2022 Scandinavian Days

City of Story City

Story City's annual festival is scheduled to return to its traditional first weekend of June with two big days packed full of the fun activities and events you love. "Better Than 2021 & Way Better Than 2020" is the theme for this year's festival.

Scandinavian Days 5K

Downtown 42.187079, -93.595973, Story City

Sign up for a fun run through historic Story City. Register online or at the Carriage House Museum and the GCC office. Prizes for top finishers in several divisions. Registration open until the morning of the run. The Scandi 5K is a non-profit event benefitting the Story City Historical Society.

GCC Organization Committee Meeting

GCC Office 524 Broad, Story City

The Organization Committee builds strong, broad-based public and private support for the commercial district and revitalization initiative.

GCC Design Committee Meeting

GCC Office 524 Broad, Story City

The Design Committee shapes the image of Story City via public art, beautification, way-finding, partnership appreciation and historic preservation.

GCC Promotion Committee Meeting

GCC Office 524 Broad, Story City

The Promotion Committee promotes Story City as a place of commerce, culture and community life for residents and visitors alike.

GCC Economic Vitality Committee Meeting

GCC Office 524 Broad, Story City

The Economic Vitality Committee identifies opportunities for the commercial district, finds new uses for vacant buildings and stimulates investment in property.

Duck Race & BBQ on Broad

Downtown 42.187079, -93.595973, Story City

The date is set for the 2022 Duck Race & BBQ on Broad combo event. More details to come!

Antique Carousel 4th of July Party

Carousel 700 Grove, Story City

Happy birthday, 'Merica! Join us at the carousel for red, white and blue fun to celebrate Independence Day.

NEW! Art in the Park

North Park 42.188649, -93.586323, Story City

Story City's inaugural Art in the Park event is coming this summer, in newly renovated North Park. Check back for more information on this exciting addition to the GCC event line-up.

National Carousel Day

Carousel 700 Grove, Story City

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.

GCC Golf Outing & August Business After Hours

River Bend Golf Course 720 Forest, Story City

Registration opens soon for this year's 9-hole fun golf outing event. And golf will be followed by Business After Hours at the River Bend clubhouse. BAH 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 […]

Progressive Dinner

Downtown 42.187079, -93.595973, Story City

The date is set for the 2022 Progressive Dinner. More details to come!

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

Downtown 42.187079, -93.595973, Story City

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 42.187079, -93.595973, Story City

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.