Holiday Craft Shows at Shipshewana Trading Place

Post Date: Oct 01, 2021

2021 Ship-Chic Craft and Vintage Shows

We are excited to share that the 2021 Ship-Chic Craft and Vintage Shows will be happening on our grounds in the Shipshewana Auction Antiques & Misc. Building. Saturday, October 23 will feature the Ship-Chic Fall Market from 9 am to 3 pm, and Saturday, December 4 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 one will include a $100 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 will be festively decorated and lit up to provide a beautiful family atmosphere for celebrating the holiday 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 tour will be open in 2021 on November 19 and 20, and nightly (Tuesday-Sunday) from November 26 to December 31. The cost is $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 show will run from December 18-21, 2021.

The Blue Gate Theatre is also offering a variety of holiday-themed music and theatre shows, or you may enjoy a performance at the Essenhaus Heritage Hall.

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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.

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