We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Gate Theatre

195 N Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
+1 888-447-4725
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fun and entertaining

Fun and entertaining. We had the show. the dinner at the Blue Gate restaurant before the show. We... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed yesterday
nancylesser
wonderful experience

Attended a concert in the Theatre. This venue brings in top-rated groups for wonderful concerts... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed yesterday
Thomas J. J
,
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Read all 1,098 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is fast becoming a household name in the Midwest, featuring over 280 shows per year with 75 different performers, 3 hit musicals and much more. This year will feature the new musical "The Home Game" based on the new book by Martha Bolton. Also enjoy concerts by multiple Grammy winning performers, hilarious comedians, Southern Gospel favorites and other family-friendly entertainment.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“event center” (39 reviews)
“air supply” (18 reviews)
“home game” (35 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
195 N Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
CONTACT
Website
+1 888-447-4725
Write a Review
Reviews (1,098)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 1,098 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Fun and entertaining. We had the show. the dinner at the Blue Gate restaurant before the show. We choose the buffet. Very good food. The service was also good.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank nancylesser
Reviewed yesterday

Attended a concert in the Theatre. This venue brings in top-rated groups for wonderful concerts! We have also taken in plays that are offered that are wonderfully done -- delightful, with excellent actors and singers. The plays always have a moral theme and dimension to...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Thomas J. J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Outstanding food and service. Show was great as well. You can choose from buffet style or family style. I would definitely recommend buffet. Shops will take your money as well. My family loves this place

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank JOSH B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have stayed here before. Lots of amenities however; beds are uncomfortable. Probably should be upgraded as they are very worn. Hot tub had some discolored foam when jets were turned on. Patio was very comfortable. Lots of chairs, fire pit. Tables to play cards...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Debra R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything about our trip was awesome! The food was awesome, the show was awesome, and the accommodations were awesome! I would definitely recommend this wonderful place!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank fourlakers
Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent production. Actors were definitely professional and very talented. The theater was small enough to not have any poor seats. You felt close to the action no mater where you sat. Well worth the money. Dining was excellent and the service was first class....More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Bernard S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an enjoyable buffet lunch and was able to take in The Home Game play. We liked seeing the professional actors on stage.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank jimsD662NO
Reviewed 4 days ago

WE come to the Blue Gate a number of times each year and have always had excellent programs, service and food but this last visit was a shock, the food prices had increased and the quality had decreased. We ate at the buffet and the...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank dmjervis
Reviewed 4 days ago

We appreciate the effort of Blue Gate to offer plays with a strong moral lesson. It challenges the audience to think deeply and apply concepts in each play to their own lives and situations.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Harold B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great time.This trip was to celebrate our 24th anniversary. This was our third time down here and it was still wonderful and like our first time.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Keithmorey
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Blue Gate Restaurant and Bakery
1,336 reviews
.02 km away
Ben's Soft Pretzels
108 reviews
.58 km away
Bread Box Bakery
90 reviews
.20 km away
Kukui's Hawaiian Shaved Iced
81 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center
230 reviews
.71 km away
Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market
408 reviews
.54 km away
Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum
100 reviews
1.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ohiovacationer
9 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Phil H | Property representative |
There are two theatres. The smaller one in the upper level of the Blue Gate Restaurant seats 330. The larger one in the Shipshewana Event Center seats 1,200.
0
Votes
Dinomeeks
20 November 2016|
Answer
Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
I am having turkey and trimmings with friends and family. Oh, you mean does the Bluegate Theater have any events scheduled on Thanksgiving? If you would check their website, you would see the theater and restaurant are... More
1
Vote
SP8269
30 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
The dinner is delicious and when you order the show with the dinner it includes the gratuity. The meal is served to you family style ..that means your server brings you two choices of meats..either Chicken and beef or... More
1
Vote