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While it’s true that many of the local Amish close up shop at 5pm, it’s not a problem in Shipshewana, because there’s always more to do in the Heart of Amish County. We’ve compiled some lists and links below of things that are open or available past 5pm, to make your schedule planning easier!

Dining & Drinks


Blue Gate Restaurant
Open until 7pm
El Zorrito
Open until 8pm Closed on Sundays
5 & 20 Country Kitchen
Open until 7pm Closed Sun. & Mon.
East of Chicago Pizza
Open until 8pm, 9pm on Fri. & Sat. Closed on Monday
Wana Cup Restaurant
Open until 7pm Closed Sun. & Mon
Shipshe Pizza & Mini Golf
Open until 7pm, 8pm on Fri. & Sat.


Fireside Craft Burgers & Brews
Open until 9pm, 10pm on weekends
Linder’s Tavern
Open until 9pm Closed Sun. & Mon.
Destination 814
Open until 9pm Closed Sun. & Mon.
Detroit Street Bar & Grill
Open until 12am, 3am on Fri. & Sat.
Lucy’s Vedie Twist
Open until 8pm Closed winters
Turkey Lake Restaurant
Open until 8pm, 9pm on Fri. & Sat.


Tiffany’s Restaurant
Open until 7pm Closed on Sunday
4 Way Cafe
Open until 7pm Closed on Sunday


Howe Restaurant
Open until 7:30pm
Golden Buddha
Open until 9pm, 10pm on Fri. & Sat. Closed on Monday
Snapper’s Sports Bar
Open until 9pm


West on Warren
Open until 8pm, 9pm on Fri. & Sat. Closed on Sunday & Mon.
State & Main Tap & Table
Open until 11pm
Das Dutchman Essenhaus
Open until 7pm, 8pm on Fri. & Sat. Closed on Sunday
Wedgewood Brewing Company
Open until 9pm, 10pm Fri. & Sat.


The Charger House Restaurant
Open until 7:30pm except Sunday


South Side Soda Shop
Open Thurs. & Fri. until 8pm
Miso Japan
Open until 9pm Closed Monday
Venturi Neapolitan Pizza
Open until 9pm Fri. thru Mon.
Maple Indian Cuisine
Open until 9pm except Sunday
The Oasis (The O)
Open until 9pm, 10pm Fri. & Sat. Closed Sun. & Mon.
Biebs & Ash Smashburgers
Open until 9pm Closed Sun. & Mon.
Los Primos Mexican Grill
Open until 8pm Closed Sunday


Twin Six Restaurant
Open until 8pm except Sunday
Coody Brown’s Lakeside Grill
Open until 9pm, 8pm on Sunday

Outdoor Adventures

Canoeing & Kayaking

T & L Country Canoes, Shipshewana

Trading Post Outfitters, Mongo

Mongo River Run & Kayak/Canoe Rental

Fluid Fun Canoe & Kayak, Bristol

Bike Rental

Shipshewana Bike Rental at Farmstead Inn

Schrock’s Bike Shop, Shipshewana


Cedar Lake Golf Course, Howe

Heron Creek Golf Course, LaGrange

Meadow Valley Golf Course, Middlebury

Mini Golf

Shipshe Pizza & Mini Golf

Hiking/Walking/Biking Trails

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Shipshewana Trailhead
Shipshewana Lake Park
Bonneyville Mill County Park, Bristol
Pine Knob County Park, Howe
Olin Lake Nature Preserve, Wolcottville
Pigeon River Wildlife Preserve, Mongo
Kum Mol Rie Shelter, Bristol
Fiddler’s Pond, Goshen
Delt Church Park, Topeka
Dallas Lake Park, Wolcottville
David Rogers Memorial Park, Topeka
Maple Wood Nature Center, LaGrange

Yoder's Shipshewana Hardware


Traditions Furniture Store

Shipshewana Furniture Company

Yoder’s Hardware

Shipshewana Craft Store

Shipshewana General Store

Our Front Porch

Country Yard Outlet

Yoder’s Rug Weaving (Amish in-home business)

The Arc of LaGrange Thrift Store (closes at 6pm)

hotel pool

Fun & Games

Video Arcades & VR

Next Reality VRCade, Goshen

Black Ops Airsoft & Laser Tag Arcade, Goshen

Fort Wayne Pinball

Lazer X, Fort Wayne

Ultrazone Family Entertainment, Fort Wayne


Van Buren Hotel Pool

Blue Gate Garden Inn Pool

Farmstead Inn Pool

Cedar Lake

Wall Lake

Dallas Lake

Shipshewana Lake

Roller Skating

Jarisa’s Fun Zone, Bristol


Wawasee Bowl, Syracuse

Signature Lanes, Elkhart

Crazy Pinz Entertainment, Fort Wayne

Evening Events

Wana Night Out

The Lighting of Shipshewana

Christmas Light Parade

Lights of Joy

Down Home Music Fest

The Ice Festival

The Hot Wing Sauce Cookoff

Corn School

The Midnight Ride


Blue Gate Carriage Rides

The Michiana Event Center

Blue Gate Performing Arts Center

Blue Gate Music Hall

Ignition Music Garage

The Goshen Theater

Dixie Sternwheeler, North Webster (Seasonal)

Linton’s Enchanted Gardens, Elkhart

The Barns at Nappanee (Theater, Dining, Events & Amish Tours)

Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart (Seasonal)

Ruthmere Museum, Elkhart

The Lerner Theater Elkhart

Morris Civic Auditorium

Jarisa’s Fun Zone, Bristol

Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Studebaker Museum, South Bend

Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy (Seasonal)

Krider World’s Fair Garden

Das Dutchman Essenhaus (Dining, Shopping, Bakery, Quilts)


Driving Tours

Off the Beaten Path (contains Barn Quilt locations)

Art in the Heart Mural Trail

The Heritage Trail

The Quilt Gardens Trail

Planning a Trip?
Stop by the Visitor's Center for local tips, referrals, FREE coupon books and visitor's guides. We are located at 350 S Van Buren St.