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Events for "Amana, IA"

May

  • Maifest (May 1 – 2)

    Amana, IA

    There's a lot going on in this former communal society in eastern Iowa — a 10 a.m. Saturday parade, polka music, keg-tapping, food-sampling, artisan demonstrations and pony rides.


June

  • Wurst Festival (Jun 19)

    Amana, IA

    Besides sausage sampling, there will be music, a dachshund derby, a beer-stein holding contest and hotdog games.


October

  • Oktoberfest (Oct. 1 – 3)

    Amana, IA

    There's German music and food at this Amana Colonies village, plus contests that include the Eisenmann, or Iron Man, competition: Teams roll kegs, walk a balance beam with full steins of beer and saw logs. The parade is at 10 a.m. Saturday.


December

  • Prelude to Christmas (Dec. 3 – 5)

    Amana, IA

    In this formerly communal village in eastern Iowa, visit the decorated Tannenbaum Forest, buy at the craft bazaar, go on a pickle hunt and listen to Santa stories.


January

  • Winterfest (Jan. 22)

    Amana, IA

    Go on a beer and wine walk or compete in ham-throwing, log-sawing, wreath-tossing, the Amana Freezer Run/Walk or for the best beard. There will also be ice sculpting and chainsaw-carving.