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.  By receiving this award, Creston has shown through an extensive assessment our overall broadband and technology that  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

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 be open through
October 13th.
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Union County Historical Complex is Now Closed for the season

The Union County Historical Complex, located at the
south end of McKinley Park, is now closed. 
For additional information or tours please call
Dick at 641-782-4000.
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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.
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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 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 September Show will feature "The Art of Chris Coke". 
 

   
 
 
  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