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Shipshewana Ice Festival

December 28 - December 29, 2017

December 28 Ice Carvers will be drilling and shaving blocks of ice all over Shipshewana. The creations they design are submitted by the sponsor or are the carver’s choice. These professional carvers enjoy the challenge of creating! Please stop in all over Shipshewana to see them at work… or play! From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. December 29 Come watch as the ice carvers compete in the Davis Mercantile parking lot. The Ice Carvers love this special event!! They create their own design or sculpture out of special larger pieces of ice. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded upon competition. Bring your cameras and video these master cravers at work! Starts at 10 a.m. The 8th annual Chili Cook-Off in the parking lot of the Davis Mercantile. Open to anyone, no charge to compete! Trophies, cash awards, gifts and bragging rights for the cooks! (call Jay Chupp, 260-463-6175 to register)


Event Location:

Davis Merchantile
226 Main St,




Community, Fairs and Festivals


Northern Indiana, Shipshewana/LaGrange County