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, the regional center of Southwest Iowa,  and the surrounding area have to offer. The citizens of Creston are proud of their community and look forward to sharing it with you.

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. 

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. 

Over 2,100 acres of water including five lakes, three being Three Mile Lake, Twelve Mile Lake and Green Valley Lake, and over 6,090 acres of publicly owned parks, woodlands, prairies and wetlands all conveniently located within a 25 mile radius of Creston.

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

Creston has been recognized as a Certified Connected Community by the State of Iowa. 

Creston is a Home Base Iowa Community.

Home Base Iowa’s mission is to make Iowa the state of choice for military men and women as they transition to civilian careers.

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.

Enjoy a video tour of Creston

Chamber Ribbon Cuttings, Coffees and MORE  








Chalk the Town is back for the 4th of July with two options for you to select from.  The options are do-it-yourself or the Done-For-You Designs.  Which ever your choice, it is FUN TO CHALK CRESTON.  For more information call Brian at 641-247-1664 to answer guestions.


Twelve Mile Lake is Ranked as one of the Top 5

Multi-Species Lakes in Iowa


Creston: Arts Gallery (Currently closed)

Enjoy art in Uptown Creston at the Creston: Arts Gallery in the Restored Depot, 116 West Adams Street.  

Creston/Union County Visitor Center
626 New York Avenue
is currently closed.


Union County Historical Village Will Open for the Season on Memorial Day Weekend
The Union County Historical Village is hosting the “Quilt Show at the Village” as their 2021 opening weekend event on May 30th from 1 to 4 p.m. and on May 31st from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Village.  The facility is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday along with Memorial Day and Labor Day through
September 6th from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Located at the south end of McKinley Park it is a great place to visit.  There is no admission cost but donations are always greatly appreciated.


The Creston Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Monday June 7th at McKinley Park from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The Market will be open every Monday through September 27th.

For questions or information please call 
Alexi at 1-515-447-3952