a day filled with games, crafts and discovery.

Saturday, July 9, 2022!


Below, find details about this event weekend dedicated to kids and families! All events are on Saturday, July 9th unless noted otherwise.

2022 Kid Olympics 

Come test your strength and skills at the Kinderfest Olympics starting at 2pm! Walk, Run, or Bike around the Lily Lake trail, see how long you can hula hoop, or grab a partner and enter the Egg Race! Pick up a brochure for a full list of events. (subject to change in case bad weather)

Roving Storytime

Oma will be telling stories in different parts of town all day.  Each location will feature a different story, so make sure to check them all out.  Pick up a brochure for a full list of times and locations.

Have you ever Cracked a Geode? Join the Noble Stone for their Rockiversary! 

From 11am – 4pm come crack a geode, either that you’ve bough from Noble Stone or that you have at home! You’ll also find great door prizes, the indoor mining sluice where you can mine for your own treasures, and other special activities and gifts throughout the day!

Learn some Historic Crafts!
At our Amana Heritage Museum Sites, the kids can take home some traditional Colony crafts kit and take a peak at what life was like in Communal Amana.

Play Special Games
Some our businesses have set-up special games to play; scavenger hunts, guessing games, and more!

Market Barn Fun
At the Market Barn between 11am and 2pm join us in exploring fun and cool science with demos and hands on experiments! Regan’s Face Painting will be here from 11am – 4pm doing FREE face painting.  Plus there will be Edible Cookie Dough available for purchase with proceeds benefiting Amana Elementary classrooms!


Parents, we have some things for you also, including wine and beer sampling.

Live Music on the Loop! 

More Details Coming Soon!

Outdoor events are weather dependent! Please feel free to call the Visitors Center on Saturday, July 9th for updates due to rain or storms. 

Stop by the Amana Colonies Visitor Center and pick up a brochure with a complete list of activities and special events. 319.622.7622

Brochures + Forms

Brochures + Forms

This Year’s Event

Thank you to our 2022 Kinderfest sponsors!