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Shipshewana Trading Place Selling Opportunities

Post Date: Apr 04, 2019

Shipshewana Trading Place offers sellers and vendors of all kinds of products, used, new and old, from auctions to swap meets to permanent spaces at our famous flea market - the largest in the Midwest!

Check out some of the 2021 vendor opportunities below!

1. Shipshewana Flea Market

The Shipshewana Flea Market is a summer, outdoor market with nearly 700 spaces on 40 acres...that's about 52 football fields of vendors! The Flea Market accepts ALL TYPES of merchandise! Walk-in vendors are welcome, or your can reserve a space by submitting a vendor application.

Approximate number of shoppers: 10,000 per week.

Dates & Hours:

Open Tues & Wed, 8am-4pm EST May 4 - September 29, 2021. The Shipshewana Flea Market is also open for holidays and special weekend events! See all dates and hours.

Location:

Shipshewana Flea Market, 345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

Amenities:

  • Parking is allowed on your space

  • Electricity is available (no additional charge)

  • Night watchman Monday-Tuesday nights

  • Free Wifi

  • Restrooms / Shower Building

  • Multiple Food Stands

  • Pet-friendly

Flea Market Space Fees

1. Daily and/or Weekly Space: $35 per space, per day, or $55 per space, per week

  • Must be paid for in advance of setup

  • Available on a first-come, first served basis

  • Additional days for extended Holiday Market dates (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day) are $20 per space per day in addition to the weekly rate paid. Weekend Markets are $20 per space per day.

  • Outdoor space - Bring your own tables, chairs, canopy, etc.

2. Monthly Space: $37 - $45 per space, per week 

  • Rate varies based on space location

  • Fees paid monthly

  • All holiday & weekend market dates are included

  • Requires $90 deposit, with remaining balance for first month due within 30 days.

  • Outdoor space - Bring your own tables, chairs, canopy, etc.

3. Full-Season Space (May-Sept): $37 - $45 per space, per week

  • Rate varies based on space location

  • Fees paid monthly

  • All holiday & weekend market dates are included

  • Requires $90 deposit, with remaining balance for first month due within 30 days.

  • Full-season vendors have the option of renting buildings or big top tents that can be placed on respective spaces. View Building & Tent Rental Rates PDF

To Reserve a Flea Market Space:

2021 Flea Market Vendor Application
 

2. Shipshewana Antique & Miscellaneous Auction

At the Shipshewana Antique & Miscellaneous Auction, buyers move from ring to ring catching the best deals on a wide variety of merchandise as six to ten auctioneers simultaneously sell inside the Antique Building every week.

Sell at our Antique Auction if you want to quickly liquidate antiques, collectibles, salvage, furniture, signs and miscellaneous items.

Dates & Hours:

The Shipshewana Antique Auction is every Wednesday, year-round, starting at 9:00 am EST.

Location:

Shipshewana Misc. & Antique Building, 345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

Amenities:

  • Reserve space in advance
  • Same Day Payout (Seller payout check is available 1-hour after your last item has sold)
  • Enclosed, heated building with snack bar and restrooms

Auction Commission & Fees:

  • Consignment fee is $15-$20 per auction location (7'x10' or 9'x12' spaces).
  • Commission is based on your gross sales. See full commission schedule.

Reserve an Auction Spot:

If you are interested in selling at the Antique Auction, give us a call at 260-768-4129 to reserve your auction space. View Seller Information PDF

3. Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Show

The Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Shows are curated, indoor pop-up markets that feature amazing products for DIY lovers, Pinterest-obsessive folks who want a unique holiday shopping experience! Old stuff, new stuff, and awesome stuff - all picked with quality in mind.

Dates & Hours:

Saturday, October 23 & December 4, 2021 @ 9am-3pm EST

Location:

Shipshewana Auction Building, 345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

Ship-Chic Space Fee:

  • $65 per 8'x10' wall space or 10'x10' middle space

Amenities:

  • Electricity & Tables are available to rent

To Reserve a Space:

Download and Send in a Vendor Application

4. Swap Meets

Shipshewana Swap Meets are outdoor marketplaces where shoppers can find bargains on poultry, hunting/fishing items, small animals, antiques, second-hand goods, crafts and more.

Dates & Hours:

Held on Select Saturdays in the spring through fall, daylight - 1 pm. View 2021 Swap Meet Dates.

Location:

Shipshewana Flea Market grounds, 345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

Space Fee:

20'x25' space: $20

How to Sell at the Swap Meet:

Space is available first come, first served. Just show up! Management will be around to collect your payment.

5. Shipshewana Antique Market

This upscale antique & vintage market specialize in antiques, collectibles, primitives, country furniture, advertising, vintage jewelry, toys, and more.

Dates & Hours:

  • Antique & Vintage Market - Saturday, August 7, 2021, 8am-4pm

Location:

Farmstead Event Pavilion, 368 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565

Spaces and Rates - August Antique Festival

  • Outdoor 20'x25': $75 per space
  • Pavilion 10'x15': $150 per space
  • Pavilion 10'x20': $200 per space

To Reserve a Space:

Download and Send in a Vendor Application

If you'd like to keep up with all of the upcoming vendor opportunities, be sure to sign up for our monthly Shipshewana email newsletter.

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