Prelude to Christmas
Prelude to Christmas   Nov 30-Dec. 2, 2018
Tannenbaum Forest
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 
Nov. 23-Dec. 16, 2018 
Here is a tentative 2018 Tannenbaum Schedule please check back in November of 2018 for the official times.

Thanksgiving Weekend 
Friday, Nov 23                                            11am–7pm
Santa 3pm–5pm 

Saturday, Nov 24                                        10am–7pm
Santa 11am–6pm

Sunday, Nov 25                                           11am–4pm
Santa 11am–3pm



Children's Weekend  

Friday, Dec 7                                              10am–5pm

Saturday, Dec 8                                          10am–5pm
Santa 12pm–7pm
Live Reindeer 1pm-4pm

Sunday, Dec 9                                           11am–4pm
Santa 12pm–3pm

Prelude Weekend
Thursday, Nov 29                                        11am–3pm

Friday, Nov 30                                             11am-8pm                                                     Santa 4pm–8pm 

Saturday, Dec 1                                           10am–8pm
Santa 2pm–8pm

Sunday, Dec 2                      
Santa 12pm–3pm


Final Weekend  
Friday, Dec 14

Saturday, Dec 15                      
Santa 12pm–3pm

Sunday, Dec 16                                          11am–4pm
Santa 12pm–3pm



Free will donation accepted at the door!

2018 Proceeds benefiting the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL!

Additional Weekday Hours Available by Appointment.
Call the Visitors Center at 319-622-7622 or email at



Silent Charity Auction in Forest

Tannenbaum Forest
St. Nick’s Café
LIVE Reindeer on Dec 8th

Theatre Productions 

The Old Creamery Theatre


Enjoy Live Entertainment in the Barn 

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Quintet         

Seasonal Events  

Opening Ceremony
Amana Church Cookie Walk
Amana Church Guild Bazaar

Amana Heritage Museum 

A Century of Toys and Dolls at Christmastime



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