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Maifest in the Amana Colonies

Join us May 6th and May 7th, 2017 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 17, 2017

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, September 29-Oct 1, 2017

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experience the tannenbaum forest in the amana colonies

Tannenbaum Forest: Nov 24th -Dec 17th, 2017
Prelude to Christmas: Dec 1st-Dec 3rd, 2017, 2017

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

May 06

Maifest May 6-7, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

622 46th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203

Celebrate spring at Maifest in the Amana Colonies.  The Colonies come alive with the colors of spring as the villages celebrate on Saturday, May 6th

May 06

Maifest Live Music @ Millstream Brewery

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

835 48th Ave

Join us at Millstream Brewery for Maifest in the Amana Colonies this weekend and put on your dancing shoes for some German Polka Music. Barry

May 06

Maifest Kid’s Activities at the Ox Yoke Inn

10:00 AM - 8:51 PM

4420 220th Trail

  Saturday, May 6th: Face Painting by Glitz & Glam:  10:00 a .m. - 4 p.m.  Kid's & "Big Kids" Decorate your own cookie: 

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