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Blue Gate Theatre

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Address: 195 N Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone Number:
+1 888-447-4725
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09:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Blue Gate is best place for evening entertainment in Shipshewana and is...

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.

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Great Food at Blue Gate Restaurant

A friend and I bought tickets back in December for 2 concerts and for one evening we also bought the buffet meal before the show. The food was great-wonderful selection and we... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Valerie M
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Fishers, Indiana, United States
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18 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend and I bought tickets back in December for 2 concerts and for one evening we also bought the buffet meal before the show. The food was great-wonderful selection and we had a terrific server. We got our tickets out to check on the time of the concert and I noticed it said it was at the Shipshewana Event... More 

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Andy R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed feedback, it is very helpful as we are constantly trying to improve how we do things! We're glad everything worked out and we hope we can host you again soon! More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stay was great. Food outstanding. The breakfast gives you a wonderful start to your day. Confession was a great musical.

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Andy R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did enjoy Mark Lowery very much!! He is an awesome singer and funny man. What we did not enjoy was the Event Center. We could barely see the performers ,Only saving grace was the TV monitors. We have enjoyed the downtown theater, but probably will not book anything in the future at the event center location.

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate knowing how customers experience the venue and the shows! More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved it! Waiting till he comes back again. What a great singer he is. He has a beautiful family. Please let us know when he coming back.

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Andy R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Will do! Thanks for coming! More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great time . Stayed at the Blue Gate Inn It was great and staff away friendly. Plan on going again .

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Decatur, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Family of 4. Venue was good for the concert we saw. Nothing fancy...but definitely not subpar. Added buffet to our tickets (we've eaten there before). They've remodeled and the hot buffet table is not large enough for the size of dining room. The line on a Friday night was perpetually long for the hot table. The food also wasn't as... More 

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Andy R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we will pass it along to management to make improvements. FYI, the reason for the price difference is that the tip and tax is included in the Dinner/Theatre packages, so we discount the package and then add back the tip and tax. This should have been explained during the reservation process, I'm sorry for the... More 

Kokomo
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a great show, as always. The parking lots were totally filled up by the way it looked and we had to park in the rear for the first time. As always we love to the horses work in the fields as we are driving here too! You just keep getting better each and every year it seems. Thanks... More 

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being a repeat customer and for the positive feedback! It is greatly appreciated! More 

Warsaw, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent play...been to many enjoyed all...this may be the best. And as usual the dinner was delicious.

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Andy R, Public Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super enjoyable experience as always! Venue is great with a wonderful sound system, professional staff and we love the host! He is so funny. The venue has tons of parking and we always are amazed at how easily we are able to leave the venue when the concert is over. Staff really know what they're doing!

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Outstanding, thanks for sharing! More 

Saint Joseph, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Play was outstanding and all Blue Gate reps were extremely friendly and helpful. Was a little disappointed with the buffet ----- in that the fish and chicken were over done ---- probably under the heat lamps too long. The Blue Gate facility was very well done.

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Andy R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we will pass it along to the staff so we can improve and so they know their positive attitudes are appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience! More 

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