News & Updates

May 5 – 6 is Maifest in the Amana Colonies!  Saturday is a busy day starting with a parade at 10:00.  The theme this year is Fairy Tales and Flowers.  Throughout the day you can see the Maipole Dancers, the UNI International Dance troupe, and Irish dancers.  The Festhalle barn has music and dancing going on … Read more

model a poster

  This Saturday is another great day to come to the Amana Colonies!  One activity going on is Throwback Saturday.  Over 80 vintage cars will line the street and you can take your time walking past and looking them over!  The owners will be close by and happy to talk about their car! Below are … Read more

Lily Lake

A stop at the Lily Lake is a MUST at this time of year!  It is absolutely a sight you won’t forget.  When you think ‘lake’ you think ‘water’.  Generally this is true, but at this time of year, ‘lake’ means ‘lilies as far as the eye can see’. Some history of this lake goes … Read more

man serving ice cream and people sitting and eating ice cream

With summer comes our weekly homemade ice cream night!    Thursdays from June through August you can enjoy homemade ice cream either here at Zuber’s or at the Die Heimat                                      (we take turns hosting). The facts to … Read more

World guest map

Just about a year ago I put up a set of maps in our entry hallway. Asking the question  “Where in the World” do our guests come from.   There was/is a map of Iowa, the USA, and the World.  The purpose was to have fun watching to see where our guests come from when … Read more

Tea set with purple flowers

Take A Bite Festival On April 21 – 23 there will be more food taste testing, classes, specialty meals, and food demonstrations than you can take in during the 3 day event!  This is our 2nd “Take A Bite” food festival.  There are even more things to see, do, and eat than last year! There … Read more

Shamrock plant

I always am excited to see the calendar turn to the month of March!  It means no matter what the groundhog predicted, Spring is coming – it is one month closer!  I also enjoy the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day because of all the green and it is a reminder to me that Spring is … Read more

Zuber's Home Plate Lunch poster

We are again serving a lite lunch this winter. Join us on Monday – Thursday between the hours of 11:00 and 2:00.  You can come in, sit down, relax and visit with friends!  We’ll keep your water, coffee, or tea (cup) filled.  Daily we offer a ‘build your own’ sandwich and some specialty sandwiches such … Read more

Christmas tree decorated

Winter has officially arrived and things are slowing down. There is still shopping to be done, the stores in the Amana villages are open.  There are still visitors to the colonies – though not as many. Everyone is more relaxed and can enjoy the slower pace and quieter days.  While Christmas is but a few … Read more