Turkey Creek Fire Department which provides …

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VTPA Vintage Tractor Pull

Classes: Light Limited Super Stock Tractor 4200 8 MPH 5200 8 MPH 6200 8 MPH Unlimited Naturally Aspirated Super Stock Tractor Vintage Super Stock 4WD Truck Purse: $11,200 per day 4200, 5200, 6200 8 MPH are qualifiers for the 1st Annual Vintage Tractor Pulling Championships taking place in Louisville, KY at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds.  …

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PBR Memorial Day Weekend Bull Fest

The Professional Bull Riders are coming to the MEC over Memorial Day Weekend. You may have seen bull riding before, but you haven’t experienced a real competition until you’ve seen the PBR . The top bull riders from across the nation will compete in Shipshewana, fighting for the BIG PRIZE. Come see bulls from some …

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