Take a trip into the past on a  Kalona By-Ways Bus Tour

Take a trip into the past on a Kalona By-Ways Bus Tour

Kalona By-Ways bus tours through the Amish Countryside north of Kalona begin on Monday, April 1. Tours leave the Chamber of Commerce office at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,  Monday through Friday. Enjoy a 90-minute ride through the Amish countryside north of Kalona while your...
Best of Iowa shop to feature Iowa products, bakery items

Best of Iowa shop to feature Iowa products, bakery items

A new shop new and repurposed items made in Iowa will soon be opening in the former location of the Kalona Family Restaurant, just south of the Kalona General Store. Ribbon cutting will be Monday, April 1 at noon with the Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce. The Best of...
Christmas celebration a staple of Kalona

Christmas celebration a staple of Kalona

As Iowa prepares for another round of icy winter weather, today we are reminiscing back to early December and Kalona’s annual Christmas in Kalona festivities. The weather was not ideal, but as Aaron Viner of Iowa Farmer Today aptly described, “regardless...
2019 Quilt Raffle is on!

2019 Quilt Raffle is on!

This beautiful quilt is now up for raffle! Stop by the Chamber Visitor’s Center to get your name in the drawing. #KalonaIA #Quilts Tickets are 1 for $2.00 or 3 for $5.00. The drawing will take place in October 2019 at the Chamber’s Annual Banquet. Come see the...

Welcome to 2019… and the new Chamber Website!

Happy new year! We’ve been hard at work last year creating a new, user-friendly and intuitive website. And you’ve probably already seen some of the site if you’re reading this! There are a few new features to note. Sign up forms for our email list,...

Announcing the Ugly Sweater and Window Display awards!

The 2018 Christmas in Kalona kicked off two new competitions in Kalona, the Ugly Sweater Contest and the Window Decorating Contest (but not the ugliest!). We had excellent participation across town with over 15 windows decorated in holiday spirit. 1st Place: Timeless...