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Shipshewana

A Shopper's Paradise

Browse and Buy
Shipshewana is a bustling village with quaint shop-lined streets, specialty retailers and home-style dining. Shoppers search for handcrafted items, baked goods and whatnot behind picturesque turnof-the-century storefronts. The Midwest’s largest flea market brims with bargains and hundreds of vendors. Livestock and antique auctions attract serious buyers and the simply curious.

Relax and Recharge
Horse-pulled buggy rides through town and into the countryside are a welcome diversion for weary feet. A strong Amish culture ensures a family-friendly atmosphere and closed shops on Sunday. Families will enjoy the restored 1906 Carousel at the Davis Mercantile, the tornado experience at Menno-Hof and the world’s largest collection of classic Hudson Autos at the museum.

Locals Love

  • Catch the fun of Mayfest, an annual celebration filled with music, games and a parade
  • Savor the twists and turns of a fresh-from-the oven pretzel at JoJo’s Pretzels
  • Slow the pace taking a horse-drawn buggy ride along town and country roads
  • Browse everything popcorn at Yoder Popcorn and munch on a tasty free sample
  • Find anything you need and then some at Yoder Department Store
  • See a “visual prayer” in the Town Hall - the beautiful “Blessings Quilt” hangs in the lobby

Only in Shipshewana

  • Catch an antique auction at the Midwest's largest flea market
  • Enjoy Branson-style entertainment at the Blue Gate Theatre
  • Ride the restored 1906 Carousel at the Davis Mercantile
  • Experience the Tornado exhibit at Menno-Hof
  • Cruise over to the Hudson Auto Museum's classic car collection 

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