June Business After Hours

Thrivent 619 Elm, Suite 4

Business After Hours is the social event you don’t want to miss. Held at rotating locations, the events create and promote business opportunities for everyone involved. The relaxed social atmosphere allows you the opportunity to meet business leaders, mingle among community members and network to forge powerful partnerships for yourself and your company.

2023 Scandinavian Days

City of Story City

Join us for the 57th celebration of Scandinavian Days.  Scandinavian Days began in 1965 as part of the Syttende Mai (17th of May) celebration, or Norwegian Constitution Day, that Story City’s Immanual Lutheran Church held each year. Since then the festival has seen many changes, but Scandinavian Days still rings true to its roots with […]

June Extended Hours – Fore the Love of Story City

Downtown Story City, IA

Story City businesses are encouraged to stay open until 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of the month.  The theme for June's Extended Hours event is "Fore the Love of Story City". Enjoy mini golf while visiting the downtown merchants.

Duck Race & Broad Street BBQ

Downtown Story City, IA

The duck race is an annual favorite. And come hungry to enjoy the Broad Street BBQ. Bring in summer in style in downtown Story City!

July Extended Hours – Parade of Gnomes

Story City businesses are encouraged to stay open until 6:00 pm on the second Thursday of the month.  The theme for July's Extended Hours event is "Parade of Gnomes".

Art in the Park

North Park Story City

Come and enjoy the arts in Story City's North Park.  Food, Music, Art, Theater, and of course the Story City Antique Carousel.

National Carousel Day

Carousel 700 Grove, Story City, IA

Story City is home to a 1913 Herschell-Spillman Antique Carousel and each year we join the National Carousel Day celebration with our own fun day of activities.

Downtown Trick-or-Treat with Touch-a-Truck

Downtown Story City, IA

Two of our favorite kids' nights are combined into one colossal event - Downtown Trick-or-Treat AND Touch-a-Truck! Merchants will be welcoming children to stop by for treats and there will be many boss trucks parked on Broad Street for kids of all ages to enjoy.

Yulefest Tree Lighting

Downtown Story City, IA

A holiday tradition in Story City since 1914. Come to the intersection of Penn & Broad to ring in the Christmas season!

Yulefest Shop Small Saturday

City of Story City

Enjoy holiday activities and support local businesses. Now more than ever, Story City merchants need area customers to shop small and buy local.