News & Events
Treat your family to 60 feet of Danish awesomeness during Iowa Family Week!
The Danish Windmill is encouraging families to use a week-long moratorium on high school sports and activities from July 25-August 1 to plan an end-of-summer family vacation to Iowa’s Danish Villages. The Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, the Iowa High School Music Association and the Iowa High School
GIVE YOUR DAD AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE HE WON’T FORGET…A TOUR OF THE DANISH WINDMILL!
Danish Mill Day is Sunday, June 20 | Open 12 pm-4 pm | Free Tours All Day! Dansk Mølledag (Danish Mill Day) is an annual recurring event, where more than 100 old water and wind mills throughout Denmark open their doors to the public to show their work on preserving, and communicating, a 1000-year-old cultural
Recharge your battery at the Danish Windmill…and its new ChargePoint® electric vehicle charging station!
Elk Horn, IA—Travelers driving hybrid and electric vehicles between Omaha and Des Moines on I-80 can unplug and recharge at the same time by hopping off the interstate at exit 54 and taking a short drive north on the Western Skies Scenic Byway to the Danish Windmill in Elk Horn. “We are excited to offer
Danish Windmill is one of Iowa’s best stops if you’re pulling a travel trailer.
When you set off on an adventure pulling a travel trailer, it’s nice to know where you can find parking that will accommodate your vehicle and trailer. Travel enthusiast Sara Broers recently shared seven of the best travel trailer stops in Iowa with Travel Awaits and the Danish Windmill is one of those featured! The
Tivoli Fest 2021
“Tivoli Fest Lite” | May 28th and 29th, 2021 Tivoli Fest, Elk Horn, Iowa’s annual Danish festival celebrating their Danish heritage, is a fun and exciting time for Danes as well as visitors from around Iowa and the nation. This 41th annual festival has an assortment of activities and is sure to please visitors of
Acme Sprinkler Company Awarded Contract for New Fire Suppression System
ELK HORN – The Danish Windmill is pleased to announce that it has contracted with Acme Sprinkler Company of Omaha to install a new fire suppression system in the historic 1848 windmill museum. The project is being funded in part by grants from the Shelby County Community Foundation, the Mike and Lou Howard Endow Iowa
Beautiful Elk Horn, Iowa!
From the Danish Windmill, to the Museum of Danish America along with shopping, wine and great food, Elk Horn has it all! My husband and I had the chance to visit this western, Iowa Danish village. We learned the story of this community on a hosted visit. I found I love everything about Elk Horn
Annual Meeting Rescheduled for February 8
The Danish Windmill Annual Membership Meeting will take place at 7 pm on February 8, 2021 at the Elk Horn Town Hall. The meeting was rescheduled due to the heavy snowfall on the originally scheduled date. Please adhere to CDC guidelines by wearing a mask and social distancing. If you have any questions, please call
Notice of Annual Meeting of Members
The annual meeting of the Danish Mill Corporation (Danish Windmill) will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Elk Horn Town Hall. Snow date will be two weeks later on February 8, 2021 at the same time and location. The agenda will include an overview of 2020, presentation of the