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Maifest in the Amana Colonies

Join us May 5th and May 6th, 2018 for our traditional celebration of spring. Our famous Maipole Dancers will perform all weekend long as our villages come alive with the colors, sounds, sights, and aromas of spring.

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A German word that's hard to say but easy to find in the Amana Colonies. Join us and discover Gemuetlichkeit for yourself.

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Wurst Festival June 16, 2018

Join us for a festival dedicated to Sausage! Featuring Wurst University. It will be the wurst festival of the year!

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Welcome to the Amana Colonies

The Amana Colonies have a rich heritage of arts and crafts. We invite you to discover our galleries and the talents of our local artists.

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Welcome to the Amana Colonies

Our unique shops feature handcrafted items, specialty imports, delicious foods, fashionable styles, and antique treasures.

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Oktoberfest in the Amana Colonies, October 5th -7th, 2018

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experience the tannenbaum forest in the amana colonies

Tannenbaum Forest: Nov 23rd-Dec 16th, 2018
Prelude to Christmas: Nov 30-Dec 2nd, 2018

Experience the traditions of the
Holidays in the Amana Colonies

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The Colonies have been a treasure on the Iowa prairie for over 150 years; welcoming visitors to an experience that’s as unique as you are.
Located just minutes from I-80, the seven villages of the Amana Colonies offers visitors the opportunity to step back from today’s busy pace, to relish in the comfort of locally crafted foods, furniture, art and more. The Colonies offer a unique history and culture found nowhere else in the world.
We invite you to escape the daily routine and experience our villages, meet our many artists, sample hearty foods, locally crafted beer and wine or simply stroll down our quiet streets. The Amana Colonies have something for everyone…let us handcraft an experience just for you!

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Events in the Amanas

Jul 19

The Riddle of Rumpelstiltskin

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

39 38th Ave

Theatre for Young Audiences Tickets $10 per person By Ellsworth Schave When the King’s cook brags that his daughter can spin straw into

Jul 21

Kinderfest July 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

622 46th Ave, Amana IA 52203

Kinderfest is dedicated to children and families.  It's all about the kids and the whole family having fun.  There will be games and special events

Jul 21

Vino Van Gogh for kids – Ackerman Winery

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

4406 220th Trail

Use promo code'ACKERMAN' when you register to save $5. Vino Van Gogh's contract instructors are artists, school teachers and others who have a

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