|The holiday season in Northern Indiana Amish Country is a joyous time filled with fun, food, family, and festive traditions! Escape the hectic schedule of the holiday season and step into a slower pace where you’ll breathe in the enticing aromas of pine trees and fresh baked pies and cookies. Feel the warmth from friendly Amish businesses as they invite you into their homes for a peak into the window of their unique world. Treasure memories of Christmas past and present as you delight in the magnificence of a beautifully decorated Christmas tree while you shop for unique gifts. We promise you’ll discover why the holiday season in Northern Indiana Amish Country is truly something special! |
FEATURES: Linton’s Enchanted Gardens “Holiday Village” - Walk through a winter wonderland at this Holiday Village, offering spectacular seasonal displays including 100 themed trees that feature over 10,000 unique ornaments. • Shipshewana Lights of Joy - This drive through light display has more than 2 million LED lights and specialty displays and will be viewed in a 25-minute period in an almost mile and a half long symphony of colorful light scenes. • Teaberry Wood Products “Sebastian the Snowman” - Meet LaVern and Rachel, the Amish-Mennonite dynamic duo! Tour their wood shop, shop for their display of creations, and make an adorable Snowman they call Sebastian made from Birch wood. Cute as a button and customizable too! • Yoder’s Department Store - Yoder Department Store is a family owned and managed retailer specializing in fabric, shoes, and clothing. Offering many goods to serve the local farming and Amish population including bib overalls, work shoes, and of course fabric for clothing and quilts. Also, home to Yoder’s Hardware and The Cotton Corner and has expanded to include ladies’ apparel, home décor, kitchen ware, puzzles, games and various other items. Plenty of rocking chairs for those who don’t wish to shop and look. A coffee shop is on site as well. • Shopping in downtown Shipshewana - Visit downtown Shipshewana where the streets are filled with shops & stores filled with crafts, apparel, food, quilts, jewelry, handbags, home décor and art. There is something for everyone in each “home” converted into a shop. Wander and explore for your favorite find and “must have” memory to take home. • Blue Gate Performing Arts Center “Daniel O’Donnell” Christmas Concert - Welcome to the Blue Gate! See the star entertaining his audience with a nostalgic trip down memory lane as he performs hit after hit and be transported to a Christmas wonderland with Daniel getting into festive mode singing the all-time great Christmas classics and favorites. • Essenhaus Inn and Resaturant - Enjoy the beautiful Essenhaus grounds! Relax on a horse drawn carriage ride around the immaculate grounds, play a round of miniature golf, or go shopping in one of several Village Shops all on the same facility grounds. Shop for quilts, baked goods, home décor, ladies apparel, Vera Bradley, jewelry and more. • Rise’n Roll Bakery - An Amish style bakery known for preservative-free wholesome treats such as donuts, cookies, pies, cinnamon rolls, breads, cheeses, and more, but are probably best known for the famous Cinnamon Caramel Donut, an “addicting” little creation like no other donut you have ever tasted. They use real ingredients and bake everything fresh daily, the old-fashioned way – for those who want the best and know the difference! • E and S Sales Bulk Foods - The area’s largest bulk food store. Spices, dried grains, candies, soup mixes, homemade noodles, nuts, snacks and unusual items you can’t find just anywhere. • The Barns at Nappanee - A historic venue in Nappanee, IN. The venue is nestled amidst 80 acres of beautiful Amish countryside and features clusters of lush trees, a reflective pond, and a quiet charm that you won’t find anywhere else.