Holiday Craft Shows at Shipshewana Trading Place
Shipshewana Trading Place has two amazing holiday craft and vintage shows happening in the fall, in addition to our weekly year-round antique auctions.
2022 Ship-Chic Craft and Vintage Shows
We are excited to share that the 2022 Ship-Chic Craft and Vintage Shows will be happening on our grounds in the Shipshewana Auction Antiques & Misc. Building. Saturday, October 22 will feature the Ship-Chic Fall Market from 9 am to 3 pm, and Saturday, December 3 will be the Ship-Chic Holiday Show from 9 am to 3 pm.
Each of these craft and vintage shows will feature a variety of sellers from throughout the Midwest. Items will include gifts, crafts, home décor, vintage finds, jewelry, clothing, accessories, signs, beauty products, baked goods, and more! You can see our still-changing list of vendors here.
Admission to the event is $5 per person from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, and just $3 per person from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. The admission price for kids age 12 and under is free. The first 100 shoppers to visit the show will receive a free reusable shopping tote, and four lucky recipients will receive a $25 gift certificate to spend right here at the market!
Snacks and drinks will also be available at the shows, and parking is free.
Weekly Antique Auctions at Shipshewana Trading Place
If you are more interested in antique finds you can use to create gifts for your family and friends, you will have a great time at one of our year-round, weekly antique auctions. Our Antique Auction Building has six to ten live auction rings going on at a time on sale days. Antique auctions take place every Wednesday starting at 9 am EDT.
Visit our auction listing site to see more information about specific items available on upcoming sale dates.
Other Holiday Shopping in Shipshewana
While you are visiting us here at Shipshewana Trading Place, we also encourage you to stop and check out some of our other local Shipshewana businesses.
As the third-largest Amish community in the United States, we are proud to be home to a variety of quality handcrafted furniture, quilts, wares, and other locally made items. This directory of local shops will help you create your custom holiday shopping plan.
As the holiday season approaches, downtown Shipshewana storefronts and sidewalks will be festively decorated and lit up giving you a beautiful holiday atmosphere for celebrating the winter season.
Holiday Events in Shipshewana
Shipshewana is also home to a variety of beautiful holiday events. Shipshewana Trading Place is a proud partner of Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy, a Christmas Light Drive-Thru Experience. The evening Chrismas light tour is open select dates in November and December, 7 days a week.. The cost is just $20 per vehicle.
The Michiana Event Center is also proud to host the return of the “Noel” A Celebration of Christmas performance. This live event features beautiful horses and talented riders from all over the world.
The Blue Gate Theatre is also offering a variety of holiday-themed music and theatre shows.
As you can see, there are plenty of shopping and entertainment opportunities in Shipshewana throughout the fall and winter seasons.
Shipshewana is in northern Indiana, about 55 miles east of South Bend and 175 miles northeast of Indianapolis, located centrally between Chicago and Detroit, making it an easy trip from I-69 and the 80/90 Toll Road.