5 Must-See Summer Events in Amish Country, Indiana


Summertime in Amish Country is always one of the best times to visit. If you can catch one of these 5 must-see summer events, even more of a bonus.

“Dog Days” & “Mother/Daughter Days” Weekend Markets

New for the Shipshewana Flea Market, they’re hosting two weekend markets! Bring your four-legged friend to “Dog Days” for treats, a photo booth, and even a puppy parade. Visit in August for “Mother/Daughter Days” to shop ’til you drop while taking part in special activities and drawings.

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 here for updated 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.


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