This Saturday is the annual Winterfest event in the Amana Colonies and there is an endless number of events and activities that you can take part in! Here is a rundown of some of the big ones:

  • The Amana Freezer 5k Run/Walk - Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Appliance Center, with the race kicking off at 10 a.m. at the Woolen Mill. Get more details HERE
  • Winterfest Wine Walk - From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., you can visit all the Amana wineries for samples. If you get your Wine Walk punch card punched at each location, you will receive a free glass. The event is $2 to participate
  • Kids Activities
    • Millstream Brewery - Roast marshmallows around the bonfire at 2 p.m.
    • Little Red Wagon - Make your own snowglobe for $5 per person from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Ox Yoke Inn - Decorate your own cookie from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a free will donation to Safe Haven of Iowa County
    • Chocolate Haus - Dip and decorate your own marshmallow delight or pretzel for $3.75
  • Market Barn Events
    • Ice Sculpting - 11 a.m.
    • Chainsaw Artists - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Winterfest Games at the Market Barn
    • Log Sawing Competition, Nagelhauen, Great Amana Ham-Put, Porkchop SlapShot, Ice Fishing, Wreath Toss - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Best Beard Competition - 1 p.m.
    • Eisbahn Ice Rink - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • One Shot Bag Toss - 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Open Fire Chili - 11 a.m. until it's GONE!
  • Snow Ball Dance - Millstream Brau Haus from 5 to 9 p.m.

For the FULL schedule of events, click HERE!

Don't forget! Courtlin will be broadcasting live from the Woolen Mill from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday morning! :)

[Via Festivals in Amana]