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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Shipshewana Trading Place continues 100th Birthday celebration this Fall with an open house on October 12, 2022 at the regular weekly livestock & antique sale with door prize drawings and birthday treats.

Shipshewana Trading Place Auction turns 100 this year and has been celebrating with a variety of events all season. On October 12, 2022 we will be hosting an open house that will begin to wrap up the year-long celebration of a century of treasure hunting in Indiana's Amish Country.

Join us for a day to celebrate not only our tenure as a local icon in Shipshewana, Indiana, but to celebrate what makes us truly famous... our customers, shoppers, guests, sellers, vendors, staff and community!

Open House Event Schedule:

  • 7-11 am - Breakfast Hours Open at Shipshewana Auction Restaurant
  • 9 am - Kick Off the Day with the Start of the Antique Auction Cry in the Misc./Antique Auction Building
  • 9 am - 3 pm - Special Activities througout the day:
    • Cookies and Coffee served (while supplies last)
    • Door Prize Drawings ($100 Gift Certificates, Tumblers, and More) every 30 Minutes
  • 10 am - Kick Off the Livestock Sale in the Livestock Auction Building (takes place till approx. 6 pm)
  • 12:15 pm - Special Birthday Celebration Remarks & Presentation
  • 12-4 pm - Lunch Hours Open at Shipshewana Auction Restaurant


The now famous destination began with the sale of just six pigs, seven cows and several head of young cattle and developed into the diverse business it is today.


Now home of the Midwest's largest flea market, weekly antique, livestock and horse auctions, excellent lodging, delicious dining locations, gorgeous event facilities, craft & vintage shows, antique markets, and RV Park & Service Center, Shipshewana Trading Place is a must-stop when visiting Northern Indiana's Amish Country.

About Shipshewana Trading Place
Shipshewana Trading Place offers a diverse range of destination and merchandising services, including the Midwest’s largest flea market, Shipshewana Auction (Livestock & Misc/Antique), Farmstead Inn & Conference Center, Farmstead Expo Barn & Event Pavilion, Shipshewana RV Park & Service Center, Shipshewana Auction Restaurant, & Special Events. For further information, visit

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