SHOP and DINE LOCAL

  There is no better time to shop local! The effects of COVID-19 is impacting many local businesses.. They need our support now more than ever. How can you help?  It’s easy… support them ANY way you possibly can! The Chamber of Commerce has contacted businesses and local restaurants to collect information on hours of operation, drive thru, and curb-side pick-up services they …

A letter to Chamber membership regarding COVID-19

Forest City Chamber Members, The Forest City Chamber board of Directors, membership meeting committee along with Norma Hertzer and Megan Duncan have been working behind the scenes planning for the upcoming Member meeting scheduled for March 18th.  With the recent COVID-19 virus outbreak, we are reminded that the health and well-being of our community is our utmost concern. As of today, the …

Valentine Specials

Still looking for that perfect Valentine gift? Check out Paddler’s Tap on February 13th, 6-9pm for a shopping experience like no other. Several local businesses will have merchandise available. Enjoy a beer as you shop for your valentine. And, they will wrap the gift for you! . Treat your valentine to a special dining experience. BrickStreet Theatre is offering a …

Winter Activities

Outdoor winter activities in you’ll love! Beat cabin fever with these ideas from Healthy HometownSMPowered by Wellmark. When the weather turns cold and snow begins to fall, your first instinct may be to curl up under a blanket in front of the fireplace with a good book. But, there are several ways to stay active in the winter — and …

Forest City Christmas

Enjoy the Holidays with neighbors and friends at the Forest City Christmas celebration downtown Forest City, December 14th, 2019. Forest City Chamber of Commerce partners with local businesses to provide a fun, family holiday experience for residents and visitors. The action starts on Clark Street downtown at 1:30 and continues until 4:30pm. Enjoy free activities such as horse-drawn wagon rides, …

Medallion Hunt 2019

Forest City Christmas 2019 Medallion Hunt Forest City Christmas Medallion Hunt brought to you by Winnebago Industries and the Forest City Chamber of Commerce. The Medallion is metal and is about 2 inches. It is hidden somewhere within the City Limits of Forest City. Daily clues are announced on KIOW FM 107.3 at 8:30am and on the City of Forest City …

Holiday Cheer

Forest City based Winnebago employees have come together to create a Fall / Winter “Making a Difference Coat Drive”. Employees have donated gently used coats which have been dry cleaned courtesy of Premier Drycleaners. These coats are being distributed free-of-charge to those in need (one coat per individual). Distribution is occurring at the Winnebago Industries Visitors Center located at 1045 …

Country Thunder 2020

Forest City is excited to host Country Thunder June 12-14 at the Winnebago Rally Grounds and Heritage Park of North Iowa. The new team at Country Thunder is a fun, professional group that came to Forest City to announce the 2020 lineup today. The lineup features Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kane Brown, Old Dominion, Big & Rich, Ashley McBryde, Clay Walker, Granger …

New Public Library

The City of Forest City has purchased the property at 145 East L Street ( the former Forest City Foods building) to renovate as the new Forest City Public Library. The current library has functioned in limited space of 4000 square feet for the past 47 years. The new space will offer 9000 square feet which will provide space for …