The Amana Colonies are having their annual Oktoberfest beginning on Friday, September 30 at noon and running all day Saturday and until 4:00 p.m. and ending on Sunday, October 2nd. The whole community is kicking into gear for this event, so it ought to be a lot of fun. There are keg tosses, log sawing, brat eating contests, and brat races. There are even things to do for the tykes. Although it costs to get into the Festhalle, there is no admission charge to get into the stores or Millstream Brewery. Music is provided by a number of musicians, but don’t missAlpensterne on Friday from 3:30 to 7:30, Saturday from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Some beer drinking highlights include:
Millstream Brewery: Friday: 1:45 p.m. Official Keg Tapping Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. 4-8 p.m. Free admission. Saturday: Live music in Biergarten Noon-8 p.m. Free admission. Sunday: Strolling yodler, brats and beer, Noon – 4:00 p.m. Free admission.
Festhalle Barn: Friday: Officil keg tapping ceremony of the Oktoberfest Keg at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Amana Colonies
When: September. 30, October 1, October 2