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Wana Night Out in Shipshewana

The Biggest Sale of the Year! Watch for advertisements on Shipshewana.com and in the local newspapers. Individual store hours may vary.  Everyone loves a great deal!   Wana Night Out is the time to visit Shipshewana for great specials and discounts.  Shops stay open late to offer some of the best deals of the year.  Just …

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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 Friday, Dec. 27th. On Saturday, December 28th competition carving begins at 10am and a chili cook-off!

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Lighting of Shipshewana-Light Parade

The Holiday Light Parade and Lighting of Shipshewana on November 9,2019 kicks off the Christmas season in Shipshewana and begins at dusk (6pm. 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 Davis Mercantile …

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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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Noel at the MEC

What happens when you take some of the country’s best equine performers, add amazing professional singers and dancers, and then mix in thrilling cirque style performers? You get “Noel!” A two hour Christmas experience you will never forget, taking place December 13th-21st at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana, Indiana. Call for showtimes Noel takes …

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Holiday & Home Fashion Show ’19

Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get inspired with seasonal apparel trends, designs and accents for the home and wardrobe. Four different show times are available over three days.   See Schedule for dates and …

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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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