Sell: Flea Market (May thru Sept)

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Sell at the Shipshewana Flea Market

Thank you for your interest in the Shipshewana Flea Market! 

We hope you will join us in the fun at the Midwest's Largest Flea Market with nearly 700 vendor spaces and thousands of shoppers each week. We accept all types of merchandise - and we'd love to have you try out selling in Shipshewana!

If you are interested in reserving a vendor space, you can send us a vendor application (will be available here in January, 2020). We also take walk-in vendors during the flea market season, first-come, first served.

Food vendors: Please contact Nelson's at 574-862-2184 prior to reserving a space.

Dates & Hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, May through September, 8 am - 4 pm EST.

2020 Extended Holiday Markets:

  • Memorial Day (May 25, 26, 27); 8am - 4pm
  • NEW Weekend Market - (June 19-20); Fri 12pm-8pm & Sat 8am-2pm
  •  Independence Day Weekend (July 3-4); Fri 12pm-8pm & Sat 8am-2pm
  • NEW Weekend Market - (August 14-15); Fri 12pm-8pm & Sat 8am-2pm
  • Labor Day (Sept 7, 8, 9); 8am - 4pm

Space Rental Options:

Rates are for outdoor spaces, approximately 25' frontage x 20' deep. Includes 1 standard (20 amp / 110 volt) outlet. Rate does not include storage fees, parking fees (for vehicles not parked on rented market space), building or tent rental fees.

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.

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 the remaining balance for first month due within 30 days.
  • Outdoor space - Bring your own tables, chairs, canopy, etc.
  • 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


  • Parking is allowed on your space
  • Electricity is available at each space (no additional charge)
  • Night Watchman Monday-Tuesday nights
  • Free Wifi 
  • Restrooms / Shower Building
  • Food / Refreshments
  • Pet-Friendly
  • RV Park & Service Center on site (Call 260-768-7627 for availability and vendor discount)
  • Farmstead Inn Hotel across the street (Call 260-768-4595 for reservations and ask about a vendor discount).

Vendor Check-in & Set Up Times:

  • Monday, 10 am - 10 pm
  • Tuesday / Wednesday, 6 am - 7:45 am
  • Memorial & Labor Day: Sunday, 3 pm - 10 pm; Mon-Wed, 6 am - 7:45 am
  • Weekend Markets: Friday, 8 am - 11:45 pm; Saturday, 6 am - 7:45 am

To Reserve a Space:

  • Submit an online vendor application (available January, 2020)
  • OR Stop by the Flea Market Office (May-Sept) with your ID, payment and copy of your Indiana retail merchants certificate. Office is open May-Sept on:
    • Mondays, 10 am - 8 pm
    • Tuesdays, 6 am - 6 pm
    • Wednesdays, 6 am - 6 pm
Contact Information Michael Christner, Flea Market Director
260-768-4129, ext 113

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