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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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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 28


4:28 PM

3023 220th Trail, Middle Amana, 52307

Churchill May 28 – 31 and October 1 – 4, 2015 On the Studio Stage Studio Stage shows are on Thursdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and on

May 29

Beckster Fest at the Amana RV Park

6:00 PM

3890 C Street, Amana, IA

Fri-Sun May 29-31 - Beckster Fest Hosted by Barefoot Becky, this will be the 13th annual polka/variety music fest held at the RV Park in Amana, IA.

May 30

Woolen Mill Workshops – Fiber Process & Spin Class

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

800 48th Avenue Amana, IA 52203

Saturday May 30th           Instructor: Old Haus Fibers 9:30am-3:00pm (with lunch break in between two sessions) Fiber Process and

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