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Sleep and Eat Weekend

March 31, 2023 @ 8:00 AM - April 2, 2023 @ 10:00 PM

March 31-April 2 has been designated “Sleep and Eat Weekend in the Amana Colonies”.  Enjoy 3 days of food sampling with a Sample Stroll Walk., along with dining specials at our Amana Colonies’ restaurants and special lodging packages.  Here are the details:

Sampling Stroll features samples at 11 different food and beverage businesses.  Pick up a passport at any of the participating businesses and visit a minimum of 6 businesses for samples.  Then turn your passport in for a chance at a $100 Amana Colonies Gift Certificate.  The Sample Stroll businesses are: Ackerman Winery, Fireside Winery in the Village, Village Winery, White Cross Cellars, Amana Colonies Bakery and Cafe, Amana Colonies Ice Cream and Popcorn Co, Amana Meat Shop, Chocolate Haus, Edelweiss Coffee and Tea Co, Amana Coffee and Tea, Barrels and Blooms.

Special Dining

Brau Haus 319-622-7332

All Weekend

10% off any meal if the customer shows proof that they are spending the night or the previous night in the Amana Colonies.

Appetizer Pairing ($5.00 drink pairing* with the app and drink we suggest below):

  • Poutine and Crown Royal on the Rocks.
  • Rueben Egg Rolls and Monk’s Red from White Cross Cellars
  • Chicken Wings (Choice of Sauce) & your choice of Millstream Brewing Company’s Beer

*$5 Drinks only apply to selected apps and drink specials.


Ox Yoke Inn 319-622-3441

Daily dining specials

Friday night Happy Hour specials on drinks and appetizers in the fabulous Bierstube Bar.

Saturday Evening features a 5 course Vintner Dinner with wine pairing.  The theme is April in Paris. The menu is French classics. Tickets are required.

Sunday is our famous Brunch, a great way to cap off the weekend.


Ronneburg Restaurant 319-622-3641

Featuring Beef Rouladen, potato dumplings, and special dessert all weekend.


Fireside Winery in the Village 319-622-3564

Stop at Fireside Winery in the Village to enjoy a fun wine tasting of 5 wines and a sampling of our delicious cheese, jam & sausage. $10.  We will be making our famous Bloody Vinos and Sparkling Mimosas $10.  Add a little Village Charcuterie Board or pick from our extensive selection of cheese and other charcuterie fixings to make your own board.  We will have a special Kiddie Cocktail for the little ones $5. Bring your Sampling Stroll punch card in for the Sampling Stroll complimentary bite.


Lodging Specials

Die Heimat : 319-622-3937 

Offering a special dessert treat at bedtime Friday and Sat. night.  (Something plated and ready in the frig for when you want it.)

Hotel Millwright: 319-622-5419

Two Night Sleep and Eat Weekend Special, advance purchase package at $295. This package includes a Charcuterie Board in-room welcome with coupons for shareable breakfasts for two including coffee EACH morning in our Fast Casual Tavern dining area.  We are featuring four of our signature dishes; choose from: Heritage German Apple Pancake, Farmer’s Bowl breakfasts, the Bellwether Sandwich with Hashbrowns, and the Shearer’s Strata.  Accommodations include a traditional two queen guest room. or king guest rooms based on availability.



March 31, 2023 @ 8:00 AM
April 2, 2023 @ 10:00 PM
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White Cross Cellars
(319) 622-3233
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