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Lighting of Shipshewana-Light Parade

The Holiday Light Parade and Lighting of Shipshewana on November 7, 2020, kicks off the Christmas season in Shipshewana and begins at dusk (6 pm). 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 …

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LaGrange Farmers Market

LaGrange Farmers Market- Fresh Baked Goods, Locally made crafts, Fresh roasted Coffee, beans or ground and brewed coffee, canned goods, locally grown produce    

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Howe Farmers Market

Every Saturday from May to October. Our market offers Fruits, Vegetables, cookies and baked goods under the Park Shelter. Homegrown by local farmers.  In the park, you will also have crafts made by locals.   TRAFFIC ALERT: SR 120 will be closed for a brief time.   Please use alternate routes: From the North SR 9 …

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4th of July Celebration

Road race, food, parade, puppet show, kids games, softball tourney, draft horse pull and big fireworks at dark. Parade at 5:30 pm.   CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE    

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Fall Crafter’s Fair

Shipshewana will be hosting a festival of crafters, entertainers, and musicians that has become an annual fall event. The festival will take place in and around the town, located in the heart of beautiful Northern Indiana Amish Country.  The event is planned for families and individuals looking for something truly unique and different from normal …

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Shipshewana Ice Festival

Come watch professional ice carvers create unimaginable pieces of art! Pieces for local businesses will be carved on Dec. 29th. On December 30th competition carving begins at 10am and a chili cook-off!

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Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show

Saturday, October 24th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Grab your girlfriends for a fun shopping day in Shipshewana for the 5th annual Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show Fall Market! 80+ awesome vendors inside the heated Shipshewana Auction Misc. & Antique Building. The Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show is a curated pop-up market hosted by the …

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Fireworks Display

Friday, July 3rd 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM 2020 Fireworks You and your family are invited to enjoy a free firework display in Shipshewana, Indiana, on July 3, 2019 behind the Shipshewana Flea Market, beginning at dusk. Enjoy fireworks + shop the Flea Market during their extended weekend Independence Day Market on Friday, July 3 from 12-8pm …

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Small Business Saturday

Shop the 100+ small businesses spread throughout Shipshewana/LaGrange County! Certain stores will be offering discounts, but this is a great way to support local during your holiday shopping. You won’t find any big box stores here!

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