The Antique Adventure
Are you into old antiques or maybe knickknacks? Spend the morning at the weekly Wednesday Antique Auction at the Shipshewana Auction Barn. Move from ring to ring catching the best deals on a wide variety of merchandise as a handful of auctioneers simultaneously sell. After that, stop by Cherry Pickers on Morton Street. This is a store for professional pickers and custom furniture builders. If you can dream it, we can build it! Want to stay in Shipshewana and explore more tomorrow? Look into a cozy cottage at the Brethren Retreat Center.
Half Day Shopping Adventure
Arrive for lunch and head downtown to our shopping district to visit the Davis Mercantile. Jo Jo’s Pretzels is where you can choose from a variety of different jumbo soft pretzels. Ready to walk off that pretzel? Visit Sara Davis Boutique and Village Boutique. After shopping at the Mercantile, head down Morton Street to check out the hand-made wood products of Teaberry Wood Products. Looking for Amish furniture? Head down to the Downtown Shopping District to Shipshewana Furniture for quality, solid-wood Amish furniture at value price. Don’t forget to take a Blue Gate Carriage Ride while touring downtown! Ready for dinner? Enjoy homemade Amish cooking at the Blue Gate Restaurant or amazing pie from the Blue Gate Bakery! After dinner, check out the Shipshewana Craft Barn where you will find a gift for anyone. Look out for their year-round Christmas section! Head to your lodging booking at the Morton House Inn.
Full-Day Shopping Adventure
Stay at a cozy cottage at Ole Tin Rooster. When you’re hungry, go to the Shipshewana Auction Restaurant and then stop by their weekly Wednesday antique auction. Stop by Yoder’s Meat and Cheese for a variety of meats and cheeses. If you love home decor, Christian books or Amish soft pretzels, head next door to Yoder’s Red Barn Shoppes where every kind of shopper will find something! Walk .5 miles down to Yoder Department Store where you will find an amazing selection of shoes, baby clothes and fabrics. Across the hall is Yoder’s Shipshewana Hardware store. This hardware store is more of an old-fashioned store where you will find anything from tools to pet supplies or toys! Looking for a book to read at night? Head South to Glow Bookstore for books, Bibles, devotionals, gifts and more. Eash Sales has over 12,000 square feet of indoor displays, kitchenware, canning supplies, wall decor, unique gift ideas and more! Grab a handmade sandwich or burger at Corn Crib Cafe for lunch. Then walk right next door to Five Lakes Coffee for a delicious smoothie before you head to Yoder Popcorn for FREE samples of freshly-popped popcorn. Catch a show at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center or Music Hall.