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
Information and Updates:

Paint Creston Applications Now Available

The Paint Creston Applications are now available at the Chamber Office, 208 West Taylor Street.  Applications need to be returned by May 9th to be considered.

This year the program is anticipating offering paint to a minimum of five Creston homeowners.

Nineteen homes have been painted in the four years the programs has been going on.


Creston Easter Egg Hunt to be Held on April 19th

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Creston
Volunteer Firefighters will be held at McKinley Park in Creston on Saturday April 19th at 10 a.m.

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

Ribbon Cutting at The Old Market
Primitives, Antiques & Gifts on April 17th

 The Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Ribbon Cutting at The Old Market Primitives, Antiques & Gifts on April 17th at 10 a.m.  The Old Market is located at 104 North Maple Street in Uptown Creston.

Please stop by.

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 March Show will feature, former Creston resident, Salvatore Aleto.  

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