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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



You’ll find everything RV here in the RV Capital



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

Easter Bunny & Bunny Hop Photos

Mar 27th - Apr 4th, 2015 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Easter Bunny will be at Center Court Now thru April 4, 2015. Hours: Mon-Sat: 11a-3p & 4p-7p Sunday: 1p-6p. Bunny Hop Photos are also available to purchase.


Mar 31st - Mar 31st, 2015 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Author Robert Lupton: Toxic Charity

Mar 31st - Mar 31st, 2015 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

DJ Construction, in partnership with Community Foundations and United Ways in north central Indiana, presents Robert D. Lupton, author of the national acclaimed book Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, and How to Reverse it. Date: Tuesday, March 31 Location: Sugar Grove Church Two complimentary sessions: 8:30am – 10:30am: Church Focused Presentation 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Nonprofit and Community Focused Presentation Register by March 24. Seating is limited.

Midwest Museum of American Art presents "An Artist's Still Life"

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

“An Artist’s Still Life” is an exhibit of sixty pieces featuring paintings, drawings, and prints depicting inanimate objects by artists who have worked over the past 100+ years in America. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 3 and will continue on view through the museum’s 36th Anniversary and conclude on Sunday, July 12.

Saddle Horse, Pony Auction

Apr 3rd - Apr 3rd, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Saddle Horse, Pony Auction is held in the Livestock Barn & Misc. Building. Each year this sale is held on Good Friday. The first of the 2 large Saddles Horse sales of the year. Tack sale is all day beginning at 9 am in the Misc. Building. Horses begin at 9 am. Pony sale begins at 3 pm in the Misc. Building.

Goshen First Fridays Green Day Frolic 5k

Apr 3rd - Apr 3rd, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Spring into action with the annual downtown Green Day frolic. The 5k Run and 2k Fun Walk starts at the Mill Race Powerhouse, follows the popular Mill Race Canal and concludes back at the Powerhouse. Downtown merchants offer “Green” specials to commemorate the event. Goshen has earned a reputation for making green by being green.

Along the Heritage Trail

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  • Easter buffet at McCarthy's on the Riverwalk.

  • Andrew Skipper at Mini Delights Bake Shoppe

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  • Olde Buffalo Inn B&B Thank you for trying!!

  • Quilt Gardens...along the Heritage Trail

    More than a million vibrant blooms • 20 gigantic gardens and 21 hand-painted super-sized murals • 7 welcoming communities • Annually May 30 - October 1 Visit QuiltGardens.com for more information

  • The Shipshewana Quilt Festival is June 24-27.

  • 2013 Fall Flower Carpets

    Fall Flower Carpets / October 1 - 12, 2013 North America's only Fall Flower Carpets will create dazzling, showy displays in the downtowns of Elkhart and Nappanee October 1 -12. Each gorgeous garden will share a "Celebrate the Arts" theme and be crafted with over 7,000 mums -- the diva of fall flowers. Both will fill an entire city block with vibrant color! Fun, complementing events will add to the show. Elkhart Along the RiverWalk in the Arts & Entertainment District Elkhart's Flower Carpet mirrors the graceful architectural elements of downtown's riverfront Ruthmere Mansion Nappanee Downtown at the Nappanee Center Nappanee's Flower Carpet pattern honors its history of craftsmanship and artistry in woodworking. Nighttime illumination and music will enhance this one-of-a-kind design

  • This weekend #INAmishCountryOpening Weekend for Amish Acres, Nappanee, INSaturday: Linton's Enchanted Gardens EASTER EGG-STRAORDINAIRE from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; ADEC - Association for the Disabled of Elkhart County TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE 9 a.m. at 319 S Main Elkhart; Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Inc PRUNING 101 WORKSHOP at 10 a.m.; Elkhart Luncheon Optimist Club CASINO NIGHT at 6 p.m. at Matterhorn Conference Center; Essenhaus' Heritage Hall Lonesome Meadow at 7 p.m.; Conservatory of Dance SPRING REPERTORY at 7:30 p.m. The Lerner Theatre.Sunday: Linton's Enchanted Gardens EASTER EGG-STRAORDINAIRE from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Elkhart County Historical Museum PALM SUNDAY TORNADO COMMEMORATION at 1 p.m. Hope you have a great and wonderful weekend. ~Mindy

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  • These should make into somebody's Easter basket.~Mindy

  • Unique Eats...along the Heritage Trail in Amish Country Northern Indiana

    Enjoy the amazing tastes along the Heritage Trail