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Amana is located in Iowa County in the East Central Region of Iowa, northwest of Iowa City along US Highway 151 near the Iowa River and Lake Macbride State Park. The name derives from the Song of Solomon, meaning "remain faithful".

The city was settled by German families seeking religious freedom.

Nearby parks and recreation include Kolonieweg Recreational Trail, Amana Colonies Nature Trail, and Lily Lake.

Historic sites and museums include Museum of Amana History, Community Church Museum, Communal Agriculture Museum, Mini-Americana Barn Museum, and Industrial Machine Shop Museum.

Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Ackerman Winery |
Transportation Amana Airport |
Wine Country Old Wine Cellar | Location: Box 303, Amana Iowa 52203 Telephone 319-622-7622 Toll Free: 800-245-5465

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01/16 Coming to The Amana area
Dutch Days Festival Fulton IL May3-4 Arts and Crafts Vendors; Food and Concession Stands; Windmill Tours; Dutch Dancing and Costumes; Antique Tractor Display; Dutch Treasures Display; Heritage Canyon w/Early American Crafters; Hindeloopen Painting Demo and Sales; Stippling Display and Parade.
Marion Arts Festival Marion IA May18 the festival offers a high caliber, fully accessible cultural experience – a day of fine art and flip flops, families and connoisseurs, fun and education.
DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival Dubuque IA May17-19 DubuqueFest's juried fine art fair features the work of over 70 artists and artisans from throughout the region offering the very best in fine art and fine craft. Meet the artists, learn about their process, and invest in hand-crafted pieces.
North Iowa Band Festival Mason City IA May23-27 The event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. The mission of the North Iowa Band Festival is to provide a weekend of wholesome family entertainment at little or no cost to the family; to promote and celebrate the rich musical heritage of North Iowa; and to provide an atmosphere which showcases young musicians who are becoming a part of that heritage. It features Carnival, Concessions, Marketplace, Car Show, Arts and Craft exhibits.
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Canton IL June1-2 This inaugural fine arts festival will feature original art from the best of our Midwest artists. Come to view and to purchase excellent art pieces in a variety of categories: Painting / Drawing, Jewelry, Clay / Ceramic, Photography, Glass, Sculpture, Woven Textiles, and Wood.
Quad City Pride Fest Davenport IA June1-2 The festival is a street fair, a shopping mecca, a non-stop cavalcade of regional entertainment, a carnival, an interactive arts & sports jubilee, a smorgasbord of summer treats, and an open air picnic with a few thousand close friends, all capped off with a night of fireworks and a “new-fashioned” revival!