Honoring our Past, Celebrating our present, Embracing our future…

…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.

Memorial Day weekend through August 15th

Sunday – Wednesday: Noon- 6 P.M.
Thursday – Saturday: Noon – 8 P.M.

August 15 – September
Saturdays and Sundays only: Noon – 6 P.M.

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

  1. Downtown Trick or Treat

    October 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Economic Vitality Committee

    November 5 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
  3. Design Committee Meeting

    November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Organization Committee Meeting

    November 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  5. Promotions Committee Meeting

    November 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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


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