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One Destination, Endless Possibilities… Downtowns | Scenic Drives | Signature Foods | Quilt Gardens | Historic Sites | Unique Shops


Drive The Heritage Trail

Voted a USA Today Readers Choice and named one of America’s “Most Scenic Drives” This scenic winding loop explores welcoming communities, area attractions and Amish life. It’s easy to follow, packed with fun facts, and best of all, you set the pace. Start with a Free audio driving tour (available in CD or digital download)

Quilt Gardens

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s fantastic!

Quilt Gardens


friendly hometown hospitality


Our History

Buggies clattering along country roads here are idyllic reminders of this region's rich Amish heritage of hard work, devotion to family and a simple life lived well. Yet there’s more to the Elkhart County story.

Our History


Experience vacation variety with activities galore.


Gateway Mile

A set-your-own-pace walking tour.

Gateway Mile

Itins & Top Tens

Find the best of everything here.

Itins & Top Tens

Zumba Fitness!

Multiple Dates 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

De-stress, lose weight, make new friends and so much more. That is what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning, dance fitness party that is moving millions of people toward joy and health! Come join Pamela Sanchez and see for yourself what Zumba® has in store for you! Continuous sessions are offered on Mondays at 7:45 pm and Wednesdays at 6:45 pm at our Downtown Studio, 216 S. Main Street in Goshen. Register for an entire session at a reduced rate, or pay the $6 drop-in rate at class. Register at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Department Office, 607 West Plymouth Avenue, or at class with the instructor. Fall Session I: September 22 - October 21 (10 classes) $50 Fall Session II: October 26 - December 16 (14 classes; no class November 23 & 25) $70 Winter Session I: January 4 - February 10 (12 classes) $60 Winter Session II: February 15 - March 23 (12 classes) $60

Shipshewana Horse Auction

Multiple Dates 9:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Every Friday, horse lovers from all over the United States join us for our weekly auction of Driving, Work and Saddle horses and Ponies. The auction begins at 9am with Tack in the Livestock Barn.

Shipshewana Livestock Auction

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Held every Wednesday year-round, the auction begins at 10am with Hay followed by the selling of Livestock: 11am Feeder Pigs 12:30pm Feeder Cattle 2:30pm Veal, Sheep, Lambs, Goats 4pm Butcher Bulls & Cows, Fat Cattle

Shipshewana Misc. & Antique Auction

Multiple Dates 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Held every Wednesday year-round, first bids begin at 9am sharp with the ring of the auction bell where 9-10 auctioneers auction off antiques and treasures of all kinds!

Pajama Day Sale

Feb 6th - Feb 6th, 2016 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Shipshewana IN- The inns, hotels and B & B's have already started to accept your reservations for the annual Shipshewana Pajama Sale, as hundreds make plans for their annual trip for overnight pajama parties, and early morning shopping in their jammies. Most stores open doors at 6 a.m. and some even earlier. This event gathers people from LaGrange County and hundreds of people around the tri-state area who come annually to take advantage of the sales. Giveaways, drawings and deep discounts make this event a destination for hundreds of women, and even men, in large and small travel groups. Neither cold, snow or deep fog has deterred determined shoppers in the past.

Suet Making

Feb 6th - Feb 6th, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dress Warm Adult Program Limit 15-20 participants

Along the Heritage Trail

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  • Shipshewana Pajama Day is February 6. Start your morning in your jammies at 6 a.m. for great sales. Then, trek over to the Blue Gate Restaurant & Theatre for your morning breakfast. Their breakfast buffet will fuel you for the rest of the morning. As you stroll through the rest of Shipshewana, Indiana, make sure you stop at the Davis Mercantile for their sales. And get a pretzel at Jo Jo's Pretzels to revive your stamina. And rest assured, you'll be ready for bed when you get back home.