Ticket for Oktoberfest can be purchased by phone.  Please call 319-622-7622.

2018 Events are listed below.

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 for those who have followed the keg from Millstream Brewery. 

Oktoberfest Parade
Saturday at 10am, Main Amana 

2018 Parade theme is "A Tribute to Schnitzelbank"


Games & Contests-Saturday 

12:00 Timber Trek

12:45  Brezel Schmeissen  

2-4pm Keg Toss

2-4pm Log Sawing

2-4pm Naglehauen    

2pm Brat Eating Contest       

4pm Eisenmann Contest

Live Entertainment
Millstream Brewery
Ronneburg Restaurant  


Demonstrations & Art Activities
Blanket Weaving
Clock Building
Art Exhibits


Other Activities Around Town 
Kids Activities
11AM-4PM Saturday- Pony-Go-Around Pony Rides
Cookie Decorating

All Weekend- Country Gentleman's Horse and Carriage Service from Waterloo, Iowa will be touring the historic streets of Amana.  Catch a ride starting at the General Store. 

Theatre Productions
Old Creamery Theatre Company
2018 Oktoberfest Poster
Pick up an official Oktoberfest 2018 poster at the Amana Colonies Visitor Center!



The 2018 Band Schedule 

Friday, October 5th  
12:00-3:30 pm: Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchman

4:00-6:30 pm: Alpenstern


7:pm-8pm: Amana Colonies Folksingers  

8:30 pm-Midnight: Die Tiefen Keller Kinder 


Saturday, October 6th                         
11:00 am-1:00 pm: Alpensterne                   
1:30-3:30 pm: The Alte Kameraden

4:00-6:00 pm: Alpensterne  


6:30-8:30 pm: The Alte Kameraden                                       

9:00pm-Midnight: Alpenstern


Sunday, October 7th
12:00-2:00pm: The Alte Kameraden


2:30-4:30pm: Alpenstern

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


Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

KGAN Casey's General Store South Slope Whirpool
OnMedia US Bank

For sponsorship opportunities please contact the Event Coordinator at events@amanacolonies.com