…making it all happen

Who is the Greater Chamber Connection?

The Story City Greater Chamber Connection is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of the Story City Chamber and Story City Main Street programs. Working as a Certified Main Street Community, the GCC is committed to civic involvement, image enhancement, historic preservation, and economic revitalization. Partners of the GCC consists of business, organizations, and individuals, and are the essential ingredient in our ability to provide service to the community.

Our 4-point approach for downtown revitalization is a community-wide effort

Economic Vitality

Identifies opportunities for the commercial district, finds new uses for vacant buildings and stimulates investment in property.


Promotes Story City as a place of commerce, culture and community life for residents and visitors alike.


Shapes the image of Story City through public art, beatification, way-finding, partnership appreciation and historic preservation.


Organization is responsible for building strong, broad based public and private support for the commercial district and revitalization initiative.

1913 Antique Carousel

Story City’s carousel was built in 1913 and is one of only 100 wooden antique carousels still functioning today.

The carousel will be open limited days this season due to COVID-19.  Opening day will be July 2, 2020.

Thursday – Friday: 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. & 3 P.M. – 5 P.M.
Saturday – Sunday : 1 P.M. – 4 P.M.

Hours are subject to change.

Follow the Story City Antique Carousel on Facebook for updates.

Group tours welcome May through October

Get Involved! Volunteer at the Story City Antique Carousel!

Upcoming Events

Check out our latest and upcoming events!

Upcoming Events

Get Involved

We need you! Become a volunteer at the carousel or at a local event!

Contact Us

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

524 Broad St.
P.O. Box 39
Story City, IA 50248

director@storycitygcc.com or info@storycitygcc.com

524 Broad St.
P.O. Box 39
Story City, IA 50248

515-733-4214 director@storycitygcc.com