Summertime in Amish Country is always one of the best times to visit. If you can catch one or more of these 5 must-see summer events, even more of a bonus. And if things don’t work out for this year, there’s always next summer!
“Mother Daughter Days” Weekend Flea Market
Visit the Shipshewana Flea Market in August for “Mother Daughter Days” to shop ’til you drop while taking part in special activities and drawings.
Shop the bargains and unique vendors at more than 500 open-air market spaces. Food vendors, restrooms, scooter rentals and rest areas are on site. The market will be open rain or shine so grab your mother or daughter and head to Shipshe for this great event!
Shipshewana Quilt Festival
You don’t have to be a quilter to appreciate the craftsmanship at the Shipshewana Quilt Festival. The Michiana Event Center will be full of quilts from all over the world. In addition to the Quilt & Vendor Show, there are tons of lectures and workshops to learn the newest techniques and trends.
Rogers Rib Fest
There’s nothing better than a summer barbecue and Rogers Rib Fest is no exception. Purchase some $1 tickets and make your way around the vendors to try the brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, and delicious sides. Once you’ve got a full plate, sit and enjoy the live music while you figure out your favorites. Dates and times vary yearly, check the events calendar for current information.
Shipshewana’s Majestic Frontier
Get ready for 90 minutes of action-packed western entertainment at Shipshewana’s Majestic Frontier. Watch cowboys and cowgirls riding, roping, and so much more all while keeping you on the edge of your seat. With a month long of showings, finding a time to go won’t be a problem.
Shipshewana Antique Festival
You’ll find more than antiques and collectibles at the Shipshewana Antique Festival. Vendors are set up all day, but also check out old fashioned farming demonstrations, a steam & tractor show, antique telephone show, live music, food vendors, and more. Arrive the night before for even more activities and a steam engine spark show.
Every year Shipshewana offers visitors a variety of events that inspire and entertain! Whether you’re looking for a girls getaway trip, a family vacation, or just a road trip to check out something new and different, There’s Always More To Explore in Shipshewana and LaGrange County!