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. Since the last census in 2010 Creston has grown by almost 1%.   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%.  


Recently Creston was honored as a Certified Connected Community by the State of Iowa, becoming the fifth community in the State and the 21st in the Nation so honored at the time.  By receiving this award, Creston has shown through an extensive assessment, our overall broadband and technology  will continue to support economic development and residential quality of life. 

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 Honored as Iowa's Fifth
Certified Connected Community




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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 : chamber@crestoniowachamber.com with the information.


Chamber Ribbon Cuttings,
 Coffees and MORE
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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 May Show is,
" The Art of Benjamin Jeavons Beeson and
Amanda Leibee"

A Gallery Reception is held on the first Friday of every month to open each gallery show  from
6 to 8 p.m. as part of the Uptown First Friday Events.


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Explosive Fishing in Union County

Please click on the following link for a story, Explosive Fishing in Union County,
 that ran in the March/April issue of the
Iowa Outdoor Magazine.
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Creston/Union County Visitor Center

The Creston/Union County Visitor Center located at
636 New York Avenue is now open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and most Saturdays.

For information please call the
Creston Chamber of Commerce at
641-782-7021.
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Historical Village will open on
May 25th and be open from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
 Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
from Memorial to Labor Day
or by appointment

The Historical Village is located at
the south end of McKinley Park.
For additional information or tours
Please call
Dick Anderson at 641-782-4000.
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The 2015 Farmer's Market will open on
Monday, June 1st from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
The Market will be open Monday's
Through September 28th

For information, please call Brian at
1-641-247-1663
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10,000  CRESTONIANS 4TH OF JULY
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
JULY 1 TO 5, 2015


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2015  - 2016 CRESTON SCHOOLS CALENDAR

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