Western Frontier Show at the Michiana Event Center

Western Frontier is 90 minutes of gunslinging, riding, roping, action-packed excitement featuring real-life Cowboys and Cowgirls, ranch hands, folk dancing, saloon girls, western singers, amazing trick ropers, a roman riding team comprised of six draft horses, trick and fancy riding, real Texas Longhorns, cowboys riding actual cows, comedy and so much more! One of the most exciting shows Shipshewana has ever seen!

Shows are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinees and 7 p.m. shows on Saturdays. Don’t forget to come 30 minutes early for our all-kid, all-star pre-show! The children of the cast will amaze you with their aerial acts, horse acts, and bullwhip and lariat skills! You will even get to pet a tame cow!

The VIP experience is an amazing chance to go backstage for an exclusive tour! You will meet the human cast, get hands-on interaction with the animal cast, and learn what makes the theater possible.


Special guests, who upgrade their tickets, are given the “royal treatment“ while at our show. This is the ultimate VIP experience with front row seats, making you feel like you’re part of the actual show.

At the conclusion of the performance, you are escorted backstage for a behind-the-scenes tour, and a chance to get face to face and “hands-on” with our animal stars. Sort of like your own personal petting zoo! You will also get to meet the cast of our show and spend time talking with them, asking questions, and getting photos with the cast and animals.


Chances are, you’re already planning on taking your family to eat before the show, so we took the liberty of making your dinner plans an easy choice. Why not treat your family to a real cowboy experience and a unique eating experience with our authentic Chuck Wagon BBQ meal, complete with all the fixings. The dining hall will make you feel as if you’re out on the prairie, after a long day of herding cattle, getting ready for dinner around the campfire. Here, you’ll also meet and get to dine with some of the cast who will be enjoying some pre-show grub and perhaps even entertaining you before the show begins.