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


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 Hazel Marie's

The Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will be holding a Ribbon Cutting at Hazel Marie's on October 24th at 10:30 a.m.  Hazel Marie's is located at
105 North Elm Street.
The public is invited to attend and welcome Creston's newest business to our Business Community.


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 October Show will feature "The Art of Val Allen".  The Artist Reception will be held on Friday, October 3rd from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gallery in conjunction with First Friday Events in Uptown Creston.


Creston/Union County Visitor Center is Now 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. along
with some Satrudays.
The Visitor Center is located at
636 New York Avenue.
It is a great spot to pickup information onthe
community, area events and attractiosn.

Union County Historical Complex is now Closed
For the Season

The Union County Historical Complex, located at the south end of McKinleys park, is now closed
for the season.
For additional information or tours
Please call
Dick Anderson at 641-782-4000.

The Creston Farmer's Market
is Now Closed for the Season

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