Quilt Gardens in Amish Country of Northern Indiana

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Location:Elkhart IN
Begins: May-30-2018
Ends: Oct-01-2018

Description: Cool Quilts! Authentic Amish! Group Friendly Tours! Great Destination! Four-month long, free, annual event and an ABA Top 100 event 6 years in a row. Nation's first-ever, large-scale, blooming quilt gardens and oversized quilt art murals in 7 Northern Indiana communities including Middlebury, Nappanee, and Shipshewana. 1,000,000 blooms, 20 gardens, 21 murals. Garden patterns change each year. Telling stories of Amish culture, local heritage in living color. Located 120 miles East of Chicago on I-80/90 in the third largest Amish area in the nation. Amish Country offers group friendly experiences including step-on guides, hands-on quilting programs, Amish quilting bees, quilt exhibits, backroads authentic Amish experiences including an Amish camel farm, buggy shop and Amish one-room school, family-style meals at Amish homes, garden seminars, country shopping, Flea Market, historic farm tours, theatre and country inns. All can be blended together for a customized itinerary made exclusively for each tour operator.

Amish Country of Northern Indiana/ Elkhart County

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Email: sonya@amishcountry.org

Phone: 574-262-8161


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Month: JULY


Begins: Aug-02-2018
Ends: Aug-06-2018

Description: An ABA Top 100 Event! Located in Amish Country of Northern Indiana, 120 miles East of Chicago off of I-80/90. On the Quilt Gardens Tour and one of the Midwest's Top Stops for groups at Amish Acres, a heritage resort in Nappanee! Four day, annual event. More than 300 juried artists and crafters from around the nation to display and sell their wares around the pond on an historic Amish farmstead listed on the National Register. Festivities include farm wagon rides, 4 stages of continuous free entertainment and special festival foods. Group packages offered including guided Amish house & farm tours, Broadway musicals, family-style Amish meals, overnight lodging in country inns, with festival admission. Destination wide customized itinerary planning is available and FAM Tours offered. Specialty tours include: Girls Getaways, intergenerational, agriculture, quilting and gardening themes. Backroads step-on guides with hands-on, interactive group experiences provided.

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Month: JUNE


Begins: Jun-22-2018
Ends: Jun-24-2018

Description: Combine Hot Jazz with Cool Quilts and Authentic Amish experiences for a great group itinerary in 2015! Annual 3-day event offers live performances by some of the nation's top Jazz artists in multiple venues! Group single session or event passes are reasonably negotiated in advance. 2014 saw Aaron Neville, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Fourplay and Airmen of Note to name a few of the top musicians. Free stage with rotating some musicians is also available on Main Street and Festival food and atmosphere abound! Located 120 miles East of Chicago on I-80/90 in Amish Country of Northern Indiana, in downtown Elkhart, home of Quilt Gardens with destination wide customized itinerary planning available and FAM Tours offered.