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Maifest in the Amana Colonies

Join us May 4th and May 5th, 2019 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 15, 2019

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 4th-6th, 2019

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experience the tannenbaum forest in the amana colonies

Tannenbaum Forest: Nov 29th-Dec 22nd, 2019 Fridays - Sundays
Prelude to Christmas: Dec 6th - 8th, 2019

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

Mar 23

Vintner’s Dinner: A Taste of Europe Hosted by the Ox Yoke Inn and White Cross Cellars

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

4420 220th Trail

Mar 23

DIY Quilt Barn Board – Ackerman Winery

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

4406 220th Trail

Everything you need to create a beautiful barn quilt painting is provided. This is an instructor led fun filled class, designed for all ages and

Mar 28

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

39 38th Ave amana, ia

From awkward first dates and first loves, through marriage and parenting, all the way to pick-up lines of the geriatric set, this newly updated

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