Sept.30-Oct. 2 2016 
Call 319-622-7622 to get yours!

Official Keg Tapping Ceremony
2:00PM Friday- The Burgermeister taps the first keg at the Festhalle Barn & offers “ein Prosit” followed by free beer until the keg is empty.

Oktoberfest Parade
Saturday at 10am, Main Amana

Games & Contests
10AM- 4.3 mile run/walk Timber Trek
4:00PM Saturday- Eisenmann Contest
2:30PM Saturday- Brat Eating Contest 
2-4PM Saturday- Keg Toss
2-4PM Saturday- Log Sawing

Live Entertainment
Millstream Brewery
Ox Yoke Inn
Ronneburg Restaurant  

Demonstrations & Art Activities
Blanket Weaving
Clock Building
Art Exhibits

Other Activities Around Town 
Kids Activities
11-1PM Saturday- Kinderplatz
Pony-Go-Around pony rides
Cookie Decorating
Chocolate Haus Clown 
Pumpkin Toss

All Weekend- Country Gentleman's Horse and Carriage Service 

Theatre Productions
Old Creamery Theatre Company
Iowa Theatre Artists Company

2015 Oktoberfest Poster
Pick up an official Oktoberfest 2016 poster at the Amana Colonies Visitor Center!




The 2016 Band Schedule

Friday, September 30th 
12:00-3:30pm: Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchman
4:00-6:30pm: The Johnny Wagner Band
7pm-Midnight: DTKK

Saturday, October 1st  
11:00am-2:00pm: The Bavarian Musikmeisters
3:00-5:30pm: The Johnny Wagner Band
6:00-8:30pm: The Bavarian Musikmeisters

9:00pm-Midnight: The Johnny Wagner Band

Sunday, October 4th                    11:00-11:30am: Collegium Tubum 12:00-2:00pm: The Bavarian Musikmeisters

2:00-4:30pm: The Johnny Wagner Band

Please note: Band times are subject to change without notice. 



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