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experience the tannenbaum forest in the amana colonies

Tannenbaum Forest: Nov 25th-Dec 18th, 2016
Prelude to Christmas: Dec 2nd-Dec 4th, 2016

Experience the traditions of the
Holidays in the Amana Colonies

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Oktoberfest in the Amana Colonies, September 30-October 2, 2016

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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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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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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

Oct 01

Oktoberfest Live Music

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Put on your dancing shoes as Barry Boyce Band will be playing Polka music to entertain us all afternoon.  Join us in our outdoor biergarten.  Amana

Oct 01

Oktoberfest Live Music

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for live music with Betty Calling in our outdoor biergarten.  The Oktoberfest beer will be flowing and Amana brats will be served right off

Oct 01

Oktoberfest 2016

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

622 46th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203

Celebrate the 51st Anniversary of Oktoberfest in the Amana Colonies!  When you think Oktoberfest in Iowa only one name comes to mind; the Amana

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