The Creston Chamber of Commerce
Welcomes You To Creston, Iowa

Creston is located in the beautiful rolling hillsides of southwest Iowa. As you learn more about Creston we hope you will see all that Creston and the surrounding area have to offer.

As the regional hub of southwest Iowa for business, education, medicine, industry, shopping and recreation, Creston caters to residents and visitors wanting small-town service with big-town products. Creston has many interesting shops where there is always a friendly face and home-town hospitality. 

Creston is a growing community. It is the largest city between Des Moines and Council Bluffs (2010 Census) in southwest Iowa (I - 80 to the North, I - 35 to the East, the Missouri border to the South and the Missouri River to the West. A State of Iowa Report, covering 2005 to 2010,  has Creston and Union County as one of the Top 10 fastest growing areas in the State. Our job growth during this time placed second statewide at 10.5%. 

We hope you will come and discover the opportunities that await you in Creston, where the attitudes and hospitality of our community welcomes people of all ages. 

Enjoy a video tour of Creston

The Creston Chamber of Commerce Video


Creston's Crazy Summer Sales Days
State of Iowa Sales Tax Holiday
Coming soon

Creston's Crazy Summer Sales Days and the State of Iowa Sales Tax Holiday will take place on August 1st and August 2nd.  Crazy bargains can be found throughout Creston businesses on both days and
 if certain clothing or footwear priced under $100
is purchased, the item(s) could be tax free during
this time.

Don't miss out on these savings.


Schedule of Events for the
37th Annual Creston/SW Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days
September 19 - 21, 2014


Learn More
Chamber of Commerce interactive calendar:

All upcoming events can be found on the Creston Chamber of Commerce interactive calendar. If you would like something added to the calendar please email the chamber at : with the information.

Chamber Ribbon Cuttings, Coffees and MORE

Prairie View Assisted Living & Memory Care
Ribbon Cutting on July 17th

Please join with the Creston
Chamber of Commerce Ambasadors
at a Ribbon Cutting for Prairie View Assisted Living
& Memory Care on July 17th at 4 p.m.
They are located at 1709 West Prairie.

Creston Farmer's Market is Now Open 

The Creston Farmer's Market is open for the season
on Monday's in McKinley Park.  The hours are from
4 to 6:30 p.m.
Stop by for goodies, music and dinner.
The Farmer's Market will run through
September 29th.

Union County Historical Complex is Now Open

The Union County Historical Complex, located at the
south end of McKinley Park, is now open for the
summer. The hours are  from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day.
For additional information please call
Dick at 641-782-4000.

Creston/Union County Visitor Center is Open

The Creston/Union County Visitor Center is open through October 11th. The Center hours are
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and some Saturdays.
The Visitor Center is located at
 636 New York Avenue.
It is a great spot to pick up information on the
community, area events and attractions.

Creston: Arts Uptown Gallery

Enjoy art in Uptown Creston.  Each month Creston:Arts will present a new gallery show in the former Water Office at the Restored Depot in Uptown Creston, 116 West Adams Street. The area will be open Monday, Thursday and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the public to stop by and enjoy the art.  The August Show will feature 
"Rob Stephens (Graceland University Printmaker)". 

  Creston Chamber of Commerce    P.O. Box 471, Creston, Iowa 50801      Ph: 641-782-7021   Fax: 641-782-9927   Design: three C design