Lora Gates

Lora lives in Shipshewana, Indiana with her husband and their three children. She leads the strategic marketing and customer service initiatives for Shipshewana Trading Place. In her spare time, she loves to spend time outdoors with her family, cooking and arts & crafts.

Recent Posts

Vendor Spotlight: DNL Woodworks

Sep 13, 2019

This week’s Shipshewana Flea Market vendor spotlight is on DNL Woodworks. This vendor features seasonal hand-made wood crafts perfect for any home.


Read on to learn about how they got started...

Read More

Vendor Spotlight: Walton Art 222

Aug 22, 2019


This month, I had the privilege of meeting Walton Fort and learning all about his flea market booth, Walton Art 222.

Read More

Flea Market Vendor Spotlight: The Pot Slot

Jul 25, 2019

This month, I am spotlighting one of our newest full-season vendors here at the Shipshewana Flea market...The Pot Slot! This flea market vendor's unique product has been such a hit this year with...

Read More

Vendor Spotlight: Pacific Polynesian Enterprise

Jun 20, 2019

This Shipshewana Flea Market vendor will greet you with a warm and friendly "Aloha" and surprise you with some amazing finds from the big island of Hawaii, as well as, Maui and Oahu.

Read More

Vendor Spotlight: Expressions in Design

May 23, 2019

This new vendor at the Shipshewana Flea Market has so much greatness in her booth (space 566), you’ll find something new and exciting with every corner you turn.

Read More

Flea Market Vendor Spotlight: Wooden Signs by Chris

Jul 06, 2018



What started as a part time dream 35 years ago has turned into a full time business for this Shipshewana Flea Market vendor. Wooden Signs by Chris is making up custom wooden signs while you...

Read More