Fall Crafters Fair

Thursday, Friday and Saturday
October 1st - 3rd
9:00 am - 6:00 pm every day

  Thursday Schedule Friday Schedule Saturday Schedule  

  • No admission fee or parking fee.
  • For more information, call 888-447-4725.
  • Information available during the festival at the LaGrange Country Convention and Visitor's Center, located in the Shipshewana Convention Center on State Road 5/Van Buren Street and at the Information Booth at the Blue Gate Restaurant.


Events at a glance

  • Artisans and Crafters fill the large tents in parking lot west of the Blue Gate, with others found throughout town.
  • Classic John Deere Tractors
  • Old-Fashioned Harvest Demonstrations including Threshing
  • Live entertainment, including Gospel and Folk musicians
  • Kids' Activities including Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Mini-Train Rides, and a extensive Petting Farm
  • 13th annual "Fall Crafters Fair Gospel Sing," featuring live outdoor music daily and 6:00 pm shows in the Blue Gate Theatre. Featured artists are: John Schmid, Will Stoltz, The Balos Family and the The Bontrager Family! (buy tickets)
  • Old-Fashioned Apple Butter Making
  • Chain-Saw Carving
  • Merchant specials throughout town
  • Prize Drawings
  • And much, much more...