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Date: Dec 27, 2017

Shipshewana to Host Inaugural New Year’s Day Antique Auction

Shipshewana, Ind. — Shipshewana Auction and Kraft Auction Service are teaming up to host the very first Shipshewana New Year’s Day Antique Auction on Monday, January 1 at the Farmstead Expo Barn.

On December 31 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., auction-goers will have the opportunity to preview more than 500 lots of primitives, furniture, collectibles, toys and more that will be available for bid starting at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

“This is going to be a huge sale with something for everyone,” said Brian Lambright, business development director of Shipshewana Auction. “From farm tables to toy tractors, we’re going to see it all at this auction.”

Auction-goers can expect to see four rings running all day with antique and collectible pieces including an antique pedal car collection, quality furniture, more than 1000 toy tractors, a 500 pound cast iron chicken, and so much more. There will be seating in each ring for buyers to enjoy the auction.

The Farmstead Expo Barn is located at 368 S. Van Buren Street in Shipshewana.

For more information and to see a full lineup of auction items, visit, or call 260-768-4129.

About Shipshewana Trading Place
ShipshewanaTrading Place is a uniquely successful Hospitality and Service organization. Shipshewana Trading Place offers a diverse range of destination and merchandising services, including the Midwest’s largest flea market, Shipshewana Auction, Farmstead Inn & Conference Center, Farmstead Expo Barn & Event Pavilion, Auction Restaurant, Shipshewana RV Park & Service Center and special events. For further information, visit



Lora Gates, Marketing Director,Shipshewana Trading Place


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